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The United States rejoins UNESCO, a win for multilateralism

The United States has returned to the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), becoming its 194th member state.
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How Ukraine and U.S. tech firms build for the future

Ukraine relies on U.S. technology to document potential war crimes, track bomb damage and monitor agricultural output, among other things.
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How COVID-19 investments are driving immunizations

The U.S. government and vaccine manufacturers are helping African nations achieve their vaccine production and immunization goals.
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Helping Pacific Islanders adapt to climate change

Pacific island nations face increasing threats from climate change. The U.S. works with people in the region to further adaptation efforts.
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Russia leaves U.N. grain deal, threatening world food supply

Learn what officials are saying about the impact of Russia's decision to walk away from the U.N.’s Black Sea Grain Initiative.
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How the U.S. supports children in Zambia

Learn how U.S. aid agencies and the United Nations are ensuring that Zambia's children receive the food and education they need to succeed.
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U.S. and U.K. charities push to deliver new TB vaccine

A TB vaccine in development could combat the world's leading infectious disease killer. Learn how a U.S. charity is helping make it happen.
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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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A Bastille Day symbol of friendship

On July 14, French citizens celebrate their freedom from tyrannical rule and Americans celebrate their centuries-old friendship with France.