Announcing the first ever White House Student Film Festival.
World Health Organization releases a report that confirms what many of us have long believed: we can beat malaria, one of the most intransigent diseases on the planet. By bringing together governments, business leaders, philanthropists, donor agencies and citizens in malaria endemic countries to end deaths from this preventable and treatable disease, we’re making tremendous, unparalleled progress.
In November, 2013, President Obama invited members of the Mandela family and other guests to the White House for a screening of "Long Walk to Freedom," a film based on Mandela's autobiography.
President Obama joins leaders from the United States and around the world at a national memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela.