State Department Spokesperson John Kirby provides an update on Secretary Kerry’s travel to Europe from December 4-8, at the Daily Press Briefing, Dec. 2, 2016. For more information visit: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
State Department Spokesperson John Kirby comments on the U.S. participation in the Ministerial of Heart of Asia Istanbul Process being held in Amritsar, India, at the Daily Press Briefing, Dec. 2, 2016.
“We welcome the move as a positive step.”– State Department Spokesperson John Kirby comments on the royal pardon granted to Cambodian opposition party member, during the Daily Press Briefing, Dec. 2, 2016.
Secretary Kerry meets with Pope Francis in the Papal Apartments at the #Vatican in Vatican City, December 2, 2016 during his trip to #Italy to participate in the Rome Mediterranean Dialogues. For more on the Secretary's trip to Italy go to: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was greeted by U.S. and Italian officials upon his arrival in Rome, Italy.
Secretary Kerry is in Rome for bilateral meetings and to participate in the Rome Mediterranean Dialogues: [ Go.usa.gov Link ].
Our World AIDS Day 2016 theme -- Leadership. Commitment. Impact. -- captures how we have invested with our voices, our capacity, and our dollars. PEPFAR is the largest commitment by any nation to combat a single disease in history, with strong bipartisan support since its inception. Our latest global results, released today, show that we are delivering unprecedented impact with our... View details ⇨
"On World AIDS Day, we commemorate the lives lost and communities devastated by HIV/AIDS. We also celebrate those lives that have been saved and the courageous individuals who have brought hope and healing to those living with and affected by this disease."– Secretary of State John Kerry on World AIDS Day December 1 – a day when members of the international community come together to honor... View details ⇨
"Thanks to historic levels of investment by the American people through PEPFAR and strong bipartisan support, we are progressing towards the first AIDS-free generation in more than 30 years.” – Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner on World AIDS Day and the work in support of PEPFAR goals, at the Daily Press Briefing, Dec. 1, 2016. #WAD2016
Secretary Kerry and #Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry sign a U.S.-Egypt cultural property agreement, at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on November 30, 2016. For more on the MOU go to: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
"On World AIDS Day, we commemorate the lives lost and communities devastated by HIV/AIDS. We also celebrate those lives that have been saved and the courageous individuals who have brought hope and healing to those living with and affected by this disease."– Secretary of State John Kerry's statement on World AIDS Day December 1, 2016. [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
USAID’s global commitment to prevent and respond to gender-based violence and promote women’s empowerment and gender equality reflects the knowledge that sustainable and inclusive development cannot be achieved without ending gender violence. During these #16Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence from November 25 through December 10, we recognize and work to help those who have endured... View details ⇨
Fulbright Arctic Scholars from the eight member countries of the Arctic Council gathered this week in Washington – making up the first multidisciplinary cohort of the Fulbright Arctic Initiative. These scholars from different fields collaborate and foster international cooperation to further our scientific understanding of the region and mitigate the impacts of climate change in the #Arctic.... View details ⇨
“Most Americans believe we spend about 25% of our budget on international programs, but the reality is 1%.” – Secretary Kerry comments on the importance of understanding the connection between what global investments accomplish and how it relates to the interests of U.S. citizens, during remarks before the Women’s Foreign Policy Group, November 29, 2016. #WFPG2016