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Speeches, Statements & Releases

USOSCE Response to the Report by ODIHR on HDIM

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

2014-10-30

Thank you, Director Link, for your report on the 2014 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting. The United States strongly supports ODIHR, which has earned its place as the key institution in... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Parliamentary Elections 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

2014-10-30

The United States congratulates Ukraine on its successful parliamentary elections on October 26. These elections demonstrate Ukraine’s commitment to an inclusive and transparent political process that strengthens national unity. Collectively,... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Russian NGOs

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

2014-10-30

It is with deep concern that the United States must raise the actions taken by the Russian Federation’s Ministry of Justice to dissolve the Russian Memorial Society, an independent human... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Purported “Draft Treaty” Initiated by the Russian Federation

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

2014-10-30

The United States takes this opportunity to stress once more that the regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia are integral parts of Georgia. We reiterate our strong support for Georgia’s... Read More

UPR 20th Session – Intervention for Fiji

UN UPR 19th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the Human Rights Council

2014-10-29

As delivered by Tabitha SnowbargerThe United States welcomes the Fijian delegation We welcome the Government of Fiji’s significant planning efforts ahead of the September 2014 elections, and congratulate the people... Read More

UPR 20th Session – Intervention for San Marino

UN UPR 19th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the Human Rights Council

2014-10-29

Delivered by Kim D’Auria-Vazira The United States warmly welcomes His Excellency Mr. Pasquale Valenti and the Sammarinese delegation to the UPR Working Group. We commend San Marino’s exemplary human rights... Read More

UPR 20th Session - Intervention for The Gambia

UN UPR 19th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2014-10-28

The United States welcomes the Gambian delegation to the UPR Working Group. The United States is deeply dismayed by the human rights situation in The Gambia. Among other things, we... Read More

Spokesperson Psaki on Proposed Changes to Burkina Faso Term Limits

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

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-10-28

The United States is concerned by the spirit and intent behind a draft National Assembly bill in Burkina Faso to amend the constitution to allow the term-limited incumbent president to... Read More

20th UPR Session - Intervention for Bolivia

UN UPR 19th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2014-10-28

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 20th Session page. Thank you, Mr. Vice President. The United States welcomes the delegation from Bolivia... Read More

Explanation of Vote on the Cuba Resolution in the General Assembly Hall

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

U.S. Senior Area Advisor, Ambassador Ronald D. Godard

2014-10-28

Explanation of Vote by Ambassador Ronald D. Godard, U.S. Senior Area Advisor for Western Hemisphere Affairs, on the Cuba Resolution in the General Assembly Hall Mr. President, as do all... Read More

U.S. Remarks at the Security Council Open Briefing on Women, Peace and Security

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

Special Advisor, Ambassador A. Elizabeth Jones

2014-10-28

Thank you, Madame President. And I thank Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for this important meeting. I would also like to thank Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Mr. Edmund Mulet, Dr. Chaloka Beyani, and... Read More

Ambassador Pyatt's Remarks at the SP Advisors' Investment Conference 2014 "A Fresh Look at Ukraine”

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

U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Geoffrey Pyatt

2014-10-28

It’s a pleasure to be here, especially an honor to be with Minister Shlapak.  Let me start I think, by maybe picking up where Minister Shlapak left off, which is the importance of what happened... Read More

UPR 20th Session – Intervention for Italy

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Department of State

2014-10-27

AS DELIVERED by  Ambassador Keith Harper, Representative of the United States to the United Nations Human Rights Council Thank you Mr. ‎President. The United States warmly welcomes the Italian delegation to... Read More

Secretary Kerry On Ukraine’s Parliamentary Elections

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

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-10-27

I join President Obama in congratulating Ukraine on successful parliamentary elections.  The people of Ukraine have spoken, and they have again chosen to chart the course of democracy, reform, and... Read More

President Obama on Parliamentary Elections in Ukraine

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-10-27

On behalf of the American people, I congratulate the people of Ukraine on holding successful parliamentary elections on October 26. Despite a challenging security environment in certain regions, millions of... Read More

Secretary Kerry on the Czech Republic's National Day

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-10-27

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of the Czech Republic as you celebrate your national day on October 28. This... Read More

Universal Periodic Review – 20th UPR Session

UN UPR 20th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the Human Rights Council

2014-10-27

The United States believes the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) has the potential to effect real change in countries throughout the world.  The UPR is not just something that occurs in... Read More

Assistant Secretary Malinowski Radio Free Chosun Interview

Radio Free Chosun Interview - South Korea

Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Tom Malinowski

2014-10-27

QUESTION: Hello, I’m Ha Mi- Jeong, the adviser for the Radio Free Chosun. Thank you very much for your time. Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor,... Read More

Media Roundtable in Hanoi with Assistant Secretary Malinowski

U.S. Mission Hanoi - Hanoi, Vietnam

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

2014-10-27

Moderator: -- But we’re very fortunate in our visitor today because of the wide-ranging nature of the topics, which are of such interest these days, we’re pleased to have Tom... Read More

Ambassador Pyatt and Ambassador Baer on Ukrainian Parliamentary Elections

Kyiv, Ukraine

U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Geoffrey Pyatt; U.S. Ambassador to the OSCE, Daniel Baer

2014-10-26

Today we were privileged to observe Ukrainian democracy in action as the nation went to the polls for the second time this year, this time voting for a new Parliament.... Read More



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