A view of the Royal Court at al-Salam Palace, where Secretary of State @secpompeo met with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in Jeddah, #SaudiArabia . Secretary Pompeo will continue traveling to the #UAE , #India , #Japan , and #Korea June 23-30.
Today marks the release of the 19th annual Trafficking in Persons Report. See how the State Department engages in bilateral and multilateral diplomacy, targeted foreign assistance, and public engagement to #EndTrafficking . #TIPreport
June 20 marks World Refugee Day, a global observance dedicated to raising awareness of the plight of refugees around the world. It's also a day to stand with these individuals and to let them know they have the support of the international community. #worldrefugeeday
During his first week in Baghdad, Ambassador Tueller welcomed the opportunity to meet with women Iraqi Parliamentarians to discuss a variety of issues including important legislative priorities such as Yezidi women’s survivor legislation, domestic violence legislation, and minority protection legislation. As we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, the United States remains resolute in its commitment to preventing conflict-related sexual violence and holding accountable those responsible.
Vice President Mike Pence, second lady Karen Pence, and Adm. Craig S. Faller, commander, U.S. Southern Command, visit the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20). Comfort is working with health and government partners in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean to provide care on the ship and at land-based medical sites, helping to relieve pressure on national medical systems strained by an increase in Venezuelan migrants. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Richard L.J. Gourley)
Happy 244th Birthday, @USArmy ! We are proud to partner with you today and every day! Together, we further U.S. national security and foreign policy through security cooperation and defense trade that strengthens allies and partners to better meet shared security challenges. #ArmyBDay
We’re excited to kick off the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in the Hague today! The United States and the Netherlands will co-host the 9th @theGESsummit , June 3 -5, 2019, convening more than 2000 global leaders in entrepreneurship, innovation, investment and policy to advance global entrepreneurship. The theme of GES 2019 is The Future Now, which conveys how bringing the right people together for GES 2019 can lead to solutions now. Follow @theGESsummit on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube and join the conversation online by using the #GES2019 hashtag. Learn more by visiting GES2019.org
International Day of UN Peacekeepers recognizes the courageous and dedicated men and women around the world who don the blue helmet and risk everything to create the time and space needed for conflicts to end and stabilization to take hold. We honor the vital role these men and women play in curbing violent conflicts and preventing suffering around the world, and reiterate America’s commitment to supporting, training, and equipping the international forces who make these vital missions possible.
The Ethiopia Partnerships Forum is a U.S.-Ethiopia economic engagement platform to raise awareness of Ethiopia’s recent economic reforms and emerging business opportunities, and accelerate American investments to transform Ethiopia’s economy.
The #EPF2019 was a successful representation of the strong ties between the U.S. and #Ethiopia .
“So proud of the @StateDept team for its many accomplishments over the past year. I am more inspired than ever to champion diplomacy with these great Americans and embassy staff worldwide.” — @secpompeo