Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills.
United States Commends the Decision of the Transitional Constitutional Court to Uphold the Elections Ineligibility Clause
Washington, DC - The United States welcomes the August 28 decision of the Central African Republic’s (CAR) transitional constitutional court to uphold the transitional national charter clause that precludes current and former senior transitional government members from running in the upcoming presidential and legislative elections currently scheduled for October and November 2015.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State, in partnership with the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA), is pleased to announce the selection of the fourth annual U.S. Youth Observer to the United Nations. The Youth Observer, Ms. Donya Nasser, hails from Florida, and was chosen from a competitive pool of over 600 applicants. Recently completing her baccalaureate studies with honors from St. John’s University, Ms. Nasser is a Truman-Albright Fellow, currently serving in the Office of Rural Health Policy at the Department of Health and Human Services.
West Lafayette, Indiana - If Persian walnut trees could talk, they might tell of the numerous traders who moved along the Silk Roads' thousands of miles over thousands of years, carrying among their valuable merchandise the seeds that would turn into the mighty walnut forests that are spread across Asia.
Sacramento, California - The Sand County Foundation, the California Farm Bureau Federation and Sustainable Conservation are proud to announce the 2015 finalists for the prestigious California Leopold Conservation Award®, which honors private landowner achievement in voluntary stewardship and management of natural resources.
Brasilia, Brazil - U.S. and Brazilian officials participated in the first meeting of the U.S.-Brazil Global Human Rights Working Group in Brasilia, Brazil. This dialogue is an opportunity for the two nations to discuss a wide range of important global human rights issues.