RSSLatest News: Arms Control

Secretary Kerry in Vienna: Real Gaps Remain in Iran Nuclear Talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry talks to reporters after nuclear talks with Iran in Vienna

Our team will continue working very hard to try to reach a comprehensive agreement that resolves the international community’s concerns.

Bosnia, United States Share Best Practices for Land Mine Removal

U.S. officer talking with Bosnian soldiers (U.S. Army)

Military-to-military exchanges are giving American and Bosnian soldiers the chance to train together on land mine removal and refine […]

Fact Sheet: Changes to U.S. Anti-Personnel Landmine Policy

The United States announced June 27, 2014 that it will not produce or otherwise acquire any anti-personnel landmines […]

Human Rights News

Statement by Samantha Power on Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag

While we are relieved that the Government of Sudan allowed Ms. Ishag to leave the country, we call on […]

U.S. Adds $4.8 Million to End Child, Early, Forced Marriage

Two girls dressed in red, sitting with solemn expressions (AP Images)

The programs are in Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, India, Nepal, Tanzania and Yemen, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) […]

U.S. Explanation of Vote on the HRC Resolution on the situation in Gaza

The United States is deeply troubled by the resolution presented for adoption today. We will vote against it.

Development & Humanitarian Aid

Exceptional International Development Projects Win U.S. Awards

Four women and a man walking single file through green rice fields (AP Images)

The U.S. Treasury Department announced awards for exceptional development projects undertaken by the multilateral development banks (MDBs).

Statement by Ambassador Power on the Striking of an UNRWA School in the Gaza Strip

As we have said before, UN facilities must be respected and protected, and we call on all parties to […]

U.S. Adds $4.8 Million to End Child, Early, Forced Marriage

Two girls dressed in red, sitting with solemn expressions (AP Images)

The programs are in Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, India, Nepal, Tanzania and Yemen, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) […]