U.S. stands with defenders of religious freedom
The U.S. supports international partners' work to defend religious freedom around the world. Learn more about how.
U.S. report documents human rights abuses in 2022
The 2022 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices shows "a backsliding in human rights conditions," Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.
Women fighting for change are honored at White House
On International Women's Day, the U.S. Department of State honored 11 women who are risking their lives for change. Get to know them here.
Blinken pledges continued U.S. support for Türkiye, Syria
The U.S. is providing an additional $100 million to help survivors in Türkiye and Syria after the earthquakes. Read about the relief effort.
Chef diplomats will use food to connect cultures
The American Culinary Corps will tell America's story with food in diplomatic settings. Read all about it here.
A global partnership’s ‘impressive’ progress combating COVID-19
Through the COVID-19 Global Action Plan, dozens of nations and other partners collaborated to increase vaccinations, testing and treatment.
U.S. secretary of state’s favorite songs for ‘on the road’ or...
Secretary of State Antony Blinken is a music fan who loves both classic rock and newer sounds. Check out what he's been listening to in 2022.
Honoring courageous anti-corruption champions
Corruption hollows out economies and erodes public trust. Meet some of the brave men and women tackling this challenge.
Working to keep electricity on in Ukraine
The United States is working with Ukraine to keep power running this winter amid Vladimir Putin's attacks on critical infrastructure.