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Posted byon May 7, 2014 at 3:34 PM EDT
President Obama discusses the kidnapping of more than 200 teenage girls in Chibok, Nigeria, and says the United States will send military and law enforcement advisors to Nigeria to help rescue the girls.
Posted byon May 6, 2014 at 6:29 PM EDT
President Obama joins Under Secretary of State Richard Stengel, Assistant Secretary Roberta Jacobson, Assistant Secretary Evan Ryan, foreign government officials, business leaders, and academics to discuss how we can work together to advance "100,000 Strong in the Americas," an initiative focused on expanding educational opportunity and exchange to build connections between the people of the Americas, and to make our region more competitive.
Posted byon May 2, 2014 at 2:30 PM EDT
This week the President wrapped up a four country trip to Asia before honoring the Teachers of the Year and speaking on the minimum wage, and the VP announced a series of actions to help address sexual assault.
Posted byon April 29, 2014 at 3:40 PM EDT
The United States and Mexico are working closely as partners to enhance the prosperity and security of the citizens of both countries.
Posted byon April 25, 2014 at 5:42 PM EDT
World Malaria Day is a moment to celebrate the great progress we’ve helped achieve globally fighting this disease and an opportunity to renew our commitment to seeing this fight through to the end
Posted byon April 25, 2014 at 12:25 PM EDT
This week, the White House celebrated Easter, and the President began a week-long trip to Asia, while the First Lady and Dr. Biden hosted a Career Forum on Veterans Jobs.
Posted byon April 10, 2014 at 1:45 PM EDT
Our cybersecurity in large part depends on the strength of the weakest part of a network. So, it is critical that the private sector, federal, state and local governments, and communities work together to build up our cyber security.
Posted byon April 10, 2014 at 12:15 PM EDT
This week, the inaugural members of the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship met for the very first time. Each of these 11 individuals has a unique and valuable perspective that will inform how the group tackles the challenges to entrepreneurial growth at home and abroad.
Posted byon April 4, 2014 at 6:05 PM EDT
A recent agreement between ViiV Healthcare (a joint venture of GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, and Shionogi) and the Medicines Patent Pool marks a significant step forward in ongoing efforts to achieve both access to medicines for developing countries and the promotion of innovation to develop more of these life-saving treatments.
Posted byon April 4, 2014 at 1:05 PM EDT
President Obama's budget includes a legislative proposal to help law enforcement investigate shell companies that are used by money launderers, corrupt officials, tax evaders, and drug lords to hide millions of dollars offshore.