Joint Statement from the United States, Japan, Australia, and the United Kingdom on Spain Joining the Blue Dot Network

Secretary of State Blinken to Release the 2024 Trafficking in Persons ReportThe text of the following statement was released by the Government of the United States of America, the Government of Japan, the Government of Australia, and the Government of the United Kingdom on the occasion of Spain joining the Blue Dot Network Steering Committee. Begin Text The United States, Japan, Australia, and the United Kingdom […]

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with UN Special Envoy for Yemen Grundberg

Assistant Secretary Stewart Travels to Kazakhstan and SwitzerlandThe following is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met yesterday with UN Special Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg in Washington, D.C.  The Secretary and Special Envoy discussed U.S.-UN coordination in promoting the ongoing, UN-led peace effort in Yemen.  Secretary Blinken conveyed his gratitude for the Special Envoy’s leadership in […]

Secretary Antony J. Blinken Opening Remarks Before the Senate Committee on Appropriations On the President’s FY24 Budget Request

Secretary Antony J. Blinken Opening Remarks Before the Senate Committee on Appropriations On the President’s FY24 Budget RequestSECRETARY BLINKEN:  Chair Murray, Vice Chair Collins, State and Foreign Ops Chair Coons, Ranking Member Graham, distinguished members of the Appropriations Committee, thank you for this opportunity to testify before you today.  Thank you for bringing us all together. I’m very pleased as well to be here with Secretary Austin, Secretary Raimondo.  This administration is […]

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Nigerian President-elect Tinubu

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Nigerian President-elect TinubuThe below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke this morning with Nigerian President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu to emphasize his continued commitment to further strengthening the U.S.-Nigeria relationship with the incoming administration. The Secretary noted that the U.S.-Nigeria partnership is built on shared interests and strong people-to-people ties and […]

Condemning the Arrest of Robert Shonov

Designating Kaspersky Lab Leadership in Response to Continued Cybersecurity RisksThe United States strongly condemns the reported arrest of Robert Shonov, a former employee of U.S. Mission Russia.  The allegations against Mr. Shonov are wholly without merit.  Mr. Shonov is a Russian national who was employed by the U.S. Consulate General in Vladivostok for more than 25 years.  Following the Russian government’s April 2021 order forcing termination […]

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Dutch Foreign Minister Hoekstra

Secretary of State Blinken to Release the 2024 Trafficking in Persons ReportThe following is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Dutch Foreign Minister Wopke Hoekstra.  Secretary Blinken thanked Foreign Minister Hoekstra for Dutch assistance to evacuate U.S. citizens from Sudan and for the Netherlands’ unwavering support for Ukraine.  The Secretary and Foreign Minister discussed shared security concerns in […]

Assistant Secretary Phee’s Visit to Addis Ababa

Secretary of State Blinken to Release the 2024 Trafficking in Persons ReportAssistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Molly Phee conducted meetings in Addis Ababa from May 14-16 with the African Union, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the United Nations (UN) and the Government of Ethiopia to consult on regional and international efforts to help end the conflict in Sudan. Assistant Secretary Phee provided an […]

U.S. Department of State Hosts Foreign Diplomatic Officials for “Experience Florida 2023”

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Nigerian President-elect TinubuThe U.S. Department of State’s Office of Foreign Missions and Diplomatic Security Service, in partnership with Hillsborough County, the City of Tampa, and the Consular Corps of Miami, Orlando, and Tampa will host consular officials from over 30 foreign consular missions for a four-day experience beginning May 16, 2023 with opening ceremonies hosted by the Tampa Airport. […]

Sustainable Africa Initiative Launches to Enhance climate risk analysis and mitigation across Africa

Sustainable Africa Initiative Launches to Enhance climate risk analysis and mitigation across Africa

www.sustainableafricainitiative.org The Climate Risk Research Foundation, The Linux Foundation’s OS-Climate, and Generation Humanity launch the Sustainable Africa Initiative NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, May 4, 2023/EINPresswire.com/ — The Climate Risk Research Foundation, The Linux Foundation’s OS-Climate, and Generation Humanity, in partnership with Sustainable Solutions for Green Growth (Nigeria) and Green Energy Mission Africa (Nigeria), launched […]

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