September 18, 2019
The three-day symposium brought together approximately 125 adoption service providers, non-governmental organizations, birth parents, adoptive parents, adult adoptees, and Congressional staff to discuss policies and best practices on intercountry adoption.
September 16, 2019
Secretary Pompeo congratulated Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi on his new position and reaffirmed the strength of the U.S.-Japan Alliance. The Secretary emphasized partnership on shared challenges and encouraged constructive dialogue.
September 15, 2019
On this International Day of Democracy,?we reflect on our nation’s unwavering commitment to the unalienable rights that create the foundation of our democracy.
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Mike Pompeo was sworn in as the 70th U.S. Secretary of State on April 26, 2018. The Secretary of State, appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate, is the President's chief foreign affairs adviser. The Secretary carries out the President's foreign policies through the State Department, which includes the Foreign Service, Civil Service and U.S. Agency for International Development.