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Worker Rights

Testimony: Combating Forced Labor and Modern-Day Slavery in East Asia and the Pacific

Testimony Before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Scot Marciel

2014-07-08

Chairman Cardin, Ranking Member Rubio, Members of the Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today on human trafficking in the Asia-Pacific region. It is a privilege to stand... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Mozena on the Occasion of the One-Year Anniversary of the Sustainability Compact in Bangladesh

Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Ambassador Dan Mozena

2014-07-08

In the wake of the horrific Rana Plaza tragedy of April 24, 2013, Bangladesh and the world had no choice but to act to improve workers’ rights, safety, and working... Read More

GSP Action Plan Review Finds More Needs to be Done to Improve Worker Rights and Worker Safety in Bangladesh

Executive Office of the President

Office of the United States Trade Representative

2014-07-02

Bangladesh Washington, D.C. – An interagency review led by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has concluded that Bangladesh has made some important progress, but must do more... Read More

Remarks by President Obama at Pride Month Celebration

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-06-30

Fact Sheet: Advancing The Human Rights Of LGBT Persons Globally - June 2014 update THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody. (Applause.) Well, I want to thank Jim and Patrick. First of all,... Read More

Testimony: The Future of U.S.-China Relations

Senate Foreign Relations Committe

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Daniel R. Russel

2014-06-25

Chairman Menendez, Ranking Member Corker, Members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today on U.S.-China relations. It is also a great honor to be participating in... Read More

World Day Against Child Labor

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

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-06-12

The International Labor Organization has declared June 12, World Day Against Child Labor. As a father and grandfather, I know there is no feeling like any other than to hold... Read More

Deputy Undersecretary of Labor at the 103rd Session of the International Labor Conference

U.S. Department of Labor - Geneva, Switzerland

Deputy Undersecretary for International Labor Affairs, Carol Pier

2014-06-10

It is my pleasure to represent the United States Government at the 103rd Session of the International Labor Conference.  On behalf of our Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez, I would... Read More

Remarks before the 103rd Session of the International Labor Conference

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

Deputy Undersecretary for Bureau of International Labor Affairs, Carol Pier

2014-06-10

AS DELIVERED It is my pleasure to represent the United States Government at the 103rd Session of the International Labor Conference.  On behalf of our Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez,... Read More

Empowering Cambodia’s Youth Benefits Everyone

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia, William E. Todd

2014-05-18

Just a few weeks ago, U.S. President Barack Obama held a Town Hall with youth from ASEAN member nations as part of his Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative. I was... Read More

Ambassador Baer Condolences to Victims of Mining Tragedy in Turkey

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

2014-05-15

Thank you, Mr. Chair, and obviously we have Ambassador Apakan here today as well, who is a representative of all of us but also of Turkey. I join many other... Read More

Notice -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Burma

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-05-15

On May 20, 1997, the President issued Executive Order 13047, certifying to the Congress under section 570(b) of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1997 (Public... Read More

Letter -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Burma

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-05-15

TEXT OF A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE May 15, 2014 Dear Mr. Speaker: (Mr. President:) Section 202(d)... Read More

19th UPR Session - Intervention for Nicaragua

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Department of State

2014-05-07

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 19th Session page. As delivered by Tabitha Snowbarger The United States thanks the delegation from Nicaragua... Read More

19th UPR Session - Intervention for Qatar

U.S. Department of State

2014-05-07

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 19th Session page. As delivered by Chargé d’affaires Peter Mulrean The United States welcomes the Qatari... Read More

UPR 19th Session – Intervention for Brunei Darussalam

Geneva, Swtizerland

U.S. Department of State

2014-05-02

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 19th Session page. As delivered by Valerie Ullrich The United States welcomes the delegation of Brunei... Read More

UPR 19th Session - Intervention for Côte d’Ivoire

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Department of State

2014-04-30

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 19th Session page. AS DELIVERED by U.S. Chargé d’Affairs, a.i. Peter Mulrean The United States welcomes... Read More

UPR 19th Session - Intervention for Portugal

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Department of State

2014-04-30

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 19th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Eric Richardson Thank you Mr. President. The United States warmly... Read More

Raising a Voice for Safer Workplaces

Dip Note blog

U.S. Department of State

2014-04-28

The UN recognizes April 28 as World Day for Safety and Health at Work. For many of us, work can be a fulfilling activity that gives us pride and that... Read More

OpEd: Freedom of Assembly is Vital for Driving Reforms

U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia, William E. Todd

2014-04-27

This opinion piece originally appeared in the Cambodian Herald. I would like to thank all my readers for following this column and for sending me your questions. I continue to... Read More

Ambassador Lomellin Addresses the 11th OAS Hemispheric Forum with Civil Society

U.S. Mission to the OAS - Washington, D.C.

U.S. Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States, Ambassador Carmen Lomellin

2014-04-24

Mr. Chairman, I would like to start by thanking you and the OAS General Secretariat — in particular Secretary Quiñónez — for hosting this annual dialogue. The logistics and attention... Read More



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