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Published: Wed, 16 Nov 2016 11:02:04 EDT

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FY 2016 Agency Financial Report

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 07:00:00 EDT

Nov. 15: The Agency Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2016 provides an overview of the Department's financial and performance data to help Congress, the President, and the public assess our stewardship over the resources entrusted to us. Report



International Education Week: Empowering Youth

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 07:00:00 EDT

A new language, a food you've never tried before, a conversation that changes your perspective on an issue: these are all ways that international education inspires us to be more inclusive, expressive, and aware that we're part of something bigger. D



Death of Sergey Magnitskiy

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 07:00:00 EDT

Spokesperson Kirby (Nov. 15): "We continue to support efforts to hold those individuals responsible for his death and other gross violations of human rights accountable, including through implementation of the Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012.



Empowering Young Leaders

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 07:00:00 EDT

The State Department convenes its largest-ever group of Professional Fellows in Washington, D.C., November 15-17, with more than 275 emerging global leaders from 44 countries.



Overseas Security Advisory Council Briefing

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 07:00:00 EDT

On November 16-17, 2016, more than 1,200 public and private security professionals from U.S.-based businesses, academia, faith-based institutions, nongovernmental organizations, and the federal government will gather at the State Department for the OSAC 31st Annual Briefing.



Retirement of Ambassador Richard Olson

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 07:00:00 EDT

Secretary Kerry (Nov. 15): "On behalf of the American people and Department of State, I thank Ambassador Olson for his exemplary service to our nation, and I wish him the best in his future endeavors as he departs the State Department."



Daily Press Briefing: Burma

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 07:00:00 EDT

Director Trudeau (Nov. 15): "We're concerned by reports of a spike in violence in Burma's Rakhine State. We're following the situation closely and attempting to get reliable information about developments there."



Travel to Louisiana

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 07:00:00 EDT

Under Secretary Shannon will travel to New Orleans, Louisiana, November 14-16 to speak to undergraduate and graduate students and faculty of Tulane University and Xavier University.



International Education Week

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 07:00:00 EDT

From November 14-18, the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education will celebrate International Education Week.



Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 07:00:00 EDT

November is National Entrepreneurship Month in the United States, a time to celebrate the entrepreneurs who serve their communities and bolster the American economy.