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Democratic Transitions in the Maghreb

Secretary Clinton (Oct. 12): "We have to stand with those who are working every day to strengthen democratic institutions, defend universal rights, and drive inclusive economic growth." Full Text»

Press Briefing in Spanish

Assistant Secretary Hammer (Oct. 12): "I would like to start by acknowledging that this is October, the national month of Hispanic heritage in which we honor the achievements of Hispanics in the U.S." Full Text»

U.S.-Italy Partnership

Secretary Clinton (Oct. 12): "Italy is such a close friend and ally, a critical partner on countless international issues, and we look to Italy to lead on many of those issues." Full Text»

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Malala Yousafzai

Spokesperson Nuland (Oct. 12): "When the Taliban commits truly heinous and outrageous acts like this, it galvanizes popular opinion against them not only in the cities, but also in those towns and neighborhoods where they plot and hide." Full Text»

Apps4Africa 2012: Business Challenge

Oct. 12: The State Department will sponsor an Africa-wide competition to encourage the development of mobile, web, and desktop applications that help address the challenge of youth unemployment in Africa. More»

MEPI Alumni Support Rural Women Entrepreneurship

Alumni are coordinating 17 events from October 12 to October 21 to support women, particularly those from rural areas, with a focus on entrepreneurship. More»

UNSC Adoption of Resolution on Mali

Spokesperson Nuland (Oct. 12): "The U.S. supports the resolution on Mali adopted by the UN Security Council today as a comprehensive approach to the overlapping governance, security, and humanitarian crises affecting Mali." Full Text»

Under Secretary Otero's Travel

Under Secretary Maria Otero will travel to Nouakchott, Mauritania from October 15-17 and Paris, France from October 18-19. More»

Charge d'Affaires to Libya

Spokesperson Nuland (Oct. 11): "Laurence Pope has arrived in Tripoli as U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Libya. Mr. Pope’s selection as Charge d'Affaires emphasizes the commitment of the U.S. to the relationship between our two countries and to the people of Libya." 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: 09/07/2012 Description: Hispanic Heritage Month 2012: Francoise Castro - State Dept Image
Hispanic Heritage Month 2012

Francoise Castro volunteered with the Peace Corps prior to joining the Department. 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»

Date: 02/09/2011 Description: QR Code for - State Dept Image for Mobile

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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