White House Releases Updated U.S. Conventional Arms Transfer Policy

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Palestinian Authority President AbbasRevitalizing America’s alliances is a key element of the Biden-Harris Administration’s approach to foreign policy. Today’s release of a newly revised U.S. Conventional Arms Transfer Policy  articulates the Administration’s priorities in evaluating proposed defense transfers in a manner that promotes the capabilities of the United States and its Allies and partners to work together more effectively to […]

The U.S. Conventional Arms Transfer Policy

United States and Partners Announce Energy Transition Accelerator FrameworkThe U.S. Conventional Arms Transfer Policy  provides a framework under which U.S. Government agencies review and evaluate proposed arms transfers.  Administrations have long issued such guidance to the Executive Branch agencies, dating back to the first CAT Policy established by the Carter Administration in 1977, and through several subsequent iterations previously promulgated by the Reagan, Clinton, Obama, […]

U.S. Department of State Announces $7 Million for Ukraine Cultural Heritage Response Initiative

Secretary Blinken to Participate in a Conversation At the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition 2023 Tribute CelebrationWith Ukraine’s cultural identity and heritage under continuous threat and attack by Russian forces, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announced today that its Ukraine Cultural Heritage Response Initiative will invest $7 million to support Ukrainian efforts to protect its cultural heritage. The Initiative was developed to support Ukraine’s […]

Expanding Regional Economic Integration through I2U2’s Business-to-Business Cooperation

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Palestinian Authority President AbbasUnder Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Jose W. Fernandez participated in I2U2 (Israel, India, the UAE, and the United States) initiative’s inaugural business forum, hosted in Abu Dhabi by UAE Minister of State H.E. Ahmed bin Ali Al Sayegh on February 22, 2023. The forum convened senior government officials, including […]