Office of the Spokesperson

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 08:00
The Department of State’s Counselor, Thomas Shannon, arrives today in West Africa for visits to Nigeria and Liberia.
Friday, February 28, 2014 - 00:00
Mexico and the United States recognize that educational and academic exchange is a fundamental part of the ongoing High-Level Economic Dialogue (HLED), which focuses on strategic economic and commercial priorities to promote growth, job creation, and Nort
Friday, February 28, 2014 - 00:00
Secretary of State John Kerry will open the fourth round of the U.S.-Colombia High-Level Partnership Dialogue together with Colombian Foreign Minister Maria Holguin on February 28, 2014, at the Department of State.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 09:27
Today, Assistant Secretary of State Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Bureau of African Affairs, made her third trip to Nigeria since becoming Assistant Secretary in August.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 00:00
Pathways to Prosperity in the Americas is a policy-level dialogue that links 16 Western Hemisphere governments and societies that collectively seek to empower small businesses, facilitate trade and regional competitiveness, build a modern and inclusive wo
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 00:00
Secretary Kerry will announce $1 million of Department of State funding to strengthen the capacity of universities in Latin America and the Caribbean to send and receive study abroad students.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 00:00
The Governments of the United States and Colombia will hold the first meetings of the Environmental Affairs Council and the Environmental Cooperation Commission December 18-19, 2013.
Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:34
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 formed police units available for deployment; and facilitating the preparation, logistical support, and deployment of peacekeepers.
Friday, December 6, 2013 - 00:00
The Fourth Annual Caribbean-United States Security Cooperation Dialogue, part of the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI), brings together representatives from the Caribbean states, United States, and international partners.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 09:40
Assistant Secretary Nuland travels on December 6 to Tbilisi, Georgia to meet with senior government officials and opposition leaders to discuss bilateral and regional issues and Georgia’s path toward Europe. She will also participate in a disability rights event.