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Ambassador Power at a UN Security Council Debate on the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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

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

2014-08-07

Thank you, Mr. President. And I would like to thank UK Minister Simmonds for calling together this important event. I’d also like to thank Angolan Defense Minister Lourenço, DRC Foreign... Read More

President Obama at Press Conference After U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

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

Presiden Barack Obama

2014-08-06

PRESIDENT OBAMA:  As I think everyone knows by now, this first U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit has been the largest gathering we’ve ever hosted with African heads of state and government --... Read More

President Obama at Opening Session of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

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

President Barack Obama

2014-08-06

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Good morning, everyone. Michelle and I were honored to host you and your wonderful spouses at dinner last night. I hope people didn’t stay out too late. The... Read More

Remarks by President Obama at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum

Mandarin Oriental Hotel - Washington, D.C.

President Barack Obama

2014-08-05

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you so much. Thank you. Please be seated. Well, good afternoon, everybody. To Mayor Bloomberg, thank you -- not only for the kind introduction, but to Bloomberg... Read More

Secretary Kerry at the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Ministerial

The World Bank - Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-08-04

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, President Kim, Jim, thank you very, very much for your welcome. Welcome to all of you here, and I appreciate your – the substance of your comments. ... Read More

Ambassador Power at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

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

2014-08-04

Hello everybody, I’m Samantha Power. I get to be ambassador to the United Nations every day, representing the United States, and I’m delighted to be on this panel. I overheard... 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

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

President Obama on Foreign Policy

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-07-16

THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon, everybody.  I want to briefly discuss the important actions we’re taking today in support of Ukraine.  Before I do, I want to take a few minutes... 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

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

Egypt’s Chilling Detour on the Path to Democracy

DipNote blog

Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Richard Stengel

2014-06-26

On Monday, an Egyptian court convicted three international journalists from Al Jazeera’s English-language network along with 15 others of conspiring with “terrorists” to harm national unity. Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fahmy and... Read More

Ambassador Power on the Assassination of Libyan Human Rights Activist Salwa Bugaighis

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

2014-06-26

The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the brutal assassination in Benghazi of prominent Libyan political thinker and human rights activist Salwa Bugaighis. Through her dedicated activism and... Read More

Testimony: The Future of U.S.-China Relations

Senate Foreign Relations Committe

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Daniel R. Russel

2014-06-25

Chairman Menendez, Ranking Member Corker, Members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today on U.S.-China relations. It is also a great honor to be participating in... Read More

Secretary Kerry at the Dedication of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Memorial Wall

21st Street Entrance - U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-06-12

Bill, thank you very much. Good morning, everybody, distinguished guests all, and particularly the members of the Bynum family and extended clan. We’re delighted to be able to honor you... Read More

USOSCE on Kosovo Assembly Elections

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

Acting Political Counselor to the OSCE Permanent Council Jennifer Bosworth

2014-06-12

The United States joins with others in congratulating the people of Kosovo for the successful elections for the Kosovo Assembly held this past Sunday.  We note the encouraging initial report... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Assistance to Moldova

Office of the Vice President

The White House

2014-06-07

Moldova has worked hard to build democratic institutions and a prosperous economy, as well as to ensure its sovereignty and security. The United States has provided assistance to Moldova in... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Assistance to Ukraine

Office of the Vice President

2014-06-07

The United States is committed to supporting Ukraine's democratic reforms, economic development, and sovereignty and territorial integrity. Following Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s discussions with President Obama on June 4 in... Read More

25 Years Later, Tiananmen Square Still Colors U.S.-China Relations

U.S. Department of State

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

2014-06-04

Twenty-five years ago, it was possible to believe that the contest between democratic and authoritarian ideas of how societies should be organized was ending. East Germans breached their wall; Chileans... Read More



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