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International Health

WHITE HOUSE FACT SHEET: The U.S. Commitment to the Global Health Security Agenda

GHSA accelerates action and spurs progress toward implementation of the World Health Organization’s International Health Regulations and other global health security frameworks

U. S. Applauds UNAIDS for Advancing the Fast-Track Strategy to End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic by 2030

Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, M.D.

President Obama announced that PEPFAR is now investing nearly half a billion dollars to support an AIDS-free future for […]

Just Launched: Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s, and Adolescents’ Health

Photo credit: Lindsay Mgbor/Department for International Development

The United States supports the vision for development represented by the global goals and the new tools and approaches.

Humanitarian Aid

Group of Governments Supports UNHCR’s Campaign to End Statelessness

An estimated 10 million people worldwide have no nationality. On the average, a stateless child is born every ten minutes.  […]

International Dialogue on Migration (IDM)

Speaking at the International Dialogue on Migration, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Simon Henshaw highlights U.S. practices to promote successful […]

U.S. Participation in the Geneva International Discussions (GID) on Georgian conflict – Press Statement

The United States reaffirmed its strong commitment to the territorial integrity, independence, and sovereignty of Georgia within its internationally recognized borders.


FACT SHEET: U.S. – China Climate Leaders Summit

The U.S. – China Climate Leaders Summit fulfills a key element of the U.S.-China Joint Announcement on Climate Change […]

FACT SHEET: President Obama Announces New Investments to Combat Climate Change and Assist Remote Alaskan Communities

President Obama is committed to leading the fight against climate change by curbing the carbon pollution that is driving […]

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, […]

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 […]