RSSLatest News: Arms Control

U.S. Statement at Thematic Discussion on Other Disarmament Measures and International Security

At this year’s First Committee session, the United States is once again sponsoring its traditional resolution on “Compliance with […]

Ambassador Robert Wood at UNGA Thematic Discussion on Regional Disarmament and Security

The United States is strongly committed to strengthening partnerships and cooperation with regional and other inter-governmental organizations.

Ambassador Wood: Statement at UNGA Thematic Discussion on Conventional Weapons

Statement by Ambassador Robert Wood at the U.N. General Assembly on international agreements regulating and limiting the use of conventional weapons.

Human Rights News

U.S. Condemns in Strongest Possible Terms ISIL Mass Executions of Sunni Tribesmen

Those individuals responsible for these horrendous acts of violence must be identified and held fully accountable.

U.S. Statement at the UPR of Angola

We remain seriously concerned by severe restrictions on the freedoms of expression, peaceful assembly, and association, as we

U.S. Statement at the UPR of Iran

We are deeply concerned about the violations of freedom of religion and freedom of expression in Iran.

Development & Humanitarian Aid

Investing in the Future: Protecting Refugee Children in the Middle East and North Africa

Children in the region confront horrors and hardships that almost defy belief. They have been blown apart by bombs […]

First Ever Innovation Fair at the WTO on October 28 Will Showcase Cutting Edge Technologies

On October 28th, the first ever innovation fair at the WTO will showcase cutting edge technologies.

The public is invited to the first-ever Innovation Fair at the World Trade Organization headquarters which will take place […]

USAID’s Shah: The Digital Development Opportunity

A woman makes a phone call while selling watermelons at Kenya’s largest food market in Nairobi.

For our Agency, new technologies and partnerships have created unprecedented opportunities to end extreme poverty and promote resilient, democratic societies.