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    Treasury Secretary Highlights Investment at Africa Forum
Treasury Secretary Highlights Investment at Africa Forum

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew emphasizes the importance of capital markets for private-sector investment in African economies at the U.S.-Africa Busine...

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Excerpts from Kerry’s Remarks on U.S. Vision for Asia-Pacific

Excerpts from Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech at the East-West Center in Honolulu on the U.S. vision for the Asia-Pacific region.


Kerry at East-West Center on U.S. Vision for Asia-Pacific

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the East-West Center in Honolulu on the U.S. vision for the Asia-Pacific region.


ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Joint Communiqué

The foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) issue a joint communiqué on actions taken during the 47th ASEAN Foreign Ministe...


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

2014-08-21

    The Promise of Africa and the Global Internet
The Promise of Africa and the Global Internet

Governments and industry need to work together to improve access to information and communications technology in Africa to enable improvements in every sec...

2014-08-21

    2014 Food for Progress Program to Benefit More than 1.6 Million
2014 Food for Progress Program to Benefit More than 1.6 Million

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on August 19 announced funding for seven international projects through the 2014 Food for Progress Program. In total, mo...

2014-08-11

    U.S., Africa Awake, Open for Business, Says Commerce Secretary
U.S., Africa Awake, Open for Business, Says Commerce Secretary

U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker comments on expanding U.S. private-sector engagement in Africa and strengthening commercial ties between the United ...

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

2014-08-15

Ebola Public Service Announcement by Mandela Washington Fellows

Mandela Washington Fellow Zainab Ferrah Conteh shares Ebola prevention information.

2014-08-14

NATO Wales Summit 2014 – Humanitarian Aid

NATO has assisted in more than 40 disaster relief operations around the world, including distributing vaccines to Bulgaria following a pandemic flu outbrea...

2014-08-13

[YALI] Mandela Washington Fellowship 2014 – What Is Your Vision for Africa?

Washington Fellows were given 30 seconds to share their vision for Africa. This is what some of them had to say.