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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

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

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

HDIM Session 3 - Freedom of Assembly and Association

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

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

2014-09-23

As Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Head of Delegation J. Brian Atwood | OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting | Warsaw, September 23 In the past year we have seen an... Read More

HDIM Session 3 - Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and Association, Right of Reply

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

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

2014-09-23

Delivered by Kate Byrnes, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Mission to the OSCE  | OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting | Warsaw, September 23 We are exercising our right to reply... Read More

Fact Sheet: The Equal Futures Partnership to Expand Women’s Political and Economic Participation

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-09-22

THE PROMISE OF EQUAL FUTURES In response to President Obama’s challenge to other heads of state to break down barriers to women’s political and economic participation, former Secretary of State... Read More

U.S. Opening Plenary Statement at OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

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

2014-09-22

As prepared for delivery by the Honorable Professor J. Brian Atwood, U.S. Head of Delegation Thank you, Mr. Chairman. We are gathered for this Human Dimension Implementation Meeting at a... Read More

HDIM Session 1 - Democratic Elections

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

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

2014-09-22

As prepared for delivery by the Honorable Professor J. Brian Atwood, U.S. Head of Delegation Moderator, the United States reiterates our strong support for the OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions... Read More

Joint Statement on National Dialogue in Sudan

Office of the Spokesperson

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

2014-09-18

The members of the Troika (the United States, the United Kingdom, and Norway) welcome recent efforts to reinvigorate a process of genuine national dialogue in Sudan. As the country confronts... Read More

International Day of Democracy: Engaging Young People on Democracy

Impact blog

U.S. Agency for International Development

2014-09-15

The theme of this year’s International Day of Democracy – Engaging Young People on Democracy – is an opportunity to reflect on our Agency’s efforts to protect, support and empower... Read More



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