International Health

U.S. Food and Drug Agency Part of Global Response on Ebola

FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D.

We are actively working with federal colleagues, the medical and scientific community, industry, and international organizations and regulators to […]

Remarks by Samantha Power at the German Marshall Fund on the Intl Response to the Ebola Crisis

We need more doctors and more nurses. More beds and more treatment facilities. More personal protective equipment. More burial […]

U.S. Statement by Ambassador Hamamoto on Ebola at ITU PP-14

This is a global problem that requires urgent action by the entire ITU membership.

Humanitarian Aid

Ambassador Pamela Hamamoto: Climate Change is Not Gender Neutral

The United States is committed to identifying inclusive, ambitious, and flexible approaches to address climate change.

U.S. Report on Implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action #Beijing20

The United States strongly supports a stand -alone goal on gender equality and women’s and girls’ empowerment in the […]

Investing in the Future: Protecting Refugee Children in the Middle East and North Africa

Children in the region confront horrors and hardships that almost defy belief. They have been blown apart by bombs […]

Environment

Ambassador Pamela Hamamoto: Climate Change is Not Gender Neutral

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The United States is committed to identifying inclusive, ambitious, and flexible approaches to address climate change.

New Science Report Underscores Urgency of Climate Change Threat

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change presenting the new report on climate change

“It is extremely likely that more than half of the observed increase in global average surface temperature from 1951 […]

Secretary Kerry on New Report by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

With this report, we have yet another round of authoritative, peer-reviewed science to prove it.

Intellectual Property

Outcomes from the ITU 2014 Plenipotentiary Conference #PP14

The U.S. delegation achieved its four primary objectives, and all outcomes were agreed by consensus with other member states.

U.S. Expresses Disappointment at Outcome and Conduct of WIPO Conference on Lisbon Agreement

The United States is deeply disappointed by the outcome and conduct of the recent preparatory committee of the “Diplomatic […]

U.S. Closing Statement for the Adoption of a Revised Lisbon Agreement

The U.S. sent a delegation of experts to Geneva this week with high hopes for seizing what we viewed […]