Dept of State - Press Briefings
Dept of State - Press Briefings

Press Releases: Azerbaijan National Day

Press Statement Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC May 27, 2018 On behalf of the Government of the United States and the American people, it is my pleasure to congratulate the Government and people of Azerbaijan on their Republic Day. 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of …

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Press Releases: On the Occasion of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia’s National Day

Press Statement Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC May 27, 2018 On behalf of President Trump and the people of the United States, I send my best wishes to all Ethiopians as they celebrate their National Day on May 28. The United States and Ethiopia share a long and …

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Press Releases: Long Overdue Freedom for Joshua Holt in Venezuela

Press Statement Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC May 26, 2018 The United States welcomes the release of Joshua Holt and his wife Thamara, who were unjustly imprisoned in Venezuela. We extend our special thanks to Senator Bob Corker, Senator Orrin Hatch, Senator Mike Lee, Representative Mia Love, and …

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Topology

Funding Opportunity ID: 305603 Opportunity Number: PD-18-1267 Opportunity Title: Topology Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Grant Category of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and Development Category Explanation: CFDA Number(s): 47.049 Eligible Applicants: Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to …

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Geometric Analysis

Funding Opportunity ID: 305604 Opportunity Number: PD-18-1265 Opportunity Title: Geometric Analysis Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Grant Category of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and Development Category Explanation: CFDA Number(s): 47.049 Eligible Applicants: Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject …

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Press Releases: Assad Regime Intentions in the Southwest De-escalation Zone

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC May 25, 2018 The United States is concerned by reports of an impending Assad regime operation in southwest Syria within the boundaries of the de-escalation zone negotiated between the United States, Jordan, and the Russian Federation last year and reaffirmed between Presidents …

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Press Releases: Deputy Secretary John J. Sullivan and Administrator Mark Green’s Meeting With International Non-Governmental Organizations and United Nations Agencies

Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC May 25, 2018 The following is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: On May 25, Deputy Secretary Sullivan and USAID Administrator Green met with representatives of international and non-governmental organizations on the conflict in Yemen. The organizations described obstacles to crucial humanitarian and commercial …

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Press Releases: General Elections in Barbados

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC May 25, 2018 We congratulate Mia Mottley on her election as the next prime minister of Barbados in the May 24 general election vote. Ms. Mottley makes history as Barbados’ first female prime minister. We congratulate the Barbadian people on participating in …

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Press Releases: Colombian Accession to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC May 25, 2018 The United States congratulates Colombia on its accession and completion of the process to become a member of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The United States commends Colombia’s significant efforts over the past five years to …

Graduation Speech
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Graduation Speech

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks about leadership during the commencement ceremony for the U.S. Military Academy Class of 2018. 987 Cadets joined West Point’s long gray line. DoD photo by Army Sgt. James K. McCann

Graduation Day
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Graduation Day

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks about leadership during the commencement ceremony for the U.S. Military Academy Class of 2018 at West Point, N.Y., May 26, 2018. 987 Cadets joined West Point’s long gray line. DoD photo by Army Sgt. James K. McCann

Diploma Presentation
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Diploma Presentation

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, presents a diploma to a U.S. Military Academy honor graduate at West Point, N.Y., May 26, 2018. DoD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. James K. McCann

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Press Releases: Georgia National Day

Press Statement Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC May 25, 2018 On behalf of the Government of the United States, I would like to wish the Government of Georgia and the Georgian people a joyous Independence Day. This year marks the centennial anniversary of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, …

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National Technical Assistance Resource Center for the Prevention of Sexual Violence

Funding Opportunity ID: 305625 Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-CE13-13060501SUPP18 Opportunity Title: National Technical Assistance Resource Center for the Prevention of Sexual Violence Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement Category of Funding Activity: Health Category Explanation: CFDA Number(s): 93.136 Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information …

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Press Releases: Secretary Pompeo’s Phone Call With Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos

Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC May 25, 2018 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Secretary Pompeo spoke by phone today with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. Secretary Pompeo and President Santos discussed the fraudulent elections held May 20 in Venezuela and the importance of standing together …

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Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area

Funding Opportunity ID: 305624 Opportunity Number: P18AS00239 Opportunity Title: Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement Category of Funding Activity: Education Category Explanation: CFDA Number(s): 15.939 Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher …

Congress sends VA Mission Act of 2018 to president’s desk; signature expected by Memorial Day
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Congress sends VA Mission Act of 2018 to president’s desk; signature expected by Memorial Day

On May 23, the U.S. Senate passed on a vote of 92-5 the VA Mission Act of 2018 (S. 2372), which would combine the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA’s) seven community care programs into one and extend the VA Choice Program for one year while the VA implements the …

This Week in Photos - May 26, 2018
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This Week in Photos – May 26, 2018

Photos from Washington, D.C. and counties across the country. This Week in Photos – May 26, 2018

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Dept of State - Press Briefings

Press Releases: Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Kang

Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC May 25, 2018 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: On May 24, Secretary Pompeo spoke by telephone with Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Kang. Secretary Pompeo and Foreign Minister Kang reaffirmed their shared commitment to the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula …

NASA Awards Options for Two Joint Polar Satellite System Spacecraft
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NASA Awards Options for Two Joint Polar Satellite System Spacecraft

NASA has exercised options under the Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition III (Rapid III) contract for two additional Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) spacecraft to be built for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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SCC Youth Crews for Trail Maintenance

Funding Opportunity ID: 305623 Opportunity Number: P18AS00241 Opportunity Title: SCC Youth Crews for Trail Maintenance Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources Category Explanation: CFDA Number(s): 15.931 Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions …

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HUTR Farm Project with Native American Youth

Funding Opportunity ID: 305620 Opportunity Number: P18AS00240 Opportunity Title: HUTR Farm Project with Native American Youth Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification) Category Explanation: Cultural Resources CFDA …

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In Quiet Remembrance of Patriots and Comrades

War has always been a dirty job. Disproportionately, rural America has shouldered the task. Men and women across towns, farms, and ranches always stepped up in times of crisis. They still do. Voluntary military service by less than one percent of our population merits our gratitude.

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Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships Program CFDA Number 84.015B

Funding Opportunity ID: 305600 Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-052518-002 Opportunity Title: Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships Program CFDA Number 84.015B Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Grant Category of Funding Activity: Education Category Explanation: CFDA Number(s): 84.015 Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled …

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FY 2018 Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program

Funding Opportunity ID: 305601 Opportunity Number: DE-FOA-0001820 Opportunity Title: FY 2018 Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementGrant Category of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and Development Category Explanation: CFDA Number(s): 81.049 …

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Southwest Exotic Plant Management Team Restoration Crews

Funding Opportunity ID: 305602 Opportunity Number: P18AS00197 Opportunity Title: Southwest Exotic Plant Management Team Restoration Crews Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources Category Explanation: CFDA Number(s): 15.931 Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than …

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Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Community Living Policy

Funding Opportunity ID: 299529 Opportunity Number: HHS-2018-ACL-NIDILRR-RTCP-0252 Opportunity Title: Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Community Living Policy Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Grant Category of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and Development Category Explanation: CFDA Number(s): 93.433 Eligible Applicants: State governmentsCounty …

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Building Bridges between Native Communities

Funding Opportunity ID: 305619 Opportunity Number: P18AS00237 Opportunity Title: Building Bridges between Native Communities Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources Category Explanation: CFDA Number(s): 15.931 Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of …

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CULTURAL RESOUCE SUPPORT AT USAG FT CARSON & PINYON CANYON MANEUVER ITE

