Secretary Kerry (Jan. 19): "I am absolutely confident now that people are prepared to fight for the future in the same way, with the same energy, with the same vision and the same commitment." Full Text» More»

Date: 01/17/2017 Description: Secretary Kerry Speaks With New York Times Columnist Friedman at the World Economic Forum in Davos - State Dept Image

Secretary Kerry (Jan. 17): "The United States of America has been more engaged on more issues with more crises simultaneously and with greater outcomes and consequence to that engagement on a global basis than at any time in American history." Full Text» Trip Page»

Date: Description: Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, right, and Christos Stylianides, European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, visit a children center for malnutrition at a hospital in N'Djamena, Chad. - State Dept Image

Assistant Secretary Richard (Jan. 17): "During the last eight years, the number of refugees in the world has climbed to levels not seen since World War II. ... In response, using funds provided by Congress, PRM has nearly doubled contributions to life-saving aid operations in crisis zones." DipNote»

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New Federal Grant Resources Playbook Available

Jan. 19: The Open Licensing Playbook offers responses to federal grant-officers’ common questions, and highlights federal use cases. It is designed to support federal efforts to increase efficacy of grant funds, as well as opportunities for innovation and collaborative practices using federally-funded resources. More»

January 19, 2017

What We Got Right

With a new administration taking office this week, it is natural to assess the inheritance it will receive from theā€¦ More