DSS agents train with NYPD in New York

The Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) protective detail assigned to the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, partners with the New York City Police Department (NYPD) to conduct monthly training for New York field office...

Video highlighting U.S. donation to Algeria goes viral

A video about the U.S.’ donation of a field hospital went viral, garnering 1.9 million views on Embassy Algiers’ social media accounts and 1.3 million views on other Facebook pages. The U.S. military donated...

Forbes Magazine ranks Department as a top employer in 2021

The Office of the Spokesperson announced, Aug. 24, that “Forbes Magazine” in partnership with Statista, has named the Department of State as one of America’s 2021 Best-In-State Employers for both Washington, D.C., and Virginia....

Embassy Bujumbura celebrates successful alum while inaugurating a preschool

In September, Ambassador Melanie Harris Higgins inaugurated a community preschool in Butanuka, Bubanza. In her remarks, Higgins emphasized that good, healthy eating habits start at home and emphasized how Dreaming for Change—a nonprofit founded...

Department highlights employees for Hispanic Heritage Month

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15–Oct. 15, the Department of State recognized the contributions and important presence of Hispanic and Latin Americans within the workforce by publishing biographies of Hispanic employees who...

Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken hosted a commemoration event at Main State in Washington, Sept. 10, to honor the lives and memories of those who were lost in the wake of the terrorist...

Bujumbura PAS team shares info about American academic programs

In July, American Spaces Director Jean de Dieu Nkurunziza and EducationUSA advisor Ramadhani Sintuka from Embassy Bujumbura’s public affairs section (PAS) set off on a three-day speaking tour to Gitega, Ngozi, and Muyinga. The...

Department counselor pays respect in Warsaw

During his visit to Poland, the Counselor of the State Department Derek Chollet (right), along with Undersecretary of State for Security, the Americas, Asia, and Eastern Policy of the Republic of Poland Marcin Przydacz...

Department of State and NFL leaders discuss diversity and inclusion

The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) and the Secretary’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted a discussion between Ambassador Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley, the Department of State’s chief diversity and inclusion officer...

Embassy Abidjan and USAID facilitate training for veterinarians

Through the Global Health Security Agenda, the U.S. government advances partner countries’ capacity to prevent, detect, report, and treat zoonotic disease. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases,...

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