All articles from: August, 2016

Provision and Installation of Windows Protection Films

The U.S. Mission intends to equip its residences with shatter-resistant window films.

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IUCN Congress Opens this Week in Hawaii to Address the Most Pressing Conservation Issues Across the Planet

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From September 1-10, the State of Hawaii will host the IUCN World Conservation Congress (WCC) under the theme “Planet at the Crossroads.” At the Congress, the State Department will help showcase the Administration’s accomplishments on a range of international environmental issues, including climate, oceans and wildlife trafficking.

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U.S. Has Met its Goal of Welcoming 10,000 Syrian War Refugees

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The Department of State is grateful for the tremendous collaboration with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the International Organization for Migration, the Departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services, and voluntary groups that help refugees.

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Ambassador Wood’s Statement at CD: US Strongly Condemns North Korea’s Latest Missile Launch

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The United States call on the DPRK to refrain from actions and rhetoric that further raise tensions in the region and focus instead on taking concrete steps toward fulfilling its commitments and international obligations.

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Purchase of iPhone Devices

The US Mission Geneva has a requirement to purchase iPhone devices.

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President Obama’s Proclamation Designates the World’s Largest Marine Protected Area off the Coast of Hawaii

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Today’s expansion of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument will permanently protect pristine coral reefs, deep sea marine habitats, and important ecological resources in the waters of the Northwest Hawaiian Islands.

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Procurement of Conference Room Furniture

The U.S. Mission Geneva intends to purchase various office furniture for his conference center

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John Kerry’s Remarks at a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Girls Event

John Kerry: “USAID has committed $100 million to this effort to be able to help people to make their own choices and to be educated about what those choices are.”

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Secretary Kerry’s Remarks With Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov at Press Availability in Geneva

Syria Crisis: Kerry and Lavrov Meet in Geneva for Bilateral Discussion

Secretary Kerry on the Syria Crisis: “Today, I can say that we achieved clarity on the path forward. … If the remaining details can be completed, we believe we will be able to address the two primary challenges to the cessation of hostilities.”

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U.S. on OPCW-UN Report: It is Essential that all State Immediately Cease any Chemical Weapons Use

The report confirms that the Syrian regime is responsible for the repeated use of chemical weapons in Syria. Such use is a violation of UN Security Council Resolution 2118, a violation of Syria’s obligations as a state party to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), and a violation of well-established international standards and norms against chemical weapons use.

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