"What we do right now, today, matters," Kerry told delegates at a climate change summit developing rules to implement the Paris climate agreement.
The Paris climate agreement will enter into force November 4, after the EU ratified the accord to bring it past a key threshold.
On July 20, 2015, the U.S. and Cuba re-established full diplomatic ties, and they are working together on environmental issues and more.
There has been much progress in advancing the human rights of LGBTI people, but more work remains, Secretary Kerry and activists say.
“LGBTI persons are entitled to “the same human rights and fundamental freedoms as anyone, anywhere,” says U.S. special envoy Randy Berry.
Activist Petre Florin Manole learned about himself growing up in Bucharest from a volume on the history of the Roma that he discovered in secondary school.
“A country without a free and independent press has nothing to brag about, nothing to teach and no way to fulfill its potential,” Secretary Kerry says.
A child born with albinism already faces severe health risks. What's worse is they are targeted by those who believe superstitions spread by witch doctors.
Many countries have signed and some have gone further to "join" the Paris agreement to slow climate change — so what's next?