Imperial Valley News Center
Joint Statement of the U.S.-Georgia Strategic Partnership Commission Working Group on Democracy and Governance
Washington, DC - The U.S.-Georgia Strategic Partnership Commission's (SPC) Democracy and Governance Working Group met on June 21 in Tbilisi to review progress on goals set at the Working Group’s November 2015 meeting in Washington. Both sides affirmed the importance of strong, depoliticized government institutions and transparent and accountable governance.
Washington, DC - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver remarks at the Opening Plenary of the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) at 9:00 a.m. PDT on June 23, 2016, at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.
Washington, DC - The State Department has concluded an administrative settlement with Microwave Engineering Corporation (MEC) of North Andover, Massachusetts, to resolve an alleged violation of the Arms Export Control Act, 22 U.S.C. 2751 et seq., and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 22 CFR Parts 120-130. The agreement was reached pursuant to ITAR § 128.11 and addresses the alleged unauthorized export of technical data to a foreign person employee of MEC from the People’s Republic of China, a country against which the United States maintains an arms embargo.
West Lafayette, Indiana - Future systems that allow people to interact with virtual environments will require computers to interpret the human hand’s nearly endless variety and complexity of changing motions and joint angles.
Washington, DC - During the 2016 Week of Making, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded five, new, early-concept grants to enable the future of do-it-yourself technological innovation known as making, and to catalyze new approaches in STEM learning.
Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield will travel to Uganda, Zambia, Botswana, and Malawi, June 23-July 1. In Uganda, June 23-24, she will have meetings with government officials, civil society representatives, and youth leaders.