Leigh Hartman

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.
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.
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.
Workers installing solar panels on rooftop with high-rise buildings in background (© R S Iyer/AP)

Expanding access to clean power in South Asia

The U.S. and partners in South Asia are advancing clean energy projects. Learn how they are expanding access to electricity.
Volunteers loading bags and boxes onto truck (© Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

How U.S. philanthropy benefits the world

Americans donated billions of dollars to charitable causes at home and abroad in 2022. Learn about the U.S. culture of helping others.
Joe Biden greeting Kishida Fumio and Yoon Suk Yeol in front of sign that reads 'Camp David' (© Andrew Harnik/AP)

U.S., Japan and South Korea launch new era of partnership

The U.S., Japan and the Republic of Korea are working together to advance science, tech and security. Learn more about their partnership.
Woman holding baby (© Sala Lewis/Vodafone Foundation)

Supporting healthy childbirth in Africa

A service that rushes pregnant women to hospitals is expanding to Kenya. See how this and other U.S.-supported efforts assist Africa's moms.
People sitting on chairs on stage listening to person speaking at lectern (State Dept./Freddie Everett)

Celebrating champions of equity and justice

The U.S. honored six courageous advocates who are combating systemic racism in their home countries. Learn about their vital work.
Flood waters surrounding buildings and vehicles (© Ivan Alvarado/Reuters)

How El Niño could worsen global hunger

U.S. efforts to improve agriculture and fishing techniques are helping nations prepare for changing weather, including the effects of El Niño.