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    Biden Pledges Strong Support for Central America Development
Biden Pledges Strong Support for Central America Development

Vice President Biden tells the presidents of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala that the Obama administration is committed to working with Central America...

Texts & Transcripts



Fact Sheet on Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Morocco

A White House fact sheet outlines significant U.S. achievements taken in the past five years in support of entrepreneurship and economic opportunity around...


Jill Biden at Global Entrepreneurship Summit Women’s Day

“We all have the obligation to share our knowledge, to lift up other women,” Jill Biden says on Women’s Entrepreneurship Day at the Global Entrepreneurship...


Commerce’s Pritzker to Women Entrepreneurs in Morocco

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker kicks off Women’s Entrepreneurship Day in Marrakech, Morocco, November 19.


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

2014-11-20

    U.S. Opens Registration for 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit
U.S. Opens Registration for 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announces to businesspeople around the world that registration is open for the 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit, ...

2014-11-19

    1 Year Later: the Road to Resilience After Typhoon Haiyan
1 Year Later: the Road to Resilience After Typhoon Haiyan

One year after Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, USAID Assistant Administrator Nancy Lindborg looks at the country's progress in recovering from the d...

2014-11-17

    U.S. Welcomes G20 Plan to Stop Ebola, Strengthen Health Security
U.S. Welcomes G20 Plan to Stop Ebola, Strengthen Health Security

The United States welcomes the commitment by leaders of the Group of 20 — a collection of the world’s largest economies — to continue and intensify action ...

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...