RSSLatest News: Arms Control

Ambassador Wood: Statement at UNGA Thematic Discussion on Conventional Weapons

Statement by Ambassador Robert Wood at the U.N. General Assembly on international agreements regulating and limiting the use of conventional weapons.

Ambassador Wood: Statement at UNGA First Committee Thematic Discussion on Nuclear Weapons

Ambassador Robert Wood

While we aspire to the goal of a nuclear-weapon-free world, we know that real and lasting disarmament will take […]

Secretary Kerry: Remarks At The Friends of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Ministerial

I come here to reiterate the Obama Administration’s unshakable commitment to seeing this treaty ratified and entered into force.

Human Rights News

State Department Welcomes the Release of Civil Society Activists in Azerbaijan

We hope to see more positive steps and continue to urge the Government of Azerbaijan to fully respect the […]

Press Statement: Release of Jeffrey Fowle

We can confirm that Jeffrey Fowle has been allowed to depart the D.P.R.K. and is on his way home […]

U.S. Deeply Concerned by DRC’s Expulsion of MONUSCO Human Rights Officer

The United Nations plays a vital role in contributing to the security and well-being of the Congolese people, including […]

Development & Humanitarian Aid

First Ever Innovation Fair at the WTO on October 28 Will Showcase Cutting Edge Technologies

On October 28th, the first ever innovation fair at the WTO will showcase cutting edge technologies.

The public is invited to the first-ever Innovation Fair at the World Trade Organization headquarters which will take place […]

USAID’s Shah: The Digital Development Opportunity

A woman makes a phone call while selling watermelons at Kenya’s largest food market in Nairobi.

For our Agency, new technologies and partnerships have created unprecedented opportunities to end extreme poverty and promote resilient, democratic societies.

Professional Fellows Exchange Program Empowers Young Leaders

More than 200 emerging leaders from 45 countries and territories arrive in cities across the United States this month […]