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Background Briefing on Ukraine

U.S. Department of State

Senior Administration Official Via Teleconference

2014-06-20

MODERATOR: Thanks very much. So thanks to everybody for joining us, and we have with us today a senior Administration official, and we’re here to talk about Ukraine. We don’t... Read More

Vice President Biden Remarks to the Press with Q&A in Guatemala

Residence of the United States Ambassador - Guatemala City, Guatemala

Vice President Joe Biden

2014-06-20

THE VICE PRESIDENT: Hello, folks. Thank you for waiting. I appreciate it. I’ve just finished, as most of you know, a day of meetings, and I would say very constructive... Read More

Fact Sheet: Unaccompanied Minor Children from Central America

Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships

The White House

2014-06-20

The Administration remains greatly concerned by the rise in unaccompanied children from Central America who are crossing into the United States. These children are some of the most vulnerable, and... Read More

Ambassador Power on World Refugee Day

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

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

2014-06-20

From Syria to Burma to central Africa, more than 50 million people have been driven from their homes, and forced to seek refuge from violent conflict, political, religious or ethnic... Read More

World Refugee Day: On Behalf of the World's Most Vulnerable People

DipNote blog

2014-06-20

All over the world on June 20, nations, organizations and individuals are coming together to commemorate World Refugee Day to honor their courage and resilience of refugees and the dedication... Read More

Transcript of Deputy Assistant Secretary Keshap's Interview with Dharisha Bastians of the Colombo Telegraph

U.S. Mission to Sri Lanka & the Maldives

Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs, Atul Keshap; Dharisha Bastians

2014-06-20

Journalist:  Let’s go over why you are here and what issues you are raising. DAS Keshap:  Sure. As part of my job I’m responsible for U.S. foreign relations with South... Read More

Ambassador Sison's Remarks at Opening Ceremony of “Women’s Space in the Political Arena” at Batticaloa

2014-06-20

Good evening, and thank you for inviting me to help open this important event. I would also like to thank Visaka Dharmadasa, and all those who organized this conference. Thanks... Read More

Secretary Kerry on the 2014 Trafficking in Persons Report

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-06-19

Read the 2014 Trafficking In Persons Report on state.gov SECRETARY KERRY: Ambassador Lou CdeBaca, thank you very, very much. Thank you for your leadership, primarily. You’re a visionary on this... Read More

U.S. Statement at the UPR of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2014-06-19

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Adoption of the UPR WG Report for The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Delivered by Lisa Brodey The United... Read More

Further U.S. Efforts to Protect Human Rights in Uganda

The White House Blog

Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs on the National Security Council, Grant Harris; Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights on the National Security Council, Stephen Pomper

2014-06-19

Our hopes for a more peaceful and just world depend on respect for the rights and dignity of all people. It is for this reason that our foreign policy champions... Read More

Secretary Lew at Bilateral Meeting with German Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schäuble

Berlin, Germany

Secretary of the Treasury Jacob J. Lew

2014-06-19

As Prepared for Delivery BERLIN, GERMANY - I would like to thank the Minister of Finance again for the warm welcome on my third trip to Germany as Secretary. We... Read More

Secretary Kerry at GLIFAA Pride Event 2014

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-06-19

SECRETARY KERRY: Robyn, thank you very, very much. Thank you to all of you. Welcome to this celebration of pride here at State, and I’m very, very honored to have... Read More

USOSCE Response to the Head of the OSCE Office in Yerevan

U.S. Mission to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe - Vienna, Austria

Deputy Chief of Mission, Gary Robbins

2014-06-19

The United States welcomes you, Ambassador Sorokin, back to the Permanent Council, and we thank you for your comprehensive report. The United States strongly supports the work of the Office... Read More

Remarks by President Obama on the Situation in Iraq

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-06-19

THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon, everybody.  I just met with my national security team to discuss the situation in Iraq.  We’ve been meeting regularly to review the situation since ISIL, a... Read More

Judy and Dennis Shepard Share Their Hope for Increased LGBT Acceptance in the Caribbean

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Embassy Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

2014-06-19

Judy and Dennis Shepard have a powerful story to share, and through their partnership with the U.S. Department of State, they are sharing that story around the world.  As part... Read More

U.S. Statement on the Situation of Human Rights in Eritrea

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2014-06-18

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Eritrea Statement by the Delegation... Read More

U.S. Statement on the Situation of Human Rights in Belarus

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2014-06-18

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Belarus Delivered by Lisa Brodey ... Read More

U.S. Firmly Committed to Combatting Racism in All Its Forms

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2014-06-18

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 9 General Debate The United States is firmly committed to combating racism in all its forms. We... Read More

U.S. Statements on Business and Human Rights and Women and Nationality Laws

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2014-06-18

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 3 General Debate Delivered by Natalya Scimeca Since 2011, the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human... Read More

U.S. on the Situation of Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2014-06-18

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of... Read More



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