A Focus on Women and Girls

International Health

Remarks by Ambassador Power at a UN Security Council Briefing on Ebola

We have made tremendous progress toward stopping this deadly Ebola outbreak, but we must work relentlessly to get to zero.

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 […]

Humanitarian Aid

Secretary Kerry’s Statement on World Humanitarian Day

Today we salute the unsung heroes who venture out to some of the most dangerous places on earth and […]

Fact Sheet: Syrian Crisis: U.S. Efforts and Assistance

The United States supports the Syrian people’s aspirations for a democratic, inclusive, and unified Syria.

Remarks by the President and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon After Bilateral Meeting

The United Nations continues to stand working with the U.S. government. We really appreciate your strong leadership and support, […]

Environment

Remarks by the President and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon After Bilateral Meeting

President Obama and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

The United Nations continues to stand working with the U.S. government. We really appreciate your strong leadership and support, […]

Remarks by the President in Announcing the Clean Power Plan

President Obama announces the Clean Power Plan

Climate change is no longer just about the future that we’re predicting for our children or our grandchildren; it’s […]

Secretary Kerry on the Clean Power Plan

President Obama’s Clean Power Plan is the latest strong signal that the U.S. is leading the world in addressing […]

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 […]