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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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Obama on Senate Passage of Trade Legislation

President Obama praises the Senate vote in favor of Trade Promotion Authority and Trade Adjustment Assistance.


Kerry on Senate Passage of Trade Legislation

Secretary of State John Kerry applauds the U.S. senators who passed the Trade Promotion Authority legislation.


State’s Biswal on Lessons Learned From Nepal Earthquake Response

Nisha Desai Biswal, assistant secretary of state for south and central Asian affairs, testifies before a House of Representatives subcommittee on the lesso...


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

2015-03-10

    Biden Outlines U.S. Efforts to Help Central American Countries
Biden Outlines U.S. Efforts to Help Central American Countries

Vice President Biden says he and President Obama are determined to address conditions in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras and help those countries on th...

2015-03-06

    Now Is ‘Tunisia’s Moment’ for Economic Reform, U.S. Official Says
Now Is ‘Tunisia’s Moment’ for Economic Reform, U.S. Official Says

Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker says that if its leaders seize this moment to make economic reforms, “Tunisia can be a model of peace and prosperity n...

2015-03-02

Senior Adviser Gonzalez on Biden’s Upcoming Trip to Guatemala

Senior Advisor to the Vice President for Western Hemisphere Affairs Juan Gonzalez previews Vice President Biden’s trip to Guatemala March 2-3.

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...