Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Sison’s Travel to Iowa

2024 Indo-Pacific Business Forum Forges New Collaborations, Spurs Innovation, and Drives InvestmentAssistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Michele Sison will travel to Johnson County, Iowa, March 6-7, 2024.  During her visit, the Assistant Secretary will highlight U.S. multilateral leadership in addressing the world’s most pressing challenges and how that leadership strengthens America’s safety, security, and prosperity.  Assistant Secretary Sison will headline an event hosted […]

Tenth U.S.-Vietnam Asia-Pacific Dialogue – United States Department of State

Under Secretary Jenkins Travels to Austria, SwedenAssistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel J. Kritenbrink and Vietnam Standing Vice Foreign Minister Nguyen Minh Vu recently concluded the 10th Asia-Pacific Dialogue in Hanoi, the first held under our Comprehensive Strategic Partnership.  The two sides discussed a range of regional and global issues, including ASEAN, transnational threats, economic security cooperation, and […]

Release of Best Practices for Restitution of Nazi-Confiscated Art

2024 Indo-Pacific Business Forum Forges New Collaborations, Spurs Innovation, and Drives InvestmentSecretary of State Antony J. Blinken today welcomed the release of Best Practices for the Washington Principles on Nazi-Confiscated Art, which are the result of international collaboration on effective steps to implement the restitution of Holocaust-era art, books, and other cultural objects in line with the landmark 1998 Washington Conference Principles. The Best Practices reinforce […]

Junaid Family Foundation Chairman Forges Partnerships to Tackle Maternal Health Challenges in Pakistan

Junaid Family Foundation Chairman Forges Partnerships to Tackle Maternal Health Challenges in Pakistan

JFF Chairman Ansir Junaid with the President of Pakistan Chairman of the Junaid Family Foundation has been making pivotal moves towards improving maternal health and addressing nutritional deficiencies in Pakistan. BEACHWOOD, OHIO, UNITED STATES, February 28, 2024 /EINPresswire.com/ — Mr. Ansir Junaid, Chairman of the Junaid Family Foundation (JFF), has been making pivotal moves towards […]

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Secretary Antony J. Blinken And Qatari Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani Before Their Meeting

Secretary Antony J. Blinken And Qatari Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani Before Their MeetingSECRETARY BLINKEN:  Good morning, everyone.  It is, as always, a pleasure to receive the prime minister here at the State Department in Washington. Qatar has been an exceptional partner for the United States, and today we’ll be having our strategic dialogue, going through the many issues that we’re working on together, both on a bilateral […]

The United States Adds Sandvine to the Entity List for Enabling Human Rights Abuses

The United States Adds Sandvine to the Entity List for Enabling Human Rights Abuses

This week, the Department of Commerce added Sandvine Incorporated, based in Canada, to its Entity List, which will impose license requirements for exports, reexports, and transfers of U.S. technologies to this company.  Sandvine supplies deep packet inspection tools, which have been used in mass web-monitoring and censorship to block news as well as in targeting political […]

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On the Retirement of Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland

On the Retirement of Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria NulandVictoria Nuland has let me know that she intends to step down in the coming weeks as Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs – a role in which she has personified President Biden’s commitment to put diplomacy back at the center of our foreign policy and revitalize America’s global leadership at a crucial time for our nation and the world. Toria’s tenure caps three and a half decades of remarkable public service under six Presidents and ten Secretaries of State. Starting with […]

On the Retirement of Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland

On the Retirement of Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria NulandVictoria Nuland has let me know that she intends to step down in the coming weeks as Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs – a role in which she has personified President Biden’s commitment to put diplomacy back at the center of our foreign policy and revitalize America’s global leadership at a crucial time for our nation and the world. Toria’s tenure caps three and a half decades of remarkable public service under six Presidents and ten Secretaries of State. Starting with […]