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Posted byon August 6, 2014 at 5:09 PM EST
Join Ben Rhodes on August 7 at 2 p.m. ET for a Twitter Q&A on the Young African Leaders Initiative and the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.
Posted byon August 5, 2014 at 6:55 PM EST
President Obama speaks to a crowd that includes 50 African leaders, at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum taking place in Washington, D.C. The Business Forum is part of the historic three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, which is the largest event any U.S. President has held with African heads of state and government.
Posted byon August 5, 2014 at 3:03 PM EST
Climate change poses serious challenges for Africa -- from extreme weather to sea level rise to drought. But building resilience to climate impacts and expanding clean energy resources will create opportunities across Africa, and help the continent continue its progress toward building sustainable, dynamic economies for decades to come.
Posted byon August 4, 2014 at 4:23 PM EST
It’s an historic week in the nation’s capital as President Obama hosts the largest gathering of African heads of state and governments ever assembled by a U.S. President.
Posted byon August 1, 2014 at 5:20 PM EST
In July 2013, the Administration launched the Sentinel Landscapes partnership to accomplish three critical goals: preserve agricultural lands, assist with military readiness, and restore and protect wildlife habitat.
Posted byon August 1, 2014 at 5:03 PM EST
This week, something happened that hasn't happened since 1997 (hint: it's about jobs), the Vice President participated in #ThrowbackThursday, the Press Secretary surprised a few folks by inviting them to dinner with the President, and the President strolled down Main Street, grabbing some iced tea, touring an antique watch shop, and chatting with local residents along the way. Check out what else you may have missed in this week's wrap up.
Posted byon August 1, 2014 at 12:48 PM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and beyond.
Posted byon August 1, 2014 at 11:28 AM EST
Jeff Zients and Sen. Patrick Leahy write about the importance of answering the public's call on cell phone unlocking.
Posted byon July 30, 2014 at 2:34 PM EST
President Obama travels to Kansas City, Missouri for a short one-day trip to have dinner with several people who had written him letters, and to give a speech on ensuring that the economy works for everyone.
Posted byon July 28, 2014 at 5:40 PM EST
ONDCP responds to The New York Times editorial board's opinion that the Federal government should legalize marijuana for adults aged 21 years and older.