Man speaking to a crowd of people (© Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Unlocking world literature for readers

International authors come to the PEN America World Voices Festival to share new perspectives with American readers.
Illustration of rocket on launch pad (NASA)

Biden is committed to NASA’s Artemis program for the moon and...

The United States is advancing multilateral plans to return to the moon and explore Mars. Learn about upcoming NASA missions.
Close-up grain growing in field (USAID AGRO/Sodel Vladyslav)

More Ukrainian grain delivered worldwide via U.N. deal

Over 65% of Ukrainian wheat exported through a U.N. initiative reached developing countries as of March. Learn more about the deal.
Aerial view of fields and rainforest separated by roads (© Leo Correa/AP)

Pop quiz: What do you know about the health of our...

From the state of the climate crisis to endangered species to general environmental knowledge, how much do you know about our planet?
Earth Day 2023 poster with illustration of Earth and heavenly bodies as gears and hand holding wrench to fix them (State Dept./D. Thompson)

Download this poster for Earth Day 2023

For Earth Day, take time to think about how you can invest in our planet and why "everyone, everywhere" must do more.
Bonnie Naua standing next to women's outfit on mannequin (State Dept./Amelia Shaw)

Sewing culture into clothing in Papua New Guinea

Skills learned in the U.S. Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) are helping a designer in Papua New Guinea grow her clothing business.
Students jumping up and down (Ghassan Nazmi/USAID)

Working to improve education in Jordan

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) partners with Jordan to bring students access to critical learning technologies.
Three children in old photograph (Courtesy of Ambassador Michèle Taylor)

U.S. Ambassador Michèle Taylor, descendant of Holocaust survivors

Ambassador Michèle Taylor, U.S. permanent representative to the U.N. Human Rights Council, shares her family's history during the Holocaust.
Remains of ancient building in desert (U.S. Embassy Astana)

Celebrating Kazakhstan’s rich culture

Learn how U.S. programs help preserve Kazakhstan's culture and how the "Qazaq-pop" band Ninety One teaches some Americans to speak Kazakh.