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Videos of the Week: U.S. Delegation Visits Syrian Refugees at Camp Islahiye, Turkey

On January 24, 2013, U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford, Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard, and USAID Assistant Administrator for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance Nancy Lindborg visited Syrian refugees in Turkey. Read more >>

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A Roadmap to Protecting the World’s Most Vulnerable Children

The first U.S. Government Action Plan (PDF) on Children in Adversity provides an important framework through which to guide and galvanize U.S. government agencies to protect the world’s most vulnerable children. Read more >>

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Interagency Panel on Economic Statecraft to Create Competitive Foreign Markets

Last Monday, December 10, I had the opportunity to speak at an interagency panel on the topic of Economic Statecraft and Developing Partnerships with the Private Sector. Read more >>

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An “IdEA” That Runs Deep: Engaging America’s Diaspora Communities

The U.S. Department of State, and IdEA host the second Global Diaspora Forum, an annual celebration of America’s diaspora communities, July 25-26. Read more >>

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Progress in Haiti

Haiti is working tirelessly to overcome adversity that existed even before the earthquake and to begin to build a stable and sustainable foundation for economic prosperity and societal stability. Read more >>

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USAID to work with New Department of State Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations

We are in the midst of a new era of political and social transitions around the globe. These transitions, as with many of the problems of the developing world, often involve conflict and crisis. The Department of State has launched the new Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations. This new bureau will be an important […]

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U.S.-India People to People Conference: Building the Foundation for a Strong Partnership

Ahead of President Obama’s visit to India, the U.S.-India People to People Conference will highlight the crucial role of Indian-Americans in the U.S.-India relationship. Read more >>

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All Hands in Kenya

I just came from an energizing all-hands town hall meeting with Kenya’s USAID and State Department staff. I also had the chance to visit a small group of our dedicated Foreign Service Nationals, Kenyans employed by the Mission. These professionals comprise roughly half of our workforce. They are the core of this Agency and the key to what we do. […]

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