Development & Humanitarian Aid

Professional Fellows Exchange Program Empowers Young Leaders

More than 200 emerging leaders from 45 countries and territories arrive in cities across the United States this month for the U.S. Department of State’s Professional Fellows Program, which culminates in Washington, D.C. with the Professional Fellows Congress, November 5-7.

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U.S. Delegation to the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference in Busan #Plenipot14

Ambassador Pamela Hamamoto will join the multiagency delegation led by Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda.

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U.S. Participation in the 29th Round of Geneva International Discussions on Georgia

The United States reaffirmed its commitment to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia within its internationally recognized borders, and called on Russia to fulfill all of its commitments under the 2008 ceasefire agreement.

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The Scale, Complexity, and Urgency of Today’s Humanitarian Crises are Unprecedented

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Statement by Assistant Secretary Anne Richard at the 2014 UNHCR ExCom Plenary.

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U.S. Pledges $83 million Additional Emergency Assistance for the People of South Sudan

Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard announced nearly $83 million in additional emergency assistance for refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in South Sudan and South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, and Uganda.

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Fact Sheet on the Syrian Crisis: U.S. Assistance and Support for the Transition

To help those affected by the crisis in Syria, the United States has contributed more than $2.9 billion in humanitarian assistance – the most from any single donor.

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Statement by Assistant Secretary Anne Richard at UNHCR ExCom High Level Segment

Assistant Secretary Anne Richard speaking at the UN Headquarters in Geneva

We appreciate this dialogue with African governments on how we can work together, toward a more just, prosperous, and peaceful future.

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Remarks by President Obama in Address to the United Nations General Assembly

President Obama speaks at UN General Assembly

We come together at a crossroads between war and peace; between disorder and integration; between fear and hope.

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The Cost of Corruption – Join a Live Web Conversation Sept 3, 2014

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What is the cost of corruption on our values, our prosperity, and our security? Join a discussion on the topic of governance and corruption.

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