Even in a country often perceived as homogeneous and untouched by racial issues, thousands marched to protest in Tokyo, showcasing their outrage over the death of George Floyd, June 14, 2020. Photo by Eugene Hoshiko Power of Example A photo of the second graduating class of the Foreign Service, 1925, hangs behind a computer screen showing the Foreign Affairs Day opening slide, with a Department of State mug placed on the desk. Remote Reunion School children participate in a beach clean-up activity in the coastal city of Salado Barra, Honduras, 2019. Photo courtesy of CAFTA-DR Environment Cooperation Program Fostering Environmental Protection Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Diversity and Inclusion Council members from left: James Shea, Gillian Oak, Kris Arvind, and Alyce Ahn. Photo by Ryan Sandor Setting the Stage Equal Opportunity Her Diplomacy Preserving History

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PDAA honors outstanding PD initiatives

The Public Diplomacy Association of America (PDAA)—a not-for-profit, voluntary association of public diplomacy professionals—announced winners of its annual awards for excellence in...

Embassy Kathmandu collaborates to provide PPE

During the height of the COVID-19 crisis in spring 2021, Nepal was overwhelmed by a second wave of the coronavirus, quickly running...

Ceremony celebrates new consulate in Mexico

Consul General Ken Roy hosted a topping-out ceremony to celebrate the structural completion of the new U.S. Consulate General in Hermosillo, Mexico....

Take Your Child to Work Day goes virtual

Secretary of State Antony Blinken opened Take Your Children to Work Day (TYCTWD) with a welcome video message, April 22. In the...

Embassy Apia and U.S. Forest Service help Samoan mangroves

A $50,000 grant funded by the Department of State and administered by the U.S. Forest Service is helping the village of Moata’a...

Embassy N’Djamena celebrates women

Embassy N’Djamena hosted a celebration of women at their annual International Women’s Day gathering, March 12. Chargé d'Affaires David Gilmour opened the...

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