Funding Opportunity ID: 305618 Opportunity Number: NWO-CESU-18-11 Opportunity Title: CULTURAL RESOUCE SUPPORT AT USAG FT CARSON & PINYON CANYON MANEUVER ITE Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement Category of Funding Activity: Environment Category Explanation: N/A CFDA Number(s): 12.632 Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions …

Dept of State - Press Briefings
Dept of State - Press Briefings

Press Releases: Interview With Setareh Seig of Voice of America Persian Service

Interview Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Monroe Room Washington, DC May 24, 2018 QUESTION: Secretary Pompeo, thank you very much for doing this interview with us. SECRETARY POMPEO: It’s wonderful to be with you. QUESTION: As Secretary of State, you chose Iran as your first major foreign policy speech. Why …

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Press Releases: On the National Dialogue in Nicaragua

Press Statement Washington, DC May 25, 2018 The United States condemns the recent violence perpetrated by government-controlled thugs, resulting in further deaths of demonstrators in Nicaragua. The Nicaraguan government must create the conditions conducive to a credible and inclusive dialogue and guarantee the safety of the participants. We call on …

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Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE):National Resource Centers Program CFDA Number 84.015A

Funding Opportunity ID: 305617 Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-052518-001 Opportunity Title: Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE):National Resource Centers Program CFDA Number 84.015A Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Grant Category of Funding Activity: Education Category Explanation: CFDA Number(s): 84.015 Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher educationPrivate …

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Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Easement Restoration

Funding Opportunity ID: 305599 Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-IA-18-03 Opportunity Title: Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Easement Restoration Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement Category of Funding Activity: AgricultureEnvironmentNatural Resources Category Explanation: CFDA Number(s): 10.92310.93110.932 Eligible Applicants: County governmentsCity or township governmentsSpecial district governmentsPublic and …

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United States Takes Action Against Canadian Trade Measures That Discriminate Against U.S. Wine

(Washington, D.C., May 25, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Trade Representative Robert E. Lighthizer announced today that the Trump Administration has requested that the World Trade Organization (WTO) establish a dispute settlement panel to examine unfair regulations governing the sale of wine in grocery stores in …

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Dept of State - Press Briefings

Press Releases: Guyana’s Independence Day

Press Statement Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC May 25, 2018 On behalf of President Trump and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana on 52 years of independence on May 26. Today, we celebrate our strong connections. We look …

Dear Coast Guard Family: Answers to your frequently asked moving questions
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Dear Coast Guard Family: Answers to your frequently asked moving questions

Once a month, Coast Guard All Hands will feature “Dear Coast Guard Family,” a column for Coast Guard families by Coast Guard spouse Rachel Conley. In this post, Rachel gets some answers from the experts on military moves!

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Dept of State - Press Briefings

Press Releases: Secretary Pompeo To Release the 2017 International Religious Freedom Report

Notice to the Press Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC May 25, 2018 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will deliver remarks on the release of the 2017 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom (IRF) at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, in the Press Briefing Room at the …

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South River Greenway Natural Area Stormwater Project and Habitat Restoration

Funding Opportunity ID: 305597 Opportunity Number: F18AS00152 Opportunity Title: South River Greenway Natural Area Stormwater Project and Habitat Restoration Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources Category Explanation: CFDA Number(s): 15.658 Eligible Applicants: Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of …

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Provider’s Clinical Support System – Universities (Short Title: PCSS-Universities)

Funding Opportunity ID: 305596 Opportunity Number: TI-18-014 Opportunity Title: Provider’s Clinical Support System – Universities (Short Title: PCSS-Universities) Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Grant Category of Funding Activity: Health Category Explanation: CFDA Number(s): 93.243 Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for …

Personal Data Protection and the EU GDPR
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Personal Data Protection and the EU GDPR

Everyone is talking about the European Union‘s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which takes effect today. Recent news reports about misuse of personal data suggest that rules to protect personal data are essential in today’s interconnected (online) world. But what is the GDPR exactly? And why should you care …