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Mayor of Birmingham Addresses Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

U.S. Mission Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

William Bell

2014-08-13

AS DELIVERED: To the Chair and distinguished members of the committee, I am William Bell. It is my honor to come before you as the 33rd Mayor of the City... Read More

Attorney General McDaniel: Opening Remarks to Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

U.S. Mission Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

2014-08-13

AS DELIVERED: Thank you, Mr. Chairperson and distinguished members of the Committee, representatives of civil society, ladies and gentlemen. My name is Dustin McDaniel. I am the Attorney General of... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks on U.S. Vision for Asia-Pacific Engagement

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Secretary Kerry

2014-08-13

AS DELIVERED: MR. MORRISON: Well, thank you. Aloha. I want to welcome everyone. And for our online audience, and also for the Secretary, I’d like to describe who is here... Read More

Catherine Lhamon: Opening Statement, Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

U.S. Mission Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

Assistant Secretary Catherine E. Lhamon

2014-08-13

AS DELIVERED: Mr. Chairperson, Members of the Committee, and representatives of civil society: I am Catherine Lhamon and I serve as Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the United States... Read More

Deputy Assistant Attorney General Kappelhoff: Opening Statement Before CERD Committee

U.S. Mission Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

Deputy Assistant Attorney General Mark Kappelhoff

2014-08-13

AS DELIVERED: Mr. Chairperson, distinguished Members of the committee, and representatives of civil society. My name is Mark Kappelhoff and I serve as a Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the... Read More

U.S. Attorney Lynch: Statement at the Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

U.S. Mission Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch

2014-08-13

AS DELIVERED: Mr. Chairperson, distinguished members of the committee, and representatives of civil society, it is an honor to be a part of the U.S. delegation and share some of... Read More

Deputy Assistant Secretary Schriefer: Opening Remarks to CERD Committee

U.S. Mission Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

Deputy Assistant Secretary Paula Schriefer

2014-08-13

AS DELIVERED: Mr. Chairperson, distinguished members of the Committee, esteemed representatives of civil society organizations, ladies and gentlemen: I am Paula Schriefer, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of... Read More

U.S. Delegation to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

U.S. Mission Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

2014-08-13

U.S. MISSION GENEVA Head of Delegation Ambassador Keith Harper U.S. Representative to the UN Human Rights Council David Sullivan Legal Adviser Kevin Whelan Deputy Legal Adviser DEPARTMENT OF STATE Paula... Read More

Ambassador Harper: Opening Remarks at U.S. Presentation to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

U.S. Mission Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council, Ambassador Keith Harper

2014-08-13

AS DELIVERED: Mr. Chair, distinguished members of the Committee, representatives of civil society, ladies and gentlemen: I am Ambassador Keith Harper, the Representative of the United States to the UN... Read More

U.S. Delegation to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

U.S. Mission Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

2014-08-11

The United States is pleased to announce a broad senior-level interagency delegation that will appear before the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on August 13 and 14 in... Read More

President Obama Proclamation on Captive Nations Week, 2014

The White House - Washington, D.C.

President Obama

2014-07-18

AS DELIVERED: As the grip of the Cold War tightened, America pledged our solidarity to every nation held captive behind the Iron Curtain and every individual who refused to accept... Read More

Spokesperson Psaki Statement on Anniversary of Nataliya Estemirova’s Murder

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2014-07-15

AS DELIVERED: Fifth Anniversary of Human Rights Activist Nataliya Estemirova’s Murder Nataliya Estemirova bravely and tirelessly sought to expose horrible human rights violations in Chechnya. Five years ago on July... Read More

Looking for Inclusive Solutions in South Sudan

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Deputy Assistant Secretary Steven Feldstein

2014-07-15

South Sudan marked its third year of independence on July 9, but this year there seemed little for the people of South Sudan to celebrate. I was just in South... Read More

Spokesperson Psaki Statement on Cuban Activist Detentions

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2014-07-14

On Sunday Cuban authorities rounded up and detained over one hundred courageous members of the Damas de Blanco as they sought to peacefully commemorate the loss of life on the... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Mozena on the Occasion of the One-Year Anniversary of the Sustainability Compact in Bangladesh

Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Ambassador Dan Mozena

2014-07-08

In the wake of the horrific Rana Plaza tragedy of April 24, 2013, Bangladesh and the world had no choice but to act to improve workers’ rights, safety, and working... Read More

From the Civil Rights Act to the Disabilities Treaty

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

U.S. Special Advisor for International Disability Rights, Judith Heumann

2014-07-02

Fifty years ago today, President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act – landmark legislation that broadly outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin. It was the... Read More

Transcript of Assistant Secretary Malinowski Burma Press Conference

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Tom Malinowski

2014-06-28

AS DELIVERED PRESS BRIEFING 1 MODERATOR: Shibani Mahtani from the Wall Street Journal. We’re here with Assistant Secretary Malinowski, General Crutchfield, and Ambassador Mitchell, and Deputy Assistant Secretary Amy Searight... Read More

USOSCE on Convictions in the Murder of Russian Journalist Anna Politkovskaya

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Public Affairs Counselor Christopher Midura

2014-06-12

The United States welcomes the convictions on June 9 in Moscow’s highest criminal court of five individuals in connection with the 2006 contract murder of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya, and... Read More

Ambassador Baer Response to Ambassador Zarudna, Head of the OSCE Center in Astanta

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Scurity and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Daniel Baer

2014-06-12

The United States is pleased to welcome Ambassador Zarudna back to the Permanent Council.  Ambassador, thank you for your informative report.   Your ongoing multi-year projects on human rights education... Read More

Department of Justice Reaches Landmark Agreement to Improve Missoula County Attorney’s Office’s Response to Reports of Sexual Assault

U.S. Department of Justice - Washington, D.C.

Office of Public Affairs

2014-06-10

The Department of Justice announced today that it has reached a comprehensive agreement with the Missoula County Attorney’s Office, as well as Missoula County, Montana, and the Montana Attorney General’s... Read More



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