All articles from: February, 2018

Job Announcement – Senior Guard

The U.S. Mission in Geneva is seeking an individual for the position of Senior Guard in the Regional Security Office.

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Job Announcement – Warehouseman

The U.S. Mission in Geneva is seeking an individual for the position of Warehouseman in the Property Management Section.

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Statement by Ambassador Robert Wood to the Conference on Disarmament Regarding the Nuclear Posture Review

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For years the United States has consistently pursued reductions in the number and role of nuclear weapons. Doing so was a policy priority highlighted in the 2010 NPR. However, since then certain other states have done the opposite.

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Nuclear Posture Review 2018 – NPR

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On January 27, 2017, President Donald Trump directed Secretary of Defense James Mattis to initiate a new Nuclear Posture Review (NPR). The President made clear that his first priority is to protect the United States, allies, and partners. He also emphasized both the long-term goal of eliminating nuclear weapons and the requirement that the United […]

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Fact Sheet: Key Facts About New START Treaty Implementation

Through the Treaty’s verification regime, which includes short-notice, on-site inspections at New START Treaty-related bases and facilities, the United States is able to verify information about the strategic nuclear arsenal of the Russian Federation. The verification regime provides both countries insight into each other’s strategic nuclear delivery systems, warheads, and facilities.

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New START Treaty Central Limits Take Effect

The United States of America and the Russian Federation have implemented the Treaty on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms (New START Treaty) for seven years. February 5, 2018 marks the date that the Treaty’s central limits on each country’s strategic nuclear arsenal take effect.

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News Briefing on the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review

Welcome to the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review rollout, or as we refer to it here at the Pentagon, the NPR.

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U.S. Statement on the Recent Events in Kenya

The United States is gravely concerned by Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga’s self-“inauguration” on January 30.

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Visit by Boston University Student Group

The U.S. Mission welcomed a group of undergraduates participating in a semester-long program with Boston University's Study Abroad program in Geneva.  The students are enrolled in a program in partnership with the University of Geneva focusing on Global Health, International Relations, and International Law. During their time in Geneva, the students take classes and intern with local NGOs and international organizations. Though most are enrolled at Boston University, several attend other American universities. The group was briefed on the scope of work of the U.S. Mission and also learned about Foreign Service careers.

The U.S. Mission welcomed a group of undergraduates participating in a semester-long program with Boston University’s Study Abroad program in Geneva.

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Legislation in Poland Regarding Crimes Committed During the Holocaust

We encourage Poland to reevaluate the legislation in light of its potential impact on the principle of free speech and on our ability to be effective partners.

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