President Barack Obama 71st UNGA

The 71st UN General Assembly Gets Underway

President Obama is in to New York to mark the opening of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly. As the United States works to advance the central goals of fostering a more peaceful world, promoting human rights and working toward a more effective and accountable UN system, we look forward to engaging bilaterally and multilaterally to achieve other topline priorities during UNGA 71, including addressing the global refugee crisis, promoting LGBTI rights, fighting terrorism, promoting sustainable development, and addressing climate change.


Ambassador Samantha Power at the DMZ

Ambassador Power’s Trip to Japan and South Korea

Ambassador Power traveled to Japan and the Republic of Korea from October 6-11, 2016. She met with senior government officials and civil society in Tokyo and Seoul to discuss a range of bilateral, regional, and global issues, and to reaffirm the United States’ ironclad commitment to the security of both allies. Read more about her trip: