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The cover of the January 1980 issue of State Magazine (The Department of State Newsletter) shows a man and woman standing in front of a building in black and white.

Flashback: January 1980

Then-U.S. Ambassador to Yemen George M. Lane and his wife, Betsy, appeared on the cover of Department of State Newsletter Issue 219 in front...

Embassy Lomé briefs Togo leadership on information technology program

Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Acting Chief Executive Officer Mahmoud Bah and their Senior Policy Officer Patrick Malarkey visited Togo, Nov. 29-30. Their visit was...

Azerbaijan green diplomacy honors staff

To recognize the more than 335 locally employed (LE) staff at Embassy Baku, the post’s American staff donated money to purchase olive trees for...

Firefighters visit Embassy London art exhibition

Embassy London in conjunction with the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations’ Office of Cultural Heritage developed a temporary art exhibition titled, “And Yet We...

Highlighting U.S. air quality support at TEDxChiangMai

Partners at Chiang Mai University (CMU) highlighted the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs-supported Building Air Quality Monitoring Capacity in Southeast...

German-American Friendship Day deepens ties in eastern German state

Consulate General Leipzig conducted a day of strategic outreach in the eastern German state of Thuringia for the first ever German-American Friendship Day, held...

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Department publishes its first Geospatial Data Strategy

By Erin Dudley The Geospatial Data Act (GDA) was signed into law, Oct. 5, 2018, and recognizes geospatial data as a critical component of the national infrastructure and economy. GDA...

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