international cooperation

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Strengthening democracies across the Americas

Leaders will discuss democratic governance and open government at this year's Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles.
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How the U.S. advances global prosperity

Secretary of State Antony Blinken outlined the U.S. plan for defending and strengthening the global order to benefit all countries.
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Summit of the Americas highlights climate solutions

Leaders will discuss solutions to the climate crisis at the ninth Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles. Learn more.
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Indo-Pacific partners plan fair and prosperous future

President Biden and other Indo-Pacific leaders announced a new economic framework to ensure fair and sustainable economic growth.
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Biden: U.S. welcomes Finland, Sweden’s bids to join NATO

President Biden is hailing the applications of both Finland and Sweden to join NATO, saying the countries would strengthen the alliance.
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Making fashion free of forced labor

Designers, advocates and others are among those working to keep fashion free of forced labor. Learn about their efforts and what you can do.
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The Quad: Meeting global challenges

Leaders from the Quad nations of the U.S., Australia, India and Japan will address COVID-19 and other challenges at a summit in Tokyo.
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Transforming digital access in the Western Hemisphere

The Summit of the Americas, hosted by the United States in Los Angeles, will focus on digital improvements to catalyze a healthy economy.
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Countries step up global fight against COVID-19

Dozens of nations, private sector groups and nonprofits recently announced new contributions to the global fight against COVID-19.