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  • Herbie Hancock

    International Jazz Day to be held in Osaka

    The United States welcomes the selection of Osaka, Japan as the Global Host City for International Jazz Day on April 30, 2014. The Osaka celebration will star Herbie Hancock, pictured above, and feature jazz artists such as Marcus Miller, Esperanza Spalding and Gregory Porter.

  • American aviation pioneer and author Amelia Earheart

    Women's History Month

    The United States is proud to join other countries in celebrating Women's History Month in March. Click above to learn about the many women who have left an enduring imprint on American history.

  • DAS Nerissa Cook with Director General Bokova (UNESCO/P. Jiang-Choo)

    DAS Nerissa Cook Visits UNESCO

    Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Nerissa Cook stressed the United States' commitment to UNESCO during meetings with Director General Irina Bokova and other officials, and expressed a desire to see U.S.-UNESCO cooperation deepen in areas such as anti-discrimination, oceans and public-private partnerships.

  • UNESCO Honorary Ambassador and Special Envoy for Holocaust Education, Dr. Samuel Pisar (UNESCO/Nora Houguenade)

    Holocaust Remembrance Day at UNESCO

    UNESCO commemorated International Holocaust Remembrance Day with a series of events, including an exhibition by the USC Shoah Foundation and a powerful speech by Honorary Ambassador and Special Envoy for Holocaust Education Samuel Pisar, pictured above.


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