International Cooperation

Antony Blinken sitting in front of flags (State Dept./Freddie Everett)

Blinken: America stands for peace and cooperation

Mutual respect and collaboration are central to tackling modern challenges. Learn about Secretary Blinken's call to defend the rules-based order.
Gloved hands holding syringe and vial (© Matt Rourke/AP Images)

U.S. supports waiving rights to COVID-19 vaccines

The United States supports a waiver of intellectual property rights to speed vaccine production. Learn about efforts to improve global access to vaccines.
Bucket and water container filling from outdoor spigots as schoolchildren look on (© Water for People)

U.S. charities expand access to safe water worldwide

U.S. charities are delivering safe water to communities in Africa and Latin America. Learn how these groups connect people to safe water sources.
Three large screens set up in elaborate hall containing screen views of leaders at virtual meeting (© Leah Millis/AP Images)

The United States is committed to promoting a prosperous Africa

Secretary of State Antony Blinken emphasized the United States' commitment to Africa through his first virtual trip to Nigeria and Kenya on April 27.
Workers picking cotton in a field (© Timur Karpov/AP Images)

How the U.S. supports workers’ rights around the world

The U.S. fights for the rights of workers worldwide. Learn more about U.S. efforts to improve working conditions in countries around the world.
Illustration of two men building a connecting wall from two video game controllers (State Dept./D. Thompson)

Connecting students in the U.S. and Middle East through video games

The State Department is supporting a program that will bring together students in the U.S. and Middle East to create video games that address social issues.
Woman receiving injection, men behind her clapping (© UNICEF Ethiopia)

U.S. rallies support for global vaccine distribution

The U.S. and Gavi are working to raise funds for COVAX, an initiative to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and provide vaccines to the world's poorest countries.
Rocky Mountain goat standing on cliff with mountains in distance (© Viktor Posnov/Alamy)

Sister Parks program links countries around the world

The United States is a partner with more than 30 countries around the world through the Sister Parks program, promoting environmental conservation.
Vial of vaccine being removed from cold storage box (© Brian Inganga/AP Images)

U.S. and COVAX: Vaccinating the world

The U.S. is working with international partners to support distribution of safe and effective vaccines against COVID-19. Learn about this global effort.