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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On the Adoption of the Ministerial Declaration on Nuclear Security

On December 5, 2016, the "International Conference on Nuclear Security: Commitments and Actions" adopted a Ministerial Declaration which makes important strides on the technical issues which are the heart of the International Atomic Energy Agency's program on nuclear security. The United States welcomes this declaration. The global community can reap the peaceful benefits of the ...
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Ambassador Holgate Travels to Monaco to Visit IAEA Environment Laboratories

Press Release Vienna, Austria November 8, 2016   Ambassador Laura S.H. Holgate, U.S. Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna, will travel to Monaco November 9-10 to visit the International Atomic Energy Agency Environment Laboratories . The Monaco Laboratories, the only marine laboratories in the United Nations system, are responsible for helping IAEA Member States understand, monitor ...
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Ambassador Holgate Travels to Geneva for Gender Champions Event

Ambassador Laura S.H. Holgate, U.S. Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna, will travel to Geneva, Switzerland November 2 to participate in an event celebrating the first anniversary of the establishment of the International Gender Champions program. Ambassador Holgate will join leaders from NGOs, the private sector, UN permanent representatives, UN professional staff, and others ...
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U.S. to Bolster Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Verification Capacity through Training Program in Nevada.

Press Release, October 28, 2016 The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) calls for the maintenance of a roster of trained on-site inspectors to certify CTBT compliance and to verify whether a suspicious event was a nuclear explosion. While such a roster will not be formalized until the CTBT enters into force, the CTBTO Preparatory Commission is actively preparing for ...
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From White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest: DPRK statement

Aboard Air Force One this evening, the President was briefed by National Security Adviser Susan Rice about the reported seismic activity near a nuclear facility in North Korea. The President also consulted with President Park of the Republic of Korea and Prime Minister Abe of Japan in separate phone calls. The President reiterated the unbreakable ...
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Ambassador Laura S.H. Holgate Visits IAEA’s Nuclear Applications Laboratories in Seibersdorf, Austria

United States Mission to International Organizations in Vienna PRESS RELEASE July 27, 2016 Ambassador Laura S.H. Holgate, U.S. Representative to the Vienna Office of the United Nations and the International Atomic Energy Agency, made her first visit to the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) Nuclear Applications Laboratories in Seibersdorf, Austria on July 15, 2016.  Ambassador ...
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Ambassador Laura S.H. Holgate Presents Her Credentials to UN Office in Vienna Director-General Yury Fedotov

Ambassador Laura S.H. Holgate, U.S. Representative to the Vienna Office of the United Nations and the International Atomic Energy Agency, presented her credentials to UN Office in Vienna (UNOV) Director-General Yury Fedotov at his office in the Vienna International Center. The Ambassador applauded the strong partnership between the United States and the UN Office on Drugs ...
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Ambassador Laura S.H. Holgate Presents Her Credentials to IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano

Ambassador Laura S.H. Holgate, U.S. Representative to the Vienna Office of the United Nations and the International Atomic Energy Agency, presented her credentials today to IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano at his office in the Vienna International Center.  The Ambassador expressed appreciation for the IAEA’s efforts worldwide, including the organization’s vital work in nuclear safeguards, ...
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Ambassador Laura S.H. Holgate Presents Her Credentials to CTBTO Executive Secretary Lassina Zerbo

Ambassador Laura S.H. Holgate, U.S. Representative to the Vienna Office of the United Nations and the International Atomic Energy Agency, presented her credentials today to Dr. Lassina Zerbo, Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), at the Vienna International Center.  The Ambassador thanked Executive Secretary Zerbo for his outreach ...
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