Thursday, September 3, 2015

US Government News

US Government News
Timely news related to the U.S. government, including the state dept., office of the President, the United Nations, and national policy.
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The Department of State joins people around the world in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. Forty-four...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, the State Department submitted Country Reports on Terrorism 2012 to the U.S. Congress as required by law. This report,...
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, the State Dept. announced that the United States is taking a number of coordinated actions that target persons contributing...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, U.S. Ambassador James B. Smith and Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Director of the General Authority of...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces the first EMPOWER Conference on disability inclusive diplomacy....
Secretary of State John Kerry

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Monday that Ira Forman will serve as the Special Envoy to Monitor and...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Yesterday, the U.S. Department of State, in partnership with Harvard Law School’s Pensions and Capital Stewardship Project Labor and Worklife...
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Solve for X, an initiative of Google, hosted a session on May 13 in collaboration with STAS and the U.S....
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs is pleased to announce the release of the free...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS May 13, 2013: Today, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announced that Paralympian...
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, The United States announced an updated overview of the support for the Syrian people’s aspirations for a Syrian-led political...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs William R. Brownfield will deliver remarks at a ceremony...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today the U.S. Secretary of State imposed sanctions on four Iranian nuclear support companies and one individual as Weapons of...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- A delegation of ten women police officers from Iraq arrived in the United States this week for three weeks of...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of State announced that three employees have been named as finalists of the 2013 Samuel J....
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will host several programs throughout the year to protect...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Jane Zimmerman traveled to San Salvador on April...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- As part of the U.S. efforts to combat illegal trade in wildlife and promote conservation, 13 parks and wildlife ministry...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs programs engage youth, women, and undeserved audiences to address environmental issues in their...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Not letting the recent events in Boston dry up efforts to "walk for water," The U.S. Department of State will...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, The United States and Colombia signed the U.S.–Colombia Environmental Cooperation Agreement (ECA). Together with the Environment Chapter of the...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Building on seven years of success through women-to-women mentoring, on April 24, 27 emerging leaders from around the world will...
Secretary of State John Kerry

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made the following statement about the Boston Marathon bombing tragedy: "The entire State...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs welcomes 220 emerging leaders from 44 countries and territories...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today at the G-8 Foreign Ministers meeting in London, the United States joined G-8 partners in support of the United...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- On April 3, Acting Special Representative for Global Food Security Jonathan Shrier and Assistant to the Administrator for the Bureau...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Dr. John P. Holdren and Russian Minister of...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- President Obama yesterday signed into law the Department of State Rewards Program Update and Technical Corrections Act of 2012, S....
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The United States is pleased that the United Nations General Assembly has approved a strong, effective and implementable Arms Trade...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State has selected Reverend Uesifili Unasa of New Zealand as April’s International Exchange Alumni Member of...
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Following is the text of a joint statement issued by the United States of America and the United Arab Emirates...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The 22nd Session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) underscored the importance of robust engagement at the Council, where the...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Ambassador William R. Brownfield, Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), will travel to Wilmington,...
Secretary of State John Kerry

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of State recognized the "World Water Day" (March 22, 2013) with the following statement from John...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The Department of State has designated Ansar al-Dine (AAD) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) under Section 219 of the...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Over the last 13 years, governments, major multinational corporations, and non-governmental organizations have worked together in the Voluntary Principles on...
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Human Resources, Office of Recruitment, Examination and Employment has announced the release...
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- According to the U.S. Department of State, "The United States looks forward to working with our international partners at the...
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, in an important symbol of America’s commitment to an enduring friendship with Senegal, U.S. Ambassador to the Republics of...
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will host the 2013 Washington, D.C. Fulbright Enrichment Seminar, March 13-17. The theme...