Every day, Americans carry forward the tradition of service embedded in our character as a people.
President Barack Obama (via peacecorps)
2014 FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour Meetup

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!

We stand with the Rwandan people and are inspired by their efforts to build a brighter future for their country.
Secretary Kerry on the 20th Commemoration of the Genocide in Rwanda, April 7, 2014
unicef:

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

unicef:

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!

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!

You can facilitate, you can push, you can nudge, but the parties themselves have to make fundamental decisions and compromises.
Secretary Kerry on Middle East Peace, April 3, 2014
united-nations:

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.  Share this to spread the word and help realize a world with no more mines at www.unmas.org

united-nations:

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.

Share this to spread the word and help realize a world with no more mines at www.unmas.org

As free nations, we will continue to stand together in defense of international law, our mutual security, and the right of nations and people everywhere to freely choose their own destiny.
Secretary Kerry at NATO, April 2, 2014