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Spokesperson Psaki on Ongoing Aggression Against the Government of Yemen

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

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-09-27

The United States condemns ongoing hostile and aggressive actions against the Yemeni government and political targets and calls for all parties to implement all aspects of the Peace and National... Read More

Op-Ed: Secretary Kerry on Afghanistan's Triumph of Statesmanship and Compromise

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-27

On Monday in Kabul, the Afghan people will inaugurate their next president, one who will work in tandem with the country’s first-ever chief executive officer — marking the first democratic... 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

Supporting an Inclusive and Open Internet

DipNote blog

U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, Ambassador Daniel A. Sepulveda; Coordinator for Cyber Issues, Christopher Painter; Deputy Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Scott Busby

2014-09-25

As the Internet continues to grow and expand, there is an ongoing global discussion on how the Internet should be governed. This is an important debate. The Internet has proven... 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

HDIM Session 4 - Protection of Human Rights and Fighting Terrorism

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

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

2014-09-24

As prepared for delivery by the Honorable Professor J. Brian Atwood, U.S. Head of Delegation   Moderator, my delegation commends the Swiss Chairmanship for focusing on the prevention of torture... Read More

Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur for Cambodia

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Delegation of the United States of America

2014-09-24

AS DELIVERED by Sarah M. Brooks Thank you, Mme. Vice-President. The United States expresses its appreciation for the report of the Special Rapporteur.  We remain concerned about the human rights... 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

HDIM Session 5 - Democratic Lawmaking

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

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

2014-09-24

As Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Head of Delegation J. Brian Atwood Rule of Law 2, including: Democratic Lawmaking; Independence of the Judiciary; Right to a Fair Trial The principles... 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

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

Presidential Memorandum: Civil Society

The White House

2014-09-23

MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES SUBJECT: Deepening U.S. Government Efforts to Collaborate with and Strengthen Civil Society The participation of civil society is fundamental to democratic... Read More

HDIM Session 1 - Democratic Elections

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

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

2014-09-22

As prepared for delivery by the Honorable Professor J. Brian Atwood, U.S. Head of Delegation Moderator, the United States reiterates our strong support for the OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions... Read More

U.S. Congratulates Dr. Ashraf Ghani and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on the Agreement on Formation of a Government of National Unity

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-21

This was a moment of extraordinary statesmanship. These two men have put the people of Afghanistan first, and they've ensured that the first peaceful democratic transition in the history of... 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

Secretary Kerry on International Day of Democracy

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-15

There are few ideas more powerful – more infused with universal aspiration – than democracy. The desire for democracy is shared by people the world over. The privilege to vote,... Read More

Secretary Kerry Joint Press Availability With Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry

Cairo, Egypt

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-13

FOREIGN MINISTER SHOUKRY: (Via interpreter) Today we had discussions, (inaudible) long discussions during which the U.S. Secretary met President Abdelfattah al-Sisi, and this was an opportunity for them to discuss... 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

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? Corruption ... Read More



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