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  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks at the public launch of the Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) review process for the second Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR) at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on April 22, 2014. The Secretary is joined by Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Heather Higginbottom, USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah, and Special Representative for the QDDR Tom Perriello. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

    Kerry at QDDR Launch

    "I want the QDDR to be the blueprint to do exceptional things within an exceptional institution, to chart a course for how we're going to be more creative in our work together and in our engagement with the world."

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  • VP Biden meets with Ukrainian legislators today at the Rada in Kyiv, Ukraine

    Biden at Meeting with Ukrainian Legislators

    “This may be the most important election in Ukrainian history,” Vice President Biden says at a meeting with Ukrainian legislators in Kyiv, Ukraine. “You have an opportunity, a chance to bring about an era of reform and democratic renewal.”

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  • Earth Day: A turtle swimming in the ocean (Photo: Mila Jinkova)

    Obama's Proclamation on Earth Day 2014

    Today is Earth Day, the annual U.S. celebration of the environment and a time to assess the work still needed to protect the natural gifts of our planet.

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    Join Mission Mars

    Virtual Field Trip for STEM classes with @NASA, @StateDept and @Google on April 25.

  • EJ|USA: LGBT Rights in America Today

    EJ|USA: LGBT Rights in America Today

    LGBT rights are a work in progress in the United States. New attitudes are ushering in change.

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  • American Muslims: IIP Publication

    American Muslims

    American Muslims are ethnically diverse — they have roots in every region of the world — and they have all the opportunities of their non-Muslim neighbors, making major contributions to their communities, the nation and globally.

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  • Chargé Storella met with Lady Augusta Chiwy
    Chargé Storella met with Lady Augusta Chiwy

    On Monday February 24, 2014, U.S. Chargé d'affaires Mark Storella met with Lady Augusta Chiwy, a Belgian nurse who saved hundreds of Soldiers during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II.  

  • Ambassador Denise Bauer took part in the Historic Walk and met with U.S. Veterans at the Nuts Festival in Bastogne on December 14, 2013
    Bastogne Nuts Festival

    Ambassador Denise Bauer took part in the Historic Walk and met with U.S. Veterans at the Nuts Festival in Bastogne on December 14, 2013  

  • U.S. Ambassador Denise Bauer greets U.S. Secretary of State Kerry upon his arrival in Brussels on December 3, 2013.
    Secretary Kerry arrives in Brussels

    U.S. Ambassador Denise Bauer greets U.S. Secretary of State Kerry upon his arrival in Brussels on December 3, 2013.  

  • WWI Commemorations
    WWI Commemorations

    Ambassador Bauer attended the November 11, WWI Armistice Day, commemorative ceremonies in Ieper, including a special ceremony with HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and HRH Prince Laurent of Belgium. 

  • Ambassador Bauer with Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo, Nov. 5, 2013
    Ambassador Bauer met with Belgian Prime Minister

    U.S. Ambassador Denise Bauer met with Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo at Lambermont on November 5, 2013.  

  • U.S. Ambassador Denise Bauer at the Joint Gala Dinner for Ambassador Bauer with AmCham Belgium and The American Club of Brussels October 2, 2013. Veldemanphoto.
    Ambassador to U.S-Belgian Business Community

    "Today, I want to speak with you about the roots of our partnership, how it has grown over the years, and finally, how it can flourish in the future."  

  • U.S. Ambassador Bauer participated in a talk show at the opening of the Red Star Line museum in Antwerp.
    Red Star Line Museum Opening

    On September 27, 2013, U.S. Ambassador Bauer participated in a talk show at the opening of the Red Star Line museum in Antwerp.  

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