U.S. Hosts ITU Council Reception

The United States hosted a reception in honor of delegates to the 2018 ITU Council and to express support for two women making outstanding contributions to the work of the ITU, Doreen Bogdan Martin, the U.S. candidate for Director of the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau, and Joanne Wilson, candidate for a second term on the ...
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Secretary of State Tillerson in Geneva

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ended a week-long trip -- which included Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, and India – with a stop in Geneva on October 26. While in Geneva, he met with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, spoke with the media and met with U.S. Mission staff and their ...
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Speaker Program with Dina Smeltz

The U.S. Mission and Webster University welcome Dina Smeltz, senior fellow on public opinion and foreign policy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, for talks about polling in the US and Europe in the run-up to the 2016 US election and the Brexit vote.
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Holocaust Memorial Concert

This classical music concert will be given at the Palais des Nations for the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust and will feature the German Radio Orchestra, the Misgav Hagalil Choir and the Bayreuth Zamir Choir
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Water is Life – An Art Quilt Exhibition

The United States Mission to the U.N. in Geneva marked World Water Day 2016 with a stunning show of over 40 art quilts. The project in partnership with ‘American Exchange Rome’ and ‘Quilt for Change,’ allows visitors to reflect on the importance of water as a precious source of life and its impact on the ...
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February is African American History Month

President Obama Proclamation on National African American History Month The White House Office of the Press Secretary January 31, 2013 In America, we share a dream that lies at the heart of our founding: that no matter who you are, no matter what you look like, no matter how modest your beginnings or the circumstances ...
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Webcast on Global Youth Employment Issues

Youth unemployment is reaching crisis proportions in many parts of the world, raising serious questions about how the world the future for global stability and development. DRL’s Office of International Labor Affairs has worked closely with the International Labor Organization (ILO) to organize a discussion of global youth employment issues in Geneva.
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Green Diplomacy on Two Wheels – The Mission’s E-Bike Fleet

On October 27th, the U.S. Mission’s Green team gathered for a demonstration of the Mission’s electric bicycles (or “e-bikes”). The e-bikes are available for travel by Mission employees to meetings and conferences around Geneva and are part of the Mission’s ongoing commitment to reducing its carbon footprint. The group discussed important features of the e-bikes, ...
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Color In Freedom: Journey Along the Underground Railroad

The United States Mission to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva is pleased to announce Color in Freedom: Journey along the Underground Railroad, an exhibition of 50 paintings, etchings and drawings by Joseph Holston created to capture the struggle for freedom, and expression within the framework of the first half of the ...
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U.S. Airforce Transports CERN Physics Experiment from Geneva to Kennedy Space Center on First Leg of Journey to Space

The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS), an experiment that will search for antimatter and dark matter in space, will be flown August 26 aboard a giant U.S. Airforce Galaxy jet from Geneva International Airport to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The AMS experiment is scheduled to be transported on the last space shuttle flight in ...
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Photo Album: Diplomats at UN Geneva Celebrate World Cup South Africa Kickoff Day!

Today, Friday June 11 is Kickoff Day for the 2010 World Cup, the first FIFA World Cup ever held on the African continent. U.S. Diplomats took up the invitation of the Permanent Mission of South Africa for diplomats from qualifying countries to wear their national jerseys to the United Nations on Fridays during the duration ...
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Ambassador Einhorn Briefs Geneva Diplomats on Nuclear Posture Review

Special Advisor for Nonproliferation and Arms Control Robert Einhorn briefed the Conference on Disarmament (CD) community in Geneva on the recently released Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) on April 13 via Digital Video Conference. CD Ambassador Laura Kennedy hosted the briefing at the U.S. Mission. After Mr. Einhorn’s initial presentation, attendees were able to ask him ...
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Presidential Proclamation for Entrepreneurship Week 2009

Throughout our history, American entrepreneurs have been an effective force for innovation at home and around the world. From the airplane to the Internet search engine to new tractors, they have pioneered technologies, products, and processes that have improved lives and shaped the course of our future. Today, they are fueling our economy with their ...
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Photo Gallery: Multi-Donor Mission to Eastern Sudan

Photo Gallery: U.S. Mission Refugee and Migration Affairs Attaché Melissa Pitotti participated in a multi-donor mission to Eastern Sudan from October 10 - 16, 2009. Organized by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), participants saw one of the oldest refugee situations in the world, and explored opportunities for refugees to become ...
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