A Focus on Women and Girls

International Health

President’s FY 2017 Budget Request for the U.S. Department of State and USAID

The President’s Budget request for the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) directly supports […]

FACT SHEET:  Preparing for and Responding to the Zika Virus at Home and Abroad

Since late last year, the Administration has been aggressively working to combat Zika, a virus primarily spread by mosquitoes […]

U.S. Statement on the Operational Plan to Take Forward the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health (2016-2030)

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Investments in health are essential in order to address the direct needs of every women, child and adolescent. But […]

Humanitarian Aid

President’s FY 2017 Budget Request for the U.S. Department of State and USAID

The President’s Budget request for the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) directly supports […]

Secretary Kerry: Remarks at the Syria Donors Conference

Today the United States is announcing our latest contribution, which is over $925 million.

Fact Sheet: New U.S. Assistance to Respond to Syria Crisis

Secretary Kerry announced today that the United States is providing nearly $601 million in additional life-saving humanitarian assistance for […]

Environment

President’s FY 2017 Budget Request for the U.S. Department of State and USAID

The President’s Budget request for the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) directly supports […]

FACT SHEET: U.S. Leadership in Securing First-Ever Global Carbon Emissions Standards for Commercial Airplanes

Today in Montreal, the U.S. and 22 other countries reached agreement on the first-ever global carbon standards for commercial […]

Statement by President Obama on the Paris Climate Agreement

A few hours ago, we succeeded. We came together around the strong agreement the world needed. We met the moment.

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 […]