international cooperation

Supporting young Asian leaders

The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative will bring 500 young people to the U.S. annually to develop their professional and leadership skills.

The U.S.-Cuba relationship: What’s next?

The United States and Cuba are continuing talks to normalize relations, which were broken off 54 years ago at the height of the Cold War.

42 million ways international trade helps the environment

International trade means boatloads of grain, oil and lug nuts, right? You'll be surprised at how much environmental conservation happens through trade.

U.S. military joins race to save migrants stranded at sea

Thousands of migrants from Burma and Bangladesh are believed to be stranded at sea. The U.S. military has joined the search to find them.

Fewer butterflies making epic journey

Flocks of monarch butterflies migrate across North America in one of nature’s most epic journeys. Today, the monarch is under threat. Can it be saved?

U.S. military completing its relief mission in Nepal

The U.S. military is winding down its emergency-response efforts in Nepal as we continue to help Nepal recover and rebuild after a devastating earthquake.

U.S. and international partners continue Nepal earthquake relief efforts

Nepal still needs urgent assistance after it was hit by two earthquakes, and the United States is helping to provide relief. Learn how you can help too.

Liberia claims ‘monumental’ win over Ebola

Liberia's Ebola outbreak is over, the World Health Organization declares, more than 45 days after the last known Ebola transmission in Liberia.

The Americas beat disease, 4-0

The Americas are the first world region to conquer rubella. Commitments to sustained, thorough immunization campaigns have beaten four diseases in 40 years.