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Ambassador Kelly on the Detention of Former Minister of Culture in Turkmenistan

The Permanent Council to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

The United States Representative to the OSCE, Ambassador Ian Kelly

2013-05-30

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States is deeply concerned by the incommunicado detention of Turkmenistan’s former Minister of Culture Geldimurat Nurmuhammedov. Turkmen authorities detained Mr. Nurmuhammedov on... Read More

Ambassador Kelly on Response to the Head of the OSCE Center in Bishkek and the Director of the OSCE Academy

The Permanent Council to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

2013-05-30

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States warmly welcomes Ambassador Sergei Kapinos and Dr. Maxim Ryabkov to the Permanent Council and we thank you both for your reports. ... Read More

Ambassador Kelly on Efforts to Establish Fences Along the Administrative Boundary Line for the South Ossetia Region of Georgia, As Well As Into Tbilisi-Administered Territory

The Permanent Council to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

The United States Representative to the OSCE, Ambassador Ian Kelly

2013-05-30

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States is deeply concerned about repeated efforts to establish fences along the administrative boundary line (ABL) for the South Ossetia region of... Read More

Ambassador Kelly Response to the Head of the OSCE Center in Ashgabat

The Permanent Council to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

The United States Representative to the OSCE, Ambassador Ian Kelly

2013-05-30

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States extends a warm welcome to the Permanent Council to Ambassador Ivo Petrov in his capacity as Head of Mission at the... Read More

Ambassador Kelly Response to Secretary General of GUAM Valeri Chechelashvili

The Permanent Council to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

The United States Representative to the OSCE, Ambassador Ian Kelly

2013-05-30

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States welcomes you to the Permanent Council, Secretary General Valeri Chechelashvili, and we thank you for your presentation today. The United States... Read More

Ambassador Kelly on LGBT Rally in Georgia and Incident of LGBT Hate Crime in the U.S.

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 Ian Kelly

2013-05-30

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. Chairman. In the May 16 meeting of the Permanent Council, the United States raised the issue of International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia—IDAHO. In our... Read More

U.S. Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control Issues Iranian General License D

2013-05-30

​Today, the Office of Foreign Assets Control issued Iranian General License D authorizing the exportation or reexportation, directly or indirectly, from the United States or by U.S. persons, wherever located,... Read More

Cluster ID: Working Group on the Issue of Human Rights and Transnational Corporation

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2013-05-30

Highlights: UN Human Rights Council 23rd Session Cluster ID: Working Group on the Issue of Human Rights and Transnational Corporation and other Business Enterprises and the Special Rapporteur on Freedom... Read More

Highlights: UN Human Rights Council 23

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

2013-05-30

UN Human Rights Council 23rd Session - read more at U.S. Embassy Geneva U.S. Statement On Opening Day Of 23rd Session Of Human Rights Council - May 27, 2013 Additional... Read More

Advancing Disability Rights Worldwide Through Exchanges

Special Advisor for International Disability Rights Judith E. Heumann

2013-05-30

President Obama has proclaimed that international disability rights should be at the heart of our nation’s foreign policy.  The State Department has put that declaration to work in our public... Read More

Ambassador Donahoe Media Stakeout Before Urgent Debate on Syria

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2013-05-29

Highlights: UN Human Rights Council 23rd Session Ambassador Donahoe: Good morning. I’d like to open with a few general comments about the current session and then we’ll turn to the... Read More

U.S. Statement at UN Rights Council Urgent Debate on Syria

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2013-05-29

Highlights: UN Human Rights Council 23rd Session AS DELIVERED The United States stands with the Syrian people and members of the international community in calling for an immediate end to... Read More

U.S. Statement on Clustered Interactive Dialogue on Extrajudicial, Summary, and Arbitrary Killing and IDPs

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2013-05-29

AS DELIVERED ESA The United States thanks the Special Rapporteur for presenting his report on what he calls lethal autonomous robotics (“LARs”) and what we would refer to as autonomous... Read More

U.S. Statement at the Panel: Role of the UN in Promoting Business and Human Rights

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2013-05-29

Highlights: UN Human Rights Council 23rd Session Statement by the Delegation of the United States of America to the Human Rights Council at the Panel: Role of the United Nations... Read More

U.S. Statement on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2013-05-29

Highlights: UN Human Rights Council 23rd Session Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona AS DELIVERED Thank you Madame Vice President. The... Read More

Remarks to the Press by Vice President Biden and Colombian President Santos, Bogota, Colombia

Casa de Nariño - Bogota, Colombia

Office of the Press Secretary - The White House

2013-05-27

PRESIDENT SANTOS:  (As interpreted.)  Good afternoon, everyone.  First of all, I would like to warmly welcome Vice President Joe Biden on behalf of the 47 million Colombians.  I would like... Read More

Fact Sheet: Second U.S.-Bangladesh Partnership Dialogue

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

2013-05-27

Read more: Joint Statement of the Second U.S.-Bangladesh Partnership Dialogue U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman and Bangladeshi Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque co-chaired the second... Read More

Joint Statement of the Second U.S.-Bangladesh Partnership Dialogue

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

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Wendy R. Sherman

2013-05-27

Fact Sheet: Second U.S.-Bangladesh Partnership Dialogue U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman and Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque co-chaired the Second Bangladesh-U.S. Partnership Dialogue in... Read More

U.S. Statement on Opening Day of 23rd Session of Human Rights Council

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

2013-05-27

Highlights: UN Human Rights Council 23rd Session Item 2: General Debate AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President. The United States commends the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights... Read More

U.S. Statement at HRC Debate on Health and the Human Rights of Migrants

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2013-05-27

Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteurs on the Right of Everyone to the Enjoyment of the Highest Attainable Standard of Physical and Mental Health and on the Human Rights of... Read More



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