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Posted byon April 26, 2013 at 4:30 PM EST
The main topic on today's agenda was the ongoing crisis in Syria, including the impact it is having on Jordan and the reports that chemical weapons may have been used on Syrian citizens.
Posted byon April 23, 2013 at 7:04 PM EST
Posted byon April 12, 2013 at 11:52 AM EST
President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2014 Budget reflects his strategic decision to increase the United States’ focus on the Asia-Pacific region by sustaining key investments made throughout his first term and by investing in new initiatives to expand and deepen a Government-wide commitment across the region.
Posted byon April 11, 2013 at 10:58 AM EST
Yesterday, we hosted the first-ever White House Forum to Combat Human Trafficking. The event brought together leaders from government, the private sector, advocates and survivors, faith leaders, law enforcement, and academia to talk about what we can do, together, to end human trafficking. We took time to honor the stories and lives of brave survivors.
Posted byon April 10, 2013 at 6:20 PM EST
The first-ever White House Forum to Combat Human Trafficking brings together leaders from government, the private sector, advocates and survivors, faith leaders, law enforcement, and academia to talk about what we can do, together, to end human trafficking.
Posted byon April 10, 2013 at 12:00 PM EST
The President’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships recommendations for combatting human trafficking demonstrate the commitment of a distinguished set of civic leaders to strengthen and expand partnerships with government to end the scourge of modern-day slavery.
Posted byon April 2, 2013 at 4:33 PM EST
In a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore, President Obama reaffirms his commitment to a secure and prosperous Asia-Pacific region.
Posted byon March 28, 2013 at 3:56 PM EST
President Obama and the visiting leaders discussed how the United States can expand our partnership to support their efforts to strengthen democratic institutions and promote economic opportunity, both in their countries and across sub-Saharan Africa.
Posted byon March 22, 2013 at 6:12 PM EST
President Obama began the third day of his historic visit to the Middle East with a visit to Mount Herzl, Israel's national cemetery, where he honored the significant contributions of two Jewish heroes, Theodor Herzl, the founder of Zionism and former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.
Posted byon March 21, 2013 at 6:29 PM EST
On the second day of his Middle East trip, President Obama spent the morning at the Israel Museum before traveling to the West Bank for the first time since 2008, then returning to Israel to speak to young people.