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Opening of the International Institute for Justice and the Rule of Law (IIJ) in Valletta, Malta

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-06-18

On June 18, 2014, the International Institute for Justice and the Rule of Law (IIJ) opened in Valletta, Malta. U.S. Ambassador to Malta, Gina K. Abercrombie-Winstanley, was joined by Maltese... Read More

Inauguration Fact Sheet: International Institute for Justice and the Rule of Law (IIJ) - Malta

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-06-18

Below is the text of the Fact Sheet issued by the International Institute for Justice and the Rule of Law (IIJ) on June 18, 2014. Begin text: Mission: The International... Read More

Gender-Based Violence: Partnering To Respond, Assist and Protect

Bureau of Public Affairs

U.S. Department of State

2014-06-18

“Sexual violence destroys lives. It fuels conflict, forces people to flee their homes, and is often perpetrated alongside other human rights abuses, including forced marriage, sexual slavery, and human trafficking.... Read More

Witness to an Historic Ukrainian Election

USAID Impact Blog

2014-06-18

Elections are generally the single largest civilian mobilization that any country undertakes. In a country the size of Ukraine this effort involves hundreds of millions of dollars of local resources... Read More

USUN at a UN Security Council Briefing on an ICC Report on Darfur

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

Acting Minister Counselor for Political Affairs, Peter Lord

2014-06-17

Thank you, Mr. President. And thank you, Prosecutor Bensouda, for your briefing today. The United States appreciates your efforts to bring justice to the people of Darfur. We look forward... Read More

Fact Sheet: The U.S.-Brazil Bilateral Relationship

Office of the Vice President

The White House

2014-06-17

Vice President Biden traveled to Brazil to attend the first United States World Cup game and to meet with President Dilma Rousseff and Vice-President Michel Temer to discuss our countries’... Read More

President Obama at a DNC LGBT Gala

Gotham Hall - New York, New York

President Barack Obama

2014-06-17

THE PRESIDENT:  Edith, Robbie, thanks for the wonderfully brief introduction.  (Laughter.)  I mean that sincerely.  The day that the Supreme Court issued its ruling, United States v. Windsor, was a... Read More

Vice President Biden Remarks to the Press at U.S. Embassy Brasilia

U.S. Embassy Brasilia - Brasilia, Brazil

Vice President Joe Biden

2014-06-17

THE VICE PRESIDENT: It’s good to be back in the embassy. I am looking forward to meeting everyone in the embassy in a few moments. Look, before I begin, on... Read More

WSIS +10 HLE: Multistakeholder Consensus With Multilateral Affirmation

DipNote blog

Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Ambassador Daniel A. Sepulveda

2014-06-17

One of the issues at the center of discussions over the future of Internet governance is how multilateral and multistakeholder institutions with an interest in working on Internet-related issues can... Read More

U.S. Statement on Women’s Human Rights and the Sustainable Development Agenda

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2014-06-17

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Annual Full-Day Discussion on Women’s Rights: Women’s Human Rights and the Sustainable Development Agenda As Delivered by Lisa... Read More

Ambassador Harper on Syria at the 26th Session of the Human Rights Council

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2014-06-17

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Interactive Dialogue on the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic Mr. President, Mr. President. We welcome... Read More

Ambassador Power at the Girl Up Leadership Summit in Washington D.C.

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

2014-06-17

Commentator: Hi, everyone. Ambassador Power: That’s all for you, so I’m feeling a little… she got way more applause than I did. Moderator: So welcome to the 2014 Girl Up... Read More

U.S. Embassy Statement on Aluthgama & Beruwela Violence

U.S. Embassy Colombo - Colombo, Sri Lanka

2014-06-16

The U.S. Embassy Colombo condemns the violence that has spread over the weekend in Aluthgama and Beruwela. We urge the government to ensure that order is preserved and the lives... Read More

Advancing the Human Rights of LGBT Persons in Partnership With the Private Sector

DipNote blog

Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Tom Malinowski

2014-06-16

Last week during a reception held in the Treaty Room of the Department of State, I was proud to address a group of America’s leading corporations and encourage them to... Read More

U.S. Statement on Dialogue on Discrimination Against Women in Law and Practice and on the Right to Education

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2014-06-16

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Working Group on the Issue of Discrimination Against Women in... Read More

White House Press Secretary on Elections in Afghanistan

The White House

2014-06-14

The United States congratulates the people of Afghanistan on the completion today of the second round of voting in their historic presidential elections. These elections are a significant step forward... Read More

Fact Sheet: Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence in Conflict

Office of the Spokesperson - Washington, D.C.

U.S. Department of State

2014-06-13

The United States has a longstanding commitment to support the prevention of, and accountability for, sexual violence in conflict. We have been a key partner in the United Kingdom’s Preventing... Read More

Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

ExCeL Conference Center - London, United Kingdom

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-06-13

SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you very much. William, thank you very, very much. Ladies and gentlemen, distinguished guests all, and particularly my colleagues in government, I know that we all... Read More

Secretary Kerry Joint Press Availability with UK Foreign Secretary Hague and UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie

ExCeL Conference Center - London, United Kingdom

Secretary of State John Kerry; British Foreign Secretary William Hague; UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie

2014-06-13

FOREIGN SECRETARY HAGUE: Well, thank you very much. Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and thank you for coming to this, the concluding press conference of the Summit on Ending Sexual... Read More

HRC Dialogue on Independence of Judges and Lawyers on the Human Rights of Migrants

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

Member of the U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council, Michael Dozler

2014-06-13

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council The United States welcomes the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers and thanks her for... Read More



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