The United States Welcomes Release of Journalist Khadija Ismayilova

Washington, DC - The United States welcomes the decision of the Azerbaijani Supreme Court to release investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova on a suspended sentence. We view this as a positive step, and we encourage the Azerbaijani government to drop the remaining charges against her.

Under Secretary Sewall Travels to Hungary

Washington, DC - Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall will travel to Hungary May 25-27.

American Red Cross Issues Tips on How to Have a Safe Summer

Washington, DC - Millions of people are looking forward to having fun and traveling this summer and the American Red Cross wants everyone to stay safe.

USDA resumes biomass incentives

Washington, DC - The USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) has announced that incentives resume this month for farmers and foresters who grow and harvest biomass for renewable energy and biobased products. The funds come through the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP), which was reauthorized by the 2014 Farm Bill.

World Humanitarian Summit - U.S. Government Priorities

Washington, DC - The World Humanitarian Summit is a high-level event convened to reinvigorate international commitments to humanitarian principles and strengthen the international community’s response to crises caused by conflicts and natural disasters.