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International Health

FACT SHEET: President Barack Obama’s Commitment to Global Development

Over the past eight years, President Obama has elevated sustainable development to a core pillar of American foreign policy. […]

Sustainable Development Goals: All our Countries, Including the United States, Can and Must Do Better

Ambassador Samantha Power: If we are to have any hope of accomplishing the SDGs – which includes a […]

Remarks by Ambassador Pamela Hamamoto at the 2016 PEPFAR Annual Meeting in Durban

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

Humanitarian Aid

Joint Statement by Foreign and Defense Ministers of the Expanded Small Group of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL / Daesh

The Foreign and Defense Ministers of the Counter-ISIL (Da’esh) Coalition Small Group, Military Coalition and members that have made […]

United States Reassures Support to South Sudan

The United States wants to reassure the people and the government of South Sudan that we are not planning, […]

Fact Sheet: U.S. Humanitarian Assistance in Response to the Syrian Crisis

The Syrian conflict remains the largest and most complex humanitarian emergency of our time, with more than two-thirds of […]

Environment

Ocean Acidification Monitoring Public-Private Partnership Launched in Southern Africa

The U.S. Department of State has partnered with the Ocean Foundation, the Heising-Simons Foundation, Schmidt Marine Technology Partners, and […]

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 […]

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 […]