International Health

Remarks by President Obama to the People of Africa

Africa and its people helped to shape America and allowed it to become the great nation that it is.

Fact Sheet: The Global Health Security Agenda

The United States has made a commitment to assist at least 30 countries over five years to achieve the […]

Middle Eastern and North African Teens Arrive in the U.S. for TechGirls Exchange

Tech-savvy teens from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, the Palestinian Territories, and Tunisia will participate in the fourth annual […]

Humanitarian Aid

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Environment

Remarks by President Obama to the People of Africa

Africa and its people helped to shape America and allowed it to become the great nation that it is.

Fact Sheet: White House Launches American Business Act on Climate Pledge

The President’s Climate Action Plan, when fully implemented, will cut nearly 6 billion tons of carbon pollution through 2030.

Secretary Kerry: Statement on G-7 Report on Climate and Fragility Risks

Climate change is a threat multiplier for instability throughout the world— and the report released this week further illustrates this.

Intellectual Property

U.S. Closing Statement at WIPO 23rd Program and Budget Committee

The United States is not in a position to approve the draft Program and Budget for 2016/17 absent the […]

U.S. Statement on the Adoption of the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement

The United States must make clear that we do not support adoption of the new Act… We do […]

All WIPO Members Should Be Able to Participate Equally in Lisbon Agreement Diplomatic Conference

This is about more than the legitimacy of the Lisbon Agreement itself. This issue has alarming implications for the […]