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Posted byon May 12, 2014 at 11:14 AM EST
The President launched Power Africa almost one year ago to double access to power in Sub-Saharan Africa. Exploring opportunities to unlock further investment in and growth of small-scale energy systems at the household and village level, the Administration recently hosted two events to engage nearly 60 impact investors and venture philanthropists interested in small-scale energy investment in Africa.
Posted byon May 9, 2014 at 7:00 AM EST
This week, the First Lady launched her new Reach Higher education initiative, while the President hosted two bilateral meetings and a press conference, let loose some humor at the White House Correspondents Dinner, and traveled to Arkansas and California.
Posted byon May 7, 2014 at 2:34 PM EST
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 5:29 PM EST
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 1:30 PM EST
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 2:40 PM EST
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 4:42 PM EST
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 11:25 AM EST
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 12:45 PM EST
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 11:15 AM EST
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.