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The time for climate action is now

A new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report details how extreme fires, heat and flooding are in our future unless we act now.
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U.S. and EU seek to protect future innovation

The new U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council will seek to ensure that emerging technologies benefit the world rather than enable repression.
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Defending technology from authoritarian abuse

The U.S. is working with international partners to ensure the responsible development of technology and to prevent authoritarian misuse.
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U.S., international partners support Burma’s path to democracy [rolling updates]

The United States and partner nations support the Burmese people's calls for democracy. Learn more about efforts to deter human rights violations in Burma.
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U.S. reaffirms trans-Atlantic and NATO ties with Europe

Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited allies in Germany, France, Italy and the Vatican to address shared concerns and global challenges.
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Democratic partners condemn crackdown in Belarus

The United States and partner nations have sanctioned Belarusian officials in an effort to deter the regime's human rights violations.
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What is Arctic diplomacy and why does it matter?

The U.S. is working with partners on the Arctic Council to address climate change and the changing environment in the Arctic region.
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Africa Day: U.S. partnerships with African nations endure

The United States is a partner with Africa. Learn how America is supporting public health and economic growth in African nations.
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United States is a committed partner in the Arctic

The United States is working with Arctic partners to ensure a peaceful, prosperous and environmentally healthy future for the region.