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  • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Unveils 2019 Human Trafficking Report
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    Human Trafficking Report

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke about the department’s 2019 human trafficking report at an event honoring individuals around the world who led the fight in combating trafficking. He called…

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  • David Miliband and Ben Stiller Testify at Hearing on Humanitarian Aid in Syria
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    Humanitarian Aid for Syria

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on the importance of continued humanitarian aid for Syria. Witnesses included actor and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees…

    1,148 views
  • Reel America emSeeds of Destinyem 1946
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    Seeds of Destiny

    This 1946 Academy Award-winning short U.S. Army film depicts the crisis of millions of refugees and orphans at the end of World War II. Showing many graphic scenes of traumatized, hungry,…

    512 views
  • President Trump Delivers Remarks on Human Trafficking
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    President Trump Delivers Remarks on Human Trafficking

    President Trump delivered remarks at the annual meeting of the Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. Held in the Indian Treaty Room of the Eisenhower…

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  • Former President George W Bush and Bono Discuss Humanitarian Work
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    George W. Bush Medal for Distinguished Leadership

    U2 singer and activist Bono received the first-ever George W. Bush Medal for Distinguished Leadership for his humanitarian contributions. The award was presented to him by the 43rd…

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  • Senators Express Concern About Saudi Campaign in Yemen
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    U.S. Policy Toward Yemen

    State Department, Defense Department, and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) officials testified at a hearing on U.S. policy in Yemen. The witnesses updated committee…

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  • United Nations Security Council on Aleppo
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    United Nations Security Council on Aleppo

    John Ging, the operations director for the United Nations Humanitarian Affairs Coordination Office, delivered a report to the United Nations Security Council on the worsening humanitarian…

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  • Humanitarianism in the Mid18th Century
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    Humanitarianism in the Mid-18th Century

    Amanda Moniz talked about her book, From Empire to Humanity: The American Revolution and the Origins of Humanitarianism. She spoke about the motivations and charity work of mid-18th century…

    331 views
  • Humanitarian Crises and Global Security
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    Humanitarian Crises and Global Security

    Panelists discussed of the impact of humanitarian crises on the global security landscape. Speakers included National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Deputy Director Susan Gordon, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for…

    176 views
  • Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2017 State Department Budget
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    State Department Fiscal Year 2017 Budget

    State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) officials testified at a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee hearing on the United State’s human rights and…

    807 views
  • Discussion on the Syrian Civil War
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    Syrian Civil War

    The Hudson Institute hosted a discussion on the Syrian civil war, including U.S. policy toward the region and humanitarian concerns as the conflict entered its fifth year.

    536 views
  • Secretary Kerry on Iran Nuclear Deal
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    Secretary Kerry on Iran Nuclear Deal

    Secretary of State John Kerry announced in Vienna that Iran had met its obligations under the nuclear agreement reached in 2015 with the U.S., European Union and other world powers, and…

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  • Discussion on Combating World Hunger
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    Combating World Hunger

    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair was among the panelists at a discussion on ending world hunger hosted by the Newseum for the opening of their exhibit “40 Chances: Finding Hope in a…

    502 views
  • Elton John and Rick Warren Testimony on USSponsored Global Health Programs
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    Global Health Programs

    Elton John and Rick Warren were among the witnesses at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on State Department global health programs. They focused on the ongoing fight against…

    18,521 views
  • Hearing on Human Trafficking
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    Child Sex Trafficking

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on child sex trafficking. The hearing outlined the details of a bipartisan investigation of online sex trafficking, specifically looking at the practices of…

    2,107 views
  • Confirmation Hearing on State Department and IAEA Nominees
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    Diplomatic Nominations

    Thomas Shannon and Laura Holgate testified on their respective nominations for undersecretary of state for political affairs and the U.S. representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency…

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  • General John Campbell Testimony on US Military Operations in Afghanistan
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    Military Operations in Afghanistan

    General John Campbell, commander of U.S. Forces - Afghanistan, testified on U.S. operations in Afghanistan. Topics included the Doctors Without Borders in Kundhz hospital that was hit in a…

    6,191 views
  • Defense Department Briefing with General John Campbell
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    Hospital Bombing in Afghanistan

    General John Campbell, commander of the Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan, spoke to reporters about U.S. efforts to support Afghan forces fend off a Taliban attack in which a Doctors…

    2,687 views
  • Combating World Hunger Introduction
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    Combating World Hunger, Introduction

    Jeffrey Herbst introduced a special program to open the Newseum’s exhibit, “40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World - The Photography of Howard G. Buffett.” The program opened a video…

    108 views
  • State Department Briefing
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    State Department Daily Briefing

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power spoke at the beginning of the daily State Department briefing about the new “Free the 20” campaign to bring attention to the cases of 20…

    736 views
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