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Welcome Ambassador McCain!

  The U.S. Mission to the UN Agencies is thrilled to welcome Ambassador Cindy Hensley McCain to the USUN Rome Mission.  Ambassador McCain was sworn in by the Biden Administration to serve as the U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN Agencies in Rome on November 5th, 2021 and arrived in Rome on January 11, 2022. ...
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USAID Announces More Than $308 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the People of Afghanistan

This contribution reflects a continued scale up of the United States’ humanitarian assistance in alignment with an unwavering commitment to aid vulnerable Afghans, and this new funding brings total U.S. humanitarian aid in Afghanistan and to Afghan refugees in the region to nearly $782 million since October 2021.
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Ambassador Cindy McCain delivers the U.S. opening remarks at the 168th FAO Council

The United States is ready to work with other FAO members to address these urgent challenges.  I am also confident this organization has put itself on solid footing to confront these challenges with agility, renewed emphasis on innovation, elevated attention to climate change, and energized public-private partnerships through its Strategic Framework adopted earlier this year. 
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