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Photo illustration of Hillary Rodham Clinton's portrait surrounded by other portraits (Graphic: State Dept./F. Carter. Photos: State Dept. © © Steven Polson)

Clinton’s portrait joins a gallery of secretaries of state

Discover how the portraits of U.S. secretaries of state, from the 1700s to today, were shaped by U.S. values and evolving art traditions.
Musicians gathering to collaborate, some sitting on steps (© Alexia Webster/OneBeat)

Music diplomacy: Helping to ‘see each other’s humanity’

The U.S. sends musicians abroad each year. Learn about this music diplomacy, which began with 1950s jazz heroes and continues today.
Wide view of President Biden speaking to the United Nations General Assembly (© Richard Drew/AP)

At U.N., Biden calls for cooperation, resilience and peace

Speaking at the U.N. General Assembly, President Biden urged countries to work together toward a safer, more prosperous and equitable world.
Dirt road leading into a town in Madagascar (Power Africa)

Delivering clean power to rural Madagascar

Power Africa is enabling people in rural Madagascar to reopen businesses or simply watch TV. See how this partnership is improving lives.
People looking at empty hospital bed (© Lewis Madanick/COIL)

Coming to terms with war trauma in Ukraine

Medical specialists from Ukraine visited hospitals in the United States to share insights into treating people injured in war.
Four people talking in a field (U.S. Embassy Pakistan)

Partnership in action: The U.S.-Pakistan Green Alliance framework

The U.S.-Pakistan Green Alliance tackles the most pressing environmental problems. Learn more about this historic collaboration here.
Antony Blinken speaking (© Cliff Owen/AP)

Blinken: Partnerships are America’s ‘greatest strategic asset’

Secretary of State Antony Blinken says partnerships are vital for solving modern challenges and a source of strength for the United States.
Woman in wheelchair using elevator to board bus (© Steven Senne/AP)

Protecting the rights of people with disabilities helps all of us

Learn how increasing disability rights in a single country can lead to better outcomes, from social inclusion to strengthened economies.
Man in hard hat and vest taking photo of similarly dressed colleague as they stand next to large wind turbines (© Zul Kifli//AFP/Getty Images)

Bolstering Southeast Asia’s clean energy transition

The U.S. and ASEAN member states are working to meet rapidly growing energy demand with renewable sources. Learn about these partnerships.