Office of the Spokesperson

Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 12:56
Richard will join representatives from ten North and Central American nations to discuss migration policy and management, human rights, development issues, and the spike in unaccompanied children migrating from Central America, June 26-27.
Monday, June 16, 2014 - 10:14
Secretary Kerry spoke with the Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari today to discuss the situation in Iraq. The Secretary stressed to the Foreign Minister that the United States is committed to supporting Iraq and that the President is examining a range of options that could help the Iraqi security forces push back on ISIL advances.
Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 13:05
The United States today is providing an additional $12.8 million to international organization partners working to meet the needs of internally displaced persons and conflict victims in Iraq. This new assistance will provide immediate relief by supplying food, shelter, and medicine for Iraq’s rapidly growing population of displaced people.
Friday, June 6, 2014 - 14:16
Deputy Secretary of State Heather Higginbottom announced at the Organization of American States General Assembly in Asuncion, Paraguay, a new contribution in support of the OAS/MAPP Mission in the amount of $420,000.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 00:00
Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson will travel to Mexico, April 2–4, to reinforce bilateral cooperation in protecting human rights, ensuring safe and secure communities, and promoting economic prosperity.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 00:00
Since 2004, the United States has dedicated almost $90 million to support environmental cooperation with CAFTA-DR countries.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 00:00
100,000 Strong in the Americas seeks to unify the investments of students, universities, governments, and the private sector toward a common goal. The initiative is aimed at enhancing the competitiveness of the hemisphere and the prosperity that it can ge
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 08:31
On March 10, the U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, Ambassador Donald Booth, will arrive in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia as part of a regional trip to continue to engage with diplomatic partners, South Sudanese leadership, and just as importantly, the South Sudanese people.
Monday, March 10, 2014 - 08:34
Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (D.R.C.) Russell D. Feingold will travel to London and The Hague this week to meet with donor partners, including with the Great Lakes Contact Group.

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