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U.S. Statement at the March 21 DSB Meeting Under Item 6 (EU – Measures Related to Price Comparison Methodologies)

U.S. Statement at the March 21 DSB Meeting Under Item 6 (EU – Measures Related to Price Comparison Methodologies)

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Statement by the United States at the March 21, 2017, DSB Meeting

Statement by the United States at the March 21, 2017, World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Body Meeting.

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Students from the SIT visited the U.S. Mission

A group of students from the School for International Training (SIT) visited the U.S. Mission. The students visited the U.S. Mission as part of their study abroad program that examines the evolving role of multilateral diplomacy in international relations and responses to security challenges from the international hub of Geneva. The group met with Deputy Counselor for Public Affairs, Meg Riggs, and was briefed on the roles and responsibilities the U.S. Mission fulfills on Geneva's international stage.

U.S. Mission Photo/Eric Bridiers

The students visited the U.S. Mission as part of their study abroad program that examines the evolving role of multilateral diplomacy in international relations and responses to security challenges from the international hub of Geneva.

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Press Statement: Opposition to UN Human Rights Council Agenda Item Seven

No other nation has an entire agenda item dedicated to it at the Council. The continued existence of this agenda item is among the largest threats to the credibility of the Council.

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Support for Human Rights Council Resolution on Sri Lanka

The United States worked in close consultation with the United Kingdom, Montenegro, and Macedonia, and in partnership with the Government of Sri Lanka, to draft the resolution. We look forward to the adoption of the text, which will support reconciliation and justice in Sri Lanka, help ensure a non-recurrence of conflict, and strengthen democratic governance and freedoms for all Sri Lankans.

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Job Announcement: Payroll and Allowance Clerk

The Financial Management Office is seeking an individual for the position of Payroll and Allowance Clerk.

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International Women’s Day

Women

On International Women’s Day, we reflect on the critical contributions women make in every sector of society and we recommit ourselves to addressing the discrimination and barriers that women face around the world.

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Human Rights Council Panel Discussion on Access to Medicines

The mandate of today’s panel was to “exchange views on good practices and key challenges relevant to access to medicines…taking into account all relevant reports.”

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U.S. Statement at the WTO Trade Policy Review of Japan

Japan is a vital strategic and economic partner to the United States, and a key nation in world trade. As the Secretariat Report notes, Japan is the world’s fourth-largest exporter and importer of goods and services. President Trump and Prime Minister Abe held their first official meeting in Washington DC last month and in their Joint Statement affirmed their strong determination to strengthen the U.S.-Japan economic relationship.

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U.S. Statement at the Annual Full Day Meeting on the Rights of the Child

The United States supports efforts to protect the best interests of children in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development implementation process. We agree that children should get their best start in life to thrive. Children are the agents of change and should have the capacity to be active partners in realizing the Sustainable Development Goals.

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