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18th Annual NATO Conference on Arms Control, Disarmament and WMD Non-Proliferation

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman will deliver remarks at the opening session of the conference on April 18 and participate in a Q&A session with in-person attendees. Only the opening session will be livestreamed on the U.S. Department of State website and on YouTube . The conference will be chaired by U.S. ... Read More»

Curbing Russia’s Efforts to Evade Sanctions

Today, the Department of State and the Department of Treasury are imposing sanctions on more than 120 entities and individuals across more than 20 countries and jurisdictions in connection with the Russian Federation’s unlawful and unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, including facilitators of sanctions evasion. Read More»

Senior Biden officials deepen ties in visits to Africa

While visiting a farm outside Lusaka, Zambia, Vice President Harris announced $7 billion in private sector investments to boost food production across Africa and mitigate the effects of climate change. The March 31 announcement came as the vice president wrapped up a weeklong trip to Africa, which included visits to Ghana and Tanzania. Read More»

U.S. funds will boost global semiconductor supplies, secure info tech

The department’s International Technology Security and Innovation Fund (ITSI) will be spread over five years in $100 million allotments, starting in fiscal year 2023. The bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, the $280 billion package that President Biden signed into law in August 2022, released the money that powers new initiatives with American allies and partners. Read More»