Millennials Gather in Vienna to Show Support for Nuclear Energy

U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna October 10, 2019 Vienna, Austria   Millennials Gather in Vienna to Show Support for Nuclear Energy Nearly 150 young professionals gathered at the Headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna on 8 October to share their professional experiences and show their support for nuclear power as a safe, clean, and …

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U.S. Mission Partners with University of Alabama in Huntsville on “Apollo 11” Space Camp Youth Exchange

U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna Vienna, Austria October 4, 2019   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   U.S. Mission Partners with University of Alabama in Huntsville on “Apollo 11” Space Camp Youth Exchange   The U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna has partnered with The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) to launch a new space-themed youth exchange program in honor of the Apollo 11 mission’s 50th …

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U.S. Mission in Vienna Chosen to Host Smithsonian Air and Space Museum’s Armstrong Spacesuit Statue

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Washington, DC September 24, 2019   PRESS RELEASE   Armstrong Spacesuit Statues Will Find New Homes After Baseball Season Following the National Air and Space Museum’s successful Apollo 50 initiative, “Apollo at the Park,” the full-sized statues of Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit that were displayed in 15 Major League …

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U.S. Mission Sends Girls from India, Kazakhstan, and Senegal to Weeklong STEM Camp in Colorado

Girls Experience STEM Summer Camp at Challenger Learning Center of Colorado July 26, 2019   This week, Challenger Learning Center of Colorado in Colorado Springs hosted eight high school-aged girls (three from India, two from the Republic of Kazakhstan, and three from Senegal) at its International Girls in STEM summer camp. This experience was made …

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MEDIA NOTE: Statement by the U.S. Mission Spokesperson following the July 25 IAEA Board of Governors Meeting

Statement by the U.S. Mission Spokesperson following the July 25 IAEA Board of Governors Meeting Vienna, Austria July 25, 2019   The International Atomic Energy Agency’s Board of Governors met today in Vienna to pay tribute to the Agency’s late Director General Yukiya Amano and discuss procedures for the appointment of the next Director General.  …

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Secretary of State Pompeo’s Statement on the Passing of Director General Amano

Statement by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo on the Passing of Director General Amano Press Statement July 22, 2019   It was with great sadness that I learned today of the passing of Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency.  I join my colleagues at the State Department, in extending our deepest condolences …

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MEDIA NOTE: Statement by the U.S. Mission Spokesperson on Special IAEA Board of Governors Meeting on Iran

Statement by the U.S. Mission Spokesperson on the Special IAEA Board of Governors Meeting Agenda Item 1: Verification and Monitoring in Iran in light of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231 (2015) July 10, 2019 Vienna, Austria FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In the past ten days, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano twice …

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National Space Council: Dr. Scott Pace to Attend COPUOS Plenary to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Apollo Moon Mission

National Space Council June 6, 2019 Washington, DC FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Dr. Scott Pace to Attend United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space Plenary to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Apollo Moon Mission   Dr. Scott Pace, Executive Secretary of the National Space Council, will attend the 62nd Session of the United …

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Media Note: United States Contributes $11.4 Million to Support Somalia’s Policing and Justice Efforts

Today, in a demonstration of the continued U.S. commitment to improved security and development in Somalia, the United States announced an $11.4 million contribution to a United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) initiative to support Somalia’s policing and justice efforts.  This funding will allow the UNODC to further build the capacity of the …

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Media Note: United States reaches $100 million milestone in total contributions to IAEA Peaceful Uses Initiative

The United States reported today in New York that it has exceeded the $100 million milestone of overall U.S. voluntary contributions to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Peaceful Uses Initiative (PUI). This total includes a $560,000 voluntary contribution by the United States announced today to help ensure the IAEA’s new and renovated Nuclear Applications …

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Media Note: Ambassador Wolcott’s Travel to Washington, DC April 2-5

Ambassador Jackie Wolcott’s Travel to Washington, DC April 2-5, 2019   Media Note U.S. Mission to International Organizations Vienna, Austria April 3, 2019   U.S. Ambassador to International Organizations in Vienna Jackie Wolcott travels to Washington, DC April 2-5, 2019 to accompany International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano in his meetings with …

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Media Note: Assistant Secretary Kirsten D. Madison Travel to Vienna, Austria

Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Kirsten D. Madison will lead the U.S. delegation to the High-Level Segment of the 62nd Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), March 14-15, in Vienna, Austria. At the CND, the United States will seek increased national action to control the illicit …

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Deputy Secretary Brouillette Meets With International Atomic Energy Agency

VIENNA, AUSTRIA – Yesterday, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette visited Vienna, Austria for the first time as Deputy Secretary to meet with leaders of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). U.S. Ambassador to International Organizations in Vienna Jackie Wolcott also participated in the meetings.

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Press Statement by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo for International Anticorruption Day

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC December 7, 2018   Corruption facilitates transnational crime, fuels terrorism, obstructs economic growth and development, weakens the rule of law, and undermines democracy. Ultimately, it endangers our national security. That is why, as we look ahead to International Anticorruption Day on December 9, we pledge …

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Press Release: United States Announces $3.18 Million to Support IAEA’s ReNuAL Project and Efforts to Combat Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Dr. Christopher A. Ford, Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Non-Proliferation, announced $3.18 million in new U.S. voluntary contributions to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today at the Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Science and Technology at the IAEA Headquarters in Vienna, Austria.  The United States will contribute $1,701,210 to the IAEA’s Renovation …

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Press Release: Ambassador Jackie Wolcott presents credentials in Vienna

Press Release October 22, 2018 Vienna, Austria   Ambassador Jackie Wolcott presents credentials in Vienna   Ambassador Jackie Wolcott presented her credentials today in Vienna to Acting Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Juan Carlos Lentijo to become U.S. Representative to the IAEA, with the rank of Ambassador.    Ambassador Wolcott will …

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Press Release: Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announces $1.1 million contribution to power IAEA labs 

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announces $1.1 million contribution to power IAEA labs  U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced today that the United States will contribute $1,163,090 to fund a new energy center at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) nuclear applications laboratories.  

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Statement from the U.S. Mission on World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

The United States Mission to International Organizations in Vienna joins the United Nations, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and communities and organizations around the world in the commemoration of July 30 as World Day against Trafficking in Persons. Trafficking in persons is a serious crime and a grave violation of human rights, …

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Press Release: U.S. Welcomes Commission on Narcotic Drugs Vote on Carfentanil

Press Release March 14, 2018 Vienna, Austria   U.S. Welcomes Commission on Narcotic Drugs Vote on Carfentanil   The United States welcomes today’s unanimous vote at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna to add carfentanil, a synthetic opioid 10,000 times more powerful than morphine, to the list of controlled substances under the UN Single …

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Readout of a Meeting between Ambassador Haley and Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Yukiya Amano

UNITED STATES MISSION TO THE UNITED NATIONS Office of Press and Public Diplomacy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2017 Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, met with Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today in Vienna, Austria. Ambassador Haley is in Vienna to meet with IAEA …

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U.S. Statement to the 2017 NPT Preparatory Committee

Statement by the United States in General Debate First Session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons   As Delivered by Ambassador Robert A. Wood Permanent Representative of the United States to the Conference on Disarmament Vienna, May 2, 2017   …

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Briefing on the International Narcotics Control Strategy Report

Special Briefing William R. Brownfield Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Via Teleconference March 2, 2017 MS TRUDEAU: Great. Thank you, Justin, and thanks to everyone for joining us. Today’s call is on the record; there is no embargo. It is with great pleasure that I introduce the Assistant Secretary for …

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