Office of the Spokesperson

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 08:44
Since President Obama’s call at the February 2015 White House Summit to Counter Violent Extremism for the international community to join together to expand our efforts against violent extremism, the global CVE movement has grown rapidly, and the pace of progress has been impressive.
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 08:44
The U.S. Department of State launched its fourth annual “Free the Press” campaign today as part of the Department’s efforts to honor the fundamental importance of a free and independent media in the days leading up to World Press Freedom Day on May 3.
Friday, February 20, 2015 - 09:38
Countering the violent extremism that is driving today’s terrorist threats and stemming its spread is a generational challenge. Lasting victories over terrorism and the violent extremist ideologies that underpin it are not found on the battlefield, but rather in mindsets, and within communities, schools, and families.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 07:16
Office of the Spokesperson of the Department of State held a teleconference on the Fiscal Year 2016 budget proposal.
Monday, February 2, 2015 - 13:16
The President's 2016 Budget is designed to bring middle class economics into the 21st century. This Budget shows what we can do if we invest in America's future and commit to an economy that rewards hard work, generates rising incomes, and allows everyone to share in the prosperity of a growing America. It lays out a strategy to strengthen our middle class and help America's hard-working families get ahead in a time of relentless economic and technological change. And it makes the critical investments needed to accelerate and sustain economic growth in the long run, including in research, education, training, and infrastructure.
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 07:43
Office of the Spokesperson issued U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue Joint Statement.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 07:42
Secretary of State John Kerry and Pakistan Advisor to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz speak on U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 06:10
The Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) is a U.S. Government-funded security assistance program working to meet the growing global demand for specially trained personnel to conduct international peace operations by building the capabilities of U.S. partner countries to train and sustain peacekeepers; increasing the number of capable military troops and police units available for deployment; and facilitating the preparation, logistical support, and deployment of peacekeepers. GPOI promotes international peace and security, helping to save lives while reducing the burden on U.S. military forces, and furthering post-conflict recovery around the world.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 06:29
The following is the Joint Communique on Libya by the governments of Algeria, Egypt, France, Germany, Italy, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union and United Nations.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 08:37
In Kazakhstani Foreign Minister Idrissov's talks with high ranking U.S. officials the two sides highlighted the robust and growing bilateral ties and reaffirmed their commitment to further deepen the strategic partnership.