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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.
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Looking back at the U.N.’s place in New York

As world leaders come to U.N. headquarters in New York for the annual General Assembly, take a look back at the site's genesis, 75 years ago.
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U.S. destroys stockpile to help rid the world of chemical weapons

The U.S. government has destroyed the last of its chemical weapons. Learn more about efforts to keep the world safe from chemical weapons.
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20 years of partnering to stop the spread of weapons of...

The U.S. works with other nations to stop the spread of weapons of mass destruction. Learn how the Proliferation Security Initiative helps.
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New U.S. Embassy in Tonga shows ‘enduring commitment’

The U.S. opened an embassy in Tonga, building on a partnership that is addressing issues such as economic development and the climate crisis.
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Vaccines advance the fight against malaria

Child deaths from malaria have fallen 10% in parts of Africa where a new vaccine is used. Learn more about recent successes against malaria.
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How NATO allies advance arms control and nonproliferation

The U.S. is hosting NATO allies and other partners for talks on reducing weapons threats globally. Learn more about nonproliferation efforts.
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Pakistani students resume studies after floods

Learn what the U.S. is doing to help Pakistani students get back into the classrooms after last year's devastating floods.
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Securing technology for a prosperous, safe future

Learn how U.S. public and private sector groups work with counterparts around the world to solve pressing problems through new technology.