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Secretary Kerry Op-Ed: Working with the Vatican Against Modern Slavery

The Boston Globe

2014-04-20

Last month, I traveled to Rome with President Obama, where I was honored to meet His Holiness Pope Francis. As an altar boy six decades ago, I never imagined that... Read More

Fact Sheet: Gender-Based Violence Emergency Response and Protection Initiative

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-04-18

Gender-Based Violence Emergency Response and Protection Initiative: Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Partnership to Assist Individuals in Crisis “Sexual violence destroys lives. It fuels conflict, forces people to... Read More

Ambassador Power at a Security Council Briefing on the Prevention and Fight Against Genocide

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

2014-04-16

Thank you Madame President. I thank the Government of Nigeria for organizing this important briefing. Thank you, Mr. Deputy Secretary General, for your remarks and your commitment and the UN’s... Read More

Ambassador Baer Statement In Honor of International Roma Day 2014

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

2014-04-10

In celebration of International Roma Day, the United States wishes to reemphasize the fundamental human rights of Roma. As Secretary Kerry noted, “we celebrate the rich Romani culture and contributions... Read More

Ambassador Power Remarks to the Press in Burundi

Bujumbura, Burundi

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

2014-04-08

We have been shown tremendous kindness and hospitality by the Burundian people in our time here. We were grateful to have a chance to meet with President Nkurunziza, representatives of... Read More

Ambassador Cousens on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment, Education, Employment and Decent Work for All, Health and Population Dynamics

U.S. Representative to the UN Economic and Social Council, Ambassador Elizabeth Cousens

2014-04-08

Remarks at the 10th Session of the SDG Open Working Group, on Consolidation of Focus Areas: Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment, Education, Employment and Decent Work for All, Health and... Read More

Challenges and Achievements in the Implementation of the Millennium Development Goals

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

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

2014-04-04

Every year, representatives from United Nations member states, UN bodies, and civil society organizations gather in New York for the two-week session of the UN Commission on the Status of... Read More

The Courage of Atefa: Afghan Women Learn to be Candidates

United States Agency for International Development - Washington, D.C.

USAID Senior Elections Advisor, Jean-Marc Gorelick

2014-04-02

It’s hard to imagine someone more optimistic about her country’s future, more determined to be on the front lines of social change, than Atefa, whose last name is being withheld... Read More

Ambassador Power at Annual Women's History Month Celebration

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

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

2014-03-30

It’s a great crowd. Thank you so much, Mr. Chairman, and greetings to all of you. It’s a huge honor for me just to share the front row for a... Read More

President Obama on Presenting the 2014 International Women of Courage Award to Dr. Maha Al Muneef

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-03-29

THE PRESIDENT: For the press, I just wanted to let everybody know Dr. Al Muneef was a recipient of the International Women of Courage Award that the State Department annually... Read More

“Ambassador’s Active Citizenship Award” Presented to Fana Delija at Embassy Podgorica

U.S. Embassy in Podgorica, Montenegro

2014-03-28

On March 28 Ambassador Sue K. Brown presented the Ambassador’s Active Citizenship Award to Fana Delija, Coordinator for the Center for Roma Initiatives. The award was given in recognition of... Read More

The Time is Now: Raising the Profile of Women’s Issues in Papua New Guinea

DipNote Blog

Natalia Capel, Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

2014-03-25

“I am a woman, hear me roar,” could have been the informal motto of the Papua New Guinea Women’s Forum -- a two-day powerhouse event organized by the U.S. Embassy... Read More

Launch of Gender-Based Violence Emergency Response and Protection Initiative

U.S. Department of State

2014-03-20

New DRL Partnership to Assist Individuals in Crisis Under Secretary Sewall Opening Remarks at the Launch of the Gender-based Violence Emergency Response Initiative Remarks at the Luncheon to Launch of... Read More

Deputy Secretary Burns at the Launch of the Gender-Based Violence Emergency Response and Protection Initiative

U.S. Department of State

Deputy Secretary of State, William J. Burns

2014-03-20

Good afternoon. Thank you, Uzra, for those kind words, and for your extraordinary service. I am honored to join so many remarkable people from so many corners of the globe... Read More

Justice Department ICCPR Opening Statement

U.S. Department of Justice

Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, Roy L. Austin, Jr.

2014-03-13

As Prepared Thank you, Mary, and thank you to the Chair and members of the Committee. My name is Roy Austin, and I serve as a Deputy Assistant Attorney General... Read More

U.S. on HRC Discussion Focuses Attention on Awareness of Important Issue of Access to Justice for Children

Human Rights Council 25th Session

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Paula Schriefer

2014-03-13

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Intervention on the full-day meeting on the Rights of the Child “The Rights of the Child: Access to... Read More

Secretary Kerry on the FY2015 Department of State Budget

House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs - Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-03-12

SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you very much, Chairwoman Granger and Ranking Member Lowey, Mr. Chairman Rogers of the full committee. Let me just thank all of you, first of all, for... Read More

U.S. Dialogue with UN Experts on Violence Against Children and on Children in Armed Conflict

Human Rights Council 25th Session

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2014-03-12

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Interactive Dialogue with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on violence against children (Marta Santos Pais) and the... Read More

Ambassador Russell at the Commission on the Status of Women

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

Ambassador-at-Large For Global Women's Issues, Catherine M. Russell

2014-03-11

Thank you for the opportunity to speak on behalf of the United States on the occasion of the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women. Today I... Read More

National Security Advisor Rice at the Department of State’s Global Chiefs of Mission Conference

The White House - Office of the Press Secretary

National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice

2014-03-11

Good afternoon everyone. It’s really great to be back at the State Department and to be among so many good friends and colleagues, so thank you for welcoming me. And... Read More



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