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Announcing the President’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity
The President just announced a non-partisan commission to make Americans safe in cyberspace.
April 13, 2016 at 6:34 PM ET by
, Ed Felten, Tony Scott
Honoring the Contributions of Women to the Defense of Our Nation
In honor of Women's History Month, Defense Secretary Carter highlights the contributions of women to the defense of our nation throughout history.
March 28, 2016 at 4:17 PM ET by
Secretary Ashton Carter
Working Together to Build a Sustainable Water Future
Today, as part of World Water Day, the White House is hosting a Water Summit to catalyze ideas and actions to build a sustainable water future in the United States.
March 22, 2016 at 6:00 AM ET by Hannah Safford
Advancing Implementation of the National Strategy for the Arctic Region
Today, the White House released two reports focused on the Arctic Region: the 2015 Implementation Progress Report and 2016 Implementation Framework
March 9, 2016 at 1:56 PM ET by John P. Holdren, Amy Pope, and Mark Brzezinski
An Update on the Security Governance Initiative
How the United States is continuing to work with African partners to improve security and partner capacity to address threats.
March 2, 2016 at 8:38 PM ET by Catherine Byrne
The Zika Virus: What You Need to Know
Here are a few answers to some questions that many Americans may have about the Zika disease and who it could impact.
February 23, 2016 at 7:00 PM ET by Amy Pope
Increasing Access to Power in Sub-Saharan Africa
Last week, the President took an important step in an ambitious development agenda and signed the Electrify Africa Act of 2015.
February 17, 2016 at 6:29 PM ET by Mary Beth Goodman
Putting a Human Face on Child Soldiers
The White House convenes experts and advocates for a conversation on combatting the use of child soldiers, followed by a screening of the film 'Beasts of No Nation'.
February 16, 2016 at 6:40 PM ET by Steve Pomper
An Update on How We're Leading the Counter-ISIL Coalition
Nearly 90 percent of the countries participating in the coalition's military campaign have either stepped up their role or committed to do so.
February 12, 2016 at 3:29 PM ET by
Secretary Ashton Carter
Administration Efforts on Cybersecurity: The Year in Review and Looking Forward to 2016
Learn About How the Administration is Building on Past Successes and Driving Further Improvements in Our Nation’s Cybersecurity.
February 2, 2016 at 6:07 PM ET by
Lisa O. Monaco
Advancing Earthquake Resilience
Public and private sectors taking steps to improve earthquake warning and safety.
February 2, 2016 at 11:08 AM ET by Tamara Dickinson and Alice Hill
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Make a Difference as a Public Servant
Ambassador Susan E. Rice, National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama, encourages Americans to consider careers in public service.
January 26, 2016 at 7:30 PM ET by
Ambassador Susan Rice
This is How We Got to Zero Ebola Cases in West Africa:
The world has now gone over 40 consecutive days without a single reported Ebola case. Here's how we helped make that possible.
December 30, 2015 at 4:22 PM ET by Amy Pope
Engaging the International Community on Cybersecurity Standards
The administration releases a new strategy to improve the U.S. government’s participation in the development and use of international standards for cybersecurity.
December 23, 2015 at 5:51 PM ET by J. Michael Daniel
National Action Plan to Combat Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis
Administration outlines domestic and global activities needed to address a growing threat.
December 22, 2015 at 1:05 PM ET by Susan Monarez and Julie Schafer
Weekly Address: In the Face of Terror, We Stand as One
The Vice President speaks to our commitment to protecting America from terrorists, while providing refuge to some of the world’s most vulnerable people.
November 21, 2015 at 6:00 AM ET by
Two Former Homeland Security Secretaries Wrote President Obama on Safely Welcoming Syrian Refugees
Read the letter from two former Secretaries of the Department of Homeland Security on welcoming refugees while ensuring the safety of Americans.
November 19, 2015 at 3:39 PM ET by
How We're Welcoming Syrian Refugees While Ensuring Our Safety
Get the details on how the United States is responding to the Syrian refugee crisis.
November 17, 2015 at 3:16 PM ET by Amy Pope
A National Biosafety and Biosecurity System in the United States
Administration releases joint memo to agencies, plans for enhancing biosafety and biosecurity at infectious disease laboratories.
October 29, 2015 at 2:30 PM ET by
Lisa O. Monaco
John P. Holdren
The U.S. Action Plan to Implement the G-20 High Level Principles on Beneficial Ownership
The White House publishes the United States’ G-20 Beneficial Ownership Action Plan.
October 16, 2015 at 6:05 PM ET by Caroline Atkinson
Don't Be a Bystander: Find Out How You Can "Stop the Bleed"
The Administration launches the "Stop the Bleed" campaign to provide people with the tools to stop life threatening bleeding in the event of an emergency.
October 6, 2015 at 4:40 PM ET by Amy Pope
#AidRefugees: Heeding the President’s Call to Take Action
President Obama is calling on all Americans to do what they can to help aid refugees.
October 6, 2015 at 9:00 AM ET by
10 Things To Do for National Preparedness Month
National Preparedness Month serves as a reminder to prepare, now and throughout the year, for a wide range of emergencies.
September 30, 2015 at 3:05 PM ET by
Lisa O. Monaco
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Uniting in Seoul to Extinguish Epidemic Threats through the Global Health Security Agenda
This week, the United States signed up to undergo independent assessments for the purpose of creating a map of the gaps in our global health security architecture.
September 16, 2015 at 11:44 AM ET by Amy E. Pope
Promoting Private Sector Cybersecurity Information Sharing
In February, President Obama signed Executive Order 13691 to enhance the ability of organizations to share information about cyber threats with one another.
September 3, 2015 at 3:42 PM ET by Michael Daniel
Announcing the Special Envoy for Hostage Affairs
President Obama appoints Jim O'Brien to serve as the first Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs.
August 28, 2015 at 3:13 PM ET by Lisa Monaco
One Veteran's Perspective on the Iran Deal
Congressman Seth Moulton, a combat veteran, shares why he supports the Iran deal and why he's urging others to do the same.
August 24, 2015 at 1:03 PM ET by Congressman Seth Moulton
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West Wing Week: 08/14/15 or, "That's Why We Do What We Do"
We sat down with senior administration officials to take a look back at some of the history-making moments of recent months that illuminated the fabric of America.
August 14, 2015 at 2:02 PM ET by
President Obama’s Meeting with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari
Read about President Obama's meeting with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari.
July 21, 2015 at 2:52 AM ET by
Grant T. Harris
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National Security Advisor Rice Offers a Message on South Sudan Independence:
National Security Advisor Susan Rice recorded a video message to the people of South Sudan to mark the country’s Independence Day.
July 8, 2015 at 9:45 PM ET by
Grant T. Harris
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