[W]hen I had the honor of meeting Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head just for trying to go to school, this issue got really personal for me….That’s why I decided to work on global girls’ education as first lady…
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US State Department awards youth leaders tackling peace with their creativity
Little by little, Libya’s local municipalities are building democratic institutions five years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi’s regime
Secretary of State John Kerry awarded women around the globe who are exceptional advocates for peace, justice, human rights, gender equality and women’s empowerment, often doing so at great personal risk
The State Department has been working on its new Innovation Forum, which encourages dialogue between senior policymakers and global innovators to spark fresh ideas
In March, Barack Obama will be the first American president since Calvin Coolidge in 1928 to visit Cuba
Amid waves of migrants, many fleeing war in Syria, President Obama is set to host a summit on the crisis during the UN General Assembly in September
“My colleagues and I in the State Department’s Population, Refugees and Migration bureau cannot recall another time as challenging.” Anne C. Richard
America’s first African-American president begins winding down the last year of his second term after delivering his final State of the Union speech. Here’s a look back.
As 2015 comes to a close, look back at some of the most memorable images of the comings and goings at the White House throughout 2015 as selected by Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza.
The United States and Iraq are working to protect citizens from landmines and unexploded ordnance in regions where ISIS militants threaten security.
This year marks a decade of American leadership in the global fight against malaria through the President’s Malaria Initiative. Retired Rear Admiral Tim Ziemer, the US Global Malaria Coordinator, reports the hard work is paying off.