The Brief: Reaffirming the Women, Peace and Security Act

Spokesperson Ortagus: The United States remains the global leader for the  Women, Peace, and Security agenda 20 years after the passage of UN Security Council Resolution 1325. The State Department and the Department’s Office of Global Women’s Issues recognize that no nation can fulfill its full potential without meaningful participation by women.
Under the leadership of President Donald J. Trump and Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, the U.S. Department of State leads AmericaРІР‚в„ўs foreign policy through diplomacy, advocacy, and assistance by advancing the interests of the American people, their safety and economic prosperity. On behalf of the American people we promote and demonstrate democratic values and advance a free, peaceful, and prosperous world.

United States Secretary of State Michael R. 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.

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