International Health

Remarks by the President on the Ebola Outbreak

Faced with this outbreak, the world is looking to us, the United States, and it’s a responsibility that we embrace.

Ambassador Hamamoto Speaks at WHO Conference on Health and Climate

We continue to support the WHO’s efforts to address climate change, working alongside fellow U.N. organizations such as the […]

U.S. Working with WHO and Partners to Contain Ebola Virus as Quickly as Possible

EBOLA FACT SHEET

The full range of relevant U.S. Government agencies are increasing every possible form of assistance to the affected countries, […]

Humanitarian Aid

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

Remarks at a Luncheon with the Media.

The Cost of Corruption – Join a Live Web Conversation Sept 3, 2014

What is the cost of corruption on our values, our prosperity, and our security? Join a discussion on […]

Burma Getting Big Solar Power Plants with Help from U.S.

The project will increase Burma’s capacity to provide stable energy to its people and attract investment that will help […]

Environment

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

Ambassador Hamamoto addresses Media Luncheon

Remarks at a Luncheon with the Media.

United States Acts to Protect 20 Coral Species

Acropora globiceps coral, native to Indo-Pacific waters, is now listed for protection under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.

The United States announced August 27 that it will afford Endangered Species Act protections to 20 coral species. All […]

Burma Getting Big Solar Power Plants with Help from U.S.

Solar panels gather power in Southern California. Burma’s Mandalay region will be home to two 150-megawatt solar energy plants in 2016 under an agreement with a U.S. company.

The project will increase Burma’s capacity to provide stable energy to its people and attract investment that will help […]

Intellectual Property

Media Note: WIPO General Assembly

Opening day of the General Assembly of the World Intellectual Property Organization.

Key Forms of Intellectual Property Protection

McDonald’s trademarked golden arches outside restaurant (AP Images)

Intellectual property is a valuable asset for an entrepreneur. It consists of inventions, literary and artistic works, symbols, images, […]

U.S. Statement on the Trade Policy Review of Burma

This first trade policy review comes at an opportune time, when you are pursuing economic reform in the context […]