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Discrimination, Abuse & Trafficking

Presidential Memorandum: Determination with Respect to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-09-30

MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE SUBJECT: Determination with Respect to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 Pursuant to section 404 of the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of... Read More

HDIM Session 10 - Rights of Persons Belonging to National Minorities

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

2014-09-29

As Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Head of Delegation J. Brian Atwood The rights of persons belonging to national minorities have been a primary concern in the Human Dimension from... Read More

Spokesperson Psaki on Fifth Anniversary of Massacre at Pro-Democracy Rally in Guinea

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

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-09-28

Today marks the fifth anniversary of the 2009 massacre in Conakry, Guinea, when security forces killed more than 150 people, injured thousands more, and publicly raped more than 100 women... Read More

Engaging Muslim Communities Around the World on Issues of Mutual Interest

DipNote blog

Special Representative to Muslim Communities, Shaarik Zafar

2014-09-27

Today, I had the honor to attend the inauguration of the Indonesian Muslim Association of America Center with Indonesian President Yudhoyono in Silver Spring, Maryland. The ceremony underscored how much... Read More

Secretary Kerry at at a High-Level Dialogue on Combating Violence Targeting LGBT

UN Headquarters - New York, N.Y.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-26

I apologize for coming in late and probably leaving early. Am I correct? I am correct. I apologize. I just mentioned to the Secretary-General the extraordinary pace of UNGA, but... Read More

HDIM Session 8 - Violence against Women and Children

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

2014-09-26

As Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Head of Delegation J. Brian Atwood At the Ljubljana Ministerial in 2005, we collectively affirmed that “States have an obligation to exercise due diligence... Read More

National Security Advisor Rice on the Adoption of a UN Resolution on the Rights of LGBT Persons

The White House

National Security Advisor, Susan E. Rice

2014-09-26

The United States applauds today's adoption by the UN Human Rights Council of a resolution in support of the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons. The... Read More

ISIL’s Murder of Iraqi Human Rights Lawyer Samira Salih al-Nuaimi

U.S. Department of State

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-09-26

The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the torture and murder of Iraqi human rights lawyer Samira Salih al-Nuaimi by the Islamic State of Iraq and the... Read More

Under U.S. Leadership, World Will Defeat ISIL

DipNote blog

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-26

The United States has has long faced threats from a lethal brand of terrorism that perverts one of the world’s great religions. We have been relentless in targeting Al Qaeda... Read More

Secretary Kerry on UN Human Rights Council Resolution on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-26

Today the community of nations made an historic statement in support of LGBT rights, which are human rights. The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted the second-ever UN resolution on... Read More

Ambassador Power on the UN Human Rights Council Resolution on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

U.S. Mission to the United Nations - New York, N.Y.

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador Samantha Power

2014-09-26

I am very pleased that the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution today to combat discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons. This is only the... Read More

U.S. Priorities in the Western Hemisphere

The New York Foreign Press Center - U.S. Department of State - New York, N.Y.

Assistant Secretary for Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Roberta S. Jacobson

2014-09-26

MS. STAVROPOULOS:  Good morning, everyone.  My name is Daphne Stavropoulos.  Thank you very much for joining us here in New York.  To those colleagues and media who are joining us... Read More

Fact Sheet: Key U.S. Outcomes at the UN Human Rights Council 27th Session

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Department of State

2014-09-26

The outcomes of the 27th Session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) underscored the importance of robust U.S. engagement at the Council, where the United States continues to work... Read More

HDIM Session 6 - Combating Trafficking in Human Beings

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

2014-09-25

Delivered by U.S. Head of Delegation J. Brian Atwood | OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting | Warsaw, September 25, 2014 The United States welcomes Ambassador Madina Jarbussynova, the new Special... Read More

HDIM Session 6 - Combating Trafficking In Human Beings, Right of Reply

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

2014-09-25

Delivered by Ambassador Daniel Baer, U.S. Permanent Representative to the OSCE | OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting | Warsaw, September 25, 2014 We exercise our right of reply to respond... Read More

Ambassador Power at a High Level Meeting on Mass Atrocities

U.S. Mission to the United Nations - New York, N.Y.

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador Samantha Power

2014-09-25

Thank you, Minister Fabius and Minister Meade, for your leadership in convening this meeting. It is difficult to imagine a more important objective than preventing mass atrocities and genocide. The... Read More

President Obama UNGA Address

New York, N.Y.

President Barack Obama

2014-09-24

United Nations General Assembly 69th Session PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Mr. President, Mr. Secretary General, fellow delegates, ladies and gentlemen:  We come together at a crossroads between war and peace; between disorder... Read More

Joint Statement on Violations of the Rights of Crimean Tatars and Other Minorities in Crimea

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Delegation of the United States of America

2014-09-24

AS DELIVERED by Peter Mulrean, Deputy Permanent Representative, U.S. Mission to the UN in Geneva   Thank you, Mr. Vice-President. I am pleased to deliver this joint statement on behalf... Read More

The UN World Conference on Indigenous People: An Opportunity for Real Change

USAID Impact Blog - U.S. Agency for International Development

USAID’s Advisor for Indigenous Peoples Issues, Brian Keane

2014-09-24

The first World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (WCIP), which kicked off September 22, 2014, at the United Nations General Assembly, provides us with the opportunity to reflect and take action... Read More

Fact Sheet: Announcing New U.S. Open Government Commitments on the Third Anniversary of the Open Government Partnership

The White House

2014-09-24

Three years ago, President Obama joined with the leaders of seven other nations to launch the Open Government Partnership (OGP), an international partnership between governments and civil society to promote... Read More



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