Schloss Elmau, Germany - The President met with the other Leaders of the G-7 at Schloss Elmau, Germany on June 7-8 to make tangible progress on a wide range of economic, security, and development priorities.  The G-7 stands resolved in its commitment to uphold the values of freedom and democracy, the rule of law and respect for human rights, and the principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity.

Washington, DC - The United States welcomes the June 6 announcement that the UN-facilitated consultations among Yemeni stakeholders will begin in Geneva on June 14.

Washington, DC - Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken will deliver remarks at the American Jewish Committee’s Global Forum 2015 at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 8 at the Washington Hilton.

New York - Significant crises are demanding the attention of the international community at a time when crucial development decisions are set to be made, the UN Development Programme’s (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark told the Organization’s governing body today at a meeting in New York City. UNDP was fully committed to seizing the opportunity presented in 2015 to set a “transformational” agenda for sustainable development.

Washington, DC - Acting Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Judith Garber will travel June 7-11 to Lima, Peru.

Washington, DC - First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to London, Milan, and Vicenza from June 15-21, 2015.  Accompanying Mrs. Obama on this trip will be her mother, Mrs. Marian Robinson, and daughters, Malia and Sasha Obama.