All articles from: May, 2015

Secretary Kerry Travels to Abuja, Geneva, Madrid, and Paris

Secretary Kerry will meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif on May 30 in Geneva as part of the ongoing EU-coordinated P5+1 nuclear negotiations.

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Under Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman Travel to Vienna and Geneva

On May 30, Under Secretary Sherman will join Secretary Kerry in Geneva, Switzerland, for meetings with Iranian officials.

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Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda: Statement at High Level Track of WSIS Forum 2015

Ambassador Sepulveda

We believe that connecting people to the global network and ensuring that they have the skills and freedom to use that connectivity productively is our highest mission.

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Solicitation for Digitization Project

The U.S. Mission Geneva has a request for the digitization of official documents from the archives of the United States Trade Representative.

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Statement by the United States at the May 20, 2015, DSB Meeting.”

See attached below the U.S. statement as delivered at the  May 20, 2015 meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) READ MORE (PDF)

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Ambassador Hamamoto: Family planning saves lives, improves health, and empowers women

Resolve Awards

As we approach the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals, it is vital that we maintain robust commitment and action for reproductive health as the SDGs move forward.

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Presentation of the 2015 Aspen Institute Resolve Awards


The 2015 Resolve Award winners make strides toward universal access to reproductive health. The 2015 winners are Senegal, Philippines and Uruguay.

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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 not believe there is a consensus of all Conference members in favor of adoption.

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Ambassador Hamamoto’s Remarks at WHA Side Event on Adolescent Girls’ Health: Approaches to Ensuring the Future She Deserves

Ambassador Pamela Hamamoto speaking during the World Health Assembly in Geneva

Adolescent health, and in particular that of girls, is an issue that is close to my heart as one of my priorities is to consistently highlight the female dimension in the global challenges we face. This was one of the key drivers behind the U.S. Mission’s new initiative – The Future She Deserves – which among other things, aims to engage the Geneva community around new ways to work together to ensure adolescent girls have access to the full range of appropriate health services.

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Secretary Kerry: An Open and Secure Internet: We Must Have Both

Secretary Kerry

America’s policy is to promote international cyber stability. The goal is to create a climate in which all states are able to enjoy the benefits of cyberspace; all have incentives to cooperate and avoid conflict; and all have good reason not to disrupt or attack one another.

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