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    U.S. Projects World Population on New Year’s Day
U.S. Projects World Population on New Year’s Day

The U.S. Census Bureau says the world will have 7,214,958,996 people on January 1, 2015.

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Treasury’s Lew at Meeting with Ukrainian Finance Minister Jaresko

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew speaks at meeting in Kyiv with Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko.


State’s Russel in Cambodia on U.S.-Asia Rebalance

Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel speaks at the Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace in Phnom Penh, Ca...


Treasury Secretary Lew on Building U.S.-EU Partnership

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew discusses the importance on building a stronger global economy between the United States and Europe in remarks to the press in...


Pamphlets

2013-09-19

    PEPFAR: A Decade of Saving Lives
PEPFAR: A Decade of Saving Lives

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief has put the promise of an AIDS-free generation within reach.

2013-09-18

    Marking 10 Years of PEPFAR’s Accomplishments
Marking 10 Years of PEPFAR’s Accomplishments

The director of the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health commemorates PEPFAR’s successes.

2013-07-25

    African Growth and Opportunity Act
African Growth and Opportunity Act

The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), enacted in 2000, allows 39 eligible African countries to export most products duty free to the United State...

Publications

2014-06-27

    EJ|USA: Strategic Moves: Using Smart Sanctions in the 21st Century
EJ|USA: Strategic Moves: Using Smart Sanctions in the 21st Century

The U.S. uses sanctions to alter the behavior of bad actors and tries to minimize any harm to general populations. Learn how sanctions work. Plus internati...

2013-09-16

    EJ|USA: Required Reading. An Insider's Guide to Higher Ed
EJ|USA: Required Reading. An Insider's Guide to Higher Ed

The journey to a U.S. degree is filled with choices. Make smart ones.

2013-08-12

    EJ|USA: The Corporate Conscience
EJ|USA: The Corporate Conscience

Younger consumers and employees demand it. Companies get it. Tackling social issues is part of the bottom line.

Articles

2015-01-27

    Thai, Chinese, U.S. Engineers Building School in Thai Village
Thai, Chinese, U.S. Engineers Building School in Thai Village

A combined force of U.S., Thai and Chinese military engineers is at work constructing a new multipurpose school facility for Thai children.

2015-01-20

    Innovation Is Transforming the Fight Against Ebola
Innovation Is Transforming the Fight Against Ebola

As the Ebola epidemic has evolved, so too has the response by the United States, Administrator Rajiv Shah says in a blog post on how innovation has transfo...

2015-01-14

    CDC Director ‘Confident’ World Can Reach Zero Ebola Cases
CDC Director ‘Confident’ World Can Reach Zero Ebola Cases

Speaking at a meeting with public health officials and lawmakers January 13 in Washington, Dr. Tom Frieden, the head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Contro...

Photo Galleries

2012-07-19

    America’s Agricultural Researchers
America’s Agricultural Researchers

Land-grant universities and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, both founded in 1862, work in communities to put agriculture research into action, to impr...

2012-06-07

    AGOA Helps Build Economic Growth
AGOA Helps Build Economic Growth

AGOA is helping to grow economies in sub-Saharan Africa. Take a look at some images demonstrating the impact.

Videos

2014-10-07

YALI: Big Topic Video on Trade and Economic Development

Learn more about how young Africans would address some of the big challenges facing Africa. Do you agree with them? What are your ideas on this topic?

2014-10-07

YALI: Applications for the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship

Learn more about the Young African Leaders Initiative and how to apply for the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship.

2014-10-06

Dreams for Africa

In July 2014, 500 extraordinary young entrepreneurs, public servants and civic activists from across Africa came together for the Mandela Washington Fellow...