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IO Bureau @ State 6h
IO Deputy Asst Secretary Erin Barclay is in Seoul this week to meet with South Korean MFA Director General for multilateral affairs Kweon Ki-hwan. They discussed a range of issues, incl UN reform, , and .
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IO Bureau @ State 9h
The deadline is coming up! If you think you could be our next to the UN apply here by April 29:
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Heather Nauert Apr 18
Replying to @OPCW
We urge our colleagues on the and the Executive Council to join us, as they have before, to create a unified front against the use of chemical weapons. We cannot allow the normalization of chemical weapons use.
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IO Bureau @ State 10h
Assistant Secretary Kevin Moley welcomed Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed to the today. They had good discussions about UN reform efforts, as well as several other international issues facing the UN.
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IO Bureau @ State 10h
. Ambassador Haley at Security Council briefing on says the agreement created conditions for just+lasting peace. "But peace in Colombia remains an unfinished project. All of us have a role in ensuring that it succeeds" Full remarks here:
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U.S. Mission Geneva 14h
Ambassador Robert Wood briefed the media today on the upcoming Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons. (). "We need to recommit ourselves to this fundamental and important treaty."
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USUNRome 19h
Encouraging news in the fight against ! , & Swiss-American non-profit w/ support from conducted successful test of drones that release nuclear-sterilized mosquitoes into infected pest populations to diminish them.
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US Mission to the UN Apr 18
On the use of chemical weapons: “Last year it was Malaysia and Khan Sheikhoun. Last month it was Salisbury. Last week it was Douma.”
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U.S. Mission Geneva 17h
Upcoming is an opportunity for states to reaffirm the critical role of the in international security. At a press briefing today Robert Wood urged nations to come together + strengthen the . “It’s never been more needed than now.”
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US Mission to the UN Apr 18
Today the U.S. reaffirmed support for the Mechanism on Syria and its important work gathering and analyzing evidence of crimes against humanity and violations of intl humanitarian law for future trials on | Read Amb. Currie's full remarks:
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IO Bureau @ State Apr 18
Pleased 2 U.S.-based NGOs ( & ) were granted consultative status by . Amb Haley: "Credible NGOs should never be blocked from participating at the , esp when their work sheds light on some of the world's worst human rights abuses."
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Department of State Apr 17
"Barbara Bush represented the best of our country to the world, from our embassy in China to as First Lady. We're grateful for her legacy of public service, volunteerism & family. We offer deepest condolences & thoughts & prayers to her loved ones." --
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USUNESCO Apr 18
Big things start in small rooms . Today NGOs, IGOs, and UNESCO member states join together to share practices & discuss inter-institutional cooperation on prevention of violent extremism through education.
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US Mission to the UN Apr 17
"The evidence is there and it is strong. The Houthis didn’t just figure out on their own how to build and fire ballistic missiles more than a thousand kilometers to hit the Saudi capital. Iran is supporting them." - Amb. Haley at today's meeting on the situation in
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US Mission to the UN Apr 17
"This Council can take steps to address the Houthi ballistic missile provocations, promote humanitarian access, and support a return to talks. These are the goals that all of us ought to share." Read Amb. Haley's full remarks at a meeting on :
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IO Bureau @ State Apr 17
.'s Amb. Haley at Security Council briefing on says peace is urgent. "But pushing for peace also requires that we do not reward bad behavior. Iran & the Houthis...need a much better understanding of our seriousness when it comes to their destabilizing activity."
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US Mission to the UN Apr 16
"When we recognize the role of sexual violence in conflict, we recognize the link between human rights & conflict. The US has long urged this Council to address human rights as an issue of peace & security." More from Amb. Currie at today's UNSC meeting:
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Department of State Apr 16
Today, Ambassador Kenneth Ward addressed the Executive Council to raise our concerns about tampering in the investigation. Read his full remarks:
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US Mission to the UN Apr 16
Met w/ & Amal Clooney to discuss actions for the release of 2 journos jailed for doing their job. Freedom of press & rule of law are the bases that democracies are built on & we hope Burmese authorities will realize the importance of this release to the int’l community.
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Heather Nauert Apr 16
Chemical weapons were used on Syrian men, women, and children in . Reports that weapons inspectors require special passes are completely false. and need to stop the disinformation and allow unfettered access to the attack sites.
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