DCSIMG

Latest News

White House Press Secretary on the Central African Republic

The White House

White House Press Secretary, Jay Carney

2014-05-13

In late 2012, armed groups began a rebellion that sparked a period of devastating instability, lawlessness, and anarchy in the Central African Republic (CAR) that led to the overthrow of... Read More

Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to London

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

Senior State Department Official Via Teleconference

2014-05-13

SENIOR STATE DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL TWO: Hi, good afternoon, everyone. Thanks for joining us. So we are going to be – this call is to preview the Secretary’s trip to London,... Read More

Executive Order -- Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Conflict in the Central African Republic

The White House

2014-05-13

EXECUTIVE ORDER - - - - - - - BLOCKING PROPERTY OF CERTAIN PERSONS CONTRIBUTING TO THE CONFLICT IN THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC By the authority vested in me as... Read More

Letter -- Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Conflict in the Central African Republic

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-05-13

Dear Mr. Speaker: (Mr. President:) Pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), I hereby report that I have issued an Executive... Read More

Trafficking of Persons in Africa

The Washington Foreign Press Center - Washington, D.C.

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Bisa Williams; Department of State Senior Coordinator for Trafficking in Persons, Rachel Yousey; UN Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons Joy Ngozi Ezeilo

2014-05-13

MODERATOR: I would like to welcome everybody here to the Washington Foreign Press Center and our guests joining us via DVC. We are in a on-the-record roundtable to talk about... Read More

Ambassador Power at a Security Council Meeting on the Central African Region

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

2014-05-12

Thank you, Mr. President, and thank you, Special Representative Moussa for your briefing and for all your efforts on behalf of peace in the Central African region. Today marks a... Read More

Ambassador Baer Heralds Blistering OSCE Human Rights Report

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

2014-05-12

Assessment details violent groups from Russia active in Ukraine’s east, human rights violations in Crimea PRESS RELEASE May 12, 2014 Ambassador Daniel Baer, the U.S. envoy to the Organization for... Read More

President Obama and President Mujica of Uruguay Before Bilateral Meeting

President Barack Obama; Uruguayan President Jose Mujica Cordano

2014-05-12

PRESIDENT OBAMA: I want to welcome President Mujica and his delegation to the Oval Office. I have had the pleasure on several occasions of having discussions with President Mujica, and... Read More

President Obama on the Conclusion of Indian Elections

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-05-12

I congratulate the people of India on concluding their national elections today. India has set an example for the world in holding the largest democratic election in history, a vibrant... Read More

On the Illegal Referenda in Eastern Ukraine

U.S. Department of State

2014-05-10

On May 10, 2014, State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki issued the following statement on the illegal referenda in eastern Ukraine: "As the United States has said, the referenda being planned... Read More

Under Secretary Sewall Discusses Reform Efforts, Inter-communal Violence, and Child Soldiers

Rangoon, Burma

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

2014-05-09

Yangon – During her May 7-10 visit to Yangon, Naypyitaw, Meikhtila, and Mandalay, Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall met with senior government... Read More

Freedom Online Coalition Conference in Estonia

DipNote blog

Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Tom Malinowski ; Coordinator for Cyber Issues, Christopher Painter

2014-05-09

Last week we led a delegation which included representatives from our offices and the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs’ Office of International Communications and Information Policy that had the... Read More

Ambassador Power at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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

2014-05-09

Thank you Dr. Davis. Dean Charney, Professors, special guests, friends, siblings, parents, stepparents, and -- above all -- members of the class of 2014. Good Morning. It’s a great honor... Read More

Ambassador Power on UN Sanction Designations for the Central African Republic

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

2014-05-09

The United States welcomes the decision by the United Nations Security Council’s Central African Republic (CAR) Sanctions Committee to impose sanctions on three individuals in CAR. The Committee has designated... Read More

Ambassador Baer Response to Minister of Foreign Affairs of Moldova, H.E. Natalia Gherman

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

2014-05-08

The United States warmly welcomes back Her Excellency Natalia Gherman, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Moldova, to the OSCE Permanent Council. Moldova is an important partner of the United States. ... Read More

Ambassador Baer Response to Report of Head of OSCE Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ambassador Fletcher Burton

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

2014-05-08

We welcome Ambassador Burton to the Permanent Council – although we also express sadness that this is his last report to us on the activities of the OSCE Mission to... Read More

Ambassador Baer Statement of Concern Regarding Attacks on Roma in Ukraine

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

2014-05-08

On April 10, in our statement on the occasion of International Roma Day, we noted our deep concerns regarding anti-Roma discrimination following Russia’s occupation of Crimea. While in Kyiv on... Read More

Testimony: Russia's Destabilization of Ukraine

House Foreign Affairs Committee - Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland

2014-05-08

Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee As prepared Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel, thank you for inviting me to testify today on our efforts to counter Russia’s destabilizing, provocative... Read More

Secretary Kerry and Syrian Opposition Coalition President al-Jarba Before Their Meeting

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

Secretary of State John Kerry; Syrian Opposition Coalition President Ahmad al-Jarba

2014-05-08

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good afternoon, everybody. I’m delighted to welcome President Ahmad Jarba of the Syrian Opposition Coalition. Before I fully welcome him – excuse me – I do want... Read More

Readout of Secretary Kerry’s Meeting with Syrian Opposition Coalition President

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-05-08

Secretary Kerry met today with Syrian Opposition Coalition President Jarba at the Department of State. He and President Jarba had a productive discussion on the full range of our shared... Read More



       25        


Disclaimer: The Office of Policy Planning and Public Diplomacy, in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, of the U.S. Department of State manages this site as a portal for international human rights related information from the United States Government. External links to other internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views or privacy policies contained therein.