economic security

Secretary Blinken (third from right) and five other foreign ministers standing in line holding hands (State Dept./ Freddie Everett)

Advancing security and prosperity for Israelis and Palestinians

On a recent trip, Secretary Blinken advanced long-standing U.S. relationships with North African partners and encouraged peace.
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The U.S. vision for the Indo-Pacific [video]

In this video, learn more about U.S. priorities for the Indo-Pacific and how this vision aligns with the needs of people in the region.
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Countries step up efforts to protect marine wildlife

Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador and Panama are creating one of the world's largest marine protected areas. Learn more about this partnership.
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Partners bolster Africa’s fight against COVID-19 and poverty

U.S. and European partners are investing $80 billion in development financing to help Africa's economic recovery from COVID-19.
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AGOA: Promoting trade and respect for human rights in Africa

Under the African Growth and Opportunity Act, companies in sub-Saharan nations can ship duty-free to the U.S. if they meet certain criteria.
Aerial view of rows of solar panels in fields (© Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images)

Solar power is the future of American energy

The U.S. Department of Energy's 2021 "Solar Futures Study" found that solar power could constitute up to 45% of the nation's energy by 2050.
Kamala Harris at lectern surrounded by flowers and colorful lights (© Evelyn Hockstein/AP Images)

Vice President Harris outlines ‘optimistic vision’ for Indo-Pacific

On a recent trip to Singapore and Vietnam, Vice President Harris affirmed America's commitment to its Indo-Pacific partners.
Men handing packages to each other between boats (U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 3rd Class John Hightower)

How the U.S. helps partners tackle illegal fishing

The United States is working with partner nations to combat illegal fishing, protecting a valuable food source and preserving ecosystems.
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Strengthening cooperatives supports workers worldwide

The United States supports cooperatives around the world. Learn more about the business model that gives workers access to tools and resources to succeed.