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Speeches, Statements & Releases

Secretary Kerry Transgender Day of Remembrance 2014

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-11-20

On this year’s Transgender Day of Remembrance, we honor the memory of the innocent souls who died because of who they are and who they love. Today and every day,... Read More

U.S. Remarks at the Security Council Open Debate on Threats to International Peace and Security Caused by Terrorist Acts

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

Alternate Representative to the UN for Special Political Affairs, Ambassador David Pressman

2014-11-19

Good morning, and thank you, Madame President, for the opportunity to participate in this important open debate. And thank you, Mr. Secretary General, for your briefing. The United States deeply... Read More

Ambassador Power at the Center for American Progress' Making Progress: 2014 Policy Conference

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

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

2014-11-19

Senator Tom Daschle, Moderator: Let me begin the conversation, if I could, by talking about America’s role. There’s a growing debate across the political spectrum, within really both political parties,... Read More

Ambassador Power at the Fusion "Rise Up" Conference

Fusion "Rise Up" Conference - Washington, D.C.

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

2014-11-19

p>Moderator: Thanks so much Ambassador Power. Ambassador Power: Nice to be here. Moderator: Thank you. So from early on, we always want to change the world. Right? You wanted to... Read More

Remarks at the Launch of UNFPA's State of the World Population Report

Woodrow Wilson Center - Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, Anne C. Richard

2014-11-18

Thank you, Roger-Mark. As you noted, my bureau supports UNFPA’s work to increase access to reproductive health services and prevent and respond to gender-based violence throughout the world. For this... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks at 3rd Annual Transformational Trends Policy Forum

Four Seasons Hotel - Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-11-17

Thank you. David, thank you very much. Thank you all. Good morning to you. I’m delighted to have a chance to be able to be here and appreciate the breadth... Read More

Ambassador Power at the "Genocide and the Jews" Event

Cooper Union - New York, N.Y.

2014-11-17

Thank you, Shmuley for having me here. Thank you, Elie for being here. And thanks to all of you for coming to see a great man in action. Elie Wiesel... Read More

President Obama on the Death of Abdul-Rahman Kassig

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-11-16

Today we offer our prayers and condolences to the parents and family of Abdul-Rahman Kassig, also known to us as Peter. We cannot begin to imagine their anguish at this... Read More

Fact Sheet: New Initiative to Improve Labor Rights in Burma

Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

2014-11-14

The United States, Japan, Denmark and the International Labor Organization announced a new Labor Initiative today with Burma to Improve Protection of Fundamental Labor Rights and Practices Protecting labor rights... Read More

President Obama at Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Town Hall

Yangon University - Rangoon, Burma

2014-11-14

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Hello, everybody! AUDIENCE: Hi! PRESIDENT OBAMA: Myanmar Luu Ngae Myar Min Galarbar! (Applause.) It’s wonderful to be back in Myanmar. Everybody, please have a seat. Have a seat.... Read More

President Obama after Civil Society Roundtable (Rangoon, Burma)

U.S. Embassy - Rangoon, Burma

President Barack Obama

2014-11-14

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, I’ve just had an opportunity to speak with an excellent cross-section of civil society organizations here in Myanmar -– women’s organizations, organizations focused on rule of law,... Read More

President Obama after Bilateral Meeting with President Thein Sein of Burma

Presidential Palace - Naypyitaw, Burma

President Barack Obama

2014-11-14

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, I want to thank once again President Thein Sein for welcoming us, not only for the excellent arrangements that were made for the EAS and the U.S.... Read More

Joint Statement on Burma

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-11-14

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the United States of America, Japan, Denmark and the International Labour Organization (ILO) today are jointly launching a new Initiative to Promote Fundamental... Read More

The Earthquake of Freedom

American University, School of Public Affairs Policy Forum - Washington, D.C.

Ambassador-at-Large, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, Luis CdeBaca

2014-11-14

Good evening. It is nice to be here at American University, and an honor to have been asked to deliver the inaugural School of Public Affairs Policy Forum lecture. I... Read More

Fact Sheet: Promoting Prosperity, Security and Good Governance in Central America

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-11-14

To demonstrate the Administration’s commitment to working with Central American countries to address the root causes of the dangerous migration of unaccompanied children and families, the Vice President, Secretary of... Read More

Fifth Anniversary of Magnitskiy's Death

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-11-14

We honor the memory of Russian lawyer Sergey Magnitskiy, who died of medical neglect on November 16, 2009, after a year in pre-trial detention in a Moscow prison. He was... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Assistance to Burma

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-11-13

Fact Sheet: U.S. Assistance to Burma U.S. assistance to Burma reflects the U.S. government’s goal of supporting Burma’s democratic and economic transition.  Since 2012, the U.S. government has provided... Read More

Policy Choices for a Connected World

University of Pretoria - Pretoria, South Africa

Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, Catherine A. Novelli

2014-11-13

Good afternoon.  I am delighted to be here to speak at this distinguished university and to visit your beautiful country.  Thank you so much for inviting me.  South Africa is... Read More

Ambassador Power at the 10th Anniversary of the OSCE's Berlin Conference on Anti-Semitism

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

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

2014-11-13

Thank you, all. Thank you, Foreign Minister Steinmeier, President Burkhalter, for convening this critically important conference. It could not be more timely. Thank you, Director Link, for all of your... Read More

USOSCE Statement on Detained Ukrainian Citizens in Russia

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

Deputy U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Kate Byrnes

2014-11-13

The United States joins Ukraine and the European Union in condemning the continued detention by Russia of pilot Nadiya Savchenko and film producer Oleg Sentsov. Both were captured by separatists... Read More



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