All articles from: November, 2015

U.S. Statement at the WTO Trade Policy Review of Jordan

Jordan relies heavily on exports, tourism and overseas remittances, all negatively impacted by the instability in the Middle East and escalating conflicts in Syria and Iraq. We would like to take the opportunity to commend Jordan for its generosity of spirit in hosting many thousands of people displaced by these conflicts.

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WHITE HOUSE FACT SHEET: The U.S. Commitment to the Global Health Security Agenda

GHSA accelerates action and spurs progress toward implementation of the World Health Organization’s International Health Regulations and other global health security frameworks

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Flags at Half Mast on U.S. Government Buildings Worldwide as a Mark of Respect for Victims of Paris Attacks

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The American people stand with the people of France. Friday’s terror attacks were not just an attack on Paris; they were an attack on all humanity and the universal values we share, including the bonds of liberté, égalité, and fraternité.

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Statement by Secretary of State John Kerry on the Attacks in Paris

Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by this assault on innocent people, going about their lives.

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Statement by the U.S. Delegation to the HRC on the Venezuelan President’s Address

We regret that a head of state would use this Council for blatant domestic political purposes as it risks damaging the credibility of this body.

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Ambassador Hamamoto: Promoting Women’s Leadership Opportunities in Constitution-Making Processes

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Promoting Women’s Leadership Opportunities in Constitution-Making Processes Panel Discussion co-organized by Interpeace and the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Geneva* Ambassador Pamela Hamamoto U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva Thursday, November 12, 2015 Thank you, Scott. I’m really honored to be here today and to have […]

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Ambassador Punke’s Statement at Fifth and Final Working Party Meeting for Afghanistan

Afghanistan has worked exceptionally hard in very difficult times to adopt new laws, establish new institutions, and conclude its negotiations.

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of Sao Tome and Principe

We commend Sao Tome and Principe on its human rights record, particularly with regard to women’s rights, religious freedom, its free and fair elections and peaceful transfer of power. In this respect Sao Tome and Principe is a model for others.

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of Saint Kitts and Nevis

We encourage the government to ensure that women can safely and reasonably file complaints or pursue them in courts in accordance with the Domestic Violence Act.

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ITU Action Enables Better Tracking and Location of Aircraft

New aeronautical spectrum allocation will allow satellite reception of airliner data transmissions over oceans and other remote areas.

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