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Posted byon November 20, 2013 at 11:29 AM EDT
This week, I am in Warsaw, Poland at the United Nations climate negotiations (COP 19) spreading the word about the President’s Climate Action Plan to our international partners.
Posted byon November 4, 2013 at 12:00 PM EDT
Recovering and returning stolen assets denies corrupt actors the ability to enjoy the proceeds of their crime(s) and can provide governments with much needed funds to promote the welfare of ordinary citizens.
Posted byon November 4, 2013 at 10:14 AM EDT
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons announces it is now confident that no additional chemical agents or munitions can be produced in Syria.
Posted byon October 30, 2013 at 10:56 AM EDT
The 4th Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kuala Lumpur highlights the importance of supporting and promoting entrepreneurs at home and overseas
Posted byon October 25, 2013 at 9:54 AM EDT
Acting Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Uzra Zeya argues that protecting and promoting the human rights of all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, is a foreign policy priority for the U.S. government.
Posted byon September 30, 2013 at 5:00 PM EDT
The two leaders discuss ongoing negotiations with the Palestinian Authority; the situation in Syria; their shared commitment to a constructive relationship with Egypt; and their agreement that Iran must not possess a nuclear weapon.
Posted byon September 25, 2013 at 10:32 AM EDT
On September 23 and 24, President Obama joined Heads of State from all around the world at the opening of the 68th session of the U.N. General Assembly. The President’s speech to the General Assembly outlined the United States’ perspective on the challenges that the international community is confronting.
Posted byon September 24, 2013 at 6:40 PM EDT
Posted byon September 24, 2013 at 3:00 PM EDT
To accelerate the delivery of electricity to rural populations, the U.S. African Development Foundation has teamed up with GE Africa to launch the $2 million, three-year Power Africa Off-Grid Energy Challenge.
Posted byon September 23, 2013 at 4:57 PM EDT
At the UN General Assembly, Valerie Jarrett hosts an event to mark the one year anniversary of the launch of the Equal Futures Partnership – a coalition of countries who have committed to take action to remove barriers to opportunity and promote equality for women and girls in our countries.