Kerry, Hagel with Australian Leaders in Australia

Speech – United States Embassy U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson Sydney, Australia REMARKS Secretary of State John Kerry with Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop, and Australian Minister of Defense David Johnston

Asia-Pacific forum spotlights need for regional connectivity

Press Release – UN News Asia-Pacific countries will gather in Bangkok this week for the annual policy session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific ( ESCAP ), focusing on the role of regional connectivity in supporting economic growth and …

Podesta Leads U.S. Delegation to the Pacific Islands Forum

Press Release – US Department Of State Counselor to the President John Podesta will lead a high-level U.S. Government delegation to the Pacific Islands Forum Post Forum Dialogue (PIF PFD) on August 1 in Koror, Palau, to highlight and build upon our historic relations with the peoples and nations …

G20 Beware: Trade Deals Threaten Health Care and Environment

Press Release – AFTINET The NSW Nurses and Midwives Association (NSWNMA) and the Australian Fair Trade & Investment Network Ltd (AFTINET) have called on the Federal Government to heed warnings over secret global trade deals, in particular, negotiations around the Trans-Pacific …