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Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict

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Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, Sarah Sewall

2014-06-10

This week, I will attend the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict in London. This summit is expected to be the largest-ever gathering on sexual violence in conflict,... Read More

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

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-06-10

NOTICE - - - - - - - CONTINUATION OF THE NATIONAL EMERGENCY WITH RESPECT TO THE ACTIONS AND POLICIES OF CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT OF BELARUS AND OTHER... Read More

Message to the Congress -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Belarus

The White House

2014-06-10

TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: Section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d)) provides for the automatic termination of a national emergency unless, within 90 days... Read More

Ambassador Harper Remarks at Syria Side Event

U.S. Mission to the UN - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Representative to the UN Human Rights Council, Ambassador Keith Harper

2014-06-10

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council I want to thank France, Qatar and Turkey for convening this important meeting today.  I will join all... Read More

Karachi Airport Attack and Balochistan Shia Attack Press Statement

State Department, Department of the Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, D.C.

State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2014-06-09

We extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims of Sunday’s brazen attack on Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport. We wish those who were injured a full... Read More

Op-Ed: Let There Be No Hiding Place for Rapists in War

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

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-06-09

Sexual violence plagues every country. It is not just a domestic criminal justice issue. Acts of sexual violence demean our collective humanity. They perpetuate conflict and instability for generations. They... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Assistance to Georgia

Office of the Vice President

The White House

2014-06-07

The United States is a strong supporter of Georgia's democratic and economic development, as well as of its efforts to enhance security and resist external pressure. In support of these... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Assistance to Moldova

Office of the Vice President

The White House

2014-06-07

Moldova has worked hard to build democratic institutions and a prosperous economy, as well as to ensure its sovereignty and security. The United States has provided assistance to Moldova in... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Assistance to Ukraine

Office of the Vice President

2014-06-07

The United States is committed to supporting Ukraine's democratic reforms, economic development, and sovereignty and territorial integrity. Following Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s discussions with President Obama on June 4 in... Read More

Wrocław Global Forum Video, Day 2

Wrocław, Poland

Listen to the conversation from the Wrocław Global Forum.

2014-06-06

Video from Day 2 of the Wrocław Global Forum on Saturday, June 7, 2014. For the full agenda, please see the Wrocław Global Forum website.   Saturday, June 7, 2014... Read More

Detention of Human Rights Lawyer and Journalist in Swaziland

U.S. Department of State

Deputy Department Spokesperson, Marie Harf

2014-06-06

The United States is deeply concerned by the continued detention of human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko and journalist Bheki Makhubu in the Kingdom of Swaziland. Maseko and Makhubu were first... Read More

The Brussels G-7 Summit Declaration

The White House-Office of the Press Secretary

Leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission

2014-06-05

1.       We, the Leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission, met... Read More

Fact Sheet: The 2014 G-7 Summit in Brussels

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-06-05

The leaders of the G-7 met in Brussels on June 4-5 after the previously scheduled G-8 Summit in Sochi, Russia, was cancelled when G-7 leaders suspended Russia’s participation in response... Read More

Secretary Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Before Their Meeting

Paris, France

Secretary of State John Kerry; Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

2014-06-05

AS DELIVERED SECRETARY KERRY: Let me just say that it’s a pleasure for me to be able to welcome Foreign Minister Lavrov so that we have an opportunity to be... Read More

Ongoing Human Rights Violations in Azerbaijan

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Political Counselor Christopher Robinson to the Permanent Council

2014-06-05

AS DELIVERED On behalf of the United States, I would like to congratulate all Azerbaijanis on May 28, 1918: the date that marks the birth of an independent Azerbaijan, the... Read More

Reply to the Russian Federation regarding Ongoing Violations of OSCE Principles and Commitments by the Russian Federation and the Situation in Ukraine

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Ambassador Daniel B. Baer to the Permanent Council

2014-06-05

AS DELIVERED I’d like to make four brief points: First, I appreciate the range of issues that our distinguished Russian colleague has raised, some of which are real issues, some... Read More

Statement on Freedom of Expression in Kyrgyzstan

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Political Counselor Christopher Robinson to the Permanent Council

2014-06-05

AS DELIVERED The United States is disappointed with Kyrgyzstan’s recent adoption of the “False Accusation” amendment to its criminal code.  This amendment, which reintroduces the crime of defamation in Kyrgyzstan,... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Ongoing Violations of OSCE Principles and Commitments by the Russian Federation and the Situation in Ukraine

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 Baer

2014-06-05

As President Obama said earlier this week, “What we have learned from our history is that basic principles of territorial integrity and sovereignty and freedom, the ability for people to... Read More

Response to the Head of the OSCE Office in Tajikistan

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Deputy Chief of Mission Gary Robbins to the Permanent Council

2014-06-05

AS DELIVERED The United States warmly welcomes Ambassador Markus Müller to the Permanent Council.  Thank you, Ambassador Müller, for your informative report. As illustrated by clashes earlier this year along... Read More

U.S. Alternate Representive to the UN at a Security Council Meeting

U.S. Alternate Representative to the UN for Special Political Affairs, Jeffrey DeLaurentis

2014-06-05

USUN at a Security Council Meeting on the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), and the Mechanism for International Criminal... Read More



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