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Posted byon March 7, 2013 at 3:15 PM EDT
As part of the bill reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act, President Obama also signed into law the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA), which reauthorizes the landmark legislation that provides critical support to law enforcement, victims support providers, and U.S. diplomats to fight modern slavery at home and abroad.
Posted byon March 7, 2013 at 12:13 PM EDT
The U.S. Special Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation shares some observations from a recent trip to Sana'a, where he was impressed by the passion and optimism of Yemen’s vibrant civil society, and by the determination and sincerity of its people.
Posted byon March 5, 2013 at 4:19 PM EDT
Posted byon March 4, 2013 at 2:26 PM EDT
President Obama announces his nominees for director of the Office of Management and Budget, Secretary of Energy and administrator of the EPA.
Posted byon February 22, 2013 at 4:45 PM EDT
President Obama holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan.
Posted byon February 15, 2013 at 7:41 PM EDT
The two leaders discussed the world economy and President Obama's plan to pursue a U.S.-European Union free trade agreement, which was mentioned in his State of the Union address earlier this week.
Posted byon February 14, 2013 at 10:10 PM EDT
Watch the video of President Obama's hangout, live from the West Wing of the White House.
Posted byon February 13, 2013 at 7:39 PM EDT
President Obama issued an Executive Order directing federal departments and agencies to use their existing authorities to provide better cybersecurity for the Nation, efforts that will by necessity involve increased collaboration with the private sector.
Posted byon February 6, 2013 at 1:36 PM EDT
Vice President Biden travels to Europe to stress our strong cooperation with our allies there and highlighted our many joint accomplishments over the last four years.
Posted byon February 5, 2013 at 5:55 PM EDT
Dr. Jill Biden today met with Wounded Warriors and the groups that support them in their recovery at a reception for British military veterans and their families at the U.S. Ambassador's residence in London.