Chair’s Summary: UN Food Systems Summit

The 2021 UN Food Systems Summit is an extension of longstanding U.S. leadership and investment in ending hunger, malnutrition, and poverty and building more sustainable, equitable, and resilient food systems. During the UN General Assembly, President Biden previewed the United States’ commitment to $10 billion in multi-year initiatives to strengthen food security and nutrition for…

Meeting of the Major Economies on Energy and Climate September 17, 2021: Chair’s Summary

On September 17, 2021, President Biden convened the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate (MEF), as a follow-up to the convening of that group during his Leaders Summit on Climate in April.  Participants underscored the urgency of strengthening climate ambition ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP 26) in Glasgow and beyond, and many announced their support…

Background Press Call on the Administration’s Climate Policy

Via Teleconference 3:35 P.M. EDT MODERATOR:  Hello, everyone.  Welcome to a briefing on the administration’s climate policy.  Today, our on-background call will have as its speaker [senior administration official].  As this call is on background, for the purpose of this call, our speaker will be referred to as a “senior administration official.”  The contents of…

Statement by Press Secretary Jen Psaki on the Quad Leaders Summit

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. will host the first-ever Quad Leaders Summit at the White House on September 24. President Biden is looking forward to welcoming to the White House Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India, and Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan. The Biden-Harris Administration has made elevating…

President Biden to Convene Leaders’ Summit for Democracy

The President has said that the challenge of our time is to demonstrate that democracies can deliver by improving the lives of their own people and by addressing the greatest problems facing the wider world. In his first six months in office, the President has reinvigorated democracy at home, vaccinating 70% of population, passing the American Rescue…

Remarks by National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan at the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence Global Emerging Technology Summit

Remarks as delivered: In his address to the Joint Session of Congress in April, President Biden argued that the question of our time is whether democracy rather than autocracy is best poised to deliver for its citizens and to meet the major challenges of our time. And President Biden believes deeply, fundamentally, that making technology…

U.S.-EU Summit Statement

Towards a Renewed Transatlantic Partnership The United States and the European Union represent 780 million people who share democratic values and the largest economic relationship in the world. We have a chance and a responsibility to help people make a living and keep them safe and secure, fight climate change, and stand up for democracy…

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