Flashback: July 1962

Sandra F. Sheskin, featured on the cover of the July 1962 issue of the Department of State Newsletter (later State Magazine), impresses the Great Seal of the United States on a presidential commission. The...

U.S.-Oman campaign focuses on creating high paying business opportunities

Embassy Muscat partnered with the Omani government and the American business community to launch a successful campaign to highlight the benefits of the U.S.-Oman Free Trade Agreement. The campaign featured a mix of specially...

Ambassador meets with Japanese film writer and director

Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel (center) and his wife Amy Rule (left) congratulated Hamaguchi Ryusuke (second from left), director of the 2022 Oscar winning Best International Feature Film, “Drive My Car,” during his visit...

Embassy Bujumbura promotes socio-economic empowerment

Ambassador Melanie Higgins (front, third from left) joined program participants at the Ministry of Gender and U.N. Population Fund in the official launch of the “Nje Mu Bandi” Center in Burundi, March 25. The...

Ambassador meets with refugees and front-line responders of Ukraine crisis

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield (left) traveled to Moldova and Romania, April 4-5, where she met with refugees, as well as U.N. and government officials leading the frontline response to the...

Federal News Network interviews D-MR about Department Access Center

Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources (D-MR) Brian McKeon (right) visited the Department of State’s Access Center with Federal News Network reporter Jory Heckman (left), April 22. The Access Center is a multipurpose, multifunctional...

Flashback | June 1978

The June 1978 edition (and 202nd issue) of the “Department of State Newsletter” belatedly acknowledged the publication’s 200th issue from two months prior. The issue’s cover art  celebrated the continued evolution of the publication,...

International Gender Champion meeting hosted in Geneva

Ambassador Sheba Crocker, U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations in Geneva, hosted the Geneva Hub’s International Gender Champions (IGC) Annual Meeting, March 7. More than 80 gender champions from Geneva missions, civil society,...

Special Advisor on International Disability Rights warmly welcomed in Lebanon

In March, Special Advisor on International Disability Rights Sara Minkara traveled to Lebanon as part of her first official visit abroad to meet government officials and representatives of civil society and to promote the...

Mission Fiji celebrates 60th anniversary of Peace Corps

Chargé d’Affaires Tony Greubel (center) was joined by Fijian Permanent Secretary Yogesh Karan (left) and Peace Corps Country Director Kury Cobham (right) to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Peace Corps,...

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Making a Statement

The image is split down the middle with the "Making a Statement" logo in white on a blue background on the left, followed by the name Michelle Yerkin. Yerkin smiles on the right.