Remarks by President Trump to the World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum Congress Centre Davos, Switzerland January 26, 2018, PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Thank you, Klaus, very much.  It’s a privilege to be here at this forum where leaders in business, science, art, diplomacy, and world affairs have gathered for many, many years to discuss how we can advance prosperity, security, and peace. I’m here today ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks at the “Why LGBT Inclusivity Matters” Event

On December 15 2016, Ambassador Daniel W. Yohannes and Dutch Ambassador Noe van Hulst co-hosted a presentation and panel discussion at the OECD on “Why LGBT Inclusivity Matters.”  Ambassador Yohannes’ remarks were as follows. Fellow Ambassadors, Friends, Colleagues, Ambassador van Hulst and I want to thank all of you for joining us here today for an ...
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Ambassador’s Intervention on Inclusive Growth at the OECD-TUAC Liaison Committee

Remarks delivered by Ambassador Daniel W. Yohannes on December 12, 2016 Mr. Secretary-General, Vice-President Leemans, Friends and Colleagues, I want to thank you for the opportunity to address all of you today in what I am sad to say will be my last TUAC Liaison Committee meeting before I move on next month. During my ...
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Second Meeting of the Champion Mayors for Inclusive Growth

Ambassador Yohannes Addresses the Champion Mayors for Inclusive Growth The following remarks were delivered by Ambassador Daniel W. Yohannes, Chair of the Friends of Inclusive Growth Group, at the second meeting of the Champion Mayors for Inclusive Growth, hosted by Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo on November 21, 2016. In 2013, President Obama called rising inequality ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks at the Launch of the OECD Initiative on Business and Inclusive Growth

Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome. We don’t have a lot of time today, so I’m going to be very brief. In my role as Chair of the Group of Friends of Inclusive Growth, I have spoken about the need to mobilize local governments and businesses to address rising inequality. The OECD has been doing fantastic work ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Yohannes at the White House Ethiopian-American Policy Briefing

On June 8, 2016, Ambassador Daniel W. Yohannes co-hosted the inaugural Ethiopian American Policy Briefing at the White House. Below are his prepared remarks. Good afternoon everyone, and welcome! Dehna walach-hu! I have the distinct pleasure of welcoming you to the White House and I am delighted  to be here. I am the U.S. Ambassador ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks on the OECD Anti-Corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Ladies and gentleman, I am pleased to be here during OECD integrity week to congratulate you on your efforts to fight corruption and encourage you to keep fighting.  I will keep my comments brief, as I know you have a full day ahead. Put simply, why does the U.S. care? First, corruption and bad governance ...
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