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Child Soldier Prevention Act: Working To End Child Recruitment

DipNote blog

Ambassador Michael Kozak

2014-10-02

An estimated 300,000 children serve as child soldiers around the world today. Their average age is 14. Forty percent of child soldiers are girls. To contend with this vexing and... Read More

Readout of National Security Advisor Rice’s Meeting with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Minh of Vietnam

The White House

National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice

2014-10-02

National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice met today with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh of Vietnam at the White House. Ambassador Rice and Deputy Prime Minister... Read More

Democracy in Central Europe

Center for European Policy Analysis - Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland

2014-10-02

Keynote at the 2014 U.S.-Central Europe Strategy Forum (As prepared) Thank you, Wess, for that introduction. It’s good to be here with you today with Minister Lajcak. Like me, Miro... Read More

Vice President Biden at the John F. Kennedy Forum

Harvard Kennedy School - Boston, MA

Vice President Joe Biden

2014-10-02

THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Well, Dean, you did that introduction exactly like my sister wrote it sounds like.  (Laughter.)  Thank you.  That was very, very generous of you. And as we... Read More

HDIM Session 16 - The Rights of Migrants

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

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

2014-10-02

As Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Head of Delegation J. Brian Atwood According to the United Nations, there are more than 214 million migrants worldwide, constituting more than three percent... Read More

HDIM Session 17 - The Rights of Migrants: Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

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

2014-10-02

As Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Head of Delegation J. Brian Atwood The United States remains deeply concerned with the plight of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) within the... Read More

Federal and Tribal Officials Mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month at Annual Violence Against Women Tribal Consultation in Oklahoma

Office of Public Affairs

Department of Justice

2014-10-02

Federal and tribal officials joined together in Tulsa, Okla., today in commemorating October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month at opening ceremonies before the department’s annual tribal consultation on Violence Against... Read More

HDIM Session 14 - Right of Reply: Freedom of Thought, Conscience, Religion, or Belief

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

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

2014-10-01

As prepared for delivery by Kari Johnstone, Director, Office of International Religious Freedom By now, it should be clear that anti-Semitism remains a problem throughout the OSCE region, and the... Read More

Presidential Memorandum: Determination with Respect to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-09-30

MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE SUBJECT: Determination with Respect to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 Pursuant to section 404 of the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of... Read More

HDIM Session 12 - Tolerance and Non-Discrimination

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

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

2014-09-30

As Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Head of Delegation J. Brian Atwood Moderator, my delegation shares the concerns voiced by many over the course of this year about the growing... Read More

Presidential Proclamation: National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2014

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-09-30

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Americans with disabilities lead thriving businesses, teach our children, and serve our Nation; they are innovators and pioneers of... Read More

United with Ukraine: Hope, Progress, and the Challenging Road Ahead

Impact blog

USAID Assistant Administrator for Europe and Eurasia, Paige Alexander

2014-09-30

In mid-September, I had the opportunity to travel to Ukraine to see firsthand the work that USAID is doing to support critical recovery and reform efforts. Not only did I... Read More

The Facts on Child Soldiers and the CSPA

2014-09-30

The Facts on Child Soldiers 14 – the average age of a child soldier 23 – the number of conflicts that involve child soldiers 40 - the percentage of child... Read More

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

HDIM Session 10 - Rights of Persons Belonging to National Minorities

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

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

2014-09-29

As Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Head of Delegation J. Brian Atwood The rights of persons belonging to national minorities have been a primary concern in the Human Dimension from... Read More

HDIM Session 11 - Rights of Persons Belonging to National Minorities

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

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

2014-09-29

As Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Head of Delegation J. Brian Atwood Our statement this morning focused on the individual rights of persons belonging to national minorities as a primary... Read More

U.S. Rejects Russian Federation’s Targeted Discrimination against Crimean Tatars and Other Minorities at HDIM

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

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

2014-09-29

Today, the U.S. delegation publicly rejected the Russian Federation’s targeted discrimination of Tatars and other ethnic minorities in Crimea, during the OSCE’s Human Dimension Implementation Meeting session on National Minorities.... 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

Engaging Muslim Communities Around the World on Issues of Mutual Interest

DipNote blog

Special Representative to Muslim Communities, Shaarik Zafar

2014-09-27

Today, I had the honor to attend the inauguration of the Indonesian Muslim Association of America Center with Indonesian President Yudhoyono in Silver Spring, Maryland. The ceremony underscored how much... Read More

Spokesperson Psaki on Ongoing Aggression Against the Government of Yemen

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

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-09-27

The United States condemns ongoing hostile and aggressive actions against the Yemeni government and political targets and calls for all parties to implement all aspects of the Peace and National... Read More



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