The United States condemns in the strongest terms the horrific terrorist attack that occurred today during a Catholic service being held at Mindanao State University in Marawi, the Philippines. We mourn those killed in the attack, and our thoughts are with the injured. The United States is in close contact with our Philippine partners and stands with the people of the Philippines […]
Dr. Ski Chilton presents a rare blend of science, mindfulness and spirituality to walk readers through the four, overlapping steps that helped him overcome his own cycle of fear, anxiety and self-doubt, and led to his total transformation. Dr. Ski Chilton’s raw honesty brings a sense of truth and humility, drawing powerful connections with his […]
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The Department of State, in partnership with USAID, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, announced the two winners of the Blended Finance for the Energy Transition (BFET) competitive award process. With catalytic grant funding from the BFET program, the winning investment managers are expected to mobilize a total of over $1.4 billion of […]
Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Liz Allen marked the 10th anniversary of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI), the U.S. government’s signature program to strengthen leadership development and networking, in Southeast Asia in Bali, Indonesia December 4. Under Secretary Allen delivered opening remarks at “YSEALI Summit 2023: A Decade of […]
The Republic of Angola became the thirty-third country worldwide and the third in Africa to sign the Artemis Accords on November 30th. Jointly led by the Department of State and NASA, the Artemis Accords were established in 2020 with eight nations participating. The Artemis Accords set out a practical set of principles to guide space exploration […]
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah. Secretary Blinken discussed ongoing efforts to accelerate the delivery of humanitarian assistance to Gaza, including through maximizing humanitarian pauses. The Secretary condemned extremist violence against Palestinian civilians in the West Bank […]
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For the first time in recent history, the United States is hosting a major UN conference outside of United Nations in New York. From December 11-15, the Conference of the States Parties (COSP10) will convene in Atlanta the 190 states parties to the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), as well as a variety of stakeholders from around the world […]
Secretary Antony J. Blinken will participate in a conversation moderated by U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) President and CEO Liz Schrayer at the USGLC 2023 Tribute Celebration on Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. ET. This year, the USGLC will honor Secretary Blinken with the “Global Leadership Award” for his decades of work to strengthen […]
At today’s COP28 Global Methane Pledge Ministerial, Ministers welcomed transformational national actions and catalytic grant funding to deliver on the goal to cut methane at least 30 percent by 2030. This year, Global Methane Pledge (GMP) partners announced: Over $1 billion in new grant funding for methane action mobilized since COP27, more than triple current […]
Today at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP28), the U.S. Department of State, the Bezos Earth Fund, and The Rockefeller Foundation presented the core framework of the Energy Transition Accelerator (ETA), an innovative carbon finance platform aimed at catalyzing private capital to support ambitious just energy transition strategies in developing and emerging economies. At today’s […]