USUN – New York

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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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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Statement on the Decision by ECOSOC to Accredit Freedom Now

For dozens of prisoners of conscience around the world, Freedom Now’s dedicated lawyers provide a glimmer of hope when the regimes that imprison their clients try to strip that hope away.

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EOV at UN Security Council Vote on Iran Non-Proliferation

Today we have adopted a UN Security Council resolution enshrining the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA, agreed to six days ago in Vienna.

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U.S. Mission to the United Nations: Statement on Iran Joint Plan of Action

Today, the United States and our P5+1 negotiating partners, along with the EU, reached a historic, comprehensive deal that ‎addresses concerns about the Islamic Republic of Iran’s nuclear program, one of the most serious threats in the world to the security of Americans, American allies and international peace and security.

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Statement on a Humanitarian Pause for Yemen

The United States joins UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in supporting an unconditional humanitarian pause by all parties to the conflict in Yemen from Friday, July 10, at 11:59pm (GMT +3) through the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

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Statement on the International Ebola Recovery Conference at the UN

In parts of the affected countries where Ebola ravaged health infrastructure and other public services, we must not only rebuild them, but build them stronger.

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Assistant Secretary Crocker Travel to Geneva and Vienna

Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Sheba Crocker will accompany Secretary of State John Kerry to Geneva, Switzerland for the high-level segment of the 28th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council.

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U.S. Envoy Power: ‘Russia Is Not Listening’

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power

“Russia has come before this council to say everything except the truth,” Ambassador Samantha Power, the United States’ top diplomat to the United Nations, tells the U.N. Security Council August 28.

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