About the U.S. Mission in Geneva

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe United States Mission in Geneva advances U.S. policy on the front lines of multilateral diplomacy at over 100 international organizations and manages U.S. relations with permanent missions representing over 160 different countries.

The Agenda

U.S. Mission personnel engage daily on a diverse array of issues, implementing a broad multilateral agenda. The Mission advances U.S. goals through negotiations, technical assistance, public diplomacy, and partnerships with like-minded democratic countries, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector. Mission officers work closely with one another and with Washington agencies to ensure a consistent policy stance. They engage their counterparts from around the world at influential multilateral organizations, covering an extraordinary range of topics vital to U.S. interests.

U.S. Mission Geneva has a staff of around 250 diplomats and locally employed staff representing over 15 different U.S. government agencies. Annually, the Mission supports nearly 5,000 official U.S. government visitors who travel to Geneva to participate in international negotiations and conferences and host more than 18,000 visitors in the Mission Conference Center each year.