US Advances Democratic Values Under the Lima Commitment

Fact Sheet Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs July 29, 2020  The United States is a steadfast partner for the countries and institutions of Latin America and the Caribbean in their efforts to combat corruption and realize the promise of the Lima Commitment from the Eighth Summit of the Americas hosted by Peru in 2018. Strengthening Democratic Governance against Corruption Transparency is one of the remedies to corruption’s corrosive effect …

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The US Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19

Fact sheet Office of the Spokesperson July 29, 2020 New foreign assistance funding commitments continue to bolster the unparalleled global leadership of the United States in response to COVID-19. The U.S. Government (USG) has allocated $20.5 billion to benefit the international response, including commitments for the development of vaccines and therapeutics, preparedness efforts, and foreign …

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Update on US Continued Leadership in the Global Response to COVID-19

UPDATE: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19 FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MAY 19, 2020 Through the American people’s generosity and the U.S. Government’s action, the United States continues to demonstrate global leadership in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The American people have given more than $10 billion that will benefit the …

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U.S. Government Action Plan to Support the International Response to COVID-19

U.S. Department of State Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson April 16, 2020 In collaboration with U.S. departments and agencies, the Department of State is releasing the U.S. Government Action Plan to Support the International Response to COVID-19. Through the American people’s generosity and the U.S. government’s action, the United States continues to demonstrate global …

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U.S. is Continuing to Lead Humanitarian and Health Assistance Response to COVID-19

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Fact Sheet April 16, 2020 The U.S. Government is leading the world’s humanitarian and health response to the COVID-19 pandemic even while we battle the virus at home.  As part of this comprehensive and generous  response from the American people, the U.S. Department of …

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U.S. Role in International Organizations’ Response to COVID-19

Fact sheet Office of the Spokesperson March31, 2020 “Whenever you see high quality, effective COVID-19 aid being delivered around the world by UN humanitarian and relief agencies, what you are seeing is the generosity of the American people and those who share our humanitarian values.  We are by far the largest contributors to organizations like …

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Nicolás Maduro: Corruption and Chaos in Venezuela

Department of State Office of the Spokesperson August 6, 2019 Fact Sheet NICOLAS MADURO: CORRUPTION AND CHAOS IN VENEZUELA The former regime of Nicolás Maduro has consistently violated and abused the human rights and dignity of the country’s citizens, plundered its natural resources, and driven a once-prosperous nation into economic ruin with Maduro’s authoritarian rule …

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FACT SHEET: Actions in Response to Russian Malicious Cyber Activity and Harassment

Today, President Obama authorized a number of actions in response to the Russian government’s aggressive harassment of U.S. officials and cyber operations aimed at the U.S. election in 2016.  Russia’s cyber activities were intended to influence the election, erode faith in U.S. democratic institutions, sow doubt about the integrity of our electoral process, and undermine …

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Leaders’ Summit on Refugees

On September 20, President Obama joined UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon as well as leaders from Canada, Ethiopia, Germany, Jordan, Mexico, and Sweden in hosting the Leaders’ Summit on Refugees. The Summit built on a meeting earlier in the day to mobilize private sector resources to address this same crisis. Fifty-two countries and international organizations, …

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US-Argentina Joint Fact Sheet: Joint Standing Committee on Nuclear Energy Cooperation

Fact Sheet BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION August 26, 2016 The Argentina – United States Joint Standing Committee on Nuclear Energy Cooperation (JSCNEC) met in Villa General Belgrano, Córdoba Province, Argentina, on August 22-26, 2016. The Committee met to advance the commitments made by Presidents Mauricio Macri and Barack Obama underlining the importance of …

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Argentina Declassification Project: Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 8, 2016 President Obama announced during his March 2016 visit to Argentina that the United States would embark on a comprehensive effort to identify additional records related to human rights abuses committed under Argentina’s dictatorship. … Full Text

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United States-Cuba One Year Anniversary of Re-established Diplomatic Relations

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  FACT SHEET July 20, 2016 United States-Cuba One Year Anniversary of Re-established Diplomatic Relations July 20 marks the completion of the first year of restored diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba.  What have we accomplished?  This historic breakthrough has allowed us to …

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LET GIRLS LEARN!!

To educate a girl is to build a healthier family, a stronger community, and a brighter future. Unfortunately today, 62 million girls around the world are not in school. Half of them are adolescents. We know that countries with more girls in secondary school tend to have lower maternal mortality rates, lower infant mortality rates, …

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FACT SHEET: United States – Argentina Relationship

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release March 23, 2016 FACT SHEET: United States – Argentina Relationship   President Obama, accompanied by First Lady Michelle Obama, is in Argentina to meet with newly elected President Mauricio Macri and First Lady Juliana Awada.  Together, the leaders explored opportunities to strengthen the relationship …

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