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Ambassador Baer on the Inauguration of Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as President of Afghanistan

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

2014-10-09

The United States congratulates Afghanistan on the inauguration of President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and the appointment of Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah. We commend both for their patriotism and commitment... Read More

U.S. Congratulates President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-29

Today we congratulate President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah on this historic inauguration. I have known both of them for many years, and they are both... Read More

Spokesperson Psaki on Fifth Anniversary of Massacre at Pro-Democracy Rally in Guinea

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

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-09-28

Today marks the fifth anniversary of the 2009 massacre in Conakry, Guinea, when security forces killed more than 150 people, injured thousands more, and publicly raped more than 100 women... 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

Fact Sheet: Key U.S. Outcomes at the UN Human Rights Council 27th Session

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Department of State

2014-09-26

The outcomes of the 27th Session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) underscored the importance of robust U.S. engagement at the Council, where the United States continues to work... Read More

Explanation of Position: Human Rights Situation in Sudan

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Delegation of the United States of America

2014-09-26

Explanation of Position: Resolution on the Human Rights Situation in Sudan Statement of the Delegation of the United States of America As Delivered by Ambassador Keith Harper U.S. Representative to... Read More

Debate on Resolution on Civil Society Space

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2014-09-26

Debate on Resolution on Civil Society Space Thank you, Mr. President, The United States is proud to co-sponsor the Human Rights Council’s second resolution on creating and maintaining, in law... Read More

Fact Sheet: Key U.S. Outcomes at the UN Human Rights Council 27th Session

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Delegation of the United States of America

2014-09-26

Key U.S. Outcomes at the UN Human Rights Council 27th Session Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC September 26, 2014   The outcomes of the 27th Session of... Read More

Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Desalegn of Ethiopia Before Bilateral Meeting

President Barack Obama; Prime Minister Desalegn of Ethiopia

2014-09-25

PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Well, I want to extend a warm welcome to Prime Minister Desalegn and his delegation.  When I spoke previously at the Africa Summit about some of the bright... Read More

Ambassador Harper Speaks at HRC Discussion on Technical Cooperation

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2014-09-25

Item 10 General Debate – Technical Cooperation Thank you, Madame Vice-President. The United States thanks OHCHR and the Special Procedures of this Council for their tireless work around the world. ... Read More

Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in Central African Republic

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Delegation of the United States of America

2014-09-25

Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in Central African Republic As Delivered by Peter Mulrean U.S. Deputy Permanent Representative Thank you. The United States... Read More

Explanation of Vote: Right to Peace

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2014-09-25

Explanation of Vote: A/HRC/27/L.15 on Right to peace First, the United States welcomes the efforts of Costa Rica in trying to find a consensus on this difficult issue. While we... 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 Independent Expert on Sudan

U.S. Mission Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2014-09-24

AS DELIVERED: Thank you, Mr. President.  The United States would like to thank the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Sudan, Dr. Baderin, for his report and... Read More

Joint Statement on Violations of the Rights of Crimean Tatars and Other Minorities in Crimea

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Delegation of the United States of America

2014-09-24

AS DELIVERED by Peter Mulrean, Deputy Permanent Representative, U.S. Mission to the UN in Geneva   Thank you, Mr. Vice-President. I am pleased to deliver this joint statement on behalf... Read More

U.S. Calls Attention to the Situation in Ukraine

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Delegation of the United States of America

2014-09-24

AS DELIVERED by Peter Mulrean, Deputy Permanent Representative, U.S. Mission to the UN in Geneva Thank you, Mr. Vice-President. The United States welcomes the Office of the High Commissioner’s report... 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

HDIM Session 5 - Democratic Lawmaking

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

2014-09-24

As Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Head of Delegation J. Brian Atwood Rule of Law 2, including: Democratic Lawmaking; Independence of the Judiciary; Right to a Fair Trial The principles... Read More

HDIM Session 2 - Freedom Of Expression, Right of Reply

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

2014-09-23

As delivered by the Honorable Professor J. Brian Atwood, U.S. Head of Delegation   We are exercising our right to reply to two points made during the Russian Federation’s... Read More



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