UN Effectiveness

Secretary’s Remarks: On President Trump’s Address to the UN General Assembly

Today, President Donald Trump presented to assembled world leaders his vision of security, prosperity and peace led by sovereign nations

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Remarks by President Trump at the Reforming the United Nations: Management, Security, and Development Meeting

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We seek a United Nations that regains the trust of the people around the world.

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Cabinet Exit Memo by Ambassador Samantha Power

In re-engaging the United Nations, we have not compromised our national interests, but advanced them; we have not overlooked the dysfunctions of the UN system, but sought to tackle them; and we have not muted our values, but defended them vigorously and credibly.

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Joint Statement: U.S., Other WIPO Members Call for Release of Full OIOS Report to Member States

We reiterate our request that the CoCo Chair immediately formally request that OIOS produce a full version of the OIOS report, redacted only to protect witness confidentiality, and to provide this to member states no later than September 26, one week before the General Assemblies.

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Assistant Secretary Crocker Travel to Geneva and Copenhagen

Assistant Secretary Crocker Travel to Geneva and Copenhagen Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 17, 2015     Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Sheba Crocker will be in Geneva April 20 – 22 to co-chair the spring meeting of the Geneva Group. The Geneva Group consists of seventeen of […]

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President Obama’s Proclamation on United Nations Day 2014

On United Nations Day, we recognize the important role the United Nations continues to play in the international system, and we reaffirm our country’s commitment to work with all nations to build a world that is more just, more peaceful, and more free.

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Ambassador Hamamoto: Work Done in Geneva Touches Daily Lives of Ordinary People in So Many Ways

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I come away from these first couple of months with a great appreciation for the breadth of work going on around this town. As well as the quality of the work being carried out by the dedicated people in the UN and the international organizations here in Geneva.

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Statement by Ambassador Rice Following UNGA Vote on Palestinian Observer State Status

The U.S. calls upon both the parties to resume direct talks without preconditions on all the issues that divide them. And we pledge that the United States will be there to support the parties vigorously in such efforts.

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U.S. Joins the Multilateral Organization Performance Assessment Network (MOPAN)

The U.S. is strongly committed to an effective multilateral system and supports MOPAN’s work as a vital contribution to international efforts to review and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of international organizations.

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Save the Date! Visit the U.S. Mission Stand at U.N. Open Day on 15 September 2012

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UN Open Day is a great way to learn about the work of the United Nations and the diplomatic Missions in Geneva. We hope to see many of you there!

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