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LiveAtState: U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities and UNGA

Assistant Secretary Hammer (Oct. 4): "It is extremely important for us to be working with other countries multilaterally to address the common challenges that we face." Full Text»

Accomplishments at the Human Rights Council 21st Session

Spokesperson Nuland (Oct. 3): "We are pleased that the Council, with the African Group’s leadership, adopted a resolution that renewed and strengthened the mandate of the Independent Expert on Sudan." Full Text» DipNote»

Date: 08/15/2012 Location: South Darfur Description: Displaced women in a transit camp in South Darfur. © USAID Image

U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Commission

Secretary Clinton (Oct. 3): "For more than a decade, Americans and Afghans have worked side-by-side to help the Afghan people build a more stable and secure future." Full Text» More»

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Venezuelan Elections

Deputy Spokesperson Toner (Oct. 5): "Our principal priority is that the Venezuelan people have a voice in deciding their next leader, and that the elections on October 7th are free and fair." Full Text»

Spanish-Language Twitter Briefing Oct. 11, 2012

Oct. 5: Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Mike Hammer will respond to questions submitted to the Department’s official Spanish-language Twitter feed @USAenEspanol. More»

Internet Freedom Policy Workshop

Oct. 5: Over 100 representatives from companies, civil society groups, universities and the U.S. Government discussed today’s toughest Internet freedom challenges at an Internet Freedom Policy Workshop hosted by the Department of State on Monday, Oct. 1. More»

Six-Year Anniversary of the Murder of Anna Politkovskaya

Spokesperson Nuland (Oct. 6): "Today we remember Anna’s legacy both as a journalist and as a champion of human dignity. Justice will not be done until all involved in her murder have been identified and prosecuted." Full Text»

World Teachers' Day!

Oct. 5: This week, the State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs hosted a two-day symposium for teachers interested in integrating global content into their lesson plans. DipNote»

Deteriorating Security Situation in Darfur

Spokesperson Nuland (Oct. 4): "We call for an immediate and unconditional end to the aerial bombardment of civilian areas by the Sudanese Armed Forces, which are an unacceptable violation of UN Security Council Resolution 1591." Full Text»


Date: 10/01/2012 Description: National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Our Shared Responsibility. - State Dept Image
National Cyber Security Awareness Month

The Department of State is committed to cyber security awareness. More»

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Innovation in Arms Control

In the spirit of harnessing the ingenuity of the American people, the State Department launched the "Innovation in Arms Control Challenge." More»

Date: 09/04/2012 Description: Hispanic Heritage Month 2012: Marcela E. Curtis - State Dept Image
Hispanic Heritage Month 2012

Marcela Curtis currently serves as financial management officer at the U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. More»

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My State Department

A new "What's New" widget has been added to My State Department. Check it out to see the top issues of the day. More»

Date: 09/13/2012 Description: Members of the International Security Advisory Board (ISAB), chaired by former Secretary of Defense William Perry, meet with Acting Under Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC, on September 13, 2012.  - State Dept Image
State @ Work

Members of the International Security Advisory Board (ISAB), meet with Acting Under Secretary Rose Gottemoeller at the Department of State. More»

Date: 09/2012 Description: Daisy Cardiel, Country Desk Officer, Office of Children's Issues, speaks with a Concordia University student about government service. © Photo courtesy of Peter Borrud
Ambassadors at Home

Department employees on home leave share professional and personal life experiences with local citizens as part of the Hometown Diplomat Program. More»

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Get foreign policy information on your handheld device by scanning in the above QR code or visiting m.state.govOther Government apps»

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Smart Traveler App

"Smart Traveler" for iPhone and Android is for U.S. travelers going abroad.  More» Other Government apps»

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U.S. Diplomacy Center

What will visitors to the future museum of the Department of State experience? Find out more about plans and programs. More>>


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