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USOSCE Response to the Report by ODIHR on HDIM

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

2014-10-30

Thank you, Director Link, for your report on the 2014 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting. The United States strongly supports ODIHR, which has earned its place as the key institution in... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Russian NGOs

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

2014-10-30

It is with deep concern that the United States must raise the actions taken by the Russian Federation’s Ministry of Justice to dissolve the Russian Memorial Society, an independent human... Read More

Explanation of Vote on the Cuba Resolution in the General Assembly Hall

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

U.S. Senior Area Advisor, Ambassador Ronald D. Godard

2014-10-28

Explanation of Vote by Ambassador Ronald D. Godard, U.S. Senior Area Advisor for Western Hemisphere Affairs, on the Cuba Resolution in the General Assembly Hall Mr. President, as do all... Read More

Ambassador Pyatt's Remarks at the SP Advisors' Investment Conference 2014 "A Fresh Look at Ukraine”

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

U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Geoffrey Pyatt

2014-10-28

It’s a pleasure to be here, especially an honor to be with Minister Shlapak.  Let me start I think, by maybe picking up where Minister Shlapak left off, which is the importance of what happened... Read More

U.S. Remarks at the 69th General Assembly, Sixth Committee Session on the Rule of Law

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

Deputy Legal Adviser, Stephen Townley

2014-10-14

U.S. Remarks at the 69th General Assembly, Sixth Committee (Legal) Session on Agenda Item 82: The Rule of Law at the National and International Levels Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The... Read More

'Two Terms and Done'

DipNote blog

2014-10-14

In early August, U.S. and African leaders had their first opportunity to discuss security, economic growth, development, and good governance during the U.S.-Africa Summit in Washington. Over the course of... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks at a Solo Press Availability

Paris, France

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-10-14

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good evening, everybody. Thanks for your patience. This has been a very productive couple of days, and I’m glad to have an opportunity to be able to... Read More

Presidential Proclamation: Columbus Day 2014

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-10-10

COLUMBUS DAY 2014 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION When Christopher Columbus -- a son of Genoa, Italy -- set sail across the Atlantic, no... Read More

Assistant Secretary Nuland Interview with Reijo Lindroos of YLE

Berlin, Germany

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

2014-10-10

Question: Mrs. Nuland, you have just visited Ukraine and the parliamentary elections will be held there in two weeks' time. Is there a way out of the Ukrainian crisis? Assistant... Read More

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

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



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