&#39Resilience can become hallmark of 2015,&#39 says UN disaster risk reduction chief

22 January 2015 – Ten years ago today, world leaders in Hyogo, Japan agreed on a framework to better manage risk and curb the impact of disasters in the wake of the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami &#8211 which claimed some 227,000 lives &#8211 and in …

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Secretary’s Remarks: U.S. Vision for Asia-Pacific Engagement

MR. MORRISON: Well, thank you. Aloha. I want to welcome everyone. And for our online audience, and also for the Secretary, I’d like to describe who is here in our audience. We have the mayor of Honolulu, Mayor Caldwell. We have our senator, Mazie Hirono. …

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East Asia and the Pacific: U.S.-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting

Today, Secretary Kerry led the United States’ delegation to the U.S.-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. The meeting continued 37 years of high-level U.S.-ASEAN engagement since the United States became an ASEAN dialogue partner in 1977. This meeting brought the U.S. Secretary of …

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Remarks by the President at the United States Military Academy Commencement Ceremony

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

U.S. Military Academy-West Point
West Point, New York

10:22 A.M. EDT
THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  (Applause.)  Thank you so much.  Thank you.  And thank you, General Caslen, for that introduction.  To …

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Remarks of President Barack Obama Graduation Ceremony West Point, New York

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Graduation Ceremony West Point, New York May 28, 2014 As Prepared for Delivery Good morning. Thank you, General Caslen, for that introduction. To General Trainor, General Clarke, and the faculty and staff at West Point you have been outstanding stewards
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