DCSIMG

Discrimination, Abuse & Trafficking

Remarks by the First Lady at the Summit of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

The Omni Shoreham Hotel - Washington, D.C.

2014-07-30

MRS. OBAMA: Oh, my goodness. Look at you all! (Applause.) Oh, please sit, sit. Rest. (Laughter.) How has everything been? Exciting? So you’ve talked to a lot of important... Read More

National Security Advisor Rice “Africa and America: Partners in a Shared Future”

United State Institute of Peace - Washington, D.C.

National Security Advisor, Susan E. Rice

2014-07-30

Good morning, everyone. Thank you Kristin for that very generous introduction. And thank you all for being here. In particular I want to acknowledge and thank members of the African... Read More

Ambassador DiCarlo at the End of July UN Security Council Session

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

Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Rosemary A. DiCarlo

2014-07-30

Mr. President, thank you for your steady and very efficient stewardship of the Council this month; the Rwandan coffee you shared with us at the beginning of July has held... Read More

Ambassador Power at the Young African Leaders Initiative

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

2014-07-30

So, I am the last person standing between you and a night on the town. Trouble. You have made it, you have made it. You had made it; you actually... Read More

Secretary Kerry at the Rollout of the 2013 Report on International Religious Freedom

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-07-28

Read the 2013 International Religious Freedom Report on state.gov SECRETARY KERRY: Good morning, everybody. How are you? AUDIENCE: Morning. SECRETARY KERRY: Is everybody good? So I’m going to make –... Read More

Assistant Secretary Malinowski on the Release of the 2013 Report on International Religious Freedom

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

2014-07-28

ASSISTANT SECRETARY MALINOWSKI: Thanks, everyone. Sorry I’m not the Secretary. (Laughter.) So let me just pick up where the Secretary left off and talk a little bit about the report... Read More

President Obama in Town Hall with the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Omni Shoreham Hotel - Washington, D.C.

2014-07-28

THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody! (Applause.) Hello, everybody. Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you so much. Everybody, please have a seat. Have a seat. We're just getting started here. Well, hello,... Read More

Fact Sheet: Visit of President Perez Molina of Guatemala, President Hernandez of Honduras, and President Sanchez Ceren of El Salvador

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-07-25

On July 25, the President and Vice President hosted Presidents Otto Perez Molina of Guatemala, Juan Orlando Hernandez of Honduras, and Salvador Sanchez Ceren of El Salvador to discuss how... Read More

President Obama after meeting with Central American Presidents

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-07-25

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, I want to thank very much, President Molina, President Hernández and President Sánchez Cerén for being here today. Our nations share extraordinary ties of culture, of family,... Read More

Ambassador Power on the Cease-fire Agreement for the Central African Republic

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

2014-07-24

I welcome the announcement of a cease-fire agreement for the Central African Republic between ex-Seleka, anti-Balaka, and other armed groups that was signed July 23 in Brazzaville in the presence... Read More

Testimony: Modern Day Slavery and What We Buy

Statement Before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission

Ambassador-at-Large, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, Luis CdeBac

2014-07-24

Thank you, Representative and Members of the Commission and entirely. Tom Lantos was a leading light in getting the Trafficking Victims Protection Bill passed and it was such an example... Read More

Northern Town of Nasir South Sudanese Rebels Attack the Northern Town of Nasir

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

Deputy Department Spokesperson, Marie Harf

2014-07-21

The United States condemns the South Sudanese opposition forces’ ground attack on the positions of the South Sudanese army (SPLA) in Nasir, Upper Nile State, on July 20. We call... Read More

President Obama at Signing of Executive Order on LGBT Workplace Discrimination

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-07-21

THE PRESIDENT: Welcome to the White House, everybody. I know I'm a little late. But that's okay because we've got some big business to do here. Many of you have... Read More

Executive Order -- Further Amendments to Executive Order 11478, Equal Employment Opportunity in the Federal Government, and Executive Order 11246, Equal Employment Opportunity

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-07-21

EXECUTIVE ORDER - - - - - - - FURTHER AMENDMENTS TO EXECUTIVE ORDER 11478, EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, AND EXECUTIVE ORDER 11246, EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY By... Read More

Ambassador Power Explanation of Vote after a Security Council Vote on a Resolution on Syria

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

2014-07-14

Thank you Mr. President. As we sit here today, nearly 11 million Syrians are struggling to survive the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. I met with some of them... Read More

19th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-07-11

This day is about more than keeping alive the memory of the 8,000 men and boys who were savagely murdered in Srebrenica on July 11, 1995. It is about recommitting... Read More

Ambassador Baer to OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities Astrid Thors

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

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

2014-07-10

High Commissioner, we thank you for your presence, for your report, and for your ongoing work on conflict prevention at the earliest possible stage. Your work is akin to a... Read More

The U.S. Contributes Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the Crisis in South Sudan

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-07-10

Today, Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard announced nearly $22 million in additional humanitarian assistance for refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in South Sudan and South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia,... Read More

Fact Sheet on the Democratic Republic of the Congo Executive Order

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-07-09

President Obama today issued a new Executive Order (E.O.) that amends E.O. 13413 of October 27, 2006, to take additional steps in light of the continued threat to the peace,... Read More

Testimony: Combating Forced Labor and Modern-Day Slavery in East Asia and the Pacific

Testimony Before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Scot Marciel

2014-07-08

Chairman Cardin, Ranking Member Rubio, Members of the Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today on human trafficking in the Asia-Pacific region. It is a privilege to stand... Read More



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