Development

MICIC Geneva briefing

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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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Ambassador Hamamoto: Remarks at the Launch of “The Future She Deserves”

Launch of the Future She Deserves

I believe we have a critical role to play here in Geneva. In fact, we don’t just have a role…we have a responsibility.

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US Deplores Sudan’s Decision to Expel Two Senior UN Officials – Calls for Reversal of Decision

The expulsions of Mr. Ali Al-Za’tari and Ms. Yvonne Helle, two highly regarded UN professionals, are detrimental to Sudan’s relations with the international community and to the protection and well-being of the people of Sudan

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U.S. Report on Implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action #Beijing20

The United States strongly supports a stand -alone goal on gender equality and women’s and girls’ empowerment in the Post- 2015 Development Agenda.

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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 in Geneva on October 28, 2014 from noon to 18:00.

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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.

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Professional Fellows Exchange Program Empowers Young Leaders

More than 200 emerging leaders from 45 countries and territories arrive in cities across the United States this month for the U.S. Department of State’s Professional Fellows Program, which culminates in Washington, D.C. with the Professional Fellows Congress, November 5-7.

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Remarks by President Obama in Address to the United Nations General Assembly

President Obama speaks at UN General Assembly

We come together at a crossroads between war and peace; between disorder and integration; between fear and hope.

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