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Ongoing Detentions and Arrests in Rwanda

U.S. Department of State

Deputy Department Spokesperson, Marie Harf

2014-06-04

The United States is deeply concerned by the arrest and disappearance of dozens of Rwandan citizens in Rwanda over the past two months. Rwandan authorities held individuals incommunicado for periods... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks with President-elect Poroshenko of Ukraine Before their Meeting

Marriott Hotel - Warsaw, Poland

Secretary of State John Kerry; President-elect Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine

2014-06-04

Ukraine News Center: Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. SECRETARY KERRY: Good morning, everybody. It's a great pleasure for me to... Read More

Under Secretary Sewall at Tiananmen Square 25th Anniversary Event

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

Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, Dr. Sarah Sewall

2014-06-04

On behalf of the Department, I would like to thank Dr. He for speaking to us today on the 25th anniversary of the Chinese government’s violent suppression of protests in... Read More

G-7 Leaders Statement – Foreign Policy

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

2014-06-04

Ukraine We welcome the successful conduct under difficult circumstances of the election in Ukraine on 25 May. The strong voter turnout underlined the determination of Ukraine’s citizens to determine the... Read More

Fact Sheet: European Reassurance Initiative and Other U.S. Efforts in Support of NATO Allies and Partners

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-06-03

Ukraine News Center: Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Since early March, the United States has taken action, both bilaterally and... Read More

Secretary Kerry at the Innovation Framework Agreement Signing Ceremony With Polish Foreign Minister Sikorski

Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Warsaw, Poland

Secretary of State John Kerry; Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski

2014-06-03

Ukraine News Center: Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. MODERATOR: (Via interpreter) Thank you so very much, Minister, and thank you,... Read More

Fact Sheet: The United States and Poland: Strong and United

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-06-03

Ukraine News Center: Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Poland and the United States are bound together by shared history and... Read More

Fact Sheet: The United States and Central and Eastern Europe: Enduring Cooperation

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-06-03

For more than 20 years the United States and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe have worked together to build a Europe that is whole, free, and at peace. ... Read More

President Obama Before a Meeting with Central and Eastern European Leaders

Koniecpolski Palace - Warsaw, Poland

President Barack Obama; Polish President Bronisław Komorowski

2014-06-03

Ukraine News Center: Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, thank you very much. Good afternoon. And along with... Read More

President Obama and President Komorowski to U.S. and Polish Armed Forces

Okecie Military Airport - Warsaw, Poland

President Barack Obama; Polish President Bronisław Komorowski

2014-06-03

Ukraine News Center: Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. PRESIDENT KOMOROWSKI: (As interpreted.) Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen, it is a... Read More

Ambassador Power on a Child Centered Perspective to Sustainability and Development in Africa

U.S. Mission to the UN - New York, N.Y.

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Samantha Power

2014-06-03

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President. Thank you Director Lake—and UNICEF staff worldwide—for their brave and determined efforts on behalf of the world’s children. Day after day, you strive to... Read More

Op-Ed: Democracy, Prosperity Linked

Miami Herald

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-06-02

Last month in Mexico City, I walked through the halls of the Palacio Nacional, and I couldn’t help but feel the impact of Diego Rivera’s powerful murals depicting four centuries... Read More

Winners of the 2013 Human Rights Awards

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-06-02

The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Human Rights Awards. The Diplomacy for Human Rights Award goes to Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard of... Read More

Why Fighting Gender Violence is Also Fighting Hunger in the DRC

USAID Impact Blog

Division Chief in East, Central and Southern Africa Office, USAID’s Office of Food for Peace, Rachel Grant

2014-05-31

Ms. Rurayi Namuhindo, pictured above writing her name, is proud of her reading and writing skills. They are giving her a new lease on life, as she can now help... Read More

Ambassador Power on Mr. Brahimi Relinquishing Post as UN-Arab League Joint Special Representative to Syria

U.S. Mission to the UN - New York, N.Y.

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Samantha Power

2014-05-30

AS DELIVERED   I want to express the tremendous gratitude and respect the United States has for Mr. Lakhdar Brahimi who, tomorrow, will relinquish his post as the UN-Arab League... Read More

Presidential Proclamation on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month 2014

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-05-30

LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER PRIDE MONTH, 2014 - - - - - - - BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION As progress spreads from... Read More

Ambassador Baer Reply to the Head of the OSCE Center in Ashgabat

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

2014-05-29

Thank you, Mr. Chair. The United States warmly welcomes Ambassador Ivo Petrov to the Permanent Council. Thank you, Ambassador Petrov, for your informative report. We commend you and your team... Read More

Ambassador Baer Statement of Condolences on Shooting at Jewish Museum in Brussels

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

2014-05-29

Thank you, Mr. Chair. The United States wishes to extend its condolences to the Jewish community of Brussels, the people of the countries from which the victims came, and all... Read More

Ambassador Baer Response to Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova, Ambassador Jennifer Brush

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

2014-05-29

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States warmly welcomes you, Ambassador Brush, to the Permanent Council, and we thank you for your comprehensive report -- and for your candor. The... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Ukraine’s May 25 Elections

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

2014-05-29

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States congratulates the people of Ukraine and the Ukrainian government for their historic elections on May 25th. Ukrainians united to express their political will... Read More



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