|—||President Barack Obama (via peacecorps)|
Are you active on social media? Would you like the opportunity to be a part of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour?
Apply to join us on Monday, April 14 for the Department of State Meetup at www.state.gov/social. The application period closes April 9 at 2:30PM EDT so apply now!
|—||Secretary Kerry on the 20th Commemoration of the Genocide in Rwanda, April 7, 2014|
Hats off to these six Syrian artists who have made it into the Guinness Book of World Records – and given a Damascus primary school something to be proud of. They’ve fashioned the world’s largest mural made from scrap. Why? “Damascus is wounded and sad… and creating something beautiful from rubbish means that we can rebuild despite the destruction.” Read the article, via BuzzFeed: http://uni.cf/1kD8AgZ
On April 4, 1949, Secretary of State Dean Acheson signed the most successful military-political treaty in the world. This treaty has been protecting citizens and keeping peace around the world ever since. Happy Birthday, NATO!
|—||Secretary Kerry on Middle East Peace, April 3, 2014|
There are approximately 110 million active mines in the world — one for every 17 children or for every 52 adults. Friday is the International Day of Mine Awareness & Assistance in Mine Action.
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