U.S. Statement at the WTO Trade Policy Review of Sierra Leone

The TPR report submitted by the government of Sierra Leone indicated that it is developing a plan to make greater use of the opportunities presented by the U.S. African Growth and Opportunity Act, which we would very much welcome.

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U.S. Condemns Iranian Ballistic Missile Launch


Ambassador Robert Wood took the floor at the Conference on Disarmament plenary session on February 7, 2017 to express the United States’ condemnation of Iran’s recent ballistic missile launch.

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Interview with USAID Ticora Jones, Division Chief, Higher Education Solutions Network, Global Development Lab


Policy makers can be a bridge between people who are passionate about ideas and a place where those ideas can be implemented, says Ticora Jones, whose work links up universities and local communities looking to technology to address development challenges.

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Statement by the United States at the January 25, 2017, DSB Meeting

Statement by the United States at the January 25, 2017, World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Body Meeting.

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President Trump Takes Action: Signs Series of Presidential Memoranda Dealing With Dealing with Trade and Other Issues

Earlier today, President Donald J. Trump signed a series of Presidential Memoranda to fulfill his promise to make America Great Again on trade and other issues.

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Presidential Memorandum Regarding Withdrawal of the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Agreement

It is the policy of my Administration to represent the American people and their financial well-being in all negotiations, particularly the American worker, and to create fair and economically beneficial trade deals that serve their interests.

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Remarks by President Trump and Vice President Pence at CIA Headquarters

Remarks by President Trump and Vice President Pence at CIA Headquarters January 21, 2017 Langley, Virginia 3:21 P.M. EST VICE PRESIDENT PENCE:  Thank you to the Acting Director Meroe Park.  Thank you for 27 years serving the United States of America here at CIA.  (Applause.) It’s a great privilege for me to be with you […]

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President Donald J. Trump: The Inaugural Address

Inaugural Address by President Donald J. Trump

The Inaugural Address Remarks of President Donald J.  Trump – As Prepared for Delivery Inaugural Address Friday, January 20, 2017 Washington, D.C. As Prepared for Delivery – Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you. We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a […]

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Inauguration Day: Donald Trump to Take Office as America’s 45th President

President Trump and Vice President Pence

Watch the live stream coverage of Inauguration Day 2017 on PBS: and on the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies website. Donald J. Trump, a businessman who promises to use his financial know-how to help Americans improve their standard of living, on January 20 takes office as the 45th president of the United States. Official information on […]

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Ambassador Hamamoto: Bringing Down Legal Barriers to Women’s Economic Empowerment

Ambassador Pamela Hamamoto

You have chosen to put women’s challenges and opportunities in their rightful place – at the forefront of our missions – at a time when it is imperative to include everyone in the next chapter of global sustainable development, and for that I thank you.

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