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Statement on International Women’s Day

Permanent Council, Vienna

United States Representative to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Ambassador Ian Kelly

2013-03-07

March 8 marks the 102nd anniversary of International Women’s Day. In the early years, the day honored the women’s rights movement, including advocating for the right to vote and to... Read More

Response to Report of the Head of the OSCE Mission in Montenegro, Ambassador Lubomir Kopaj

Permanent Council, Vienna

United States Representative to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Ian Kelly

2013-03-07

AS DELIVERED BY Ambassador Ian Kelly The United States joins in welcoming Ambassador Kopaj to the Permanent Council and we thank him for his comprehensive and informative report. The OSCE... Read More

Response to the Report by the OSCE Coordinator for Economic and Environmental Affairs, Mr. H. Yurdakul Yigitguden

Permanent Council, Vienna

United States Representative to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Ian Kelly

2013-03-07

AS DELIVERED BY Ambassador Ian Kelly The United States welcomes Mr. Yigitguden to the Permanent Council as he presents his first report as OSCE Coordinator for Economic and Environmental... Read More

Burmese Media Delegation Observes U.S. Free and Independent Press

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

Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Ann Stock

2013-03-07

Ann Stock serves as Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs. Mr. Thiha Saw sits at a table in the Washington Post boardroom, listening attentively about the role... Read More

Proposed Amendments to the Hungarian Constitution

Washington, D.C.

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2013-03-07

The United States shares the concerns expressed by the Council of Europe about proposed amendments to the Hungarian constitution. These amendments deserve closer scrutiny and more deliberate consideration, as they... Read More

Highlights on International Women's Day

DipNote Blog – U.S. Department of State

2013-03-07

Secretary of State John Kerry will honor the International Women of Courage Award winners at 3:00 p.m. EST March 8, 2013. First Lady Michelle Obama will join Secretary Kerry and... Read More

On Internet Freedom at Techprom 2013

Center for Democracy and Technology - Washington, D.C.

U.S. Ambassador to the Human Rights Council, Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

2013-03-06

What a thrill to be here. Let me start by saying thank you to Leslie Harris and the Center for Democracy and Technology for including me tonight. Leslie and her... Read More

Ambassador Rice at the Commission on the Status of Women

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

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Susan E. Rice

2013-03-06

AS PREPARED Thank you, Madame Chair. On behalf of the United States, let me thank you for this opportunity to stand firmly in support of the safety and dignity of... Read More

U.S. Intervention on Human Rights and the Environment

Human Rights Council 22nd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Delegation of the United States of America

2013-03-06

Interactive Dialogue Following the Preliminary Report of the Independent Expert on Human Rights and the Environment Thank you Mr. President. The United States thanks Professor Knox for preparing a comprehensive... Read More

U.S. Statement on Freedom of Religion or Belief

Human Rights Council 22nd Session, Geneva, Switzerland

Statement by the Delegation of the United States of America

2013-03-05

Item 3: Clustered Dialogue: Working Group on Disappearances and Special Rapporteur on the Freedom of Religion or Belief Thank you, Mr. President. The United States thanks the Working Group on... Read More

U.S. Statement on the Protection of Human Rights while Countering Terrorism, and on Arbitrary Detentions

UN Human Rights Council 22nd Session, Geneva, Switzerland

Statement by the Delegation of the United States of America

2013-03-05

Clustered Interactive Dialogue on the Reports of the Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms while Countering Terrorism, and the Working Group on Arbitrary... Read More

U.S. Statement on Somalia Rape Case Appeals Court Verdict

Office of the Spokesperson - U.S. Department of State

Acting Deputy Spokesperson, Patrick Ventrell

2013-03-04

The United States welcomes the Mogadishu appeals court’s March 3 decision to overturn the conviction of a 27-year-old alleged rape survivor but is profoundly disappointed by the same court’s decision... Read More

U.S. Assistance to Syria Fact Sheet

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

Office of the Spokesperson

2013-03-04

U.S. Government Assistance to the Syrian People The United States supports the Syrian people’s aspirations for a Syrian-led transition to a democratic, inclusive, and unified Syria. The United Nations estimates... Read More

U.S. Support for the Egyptian People

Office of the Spokesperson - U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-03-03

Over the past couple of days in Egypt, I have listened to a broad cross-section of political leaders, business leaders and representatives of non-governmental organizations. In all of these conversations,... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Government Assistance in Support of Free, Fair, and Peaceful Elections in Kenya

2013-03-01

For 50 years, Kenya has been a stalwart and reliable partner in a strategically important but volatile region. As the economic powerhouse and transport hub of East Africa, Kenya’s stability... Read More

A Champion in the Fight against Child Labor

(Work in Progress), The Official Blog of the U.S. Department of Labor

Acting Deputy Undersecretary of the Labor Department’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs, Carol Pier

2013-03-01

Carol Pier is the acting deputy undersecretary of the Labor Department’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs. The warm waters of Lake Volta in eastern Ghana support local fishermen from the... Read More

Presidential Proclamation: 100th Anniversary of the United States Department of Labor

The White House

President Barack Obama

2013-03-01

A PROCLAMATION On March 4, 1913, President William Howard Taft signed a bill establishing the United States Department of Labor -- an agency charged with promoting the welfare of American... Read More

U.S. Response to the the Head of the OSCE Mission in Serbia, Ambassador Peter Burkhard

Permanent Council, Vienna

United States Representative to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Ian Kelly

2013-02-28

AS DELIVERED BY Ambassador Ian Kelly The United States joins in welcoming Ambassador Burkhard for his first visit to the Permanent Council and we thank him for his comprehensive report. The... Read More

US Mission to the OSCE Statement on Armenian Presidential Elections

Permanent Council, Vienna

Acting Deputy Chief of Mission, Christopher Midura

2013-02-28

The United States congratulates the people of Armenia on their February 18 presidential election. We agree with the OSCE assessment that the election was generally well-administered and characterized by a... Read More

U.S. Remarks at “Women’s Access to Justice”

Palais des Nations, Geneva

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations, Paula Schriefer

2013-02-28

Thank you. I would like to thank the Permanent Representatives from Australia and Austria and IDLO Director-General Irene Khan for hosting this event and for the opportunity to participate in... Read More



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