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U.S. Congratulates President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-29

Today we congratulate President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah on this historic inauguration. I have known both of them for many years, and they are both... Read More

Spokesperson Psaki on Fifth Anniversary of Massacre at Pro-Democracy Rally in Guinea

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

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-09-28

Today marks the fifth anniversary of the 2009 massacre in Conakry, Guinea, when security forces killed more than 150 people, injured thousands more, and publicly raped more than 100 women... Read More

HDIM Session 8 - Violence against Women and Children

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

2014-09-26

As Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Head of Delegation J. Brian Atwood At the Ljubljana Ministerial in 2005, we collectively affirmed that “States have an obligation to exercise due diligence... Read More

ISIL’s Murder of Iraqi Human Rights Lawyer Samira Salih al-Nuaimi

U.S. Department of State

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-09-26

The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the torture and murder of Iraqi human rights lawyer Samira Salih al-Nuaimi by the Islamic State of Iraq and the... Read More

Fact Sheet: Key U.S. Outcomes at the UN Human Rights Council 27th Session

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Department of State

2014-09-26

The outcomes of the 27th Session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) underscored the importance of robust U.S. engagement at the Council, where the United States continues to work... Read More

HDIM Session 7 - Equality of Opportunity for Women and Men

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

2014-09-25

Delivered by Kate Byrnes, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Mission to the OSCE  | OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting | Warsaw, September 25, 2014 Ten years ago, we, the participating... Read More

President Obama UNGA Address

New York, N.Y.

President Barack Obama

2014-09-24

United Nations General Assembly 69th Session PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Mr. President, Mr. Secretary General, fellow delegates, ladies and gentlemen:  We come together at a crossroads between war and peace; between disorder... Read More

A Pivotal Moment for Women and Girls

DipNote blog

U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, Catherine M. Russell; Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, Anne C. Richard

2014-09-23

As officials and diplomats from across the planet convene in New York for the 69th UN General Assembly (UNGA) this week, some may not be thinking about how to solve... Read More

Secretary Kerry at the Call to Action Ministerial on Protection from Gender Based Violence in Emergencies

Waldorf Astoria - New York, N.Y.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-22

Thank you very much. Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you all very, very much. My apologies for being a little bit late, and my apologies ahead of time for having to... Read More

U.S. Funding for Safe From the Start Announced at the Call to Action on Protection from Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-09-22

Today, Secretary Kerry announced that the United States is making available an additional $12 million for Safe from the Start to strengthen prevention and response to gender-based violence from the... Read More

Fact Sheet: The Equal Futures Partnership to Expand Women’s Political and Economic Participation

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-09-22

THE PROMISE OF EQUAL FUTURES In response to President Obama’s challenge to other heads of state to break down barriers to women’s political and economic participation, former Secretary of State... Read More

Secretary Kerry at a Meeting of the Equal Futures Partnership

Waldorf Astoria Hotel - New York, N.Y.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-22

SECRETARY KERRY: (In progress) and to the distinguished ministers, I want to thank you. I want to thank you for being here, all of you, very, very much. We appreciate... Read More

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

U.S. Statement on the UPR of Brunei Darussalam

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues, Ambassador Robert King

2014-09-19

U.S. Statement at the Adoption of the Working Group Report of the UPR of Brunei Darussalam As Delivered by Ambassador Robert King Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues ... Read More

Building International Support to Counter ISIL

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-09-19

The ISIL Threat: a Global Challenge The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has dramatically undermined stability in Iraq, Syria and the broader Middle East, and poses a... Read More

Secretary Kerry Statement as Chair of Ministerial Debate of the UN Security Council on Iraq

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-19

SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you very much, Your Excellency, Mr. al-Jafari, for a very important statement, and we appreciate very much your leadership and the new government’s efforts. Now it’s my... 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



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