Appointment of U.S. Coordinator for the Arctic Region

The Department of State has appointed  Jim DeHart as the U.S. Coordinator for the Arctic Region .  Serving as the principal advisor to the Secretary and the Deputy Secretary on all Arctic matters, DeHart will lead and coordinate the Department’s policy-making and diplomatic engagement on Arctic-related issues to advance U.S. interests in the region related to safety and security, sustainable economic growth, and cooperation among …

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The Charter of the United Nations turns 75

When  the Charter of the United Nations  was signed on June 26, 1945, it set the stage for a post-World War II era dedicated to the resolution of international disputes by peaceful means. Fifty of the U.N.’s original 51 member countries signed the charter at the San Francisco Conference (Poland signed the charter two months later). The charter proclaimed the U.N.’s …

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