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Statement by the United States at the July 31, 2015, DSB Meeting

See attached below the U.S. statement as delivered at the July 31, 2015 meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB)

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Secretary Kerry: Conclusion of Negotiations on Post-2015 Development Agenda

I applaud today’s successful conclusion of negotiations on an ambitious, inclusive Post-2015 Development Agenda.

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Ambassador Power: Remarks at Negotiations on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

No single nation or even group of nations can succeed itself in tackling these problems. This has to be global. It has to be unified.

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Secretary Kerry: Message on the Occasion of Switzerland’s National Day

Secretary Kerry speaks with President Obama from a hilltop above Montreux in September 2013.

On the Occasion of Switzerland’s National Day Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC July 30, 2015 On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the Swiss government and people as you celebrate your National Day on August 1. I have a deep appreciation for Switzerland over […]

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Job Announcement: Butler

Incumbent will provide the care and maintenance of representational areas along with serving at all representational and personal events at the official residence.

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The U.S. Assumes the Presidency of the Community of Democracies

On July 22, the 27-member Governing Council of the Community of Democracies (CD) unanimously endorsed the United States to serve as president of the CD for the 2015-2017 term.

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Ambassador Power: EOV on UN Security Council Resolution on MH17

The United States believes firmly that those who carried out this unspeakable crime cannot remain unnamed and unpunished.

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CJCS Dempsey: UN Peacekeeping Missions Serve to Advance Collective Security of all UN Members

Today, peacekeepers are being asked to shoulder more responsibility in combat zones than at any time in history. Peacekeeping operations are under greater strain than ever before. Because of this reality, we’re at a critical juncture for this body.

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U.S. Statement on Goals and Targets During Post-2015 Intergovernmental Negotiations

We think it is important to present to our heads of state, and ask them to commit to, an agenda with targets that are as clear, compelling, and technically sound as possible.

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U.S. Statement on Means of Implementation During Post-2015 Intergovernmental Negotiations

The success of our agenda will rise or fall on implementation, and the US remains committed to ensuring the most ambitious, serious path forward to achieving our goals.

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