Vice President Joe Biden’s Meeting with President Michael Higgins of Ireland

Washington, DC - V‎ice President Biden met with President of Ireland Michael Higgins this morning.

Majoring in making

Washington, DC - Whether through support for researchers designing new 3-D printing and additive manufacturing technologies or for educators developing new methods for hands-on, exploratory learning, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has contributed significantly to development of the U.S. maker movement.

SelectUSA Investment Summit

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "Thank you. Thank you very much. Thank you, thank you. Thank you. Thank you very much, ladies and gentlemen; I accept the nomination. (Applause.) Thank you. It doesn’t get better than that. That’s about the best – (laughter) – if I could bottle that, who knows? I could’ve been a contender.

Pledging Conference in Support of Iraq

Washington, DC - On July 20, the United States will join with Canada, Germany and Japan to co-host a Pledging Conference in Washington, D.C. in Support of Iraq. The reports from Fallujah in recent days on the grave humanitarian situation for those displaced, as Iraqi Security Forces continue their successes against Da’esh in the city, are just the most recent reminder of the human toll this conflict has had on vulnerable civilians. It also reinforces the urgent need for the international community to continue to support humanitarian and stabilization efforts in Iraq.

Assistant Secretary Nuland Travel to Ukraine and Russia

Washington, DC - Today, Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland will travel to Kyiv, Ukraine, to meet with senior Ukrainian government officials to discuss bilateral and regional issues, including reform priorities and Minsk implementation.