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    Treasury Secretary Pledges Support for Entrepreneurship in Cairo
Treasury Secretary Pledges Support for Entrepreneurship in Cairo

The United States, directly and through multilateral development banks, will help micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises flourish in Egypt and access t...

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Obama on American Health Care Workers Fighting Ebola

President Obama speaks about American health care workers fighting Ebola in West Africa.


Treasury Secretary Lew at Business Roundtable in Johannesburg

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew speaks at a business roundtable discussion on the U.S.-Africa relationship at the University of Pretoria in South ...


Obama on U.S. Response to Ebola

President Obama gives an update on efforts to respond to the Ebola epidemic.


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

2014-10-30

    U.S. Food and Drug Agency Part of Global Response on Ebola
U.S. Food and Drug Agency Part of Global Response on Ebola

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg details the extraordinary efforts underway by her agency to develop Ebola diagnostics and a...

2014-10-30

    U.S. Innovators to Share Skills at Global Entrepreneurship Summit
U.S. Innovators to Share Skills at Global Entrepreneurship Summit

A contingent of U.S. innovators, led by Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, will share their business know-how at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Moro...

2014-10-28

    U.S. to Host 25th Session of U.S.-China Joint Trade Commission
U.S. to Host 25th Session of U.S.-China Joint Trade Commission

The United States announces that it will host a high-level Chinese government delegation in Chicago in December for the 25th session of the U.S.-China Join...

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...