News & Events

FACT SHEET: The White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism (February 18)

This week, the White House is convening a three-day summit on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) to bring together local, federal, and international leaders – including President Obama and foreign ministers – to discuss concrete steps the United States and its partners can take to develop community-oriented approaches to counter  hateful extremist ideologies that radicalize, recruit ...
Read More»

Ambassador Norland participates in discussion on African-American history at University of Georgia (February 18)

On February 18, Ambassador Richard Norland joined Embassy employee Jamal Lewis and American basketball players Pele Paelay and Derrious Gilmore to meet with undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Georgia for a discussion on African-American History in the United States. Ambassador Norland introduced the panel, who gave presentations on various aspects of African-American ...
Read More»

Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland arrives to Georgia (February 17)

Victoria Nuland is traveling to Georgia on February 17 for meetings with senior Georgian government officials, opposition political figures, and civil society representatives to discuss a broad range of bilateral and regional issues, including Georgia’s path toward European integration and Georgia’s efforts to defend its territorial integrity and sovereignty.
Read More»

Assistant Secretary of State Emphasizes U.S. Support for Georgia’s Security, Reforms, and Euro-Atlantic Integration (February 17)

From February 17 to 18, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland led a joint civilian-military delegation to Tbilisi, Georgia to meet with senior Georgian government officials, opposition political figures, and civil society representatives to discuss a broad range of bilateral and regional issues.  Speaking with media on February 17, Assistant ...
Read More»

Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (February 17)

Vice President Joe Biden spoke today with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko about the situation in the eastern part of the country. The Vice President strongly condemned the violation of the ceasefire by separatist forces acting in concert with Russian forces, in and around the town of Debaltseve. The leaders both noted the ceasefire violation was confirmed ...
Read More»