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U.S. Policy on Sudan and South Sudan: The Way Forward

The Atlantic Council –Washington, D.C.

U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, Donald Booth

2014-10-09

Thank you for joining me today for this important exchange, and a special thanks to the Atlantic Council for hosting us here today. President Obama appointed me as his Special... Read More

Assistant Secretary Nuland Remarks at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

Kyiv, Ukraine

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland

2014-10-07

Assistant Secretary Nuland: Thank you Rector Huberski, thank you students. I am so sorry to be late, I am so sorry to keep you waiting. I am so delighted to... Read More

U.S. Opening Statement at the Seventh Conference of the Parties, UN Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime

Vienna, Austria

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, M. Brooke Darby

2014-10-06

Mr. Chair, on behalf of the United States, please accept my congratulations on your election as chair of the Conference of the Parties for the Convention against Transnational Organized... Read More

Vice President Biden at the John F. Kennedy Forum

Harvard Kennedy School - Boston, MA

Vice President Joe Biden

2014-10-02

THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Well, Dean, you did that introduction exactly like my sister wrote it sounds like.  (Laughter.)  Thank you.  That was very, very generous of you. And as we... Read More

Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in Central African Republic

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Delegation of the United States of America

2014-09-25

Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in Central African Republic As Delivered by Peter Mulrean U.S. Deputy Permanent Representative Thank you. The United States... 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

President Obama at Open Government Partnership Meeting

United Nations Building - New York, N.Y.

President Barack Obama

2014-09-24

PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Well, thank you very much.  And thank you, Rakesh, for your introduction.  It is wonderful to see all of you here today.  I still remember your eloquent words... 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

Fact Sheet: The U.S. Global Anticorruption Agenda

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-09-24

President Obama and the U.S. Government continue to drive a robust agenda to stem corruption around the world and hold to account those who exploit the public’s trust for private... Read More

U.S. Concerned by Deteriorating Situation in Sudan

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2014-09-24

Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on Sudan Thank you, Mr. President. The United States would like to thank the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Sudan,... Read More

HDIM Session 2 - Freedom of Expression

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

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

2014-09-23

As prepared for delivery by the Honorable Professor J. Brian Atwood, U.S. Head of Delegation The United States thanks the Representative on Freedom of the Media for her comprehensive and... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Support for Ukraine

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-09-18

The United States is firmly committed to supporting Ukraine as it works to establish security and stability, respond to humanitarian and reconstruction needs, conduct democratic elections and carry out constitutional... Read More

Ambassador Baer Response to the Report by Head of OSCE Presence in Albania

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

2014-09-18

Ambassador Baer Response to the Report by Ambassador Florian Raunig Head of OSCE Presence in Albania The United States welcomes Ambassador Raunig to the Permanent Council, and we appreciate his... Read More

Ambassador Baer on the Detention of Zinaida Mukhortova in Kazakhstan

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

2014-09-18

The United States is deeply concerned that Zinaida Mukhortova, a Kazakhstani lawyer and human rights defender, was detained on July 2 and involuntarily committed to a psychiatric facility in Balkhash. ... Read More

U.S. Concerned by Threats to Freedom of Expression in OSCE Region

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

2014-09-18

The United States shares the concern raised by our EU colleagues on the continued threats to freedom of expression. We particularly note the recent case of an attack on Ksenia... Read More

U.S. on 15th Anniversary of Unsolved Disappearances in Belarus

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

Deputy Department Spokesperson, Marie Harf

2014-09-16

Fifteen years ago today, Viktor Gonchar, a former deputy prime minister and leading opposition politician, disappeared in Belarus together with Anatoly Krasovsky, a successful businessman. The two men were last... Read More

U.S. Statement on Human Rights Situations Requiring Council Attention

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the Human Rights Council

2014-09-16

Item 4: General Debate on Human Rights Situations Requiring Council Attention Statement by the Delegation of the United States of America As Delivered by David Sullivan Mr. President, The United... Read More

The Transatlantic Trends 2014

German Marshall Fund - Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretar for European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland

2014-09-10

Thanks to Karen, thanks to Ivan. It’s great to be back at GMF. Karen, I miss you in government every day. But I know that you are bringing your energy... Read More

Remarks at the Good Society and Corruption Conference

Bucharest, Romania

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, Hoyt Yee

2014-09-09

As prepared I would like to thank the Aspen Institute Romania—and particularly Mircea Geoana—for organizing this impressive gathering of policy-makers, business leaders, thinkers, activists and citizens. In unique formats like... Read More

Government for the People: Combatting Corruption

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor

U.S. Department of State

2014-08-29

Back to >>> State of Rights Homepage   Government for the People: Combatting Corruption - 9/3/14 What is the cost of corruption on our values, our prosperity, and our security?... Read More



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