RSSLatest News: Arms Control

Biography of Ambassador Robert Wood, U.S. Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament

Ambassador Robert Wood

U.S. Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament and U.S. Special Representative for Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC) Issues […]

Ambassador Robert Wood: Ensuring the Long-Term Sustainability and Security of the Space Enviroment

Ambassador Robert Wood addresses the CD September 9, 2014

According to the U.S. analysis, the draft PPWT, like the earlier 2008 version, remains fundamentally flawed. Above all, there […]

U.S. Delegation Travel to Geneva for Talks With Iran on Its Nuclear Program

Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns, Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman, and Senior Advisor Jacob […]

Human Rights News

Statement at the Adoption of the Working Group Report of the UPR of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

We welcome the DRC’s support for Rwanda’s recommendation that the DRC fulfill its commitments under the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework.

Clustered Interactive Dialogue on Indigenous People

We agree that successful disaster risk reduction strategies can only be developed and implemented with indigenous peoples’ participation and input.

U.S. Statement on Human Rights Situations Requiring Council Attention

HRC must focus attention on Syria, Iran, DPRK, Sudan, South Sudan, Cuba, China, Venezuela, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Egypt and Russia.

Development & Humanitarian Aid

Ambassador Hamamoto: Work Done in Geneva Touches Daily Lives of Ordinary People in So Many Ways

Ambassador Hamamoto addresses Media Luncheon

Remarks at a Luncheon with the Media.

The Cost of Corruption – Join a Live Web Conversation Sept 3, 2014


What is the cost of corruption on our values, our prosperity, and our security? Join a discussion on […]

Burma Getting Big Solar Power Plants with Help from U.S.

Solar panels gather power in Southern California. Burma’s Mandalay region will be home to two 150-megawatt solar energy plants in 2016 under an agreement with a U.S. company.

The project will increase Burma’s capacity to provide stable energy to its people and attract investment that will help […]