Statement on UN Group of Experts

The United States welcomes the midterm report by the United Nations Group of Experts released on December 30, and shares the concerns outlined in the report about the sharp increase in violence and the deterioration in the security and humanitarian situation in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Read More»

Building on the U.N.’s success

The United Nations has helped countries worldwide improve human rights, limit nuclear proliferation, negotiate peace and lift over 1 billion people from poverty. At the 77th United Nations General Assembly September 13–27 in New York, the United States aims to build on the U.N.’s success and help prepare the institution to tackle 21st century challenges. ... Read More»

Statement by the President on the United Nations General Assembly

Today, for the first time in 40 years, the United Nations Security Council convened an Emergency Special Session of the General Assembly under the Uniting for Peace mechanism in response to Russia’s unprovoked, unjustified, and unconscionable war on Ukraine. This extraordinary move by the United Nations demonstrates the extent of global outrage at Russia’s horrific ... Read More»

Secretary Antony J. Blinken at UN Security Council Meeting on Climate and Security

Thank you very much, Taoiseach.  Secretary-General Guterres, thank you for your presence, thank you for your leadership on climate.  And Taoiseach, thank you so much for convening today’s discussion, for putting the connection between climate and security on the Security Council’s agenda.  And thank you as well, together with our colleagues from Niger, for the important work ... Read More»

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield represents the United States at the U.N.

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield has a new role as the representative of the United States to the United Nations, America’s highest-profile diplomatic position after secretary of state. Thomas-Greenfield is the 31st person to lead the U.S. Mission to the United Nations since the mission’s creation in 1947 by an act of Congress. She brings decades of experience ... Read More»

Remarks by President Trump to the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, September 22, 2020

PRESIDENT TRUMP: It is my profound honor to address the United Nations General Assembly. Seventy-five years after the end of World War II and the founding of the United Nations, we are once again engaged in a great global struggle. We have waged a fierce battle against the invisible enemy — the China virus — ... Read More»
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