Photo Galleries

February is African American History Month

African American History Month Images Photo Exhibit

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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Poster Set of Secretary Clinton’s Landmark Speech on LGBT Rights

Dignity4all panel

A four page printable folder of the full text of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s landmark speech on LGBT rights and a four poster set of the speech.

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Biological Diversity at the U.S. Mission

U.S. Mission prairie

Almost half of the U.S. Mission’s lawn has been converted to a Prairie seeded with indigenous plants. The new gardens are easier to care for, better for biodiversity, and require no water.

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Milestones in U.S.-Russian Arms Control – A photo gallery

1963 Pres. Kennedy signs LTBT

1963 President John F. Kennedy signs the Limited Test Ban Treaty in October 1963, banning nuclear arms tests in the air, in space and under water, but not under ground. It was a precursor to the 1968 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Watching from left are Senator John Pastore, Under Secretary of State Averell Harriman, and senators […]

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Amelia Earhart Still Intrigues, Inspires – article & photo gallery

Amelia Earhart

As the clouds surrounding Amelia Earhart’s disappearance begin to lift, perhaps attention can focus once again on her life as a courageous aviator who inspired men and women to embrace the new opportunities of human flight.

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Great Women of the Twentieth Century – a photo gallery

Judith Jamison dancing

IIP Photo Galleries  This photo gallery presents several American women who made important contributions to the history and culture of the United States in the 20th century. It is a sampling of the photos from a virtual exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. View the photo gallery    

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Remembering the Sympathy and Solidarity of the Geneva Community After the 9/11 Attacks

At the U.S. Mission Gate after the 9/11 Attacks

The U.S. Mission will never forget the extraordinary demonstrations of sympathy and solidarity from the Geneva community after the 9/11 attacks. Ten years ago we made a photo gallery of some of the beautiful messages, candles and flowers left by our gate.

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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 AMS is Loaded onto a USAF C5 Galaxy Aircraft

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 February 2011to the International Space Station It will be the largest scientific instrument on the Space Station and the largest physics experiment in space. AMS will help us to understand the origin and structure of the Universe by searching for signs of antimatter and dark matter.

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Photo Album: Diplomats at UN Geneva Celebrate World Cup South Africa Kickoff Day!

Right to Left: Ambassador Betty E. King, Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations in Geneva, Ambassador Jerry Matjila, South Africa's Ambassador to the United Nations, and Ambassador Laura Kennedy, U.S. Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament.

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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U.S. Mission Sponsors Photo Contest on Theme of American Streetscapes


The U.S. Mission is organizing a photo competition on Flickr. Winning photos on the theme of American Streetscapes will be featured in a special Independence Day poster presented to diplomats from around the world who attend our annual July 4 celebration in Geneva.

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