All articles from: May, 2017

Readout of Secretary Price’s Third and Fourth Day in Geneva for World Health Assembly

The Secretary shared his vision for the WHO as a place that can attract the most talented individuals from around the world with state-of-the-art expertise to advance the WHO’s mission of enhancing the public health.

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HHS Secretary Price Congratulates New WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

The United States looks forward to working with the new Director-General and our public health partners at the WHO to reform and strengthen the organization and enhance the ability of all nations to protect the health of their people.

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Statement by the United States at the May 22, 2017, DSB Meeting

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Statement by the United States at the May 22, 2017, World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Body Meeting.

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Readout of Secretary Price’s Second Day in Geneva for World Health Assembly

On Monday, May 22, Secretary Price participated in the opening activities of the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA).

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HHS Secretary Tom Price M.D., Addresses the 70th World Health Assembly

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The United States wants, and we all need, a strong WHO. The distinguished history of this organization should be an inspiration for the work we will do together for the health and prosperity of all nations.

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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D. Leads U.S. Delegation to WHA

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On Sunday, May 21, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D. arrived in Geneva, Switzerland to lead the U.S. delegation to the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA), which begins Monday, May 22.

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Remarks by Chargé Allegra at a Reception In Honor of the 2017 ITU Council

Opening Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Theodore Allegra at a Reception In Honor of the 2017 ITU Council U.S. Mission Geneva Thursday, May 18, 2017 Secretary General Zhao, Ministers, Excellencies, distinguished delegates – -welcome to the U.S. Mission.  It is an honor to host you to celebrate the 2017 session of the International Telecommunication Union’s Governing Council. The United […]

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U.S. Statement at the WTO Trade Policy Review of Switzerland and Liechtenstein

The United States enjoys a close friendship and partnership with Switzerland and Liechtenstein across a range of issues based on shared values and principles.

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U.S. Statements before the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child


Chargé d’Affaires Ted Allegra: “I am joined at the table by our co-heads of delegation: the Honorable Richard Visek, the Acting Legal Adviser to the U.S. Department of State and Susan Coppedge, Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons; and also by Cynthia Coffman, Attorney General of the State of Colorado.”

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Ambassador Wood Provides Update on NPT PrepCom Outcomes


The United States was “heartened by the growing chorus of condemnation” of North Korea and its provocations at an important meeting on nuclear non-proliferation earlier this month.

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