U.S. Mission to the United Nations

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United States Mission to the United Nations
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Director:Samantha Power
Deputy Director:Rosemary A. DiCarlo
Total employed:~150 (2013)
Year created:1947
Official website:Office website
The United States Mission to the United Nations (USUN) is the United States delegation to the United Nations. The USUN was created by Congress in 1947 in order "to assist the President and the Department of State in conducting United States policy at the United Nations."[1] The current United States Ambassador to the United Nations is Samantha Power, who was confirmed by the Senate on August 1, 2013.[2]

The USUN employed about 150 people in 2013.[1]

Structure

Mission

The official USUN mission statement is as follows:

to assist the President and the Department of State in conducting United States policy at the United Nations.[1][3]

Leadership

Samantha Power is currently the Ambassador to the United Nations.

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See also

External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 USUN, "About USUN," accessed March 18, 2014
  2. L.A. Times, "Senate confirms Samantha Power as U.N. ambassador," August 1, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.