Posts Tagged: obama

President Obama addresses the UN General Assembly

President Obama and other world leaders are in town this week for the 67th United Nations General Assembly.  I had the opportunity to join the President and others in the opening of the General Debate this morning.  Below is President Obama’s speech. THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary Remarks by the President to… Read more »

New U.S. Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa

Below is a press release from the U.S. Mission to the United Nations on the new U.S. strategy towards sub-Saharan Africa.  The release links to the new policy.     USUN PRESS RELEASE #146                                                                                June 15, 2012FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement by Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on the New U.S…. Read more »

United Nations General Assembly is underway

The United Nations General Assembly continued today.  United States Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Suzan Johnson Cook met with religious leaders to dialouge about her work within the Obama administration.  I had the pleasure to meet with Ambassador Johnson Cook today.  The Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations looks forward to working closely… Read more »

UN General Assembly Begins

The 66th Session of the United Nations General Assembly is underway.  Today, delegates focused their attention on non-communicable diseases.  The President of Kenya explained to the General Assembly actions being taken to address these diseases in his country.  Over the next days, other heads of state including U.S. President Barack Obama will arrive in New… Read more »

Christian Peace Witness for Iraq

Christian Peace Witness for Iraq invites Christians from across the country to gather in Washington, DC, on April 29-30 for a time of worship and nonviolent witness to mark the end of the first 100 days of the Obama Presidency….

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