Why Multilateralism Matters: Ambassador Hamamoto Remarks to Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce

Ambassador Hamamoto

The complexity of the challenges facing us is too great for governments alone to overcome. Now, more than ever, the private sector has a central role to play in creating practical and sustainable solutions to global problems.

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Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda: Statement at High Level Track of WSIS Forum 2015

Ambassador Sepulveda

We believe that connecting people to the global network and ensuring that they have the skills and freedom to use that connectivity productively is our highest mission.

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Ambassador Hamamoto: Family planning saves lives, improves health, and empowers women

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As we approach the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals, it is vital that we maintain robust commitment and action for reproductive health as the SDGs move forward.

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Secretary Kerry: An Open and Secure Internet: We Must Have Both

Secretary Kerry

America’s policy is to promote international cyber stability. The goal is to create a climate in which all states are able to enjoy the benefits of cyberspace; all have incentives to cooperate and avoid conflict; and all have good reason not to disrupt or attack one another.

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Statement by Dr. Frances Colon at the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development


The United States is committed to rolling up its sleeves, to strengthening current, and seeking new, public/private partnerships and to supporting the Post-2015 Development Agenda to make a substantive, practical contribution to the world’s development needs.

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Ambassdor Sepulveda: Ten-Year Review of Progress in the Implementation of WSIS Outcomes


We believe that connecting all the world’s people to the global network and ensuring that they have the skills and freedom to use that connectivity productively is our highest mission.

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Joint Statement on the Second Anniversary of the Rana Plaza Disaster in Bangladesh

The statement was released by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry; High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini; U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez; EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility Marianne Thyssen; U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Michael B.G. Froman; EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom; U.S. Agency for International Development Acting Administrator Alfonso E. Lenhardt; and EU Commissioner in charge of International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica.

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MICIC Geneva briefing

For the WEB

The Migrants in Countries in Crisis Initiative (MICIC) is a State-led effort to improve the ability of States and other stakeholders to prepare for and respond to the needs of migrants caught in countries in situations of acute crisis …

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U.S. Congratulates Nigeria on Historic Elections of March 28

We laud both President Jonathan and General Buhari for their public commitments to the Abuja Accord signed in January and reaffirmed March 26, respecting the official results, and encouraging their supporters to do the same.

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Explanation of Position of the United States for the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030

We underscore the core principle of Disaster Risk Reduction, that each State has the primary responsibility for taking effective measures to reduce disaster risk, including for the protection of people on its territory, infrastructure, and other national assets.

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