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Posted byon March 15, 2013 at 5:08 PM EDT
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon March 14, 2013 at 3:20 PM EDT
Sunshine Week is a good time to reflect on the notable steps the Administration has taken in the last year-and-a-half to fulfill its commitment to implement the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)—a voluntary, global effort designed to increase transparency, strengthen the accountability of natural resource revenues, and build public trust for the governance of these vital activities.
Posted byon March 12, 2013 at 4:35 PM EDT
President Obama hosts His Majesty Sultan of Brunei for a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office to affirm the relationship between our two countries that dates back more than 160 years.
Posted byon March 8, 2013 at 5:35 PM EDT
Vice President Biden speaks about the peace process at AIPAC.
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 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.