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Secretary Clinton's Travel

June 29: Secretary Clinton is traveling to Budapest, Hungary; Vilnius, Lithuania; and Madrid, Spain leaving June 29 and returning July 2. More on Travel»

Date: 10/27/2010 Description: Secretary Clinton boarding a plane for foreign travel. - State Dept Image

Diplomacy Conference on U.S. Policy in the Caribbean

Secretary Clinton (June 28): "Throughout the Caribbean, the United States is enhancing regional security, improving health, encouraging clean energy, helping promote economic development, and strengthening democratic institutions." Full Text»

Libya and War Powers

Legal Advisor Koh (June 28): "The United States‟ engagement in Libya followed the Administration‟s strategy of “using the combined assets of diplomacy, development, and defense to protect our interests and advance our values." Full Statement»

In Other News

President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2012

The President’s 2012 Budget is a responsible approach that puts the nation on a path to live within our means so we can invest in our future.  More on 2012 Budget»

Secretary Clinton to Travel to Madrid, Spain

Department Spokesperson Nuland (June 28): Following her travel to Hungary and Lithuania, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will travel to Madrid, Spain, July 1-2, 2011. More»

Iran: Assertions of Missile Tests

Department Spokesperson Nuland (June 28): "Our concerns about what Iran is up to in its missile development program have not changed." Full Text»

Transitional National Council

Department Spokesperson Nuland (June 27):  "We have encouraged,  for many, many weeks we’ve been encouraging governments around the world to make contact with the TNC, to get to know them, to support them in any way they can politically, economically." Full Text»  

2011 Trafficking in Persons Report

Secretary Clinton (June 27): "Every year, we come together to release this report, to take stock of our progress, to make suggestions, and to refine our methods." Full Text» Remarks» Briefing» Report»

P-5 Conference on Confidence Building Measures

Department Spokesperson Nuland (June 28): "Ellen Tauscher, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, will travel to Paris, France, where she will lead a United States delegation to the second Conference on Confidence Building Measures towards Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation." More»

Celebrating LGBT Pride Month

Secretary Clinton (June 27): "It is an inspiration, however, [we need] to keep working, because we have a long way to go toward a world that affords all people the respect, dignity, and equality that they are entitled." Full Text»

"TechCamp Vilnius"

June 27: TechCamp Vilnius will be the third event in a series supporting Secretary Clinton’s Civil Society 2.0 initiative to build the digital literacy of civil society organizations around the world. More»


Date: 06/24/2011 Description: Chart that illustrates President Obama's proposed budget for fiscal year 2012. © White House Image
President's 2012 Budget

The President’s 2012 Budget is a responsible approach that puts the nation on a path to live within our means so we can invest in our future.  More on 2012 Budget»

Date: 06/22/2011 Description: Former Ambassador Tracey Ann Jacobson delivers remarks during her recording of "The Ambassador Series" at the Sangamo Club in Springfield, Illinois. - State Dept Image
Public Diplomacy in Action

Tracey Ann Jacobson participated in "The Ambassador Series" to discuss what the State Department does around the world. More» Watch Now»

Date: 06/14/2011 Description: Logo for IPhone App: State Department Seal and stylized image of an airplane in flight. - State Dept Image
State Department iPhone App

The Department of State released its new "Smart Traveler" iPhone App for U.S. travelers going abroad. More»

Date: 06/01/2011 Description: 2011 LGBT Pride Month: Andy Ball and Augie Paculdar - State Dept Image
2011 LGBT Pride Month

When not working at the consulate, Andy Ball and Augie Paculdar are in the waters of Sydney Harbor as avid rowers on a dragonboat team.  More»

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Get foreign policy information on your handheld device by scanning in the above QR code or visiting More» Other Government apps»

Date: 2011 Description: Open Government Plan. - State Dept Image
Open Government Plan

The State Department has a longstanding history and commitment to sharing information with the public about the diplomatic work that we conduct.... More»

Date: 06/03/2011 Description: Logo for World IPv6 day. © Internet Society Image
World IPv6 Day

The State Department joined Facebook, Akamai, and other organizations in offering their content over IPv6 for a 24-hour “test flight.” More»

Date: 06/16/2009 Description: A demining technician from The HALO Trust conducts clearance operations in Georgia. - State Dept Image
Making the World Safer

The U.S. is the world’s leading provider of financial and technical assistance for countries seeking to build peace though conventional weapons destruction. More»

Date: 04/20/2011 Description: INL Assistant Secretary Brownfield (fourth from left) traveled to Kabul, Afghanistan where he joined Mrs. Ching Eikenberry in a tour of the Sanga Amaj Drug Treatment Center in Kabul and dedicated a new facility for female adolescents.  - State Dept Image
State @ Work
Assistant Secretary Brownfield (fourth from left) traveled to Kabul and dedicated a new facility for female adolescents.  More»
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Background Notes

Background Notes include facts about land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations. More»

Date: 02/15/2011 Description: Screen shot of Opinion Space home page. - State Dept Image
Opinion Space

The U.S. Department of State is interested in your perspectives and input on a series of important foreign policy questions.  More»

Date: 01/07/2011 Description: Slate for live webcast of Conversations With America -  Haiti in 2011: The Way Forward on January 10, 2011, with Sam Worthington, President and CEO of InterAction, and Haiti Special Coordinator Thomas Adams. - State Dept Image
Conversations With America

These thought-provoking interviews between NGO leaders and State Department leadership are aired live online. More»