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International Health

Transcript of President Obama’s Address to the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly

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President Obama: “We must reject any forms of fundamentalism, or racism, or a belief in ethnic superiority that makes […]

Deputy Secretary Higginbottom to Lead U.S. Delegation to the Global Fund’s Fifth Replenishment Conference

The United States is the first and largest donor to the Global Fund. On August 31, 2016, the United […]

USAID Joins the International Community to Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week

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Breastfeeding is one of the most cost effective ways to save the lives of children and improve their future […]

Humanitarian Aid

U.S. Humanitarian Assistance for Libya Totals More Than $121 Million

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced today that the United States is providing nearly $6 million in additional […]

United States Pledges Nearly $133 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the People of South Sudan

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Gayle Smith announced the additional funding at the “High Level Side Event […]

Secretary of State Kerry Calls for Syria Ceasefire at UN Security Council Session

Secretary Kerry: “There is only one choice, and it’s to get to that table with Staffan de Mistura […]

Environment

Transcript of President Obama’s Address to the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly

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President Obama: “We must reject any forms of fundamentalism, or racism, or a belief in ethnic superiority that makes […]

Invitation to a Panel Discussion: Benefits of Science-Based Agricultural Biotechnology Trade and Regulatory Regimes

You are cordially invited to attend a U.S. Mission sponsored seminar at the WTO headquarters in Geneva.

Ambassador Hamamoto: Remarks at East-West Sustainability Summit, Honolulu, Hawaii

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“Geneva – the operational hub of multilateral diplomacy – provides the foundation for our work, which is built on […]

Intellectual Property

Joint Statement: U.S., Other WIPO Members Call for Release of Full OIOS Report to Member States

We reiterate our request that the CoCo Chair immediately formally request that OIOS produce a full version of the […]

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 […]