Secretary Kerry: UNSC Resolution 2254 Sends Clear Message That Killing in Syria Must End

Remarks at the United Nations Security Council Meeting on Syria Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State New York, NY December 18, 2015   SECRETARY KERRY: Mr. Secretary-General, Special Envoy de Mistura, distinguished colleagues, I want to begin by thanking the other P4 members who joined together to help fashion this resolution and who spent time ...
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Gravely Concerned About Burundi Crisis, U.S. Imposes New Sanctions, Calls for Immediate Talks

United States Imposes New Sanctions, Calls for Immediate Burundi Talks    Press Statement Mark C. Toner Deputy Department Spokesperson Washington, DC December 18, 2015   The United States is gravely concerned about the ongoing crisis in Burundi and the potential for additional violence and has imposed new targeted sanctions against four individuals whose actions threaten ...
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U.S. Deeply Concerned by Recent Clashes in Oromia Region of Ethiopia

The United States Concerned By Clashes in Oromia, Ethiopia Press Statement Mark C. Toner Deputy Department Spokesperson Washington, DC December 18, 2015   The United States is deeply concerned by the recent clashes in the Oromia region of Ethiopia that reportedly have resulted in the deaths of numerous protestors. We greatly regret the deaths that ...
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Ambassador Hamamoto: ICTs are Powerful Tools for Women’s Empowerment

Geneva is the operational hub of the UN system - so our goal is to unite the key decision-makers and experts in Geneva into a powerful force for collective action. The issues we’re prioritizing, issues of gender equality, of women and girls' empowerment, these issues transcend disciplines and organizations and merit a comprehensive and coordinated ...
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VIDEO: Ambassador Wood: Strengthening the Biological Weapons Convention

The 2015 Meeting of States Parties (MSP) to the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) will be held at the United Nations Office in Geneva from 14 to 18 December 2015.   In this interview, Ambassador Robert Wood, U.S. Special Representative for Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention Issues, discusses efforts to drive effective action toward further implementation of ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Hamamoto at MICIC Private Sector Consultation

U.S. Mission Geneva Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Good morning, everybody.  And welcome to U.S. Mission Geneva.  First, let me thank those of you from the MICIC Secretariat, located within the International Organization for Migration, for your work in putting this event together.  Know that your efforts — and those of your colleagues — are so ...
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