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U.S. Department of Commerce Appoints First Members to Industrial Advisory Committee

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The recently established committee will advise on CHIPS for America's R&D efforts. The U.S. Department of Commerce today announced the appointment of 24 members to the Industrial Advisory Committee (IAC), an advisory body that will provide guidance to the Secretary of Commerce on a range of issues related to domestic semiconductor research and development in support of CHIPS for America. The...

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo on the Election of Doreen Bogdan-Martin as ITU Secretary-General

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Congratulations to Doreen Bogdan-Martin on her historic election victory, becoming the first woman ever to lead the International Telecommunication Union. I’m especially thrilled to see an alumna of the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) bring her decades of experience and tireless commitment to digital equity to this role. Under Doreen, the...

Job Quality Toolkit: Recruit and Retain Great Workers

The following is a cross-post from the National Institute of Standards and Technology Is your organization, like so many others today, struggling to recruit and retain a well-qualified and high-performing workforce? Are your workers excited to be a part of your team and motivated to serve your customers? Do they care for one another and the success of your business? Or do you feel like they are...

Remarks by Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves at the AmCham Romania Celebration

Thank you, President Simion, for that introduction. Thank you to Charge d’Affaires Muniz, President of the Senate Gorghiu, Deputy Prime Minister Grindeanu, Deputy General Secretary Geoana, Under Secretary Fernandez, Honorable Ministers and Mayors, and all our distinguished guests for joining us. And thank you to AmCham Romania for organizing today’s event. AmChams are essential overseas partners...

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Zoë Baird as Senior Counselor to Secretary Gina Raimondo

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced Zoë Baird as Senior Counselor to the Secretary for Technology and Economic Growth. In her role, Baird will focus on expanding employer-based training and apprenticeship programs throughout the country. She will also help advance U.S. competitiveness in key technologies and ensure broadly shared economic benefit from new technologies, including by...

Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with Indian Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar

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Today, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo met with Indian Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar to discuss the U.S.-India commercial relationship and the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF). Secretary Raimondo welcomed the government of India’s participation in IPEF and Minister Jaishankar’s views on IPEF going forward. She emphasized the need for an ambitious and...

Remarks by Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves at First Plenary Meeting of the International Telecommunication Union’s Conference in Bucharest, Romania

Thank you, Chair, and good afternoon colleagues. Chair, ITU Secretary-General and other elected officials, excellencies, distinguished delegates, it is a great pleasure to be with you for the 2022 Plenipotentiary Conference. And it is a great honor to deliver the national statement on behalf of the United States of America. First, I would like to offer my congratulations to the Chair on his...

Deputy Secretary Graves to Travel to Bucharest, Romania for International Telecommunication Union Plenipotentiary Conference

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U.S. Commerce Deputy Secretary Don Graves will travel to Bucharest, Romania for the convening of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) 2022 Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-22) from September 25-29. Held every four years, the ITU PP-22 convenes member states to elect leadership, adopt strategic and financial plans, and determine policies and priorities related to telecommunication and...