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U.S. Coast Guard cutter and fishing vessel at sea (U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn)

Quad partners help Indo-Pacific countries monitor waters

The U.S. is helping Indo-Pacific partners better monitor their ocean waters to combat illegal fishing and protect resources.
Antony Blinken speaking at lectern (© Carolyn Kaster/AP Images)

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.
Kishida Fumio, President Biden and Narendra Modi standing next to one another (© Evan Vucci/AP Images)

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.
3 models standing next to columns (© Annelie Vandendael)

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.
Collage of flags of Japan, Australia, United States and India (State Dept./Flag images: © Shutterstock)

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.
Woman looking at dead farm animals (© Celestino Arce/NurPhoto/Getty Images)

Putin’s war sends global food prices skyrocketing

The Kremlin's war against Ukraine, a major producer of wheat and vegetable oil, is disrupting trade and increasing global food prices.
Clouds and sun reflected in building (© Andrew Harnik/AP Images)

In the U.S., public companies’ financial details are transparent to all

Regulators require companies listed on U.S. stock markets to report financial details regularly. Anyone can sort the data for free.
Secretary Blinken (third from right) and five other foreign ministers standing in line holding hands (State Dept./ Freddie Everett)

Advancing security and prosperity for Israelis and Palestinians

On a recent trip, Secretary Blinken advanced long-standing U.S. relationships with North African partners and encouraged peace.
View of skyline seen through plants (© Myung J. Chun/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images)

Los Angeles to host 9th Summit of the Americas

This June, Los Angeles will host leaders from around the Western Hemisphere as they discuss a sustainable and resilient future.