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Secretary Kerry on Ambassador McFaul's Departure from Russia

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

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-02-04

I join President Obama in expressing my deep gratitude to one of our very best, Ambassador Mike McFaul, for his exemplary service as U.S. Ambassador to Russia. After five years... Read More

Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Côte d’Ivoire

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-02-04

On February 7, 2006, by Executive Order 13396, the President declared a national emergency, pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706), to deal with the unusual... Read More

Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency with respect to Côte d’Ivoire

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-02-04

CONTINUATION OF THE NATIONAL EMERGENCY WITH RESPECT TO THE SITUATION IN OR IN RELATION TO CÔTE D'IVOIRE On February 7, 2006, by Executive Order 13396, the President declared a national... Read More

TechWomen Delegation in Rwanda to Expand Network of African Women in STEM Fields

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

Office of the Spokesperson

2014-02-03

Fusing technology with efforts to empower women and girls, the U.S. Department of State announced today that a delegation of 30 U.S. TechWomen mentors is meeting in Rwanda February 2-7... Read More

Ambassador Power on Malian Reconciliation

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

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

2014-02-03

It is a great honor to be with you here in Mali. I am America’s Ambassador to the United Nations and a member of President Obama’s Cabinet. This is the... Read More

UPR 18th Session - Intervention for Slovakia

U.S. Department of State

Geneva, Switzerland

2014-02-03

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 18th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Tabitha Snowbarger Thank you. The United States warmly welcomes the... Read More

UPR 18th Session - Intervention for Eritrea

U.S. Department of State

Geneva, Switzerland

2014-02-03

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 18th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Peter Mulrean, Deputy Permanent Representative, U.S. Mission to the UN... Read More

Deputy Secretary Burns on Democratic Transitions in Tunisia

U.S. Department of State - Tunis, Tunisia

Deputy Secretary of State, William J. Burns

2014-02-01

Thank you very much for coming and good afternoon. It's truly a pleasure to be back in Tunisia, especially at such an historic and hopeful moment in this country's democratic... Read More

Press Conference on Status of Human Rights in Sri Lanka

U.S. Department of State - Colombo, Sri Lanka

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, Nisha Desai Biswal

2014-02-01

AMBASSADOR SISON: I am so pleased to be with you all this evening in order to introduce you to our new Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia, Nisha Biswal. ... Read More

Statement on Secretary of State Kerry’s Phone Call with Ukrainian Opposition Leaders

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

State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2014-01-31

This morning, Secretary Kerry spoke by phone with political and civil society leaders in the Ukrainian opposition who have been active in the peaceful movement.  The Secretary underscored the United... Read More

'State in 60 Seconds' Video - Standing With Civil Society

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

Senior Advisor to the Secretary for Civil Society and Emerging Democracies, Dr. Tomicah Tillemanne

2014-01-31

One month in, 2014 is shaping up to be a landmark year for civil society. Last September on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, President Obama brought together... Read More

Briefing on Geneva II Process and the Overall Situation in Syria

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

Senior Administration Officials

2014-01-31

MODERATOR: Good evening, everybody – or good afternoon, I guess, depending on where you are. We’ve just completed the first week of talks here in Geneva between the Syrian and... Read More

UPR 18th Session - Intervention for Comoros

U.S. Department of State

Geneva, Switzerland

2014-01-31

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 18th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Eric Richardson The United States welcomes the Comoran delegation. We... Read More

Standing With the People of the Central African Republic for a Stronger Future

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

USAID Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA), Nancy Lindborg

2014-01-31

Last week, as I flew into Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), what first appeared as a densely populated city came into sharp focus as a sprawling,... Read More

Administrator Shah at the Middle East Instititute Conference on Saving Syria's Civilians

USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah

2014-01-31

AS PREPARED Good afternoon. Let me begin by saying thank you to everyone who is gathered here today to discuss the urgency of the crisis in Syria and its impact... Read More

Freedom of the Press in China

The White House

White House Press Secretary, Jay Carney

2014-01-30

The United States is deeply concerned that foreign journalists in China continue to face restrictions that impede their ability to do their jobs, including extended delays in processing journalist visas,... Read More

UPR 18th Session - Intervention for Vanuatu

U.S. Department of State

Geneva, Switzerland

2014-01-30

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 18th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Aleksandra Needham, Political Specialist Thank you Mr. Vice President. The... Read More

Holocaust Remembrance: A Special Screening of 'There Was Once'

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

U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, Ira Forman

2014-01-30

The horrors of the Holocaust continue to reverberate some 70 years later. As I reflect on all the lives lost and others irreparably changed, I know the story has to... Read More

UPR 18th Session - Intervention for Macedonia

U.S. Department of State

Geneva, Switzerland

2014-01-30

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 18th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Valerie Ullrich, Political Officer Thank you Mr. President,   The... Read More

Funding for Election Support Team to Afghanistan

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

Political Counselor, Christopher Robinson

2014-01-30

The United States would like to thank the Secretary General for raising the issue of the ODIHR Election Support Team to Afghanistan, and Finland for its contribution to this effort. ... Read More



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