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U.S. Explanation of Position on HRC Climate Change Resolution

A/HRC/35/L.32 Explanation of Position by the United States of America Human Rights Council, 35th Session We thank the members of the core group for their continued dedication to an issue of importance to many countries.  Climate change is a complex global challenge.  As we said with respect to a prior Human Rights Council resolution on […]

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U.S. Participation in the Geneva International Discussions on the Conflict in Georgia

The United States condemned the de facto Abkhaz authorities’ decision to drop the criminal prosecution of the suspect in the May 19, 2016, killing of Georgian citizen Giga Otkhozoria.

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Statement by Secretary Tillerson: 2017 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride Month

The United States remains committed to human rights and fundamental freedoms for all persons. Dignity and equality for all persons are among our founding constitutional principles, and these principles continue to drive U.S. diplomacy.

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US Explanation of Position on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases

The United States strongly supports efforts to prevent and control non-communicable diseases. NCDs are the leading cause of death and disability in the United States and around the world, with severe impacts on our populations and our economies

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U.S. Explanation of Position on Ending Childhood Obesity: implementation plan

The United States strongly supports efforts to end childhood obesity – a critical public health issue in our country, and many others. In fact, tackling childhood obesity in the United States is one of our top three clinical health priorities.

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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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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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USAID Counselor Thomas H. Staal Travels to Pledging Event for Yemen

U.S. Agency for International Development Counselor Thomas H. Staal will travel to Geneva, Switzerland April 24-26.

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U.S. Participation in the Geneva International Discussions on the Conflict in Georgia

At the thirty-ninth round of the Geneva International Discussions on the conflict in Georgia March 28-29, the United States welcomed the continued functioning of the Gali and Ergneti Incident Prevention Response Mechanisms (IPRM), which continue to defuse tensions on the ground in Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

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