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U.S. Intervention: Panel on Integration of a Gender Perspective

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the Human Rights Council

2014-09-19

As Delivered by Tabitha Snowbarger Thank you Mr. President. I would also like to thank the panelists for their remarks. To integrate a gender perspective effectively into its work, the... Read More

Ambassador Baer Response to Foreign Minister of Slovakia

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

2014-09-18

Ambassador Baer Response to Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajčák of Slovakia The United States warmly welcomes Minister Lajčák to the Permanent Council. Thank you, Mr. Minister, for taking the time to... Read More

Ambassador Baer Response to the Report by Head of OSCE Presence in Albania

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

2014-09-18

Ambassador Baer Response to the Report by Ambassador Florian Raunig Head of OSCE Presence in Albania The United States welcomes Ambassador Raunig to the Permanent Council, and we appreciate his... Read More

U.S. Statement at the Adoption of the Working Group Report of the UPR of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the Human Rights Council

2014-09-18

As Delivered by Divya Khosla Thank you, Mr. Vice-President, The United States welcomes the return of the delegation of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and appreciates the opportunity to... Read More

Under Secretary Sewall on Protecting International Religious Freedom

House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on National Security - Washington, D.C.

Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, Dr. Sarah Sewall

2014-09-18

As Prepared Chairman Chaffetz, Ranking Member Tierney, and Members of the Committee, Thank you for this opportunity to appear before you today and to provide details on how the Obama... Read More

Ambassador Power at a Stakeout Following Security Council Consultations on the Middle East

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

2014-09-16

Hi everyone. I just want to briefly summarize this morning’s consultations. Robert Serry, the Special Coordinator for Middle East Peace, briefed the Council on the UN’s work to support the... Read More

Remarks on U.S. Policy in the Middle East

Georgetown University - Washington, D.C.

Under Secretary for Political Affairs, Wendy R. Sherman

2014-09-16

UNDER SECRETARY SHERMAN: Thank you, Ambassador Pickering – Tom – for your kind words and also for being here tonight. And Dean and Mr. Hogan, thank you as well. And... 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

Op-Ed: ISIL's Abuse of Women and Girls Must Be Stopped

U.S. Department of State

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

2014-09-12

This opinion piece originally appeared in The Huffington Post. Beheadings are not the only horrors perpetrated by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, known as ISIL. Over the... Read More

Secretary Kerry Press Availability in Ankara, Turkey

Ankara, Turkey

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-12

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, thank you for being patient. I appreciate it very, very much. And good evening to all. I’m very pleased to be back here in Turkey, where I... Read More

Ambassador Harper Speaks at Symposium on Abductions by North Korea

International Symposium on Abductions by North Korea Organized by the Japanese Mission to the UN Human Rights Council

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

2014-09-10

U.S.-Japanese Coordination on North Korean Human Rights: Seeking Resolution of Abductions I appreciate the opportunity to speak today on the issue of enforced disappearances, including abduction of foreign nationals by... Read More

Testimony: ISIL's Persecution of Religious Minorities in Iraq and Syria

House Foreign Affairs Subcommittees on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations and the Middle East and North Africa

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

2014-09-10

As Prepared Opening Statement Chairman Smith, Chairman Ros-Lehtinen, Ranking Member Bass, Ranking Member Deutch and Members of the Subcommittees, thank you for holding this hearing on such a timely and... Read More

President Obama on ISIL

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-09-10

My fellow Americans, tonight I want to speak to you about what the United States will do with our friends and allies to degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group... Read More

Fact Sheet: Strategy to Counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-09-10

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) poses a clear threat to the people of Iraq and Syria, and to the broader Middle East, as well as U.S.... Read More

Fact Sheet: Standing Up for Women’s Civil Rights, 20 Years After VAWA

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-09-09

“The original law had three simple goals: make streets safer for women; make homes safer for women; and protect women’s civil rights.” – Senator Biden, 1990 “In its totality, the... Read More

Presidential Proclamation: Twentieth Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-09-09

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Twenty years ago, our Nation came together to declare our commitment to end violence against women. The Violence Against... Read More

Ambassador Cousens at the UNICEF Executive Board Second Regular Session

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

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

2014-09-09

Thank you, Mr. President, and thank you Executive Director Lake for your remarks. Your statements always allow us to reflect on the impressive range of UNICEF’s truly essential work on... Read More

The International Conference on Population and Development: A 20 Year Review

Plenary Session on the ICPD +20, Dean Acheson Auditorium - U.S. Department of State

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

2014-09-09

It is an honor to be here on this the 20th anniversary of one of the great milestones in the history of global development. The International Conference on Population and... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Concerns of Increasing ISIL Threat to OSCE Region

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

2014-09-08

The United States joins the European Union in expressing its grave concern over increasing terrorist threats, particularly by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). This group of... Read More

Ambassador Power at a Security Council Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict

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

2014-09-08

To Special Representative Zerrougui, Special Envoy Whitaker, Deputy Executive Director Brandt, Under Secretary-General Ladsous, Foreign Minister Asselborn, and Sandra: thank you all for speaking with us today, and for your... Read More



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