International Health

U.S. Awards Another $500 Million to Achieve AIDS-Free Generation

AIDS Conference sign in Melbourne, Australia (International AIDS Society/Steve Forrest)

More than $500 million in additional U.S. funding will support global HIV and AIDS response efforts with 19 partners.

HIV/AIDS Resource Adds Data from More than 100 Countries

Image of globe with red AIDS ribbon on it (National Institutes of Health)

The U.S. Census Bureau released its annually updated interactive global resource on HIV prevalence, AIDS cases and deaths. The […]

Facts on U.S.-China Dialogue Strategic Track Select Outcomes

On the occasion of the Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) July 9-10, 2014, the United States and China agreed […]

Humanitarian Aid

Exceptional International Development Projects Win U.S. Awards

The U.S. Treasury Department announced awards for exceptional development projects undertaken by the multilateral development banks (MDBs).

Statement by Ambassador Power on the Striking of an UNRWA School in the Gaza Strip

As we have said before, UN facilities must be respected and protected, and we call on all parties to […]

U.S. Adds $4.8 Million to End Child, Early, Forced Marriage

The programs are in Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, India, Nepal, Tanzania and Yemen, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) […]

Environment

U.S. Statement at the Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction First Preparatory Committee

DCM Peter Mulrean Speaking  at the WCDRR prepcom meeting

Since the Global Platform meeting last May, the world has been struck with a number of extraordinary disasters underscoring […]

Facts on U.S.-China Dialogue Strategic Track Select Outcomes

On the occasion of the Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) July 9-10, 2014, the United States and China agreed […]

Obama Expands Marine Reserves; DiCaprio Applauds Sea Stewardship

Leonardo DiCaprio walking in front of large “Our Ocean” graphic (AP Images)

President Obama ordered an expansion of existing marine protected areas surrounding Pacific Remote Islands, and he set in motion […]

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 […]