The Bureau of International Organization Affairs (IO), with its six diplomatic missions (Geneva, Montreal, Nairobi, New York, Rome, and Vienna), develops and implements U.S. policy at the United Nations and in a wide range of other multilateral organizations. IO’s mission statement is to employ multilateral diplomacy as a tool for advancing U.S. interests through a more effective and efficient UN and multilateral system. The Bureau advances the President’s vision of strong, sustained U.S. leadership at the UN and in other multilateral venues to advance America’s national interests, protect the American people, promote American prosperity and values, and drive reforms necessary to ensure the continuing utility of international organizations.
Putting Human Rights at the Center of U.S. Foreign Policy The United States is deeply committed to a world in which human rights are protected, where human rights defenders are celebrated, and where those who commit human rights abuses are held accountable. Promoting respect for human rights is not something we can do alone, but […]Read More