Job Announcement: Local Guard

The U.S. Mission in Geneva is seeking an individual for the position of Local Guard in the Regional Security Office.

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U.S. Statement at the Trade Policy of Hong Kong, China

The United States recognizes Hong Kong, China’s rich history as a trade and finance hub and values the vibrant and dynamic local culture that stems from its diversity.

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Statement by the United States at the November 18, 2014, WTO DSB Meeting

See attached below the U.S. statement as delivered at the November 18 meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) Read More (pdf)

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Ambassador Hamamoto: Remarks at the U.S. Mission’s Celebration of the 239th Birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps

Marine Ball

Marines, when called upon, both abroad and at home, you are always prepared to defend our country. For 239 years, you have consistently gone above and beyond the call of duty, and all of us are extremely grateful for everything that you do.

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USTR Michael Froman Welcomes the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) Between the U.S. and India

“On the basis of this breakthrough with India, we now look forward to working with all WTO Members and with Director-General Roberto Azevedo to reach a consensus that enables full implementation of all elements of the landmark Bali Package, including the Trade Facilitation Agreement.“

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FACT SHEET: U.S.-India Agreement on Trade Facilitation

In recent days, U.S. and Indian negotiators consulted intensively to find ways forward on issues of importance to both countries and to the broader WTO membership.

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Ambassador Pamela Hamamoto: Climate Change is Not Gender Neutral


The United States is committed to identifying inclusive, ambitious, and flexible approaches to address climate change.

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U.S. Expresses Disappointment at Outcome and Conduct of WIPO Conference on Lisbon Agreement

The United States is deeply disappointed by the outcome and conduct of the recent preparatory committee of the “Diplomatic Conference for Adoption of a Revised Lisbon Agreement on Appellations of Origins and Geographical Indications”, held under the auspices of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

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Video: President Obama Addresses the Third Arab Forum on Asset Recovery Meeting in Geneva

President Obama speaking on video

“Hello, everybody. To your hosts, Switzerland; to the forum co-chairs, Tunisia and Egypt; and to all of you gathered in Geneva – thank you for being part of this important effort.”

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President Obama on Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

History shows that a free press remains a critical foundation for prosperous, open, and secure societies, allowing citizens to access information and hold their governments accountable.

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