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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

Remarks on Afghanistan Elections

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

Senior Administration Official

2014-07-14

As Delivered MODERATOR: Good morning, everyone. Thank you for joining us. Today we have to talk to us about Afghanistan elections. I’m going to turn the call over to him. ... Read More

Facts on Ukraine’s Efforts for Peace, Russia’s Support of Conflict

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

Office of the Spokesperson

2014-07-14

FACT SHEET Russia’s Continuing Support for Armed Separatists in Ukraine and Ukraine’s Efforts Toward Peace, Unity, and Stability The United States’ goal throughout the crisis in Ukraine has been to... Read More

USOSCE on Convictions in the Murder of Russian Journalist Anna Politkovskaya

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

Public Affairs Counselor Christopher Midura

2014-06-12

The United States welcomes the convictions on June 9 in Moscow’s highest criminal court of five individuals in connection with the 2006 contract murder of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya, and... Read More

USOSCE Condemnation of Illegitimate Elections in Georgia’s Abkhazia and South Ossetia Regions

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

Acting Political Counselor Jennifer Bosworth

2014-06-12

The United States condemns the illegitimate “parliamentary elections” held in Georgia’s South Ossetia region on June 8 and the plans for a “presidential election” to be held in its Abkhazia... 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

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

Joint Statement on National Dialogue in Sudan

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

Secretary of State John Kerry, Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende, and United Kingdom Foreign Secretary William Hague

2014-06-10

Following is the text of a joint statement by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende, and United Kingdom Foreign Secretary William Hague. Begin text: The... 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

Fact Sheet: The 2014 G-7 Summit in Brussels

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-06-05

The leaders of the G-7 met in Brussels on June 4-5 after the previously scheduled G-8 Summit in Sochi, Russia, was cancelled when G-7 leaders suspended Russia’s participation in response... Read More

President Obama at 25th Anniversary of Freedom Day

Castle Square - Warsaw, Poland

President Barack Obama

2014-06-04

Ukraine News Center: Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. PRESIDENT OBAMA: Hello, Warsaw! (Applause.) Witaj, Polsko! (Applause.) Mr. President; Mr. Prime... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks with President-elect Poroshenko of Ukraine Before their Meeting

Marriott Hotel - Warsaw, Poland

Secretary of State John Kerry; President-elect Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine

2014-06-04

Ukraine News Center: Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. SECRETARY KERRY: Good morning, everybody. It's a great pleasure for me to... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Indian Elections and Formation of New Government

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-05-20

I offer my congratulations to the Bharatiya Janata Party on their resounding victory in India’s historic national election, and to Narendra Modi on his election as Prime Minister of India. ... Read More

Highlights of State Department and USAID Efforts to Support Press and Media Freedom

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson

2014-05-02

On World Press Freedom Day, the United States pays special honor to the importance of media freedom – a crucial element of freedom of expression – at home and abroad. ... Read More

Human Rights and National Security: A Value-Based Foreign Policy

The Truman National Security Project, Annual Truman Conference - Washington, D.C.

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

2014-05-02

Thank you to Rachel and all the members of the Truman family for the support you gave me during my long and winding road to confirmation.  The process of getting... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Iraqi Parliamentary Election

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-04-30

Millions of Iraqis courageously voted today and reaffirmed not just their commitment to democracy, but their determination to achieve a more secure and peaceful future. Iraqis from every ethnic and... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks with Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy Before Their Meeting

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-04-29

SECRETARY KERRY: Good morning, everybody. I am pleased to welcome the Foreign Minister of Egypt, Nabil Fahmy, who is no stranger in Washington. He spent many years in the United... Read More

The Courage of Atefa: Afghan Women Learn to be Candidates

United States Agency for International Development - Washington, D.C.

USAID Senior Elections Advisor, Jean-Marc Gorelick

2014-04-02

It’s hard to imagine someone more optimistic about her country’s future, more determined to be on the front lines of social change, than Atefa, whose last name is being withheld... Read More

Experts and Practitioners Discuss Global Trends in Civil Society

USAID - Washington, D.C.

Pamela Nwaoko and Kellie Burk, USAID Africa Bureau

2014-03-18

USAID relies on local civil society organizations (CSOs) to play important roles in the development and humanitarian efforts that we support worldwide. However, current trends of governments placing restrictions on... Read More



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