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U.S. Remarks at the UN General Assembly Third Committee on Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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

Deputy U.S. Representative to the UN Economic and Social Council, Teri Ro

2014-10-22

Thank you. Both the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples outcome document and the Secretary-General’s report on the Second International Decade of the World’s Indigenous Peoples recognize the importance of supporting... Read More

United States Deeply Concerned by DRC's Expulsion of MONUSCO Human Rights Officer

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

Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf

2014-10-20

The United States is deeply concerned by the decision of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Government to expel the Director of the United Nations Joint Human Rights... Read More

U.S. Welcomes Selection of Final Cabinet Ministers in Iraq

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

Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2014-10-18

We congratulate the Iraqi people and their elected representatives in the Iraqi parliament on the selection of seven new cabinet ministers today.  These ministers, including new Ministers of Defense, Finance,... Read More

On the Newly Elected Members of the Security Council

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Samantha Power

2014-10-16

Today, the UN General Assembly elected Angola, Malaysia, New Zealand, Spain, and Venezuela as non-permanent members of the UN Security Council for 2015-2016. The UN Charter makes clear that candidates... Read More

U.S. on Detention of Human Rights Defender Leyla Yunus

U.S. Department of State

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-10-15

The United States is alarmed that human rights defender Leyla Yunus remains in pre-trial detention in Azerbaijan, without access to necessary medical care, despite her deteriorating health. We are also... Read More

'Two Terms and Done'

DipNote blog

2014-10-14

In early August, U.S. and African leaders had their first opportunity to discuss security, economic growth, development, and good governance during the U.S.-Africa Summit in Washington. Over the course of... Read More

U.S. Condemns ISIL Attacks in Iraq

DipNote blog

2014-10-14

The United States strongly condemns the vicious string of suicide, vehicle borne, and other attacks that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has perpetrated in Baghdad and... Read More

U.S. Remarks at the 69th General Assembly, Sixth Committee Session on the Rule of Law

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

Deputy Legal Adviser, Stephen Townley

2014-10-14

U.S. Remarks at the 69th General Assembly, Sixth Committee (Legal) Session on Agenda Item 82: The Rule of Law at the National and International Levels Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks at a Solo Press Availability

Paris, France

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-10-14

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good evening, everybody. Thanks for your patience. This has been a very productive couple of days, and I’m glad to have an opportunity to be able to... Read More

U.S. Deputy Representative to ECOSOC at the UN General Assembly, Second Committee, on ICTs for Development

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

Deputy U.S. Representative to the UN Economic and Social Council, Teri Robl

2014-10-13

U.S. Deputy Representative to ECOSOC, at the UN General Assembly, Second Committee, on Agenda Item 16: ICTs for Development Mr. Chairman, the United States welcomes this opportunity to discuss the... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks with Egyptian Foreign Minister Shoukry After Their Meeting

Cairo, Egypt

Secretary of State John Kerry; Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry

2014-10-12

FOREIGN MINISTER SHOUKRY: (via translation) Good evening. I met this morning with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in the framework of our recent series of meetings. This meeting follows... Read More

Ambassador Baer on UN Day of the Girl Child

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

2014-10-10

The United States is proud to celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child on October 11. It is a day to recognize the rights of girls and to galvanize... Read More

Presidential Proclamation: General Pulaski Memorial Day 2014

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-10-10

GENERAL PULASKI MEMORIAL DAY 2014 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION More than 200 years ago, Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski answered the call of our... Read More

Presidential Proclamation: Columbus Day 2014

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-10-10

COLUMBUS DAY 2014 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION When Christopher Columbus -- a son of Genoa, Italy -- set sail across the Atlantic, no... Read More

President Obama on Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi Winning the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-10-10

On behalf of Michelle, myself and all Americans, I want to congratulate Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi on winning the Nobel Peace Prize. Today’s announcement is a victory for all... Read More

Secretary Kerry on 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Recipients Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-10-10

There is no greater purpose than a life lived in service to those whom society has forgotten. Today, I congratulate Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai for winning the 95th Nobel... Read More

Secretary Kerry on International Day of the Girl 2014 (October 11)

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-10-10

As we celebrate International Day of the Girl, I congratulate Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan who has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. As a recipient of one of the world’s... Read More

Celebrating the International Day of the Girl: Why Adolescent Girls are a Smart Investment

DipNote blog

Ambassasdor-at-Large for Global Women's Issues, Catherine Russell

2014-10-10

On Friday, the Nobel Prize Committee recognized Malala Yousafzai for her fearless advocacy on behalf of girl’s education. Her award is a cause for celebration -- but it is also... Read More

Assistant Secretary Nuland Interview with Reijo Lindroos of YLE

Berlin, Germany

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland

2014-10-10

Question: Mrs. Nuland, you have just visited Ukraine and the parliamentary elections will be held there in two weeks' time. Is there a way out of the Ukrainian crisis? Assistant... Read More

Ambassador Baer Response to the Russian Federation on the Report by the OSCE Observer Mission at the Russian Checkpoints

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

I just wanted to respond to a couple of points made by the distinguished representative of the Russian Federation. First, he said that the observation mission’s report verified that there... Read More



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