Economy & Trade

Remarks by USTR Michael Froman at the Opening Ceremony of the 2015 AGOA Forum

Froman

We need to make sure AGOA’s potential is fully explored and its benefits fully utilized.

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U.S. and Gabon co-host the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum in Libreville

The 2015 Forum will celebrate the recent reauthorization and the important role of women, civil society, and the private sector in promoting trade, expanding inclusive and sustainable economic growth, and generating prosperity.

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Remarks by the President and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon After Bilateral Meeting

President Obama and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

The United Nations continues to stand working with the U.S. government. We really appreciate your strong leadership and support, and strong, generous humanitarian assistance to many places of conflict.

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Remarks at the Closing of the Intergovernmental Negotiations on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

We are pleased to join consensus on this visionary, transformative and ambitious agenda.

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Ambassador Power’s Statement on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

After more than three years of intense negotiations, the world has finally agreed on an ambitious and transformative 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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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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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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