U.S. Statement given by Deputy Chief of Mission Jennifer Harhigh at the opening of the November WFP Executive Board

November 18, 2019 Thank you Mr. President and Executive Director for your thoughtful remarks and comprehensive presentations.  Ambassador Tom apologizes, he wanted to be here, but is on his way to participate in a Senate Hearing regarding the U.S. role in the UN system. Executive Director Beasley, we all have witnessed the phenomenon of increasing …

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USUN Rome Celebrates Independence Day 2017

Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Thomas Duffy   July 7th, 2017 Villa San Sebastiano Thanks to our wonderful singer, Soprano Fabiana Rossi. Thanks also to the US Marine Corps Color Guard: Staff Sergeant Stephen Clark, Sergeant Edward Suess, Sergeant Robert Lynch, Sergeant Marcos Bocanegra, and Sergeant Jeremiah Thomas. Also representing the Department of the Navy are …

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The United States Joins the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

On March 13, 2017 the United States joined the International Treaty of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture that was approved at the 2001 Conference of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). USUN Chargé d’Affaires Thomas Duffy deposited the instrument of ratification by presenting it to the Director General of …

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