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Fact Sheet: Gender-Based Violence Emergency Response and Protection Initiative

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-04-18

Gender-Based Violence Emergency Response and Protection Initiative: Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Partnership to Assist Individuals in Crisis “Sexual violence destroys lives. It fuels conflict, forces people to... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks with EU High Representative Catherine Ashton after Their Meeting

Geneva, Switzerland

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-04-17

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good afternoon, everybody. Or good evening, actually, I guess. I’m very, very grateful to be joined here today by the High Representative Cathy Ashton, my friend and... Read More

Geneva Statement on Ukraine

Office of the Spokesperson - Washington, D.C.

U.S. Department of State

2014-04-17

The following Joint Statement was released by the United States, the European Union, Ukraine, and Russia. Begin Text: The Geneva meeting on the situation in Ukraine agreed on initial concrete... Read More

North Korea’s Systematic, Widespread and Gross Human Rights Violations Demand International Action

DipNote blog

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

2014-04-17

Today, members of the UN Security Council met to discuss the findings of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea and to hear compelling personal testimony... Read More

Ambassador Power on the Situation in Homs, Syria

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

2014-04-17

The United States is deeply concerned about the Syrian government’s violent offensive on the Old City of Homs and the neighborhood of Al-Waer, and that the breakdown in negotiations on... Read More

Ambassador Power on Recent Attacks against Civilians and the UN Mission in South Sudan

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

2014-04-17

The United States strongly condemns the recent attacks by armed groups in South Sudan that have purposefully targeted civilians as well as UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) sites and... Read More

U.S. Condemns Attacks in South Sudan

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

Deputy Spokesperson, Marie Harf

2014-04-17

The United States strongly condemns the attack on the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) compound in Bor today by armed individuals that resulted in dozens of civilian casualties. We... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Russia’s Unusual Military Activity Along the Ukrainian Border

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

2014-04-17

As delivered by Ambassador Daniel B. Baer to a Special Joint Session of the Forum for Security Cooperation and the Permanent Council Thank you. OSCE participating States signed up to... Read More

U.S. Embassy Warsaw and Consulate General Krakow Celebrate International Roma Day

U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, Poland

2014-04-16

Consulate General Krakow On April 7, Consulate General Krakow hosted an International Roma Day reception at the Consul General’s residence. NGO and Roma Association leaders from Malopolska, Silesia, and Lower... Read More

Ambassador Power at a Security Council Briefing on the Prevention and Fight Against Genocide

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

2014-04-16

Thank you Madame President. I thank the Government of Nigeria for organizing this important briefing. Thank you, Mr. Deputy Secretary General, for your remarks and your commitment and the UN’s... Read More

Remarks to the 2014 SAIS Pride Conference

The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies - Washington, D.C.

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs, Richard E. Hoagland

2014-04-16

Good afternoon. I want to thank the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies for the invitation to speak to you today on one of the most important human rights... Read More

Ambassador Power at a Security Council Session on Ukraine, April 16, 2014

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

2014-04-16

Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, at a Security Council Session on Ukraine, April 16, 2014Thank you so much, Madam President, and thank you, Assistant... Read More

Ambassador Power at the UN Commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the Rwanda Genocide

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

2014-04-16

Thank you. Mr. Secretary General, Madam Vice President, Ambassador Gasana, Ambassador Antonio, Mr. Kalima, Mr. Nasser, guests and friends. Thank you for inviting me to share in this commemoration. I... Read More

U.S. Foreign Policy in South Asia: A Vision for Prosperity and Security

Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government - Cambridge, MA

Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs, Nisha Desai Biswal

2014-04-16

Thank you Ambassador Burns for that kind introduction, and let me say that it is a great pleasure to be here in Boston with you today. I had the pleasure... Read More

Presidential and Parliamentary Elections in Guinea-Bissau

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

State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2014-04-15

The United States congratulates the people of Guinea-Bissau on the successful completion of peaceful and orderly first-round elections on April 13. These elections are an important step toward building a... Read More

From on the Ground to in the Council: Ambassador Power and the #CARcrisis

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

Isaac Ortiz

2014-04-15

Last week was one especially focused on Africa for Ambassador Samantha Power. After leading a U.S. Presidential delegation to attend the 20th Commemoration of the Rwandan Genocide, Ambassador Power visited... Read More

Ambassador Power at a Security Council Meeting on Ukraine, April 13, 2014

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

2014-04-14

Thank you, Madam President. The human stakes of what is happening in Ukraine are extremely high. The lives of innocent civilians are at risk, yet we are being bombarded by... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Ongoing 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 B. Baer

2014-04-14

Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for convening this meeting—I appreciate the Chairmanship’s responsiveness to the concerns raised by my delegation and many others about the ongoing actions of the Russian Federation... Read More

Treasury Secretary Lew Announces Signing Of $1 Billion U.S. Loan Guarantee Agreement For Ukraine

U.S. Department of the Treasury

Secretary of the Treasury Jacob J. Lew

2014-04-14

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew announced the signing of a $1 billion loan guarantee agreement for Ukraine. This guarantee, when completed, will complement the Government... Read More

Spokesperson Psaki on Additional Assistance for Ukraine

U.S. Department of State

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-04-14

Question Taken at the April 10, 2014 Daily Press Briefing Question: What additional assistance is the United States providing to Ukraine? Answer: Today, April 14, the United States and Ukraine... Read More



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