International Health

Secretary Kerry Delivers Remarks at UNAIDS

We are making an AIDS-free generation a closer reality for a lot of folks all around the world.

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 […]

Humanitarian Aid

The Scale, Complexity, and Urgency of Today’s Humanitarian Crises are Unprecedented

Statement by Assistant Secretary Anne Richard at the 2014 UNHCR ExCom Plenary.

U.S. Pledges $83 million Additional Emergency Assistance for the People of South Sudan

Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard announced nearly $83 million in additional emergency assistance for refugees and internally displaced persons […]

Fact Sheet on the Syrian Crisis: U.S. Assistance and Support for the Transition

To help those affected by the crisis in Syria, the United States has contributed more than $2.9 billion in […]


Resources for the Future Policy Leadership Forum: Climate Change Discussion with the EPA

Simply put: the economy isn’t a reason to fear action, it’s a reason to take it.

Launch of Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture

The launch of the Global Alliance offers the opportunity to share knowledge, make investments, and develop policies that will […]

Our Ocean: Next Steps on Sustainable Fishing and Marine-Protected Areas

The fact is that the connection between a healthy ocean and life itself for every single person on Earth […]

Intellectual Property

U.S. Statement at Opening of WIPO General Assembly

Ambassador Hamamoto delivered the U.S. Opening Statement at the Fifty-Fourth Series of Assemblies of the Member States of WIPO on September 22.

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, […]