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International Health

USAID Releases the 2016 Acting on the Call Report

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Alongside the report, USAID announced a new $9.2 million program – Integrating Community Health – which will leverage an […]

Statement From Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, M.D., on the 35th Anniversary of the First Reported Cases of AIDS

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Thirty-five years ago, this Sunday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a report describing cases […]

Ambassador Hamamoto: Women and Girls Empowerment Essential to Ending AIDS

If we are to truly get on the fast track to ending the AIDS epidemic – we need […]

Humanitarian Aid

USAID Releases the 2016 Acting on the Call Report

Alongside the report, USAID announced a new $9.2 million program – Integrating Community Health – which will leverage an […]

The United States is Announcing New Humanitarian Assistance for Iraq

In light of recent events in Iraq, and in response to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees’ recent appeals […]

Secretary Kerry on World Refugee Day: “The United States is determined to find solutions”

The refugees we welcome to the United States will join previous generations who have come to this country to […]

Environment

Why Building Climate- and Weather-Resilient Communities Is Absolutely Essential

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Ambassador Pamela Hamamoto stresses the importance of the World Meteorological Organization and the many national weather and meteorological services […]

Secretary Kerry’s Statement on World Oceans Days 2016

John Kerry: On World Oceans Day, I challenge all who love the ocean – and all who love the […]

Fact Sheet – The United States and China: Protecting and Conserving the Ocean

The United States welcomed China’s announcement that it would participate at a senior level in the 2016 Our Ocean […]

Intellectual Property

WIPO General Assembly: Opening Statement of the United States of America

Mr. Chairman, the United States delegation looks forward to constructively engaging with all WIPO members to find consensus solutions […]

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 […]