U.S. Statement at the WTO DSB’s First Dedicated Session on the Issue of Reappointments of Appellate Body Members

Statement by the United States at the WTO Dispute Settlement Body’s First ‘Dedicated Session’ on the Issue of Reappointments of Appellate Body Members.

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Job Announcement: Financial Specialist

The incumbent will serve as the full-time Financial Specialist by preparing and presenting the ICASS budget and supervising all other USG budgets held by post.

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Statement by the United States at the September 26, 2016, DSB Meeting

Statement by the United States at the Meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body as delivered in Geneva on September 26, 2016.

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Ambassador Power: Remarks at UN Security Council Briefing on Syria

This Council can at the very least have the courage to say who is responsible for this. And, in a single voice, tell Russia to stop.

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U.S. Humanitarian Assistance for Libya Totals More Than $121 Million

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced today that the United States is providing nearly $6 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the Libyan people. This funding will help address critical humanitarian needs, including aid for those displaced from Sirte. Today’s announcement brings total U.S. humanitarian assistance for Libyans to more than $121 million since FY 2012.

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United States Pledges Nearly $133 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the People of South Sudan

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Gayle Smith announced the additional funding at the “High Level Side Event on South Sudan” on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. This additional funding brings the total U.S. humanitarian aid for the people of South Sudan to nearly $1.9 billion since the start of the conflict in December 2013.

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Secretary of State Kerry Calls for Syria Ceasefire at UN Security Council Session


Secretary Kerry: “There is only one choice, and it’s to get to that table with Staffan de Mistura and it is get to a negotiation and get a ceasefire so we stop the flow of refugees, stop the suffering, and provide the people of Syria with a chance to breathe, to live.”

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Job Announcement: Litigation Support Assistant – United State Trade Representative

The U.S. Mission in Geneva is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Litigation Support Assistant in the United State Trade Representative Office.

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President Obama at Refugees Summit: “That little boy on the beach could be our son.”


President Barack Obama: “Those girls could be our daughters. That little boy on the beach could be our son. We cannot turn our backs.”

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Transcript of President Obama’s Address to the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly


President Obama: “We must reject any forms of fundamentalism, or racism, or a belief in ethnic superiority that makes our traditional identities irreconcilable with modernity.”

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