RSSLatest News: Arms Control

U.S. Ambassador Robert Wood Delivering his First Statement to the CD Plenary

U.S. Ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament (CD) Robert Wood

Introductory Statement by Ambassador Robert A. Wood at the Conference on Disarmament (CD) Plenary Tuesday, August 19, 10:00 a.m. As […]

Ensuring the Long-Term Sustainability and Security of the Space Environment

We all know very well that space assets are integral to our national security, as well as that of […]

Secretary Kerry in Vienna: Real Gaps Remain in Iran Nuclear Talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry talks to reporters after nuclear talks with Iran in Vienna

Our team will continue working very hard to try to reach a comprehensive agreement that resolves the international community’s concerns.

Human Rights News

William Bell, Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama, Addresses Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Mayor William Bell

Birmingham is a changed city, thanks in part to programs and initiatives that continually remind us that the fight […]

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel: Opening Remarks to Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination


On behalf of Governors and Attorneys General throughout the United States, I am proud of our tremendous progress toward […]

Catherine Lhamon: Opening Statement, Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Catherine E. Lhamon

Racial equity is an important part of the Department of Education’s mission.

Development & Humanitarian Aid

The Promise of Africa and the Global Internet

President Obama participates in a discussion with Takunda Ralph Michael Chingonzo of Zimbabwe at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington.

This connectivity, fueling international social and economic growth, requires policymakers, industry, civil society, and academia to work together at […]

2014 Food for Progress Program to Benefit More than 1.6 Million

USDA’s 2014 Food for Progress program will support agricultural, economic and infrastructure development programs, such as an effort in El Salvador to fight a fungus that causes coffee plant leaves to develop brown and yellow spots and wither.

The program helps countries increase the value and output of their agricultural economy and build agricultural trade capacity.

Secretary Kerry’s Statement on World Humanitarian Day

We pay tribute today to the world’s humanitarians – those unsung heroes who, despite the risks, work to save […]