U.S. Department of State

Oct 01

Joint Op-Ed by President Obama and Prime Minister Modi: ‘A Renewed U.S.-India Partnership for the 21st Century’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and President Barack Obama met today in Washington, D.C., which marked their first bilateral summit. The two heads of state also addressed the U.S.-India partnership in a joint Op-Ed that appeared in the Washington Post this morning. Read the text here: http://go.usa.gov/v8Re

Sep 30

The Benjamin Franklin Room at the U.S. Department of State is ready for today’s luncheon for Prime Minister of India @narendramodi, co-hosted by @VP Biden and Secretary John Kerry. Learn more about the Department of State’s diplomatic reception rooms here: http://go.usa.gov/vghe and watch the state lunch live here: http://go.usa.gov/v4cR.

The Benjamin Franklin Room at the U.S. Department of State is ready for today’s luncheon for Prime Minister of India @narendramodi, co-hosted by @VP Biden and Secretary John Kerry. Learn more about the Department of State’s diplomatic reception rooms here: http://go.usa.gov/vghe and watch the state lunch live here: http://go.usa.gov/v4cR.

Sep 26

"The Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty…remains a critical part of our effort to strip the world of these weapons."

#SecKerry at the Friends of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Ministerial

Sep 24

President Obama addressing the United Nations General Assembly this morning. #UNGA #NewYork #NYC #Obama #POTUS

President Obama addressing the United Nations General Assembly this morning. #UNGA #NewYork #NYC #Obama #POTUS

Sep 23

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"We will not tolerate safe havens for terrorists who threaten our people." —President Obama on ordering American armed forces to begin targeted airstrikes against ISIL targets in Syria

whitehouse:

"We will not tolerate safe havens for terrorists who threaten our people." —President Obama on ordering American armed forces to begin targeted airstrikes against ISIL targets in Syria

#SecKerry and John Allen, Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, cross Lexington Avenue in New York City between meetings today at the United Nations General Assembly. #UNGA #NYC #NewYork

#SecKerry and John Allen, Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, cross Lexington Avenue in New York City between meetings today at the United Nations General Assembly. #UNGA #NYC #NewYork

Sep 22

“Societies where women and girls are empowered are more prosperous and stable - not occasionally, but always.” — Secretary Kerry at an Equal Futures Partnership event on the margins of UNGA, September 22, 2014

The 69th United Nations General Assembly High-Level Week started in #NYC today. Apologies to New Yorkers for the traffic as world leaders and representatives from 193 countries converge on your city! #UNGA

The 69th United Nations General Assembly High-Level Week started in #NYC today. Apologies to New Yorkers for the traffic as world leaders and representatives from 193 countries converge on your city! #UNGA

69th United Nations General Assembly High-Level Week

Today marks the opening of the 69th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) High-Level Week in New York. World leaders and representatives from 193 countries will come together to work on an agenda packed with burning issues: foreign terrorist fighters, Ebola, climate change, and much more.

You can follow along with all the action on Twitter, check out our photos on Flickr, and catch videos from the events on YouTube. You can also watch events live on video.state.gov/live.

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Sep 20

In this photo from @NOAA, marine debris clutters a beach in Kaho’olawe, #Hawaii. Today is International Coastal Cleanup Day and volunteers around the world will spend time picking up debris from our beaches. Are you volunteering today?

In this photo from @NOAA, marine debris clutters a beach in Kaho’olawe, #Hawaii. Today is International Coastal Cleanup Day and volunteers around the world will spend time picking up debris from our beaches. Are you volunteering today?