State Magazine’s April 2011 cover showcased the beauty of the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, located near Belmopan, as a teaser for the issue's post of the month feature on the U.S. Embassy in Belize.  State Magazine Archive
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, and international organizations attended the event underscoring the collective commitment to breaking down gender barriers...
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 rights of persons with disabilities ahead of Parliamentary elections scheduled for May. Throughout her engagements,...
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, Feb. 23. The event served to officially recognize the more than 2,500 Americans who have...
Embassy Ouagadougou recently partnered with Burkina Faso’s Special Olympics Committee on an eighteen-month campaign to promote inclusion of individuals with disabilities through sports. The campaign will introduce Burkinabé journalists and other media influencers to Special Olympics athletes to highlight their stories through media reporting and increased coverage on athletes...
Secretary of State Antony Blinken hosted a town hall with members of the Embassy Kyiv team working in Poland, while visiting the country, March 5. During the town hall, Blinken acknowledged the challenges the community faced in relocating to Poland and commended the Mission on its excellent work advancing...
The cover of State Magazine’s May 1981 issue highlighted the Department of State’s growing interest in using renewable energy at posts abroad. The photo, taken at Sandia Laboratories in Albuquerque, N.M, showed an early vertical-axis turbine with 15-foot blades that could produce 3 horsepower in 20-mile-per-hour winds. Four decades...
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 branded social media content and high-profile events that brought together government and private sector leaders....
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 to the ambassador’s residence in Tokyo, April 12. The success of films such as “Drive...
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 Center is a reintegration program, where victims of gender-based violence develop the skills needed for...