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Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Desalegn of Ethiopia Before Bilateral Meeting

PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Well, I want to extend a warm welcome to Prime Minister Desalegn and his delegation.  When I spoke previously at the Africa Summit about some of the bright... Read More

HDIM Session 6 - Combating Trafficking in Human Beings

Delivered by U.S. Head of Delegation J. Brian Atwood | OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting | Warsaw, September 25, 2014 The United States welcomes Ambassador Madina Jarbussynova, the new Special... Read More

HDIM Session 6 - Combating Trafficking In Human Beings, Right of Reply

Delivered by Ambassador Daniel Baer, U.S. Permanent Representative to the OSCE | OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting | Warsaw, September 25, 2014 We exercise our right of reply to respond... Read More

HDIM Session 7 - Equality of Opportunity for Women and Men

Delivered by Kate Byrnes, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Mission to the OSCE  | OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting | Warsaw, September 25, 2014 Ten years ago, we, the participating... Read More

Ambassador Power at a High Level Meeting on Mass Atrocities

Thank you, Minister Fabius and Minister Meade, for your leadership in convening this meeting. It is difficult to imagine a more important objective than preventing mass atrocities and genocide. The... Read More

Supporting an Inclusive and Open Internet

As the Internet continues to grow and expand, there is an ongoing global discussion on how the Internet should be governed. This is an important debate. The Internet has proven... Read More

U.S. Update on Afghanistan Elections

MS. STAVROPOULOS:  Good afternoon.  My name is Daphne Stavropoulos.  Thank you so much for joining us here in New York and to those in Washington at the Foreign Press Center... Read More

Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert for Somalia

Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert for Somalia UN Human Rights Council – 27th Session September 23, 2014 As Delivered by Divya Khosla   Thank you, Mr. President. The United... Read More

Ambassador Harper Speaks at HRC Discussion on Technical Cooperation

Item 10 General Debate – Technical Cooperation Statement by the United States of America As Delivered by Ambassador Keith Harper U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council 27th Session of... Read More

Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in Central African Republic

Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in Central African Republic UN Human Rights Council – 27th Session, Geneva September 25, 2014 As Delivered by... Read More

General Statement on Indigenous Peoples

General Statement: A/HRC/27/L.22 on Indigenous peoples Statement by the Delegation of the United States of America As Delivered by Ambassador Keith Harper U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council UN... Read More

Explanation of Vote: Right to Peace

Explanation of Vote: A/HRC/27/L.15 on Right to peace Statement by the Delegation of the United States of America As Delivered by Ambassador Keith Harper U.S. Representative to the Human Rights... Read More

Explanation of Position: World Program on Human Rights Education

Explanation of Position: World Program on Human Rights Education Statement by the Delegation of the United States of America As Delivered by Ambassador Keith Harper U.S. Representative to the Human... Read More

Explanation of Vote: Right to Development

Explanation of Vote: Right to Development Resolution Statement of the Delegation of the United States of America As Delivered by Ambassador Keith Harper U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council ... Read More

Explanation of Position: The Human Right to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation

Explanation of Position: The Human Right to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation Resolution Statement of the Delegation of the United States of America As Delivered by Ambassador Keith Harper U.S.... Read More

President Obama UNGA Address

United Nations General Assembly 69th Session PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Mr. President, Mr. Secretary General, fellow delegates, ladies and gentlemen:  We come together at a crossroads between war and peace; between disorder... Read More

HDIM Session 4 - Protection of Human Rights and Fighting Terrorism

As prepared for delivery by the Honorable Professor J. Brian Atwood, U.S. Head of Delegation   Moderator, my delegation commends the Swiss Chairmanship for focusing on the prevention of torture... Read More

Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on Sudan

AS DELIVERED: Thank you, Mr. President.  The United States would like to thank the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Sudan, Dr. Baderin, for his report and... Read More

Joint Statement on Violations of the Rights of Crimean Tatars and Other Minorities in Crimea

AS DELIVERED by Peter Mulrean, Deputy Permanent Representative, U.S. Mission to the UN in Geneva   Thank you, Mr. Vice-President. I am pleased to deliver this joint statement on behalf... Read More

U.S. Calls Attention to the Situation in Ukraine

AS DELIVERED by Peter Mulrean, Deputy Permanent Representative, U.S. Mission to the UN in Geneva Thank you, Mr. Vice-President. The United States welcomes the Office of the High Commissioner’s report... Read More



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