All articles from: April, 2015

Secretary Kerry: Remarks at the 2015 Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference

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Nonproliferation must be non-negotiable. There is no room under the NPT for a country to negotiate its way into becoming a nuclear-armed state.

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U.S. Statement Delivered by Ambassador Michael Punke at the WTO Trade Negotiations Committee Meeting (TNC)

Like others, the United States is deeply disappointed that its original aspirations for the Round have not been realized. We have consistently believed that we had a real opportunity, from 2001 forward, to bring about significant, new liberalization that would advance the economic development prospects of all Members, particularly developing Members.

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Joint Statement on the Second Anniversary of the Rana Plaza Disaster in Bangladesh

The statement was released by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry; High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini; U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez; EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility Marianne Thyssen; U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Michael B.G. Froman; EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom; U.S. Agency for International Development Acting Administrator Alfonso E. Lenhardt; and EU Commissioner in charge of International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica.

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Job Announcement: Network System Administrator

The U.S. Mission in Geneva is seeking an individual for the position of Network/System Administrator in the Information System Center.

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Secretary Kerry: Statement on the Earthquake in Nepal

We are working closely with the government of Nepal to provide assistance and support.

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Statement by President Barack Obama on Armenian Remembrance Day

This year we mark the centennial of the Meds Yeghern, the first mass atrocity of the 20th Century. Beginning in 1915, the Armenian people of the Ottoman Empire were deported, massacred, and marched to their deaths. Their culture and heritage in their ancient homeland were erased. Amid horrific violence that saw suffering on all sides, one and a half million Armenians perished.

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Statement by National Security Council Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice’s Meeting with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres

During their meeting, they discussed the grave humanitarian crises facing Africa and the Middle East – from Kenya to Syria to Yemen – and addressed the significant needs of refugees and other displaced and conflict-affected persons.

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Statement by the United States at the April 22, 2015, DSB Meeting

See attached below the U.S. statement as delivered at the  April 22, 2015 meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) READ MORE (PDF)

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Secretary Kerry: Time is Running Out to Make a Difference on Climate Change

People must once again stir up political will to protect our environment.

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MICIC Geneva briefing

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The Migrants in Countries in Crisis Initiative (MICIC) is a State-led effort to improve the ability of States and other stakeholders to prepare for and respond to the needs of migrants caught in countries in situations of acute crisis …

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