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Certification with Respect to Human Rights Related Issues In Colombia

Office of the Spokesperson

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

2014-09-26

On September 17, 2014, the Department of State certified to Congress that the Colombian government, including its Armed Forces, are meeting statutory criteria related to human rights. This certification, pursuant... 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

U.S. Concerned by Deteriorating Situation in Sudan

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Delegation of the United States of America

2014-09-24

Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on Sudan Statement by the United States of America As Delivered by Ambassador Keith Harper Representative of the United States to the United Nations... Read More

Ambassador Harper: Statement at HRC Panel Discussion on South Sudan

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Delegation of the United States of America

2014-09-24

Panel Discussion on South Sudan UN Human Rights Council 27th Session, Geneva As Delivered by Ambassador Keith Harper U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council September 24, 2014 Mr. Vice-President, ... Read More

Secretary Kerry at Event on Human Rights in the D.P.R.K.

Waldorf-Astoria - New York City, N.Y.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-23

Thank you very much, Ambassador King, and I want to thank Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski for bringing us together today with Danny Russel. And I’m particularly grateful to our fellow... Read More

President Obama at the Clinton Global Initiative

New York, N.Y.

President Barack Obama

2014-09-23

THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon, all of you.  I was just discussing with President Clinton that if Chelsea begins delivery while I'm speaking, she has my motorcade and will be able... 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 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

UN Report Highlights Ongoing Human Rights Violations by Asad Regime

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2014-09-16

Interactive Dialogue on the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic Mr. Vice President, The U.S. welcomes the latest report by the Commission of Inquiry, which continues to highlight... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks on U.S. Vision for Asia-Pacific Engagement

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

Secretary Kerry

2014-08-13

AS DELIVERED: MR. MORRISON: Well, thank you. Aloha. I want to welcome everyone. And for our online audience, and also for the Secretary, I’d like to describe who is here... 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

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

Ambassador Baer Remarks on Violations of OSCE Principles and Commitments by the Russian Federation and the Situation in Ukraine

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 Baer

2014-06-12

Mr. Chairman, we remain deeply concerned that separatist forces continue to hold hostage eight OSCE Special Monitoring Mission monitors that they abducted on May 26 and May 29.  That’s two... Read More

USOSCE on the 5+2 Talks on the Transnistria Conflict

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

Acting Political Counselor Jenifer Bosworth

2014-06-12

The United States takes note of the second round of 5+2 Talks on the Transnistrian Conflict this year, which took place in Vienna on June 5 and 6.  We encourage... Read More

Ambassador Harper Opening Statement of the 26th Human Rights Council

U.S. Mission to the UN - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2014-06-10

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Good morning.  As you may know, I was sworn in as U.S. Ambassador to the Human Rights Council... Read More

Ambassador Harper Remarks at Syria Side Event

U.S. Mission to the UN - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2014-06-10

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council I want to thank France, Qatar and Turkey for convening this important meeting today.  I will join all... Read More

Testimony: U.S. Policy Toward Sudan and South Sudan

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

Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan, Donald Booth

2014-02-26

AS DELIVERED The Honorable Donald Booth, Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan, U.S. Department of State Chairman Smith, Ranking Member Bass, and Members of the Committee, thank you for the... Read More

Ambassador Power on Humanitarian Crisis in Syria

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

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

2014-02-13

Hi everybody. As you know, Under Secretary Amos just briefed the Council and her report only re-confirmed what’s already painfully clear to everyone who has seen the images of emaciated... Read More

Secretary Kerry Op-Ed: Assad's War of Starvation

2013-10-28

Op-Ed in Foreign Policy Magazine The world already knows that Bashar al-Assad has used chemical weapons, indiscriminate bombing, arbitrary detentions, rape, and torture against his own citizens. What is far... Read More

Advancing the Human Rights of LGBT Persons in Europe and Beyond

DipNote blog

Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Uzra Zeya

2013-10-25

I was honored to represent the United States government at the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) Europe’s Annual Conference, held in Zagreb, Croatia yesterday. Before an... Read More



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