U.S. and ROK Advance Economic Cooperation at the 5th Senior Economic Dialogue

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON OCTOBER 16, 2020 “The Republic of Korea is a global economic powerhouse, which shares our same values and democratic principles.  The U.S.-ROK economic partnership, which includes safeguarding a clean 5G infrastructure from untrusted, high-risk vendors, will serve as a linchpin for securing a peaceful and prosperous economic future for …

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US Support for Democracy, Good Governance, Human Rights in the Global Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JULY 20, 2020 “Authoritarian regimes are poorly designed to deal with the kind of crisis that this pandemic has engendered.  Democracies, where we are free to critique and comment … these are the kinds of places where scientists and freedom and thought and journalists can all operate freely.  These are the societies …

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Release of U.S. Government Action Plan to Support the International Response to COVID-19

Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson April 16, 2020 In collaboration with U.S. departments and agencies, the Department of State is releasing the U.S. Government Action Plan to Support the International Response to COVID-19. Through the American people’s generosity and the U.S. government’s action, the United States continues to demonstrate global leadership in the face …

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UPDATE: U.S. is Continuing to Lead the Humanitarian and Health Assistance Response to COVID-19

Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson April 16, 2020 The U.S. Government is leading the world’s humanitarian and health response to the COVID-19 pandemic even while we battle the virus at home.  As part of this comprehensive and generous  response from the American people, the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International …

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U.S. Support for ASEAN in Fighting COVID-19

Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson March 31, 2020 As the leader in the global health and humanitarian response to COVID-19, the United States has acted swiftly to support our ASEAN partners in combating the COVID-19 virus. Since the outbreak began, the U.S. government has provided approximately $18.3 million in emergency health and humanitarian assistance to …

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The U.S. Role in International Organizations’ Response to COVID-19

Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson March 31, 2020 “Whenever you see high quality, effective COVID-19 aid being delivered around the world by UN humanitarian and relief agencies, what you are seeing is the generosity of the American people and those who share our humanitarian values.  We are by far the largest contributors to organizations …

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A Free and Open Indo-Pacific Fact Sheet

The United States is committed to upholding a free and open Indo-Pacific region based on shared values, including respect for sovereignty and the independence of nations; the peaceful resolution of disputes; free, fair, and reciprocal trade; and adherence to international law. We work with our allies and partners, bilaterally and through regional institutions, to address …

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FACT SHEET : Resolution 2375 (2017) Strengthening Sanctions on North Korea

September 11, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Resolution 2375 (2017), adopted unanimously by the United Nations Security Council on September 11, 2017, strengthens UN sanctions on North Korea in response to the North Korea nuclear test conducted on September 2, 2017. As such, this resolution sends a very clear message to North Korea that the Security …

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11/30/16 – FACT SHEET: Resolution 2321 (2016) Strengthening Sanctions on the DPRK

New York City November 30, 2016 : FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Resolution 2321 (2016), adopted unanimously by the UN Security Council on November 30, 2016, strengthens the binding UN sanctions on North Korea (DPRK) in response to its fifth nuclear test conducted on September 9, 2016. This resolution sends a clear message to North Korea that …

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09/21/16 – FACT SHEET: President Obama Takes A Historic Step To Address The National Security Implications Of Climate Change

Fact Sheet The White House September 21, 2016 Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release “Climate change is an urgent and growing threat to our national security, contributing to increased natural disasters, refugee flows, and conflicts over basic resources like food and water. The present day effects of climate change are being felt from …

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FACT SHEET: At the United Nation Foundation’s Social Good Summit, Vice President Biden Announces New International Cooperation and Investments as Part

Fact Sheet Vice President Biden The White House September 21, 2016 For Immediate Release Announcements as part of the Cancer Moonshot include ten new Memoranda of Understanding (or Memoranda of Cooperation) for international cancer research and care, U.S. investment in regional centers of research excellence for low- and middle-income countries, and a commitment from the …

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