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U.S. Joins Resolution Welcoming Observance of June 13 as International Albinism Awareness Day

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2014-06-26

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council As Delivered by Rachel Spring Thank you Mr. President. The United States joins the consensus on the resolution... Read More

Proposed Working Group Would Undermine Efforts to Implement Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2014-06-26

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Explanation of Vote: A/HRC/26/L.22/Rev.1 on BHR Legally-Binding Instrument Delivered by Stephen Townley Thank you, Mr. President. We are... Read More

U.S. Welcomes Resolution on Eliminating All Forms of Violence Against Women

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2014-06-26

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council General Comment: A/HRC/26/L.26/Rev.1 on VAW Thank you, Mr. President. The United States welcomes the resolution entitled “Accelerating efforts... Read More

U.S. Looks Forward to Future Appropriate action on Roma issues at the HRC

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2014-06-26

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Explanation of Position: A/HRC/26/L.11 on Roma Thank you Mr. President. The United States strongly supports the claimed purpose... Read More

U.S. Explanation of Vote: Human Rights Council Resolution on the Death Penalty

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2014-06-26

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Thank you, Mr. President. The United States is disappointed that it was not able to join consensus on... Read More

Transnational Threats and Challenges

OSCE Annual Security Review Conference - Vienna, Austria

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Annual Security Review Conference

2014-06-26

Working Session III: Transnational Threats and Challenges As Prepared for Delivery Thank you, Mr. Chairman. With its cross-dimensional approach to security based on a common understanding of threats we all... Read More

Working Session IV: Afghanistan

OSCE Annual Security Review Conference - Vienna, Austria

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Annual Security Review Conference

2014-06-26

As delivered by Political Officer Daniel Phelps Thank you, Mr. Chairman. We welcome Ms. Shukria Barakzai and Mr. James Appathurai to this session of the ASRC. Thank you both for... Read More

Ambassador Baer Closing Statement to the OSCE Annual Security Review Conference 2014

OSCE Annual Security Review Conference - Vienna, Austria

2014-06-26

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. At the outset, I would like to thank the Swiss Chairmanship and Secretariat for hosting the Annual Security Review Conference. It is a pertinent time for... Read More

State of Rights - Reality Check: An Examination of Anti-Semitism in 2014

Yale MacMillan Center - New Haven, Connecticut - June 26, 2014 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

U.S. Department of State; Yale University

2014-06-26

Reality Check: An Examination of Anti-Semitism in 2014 The U.S. Department of State and the Yale Program for the Study of Anti-Semitism sponsored a discussion, “Reality Check:  An Examination of... Read More

Ambassador Yohannes at OECD Global Forum on Responsible Business Conduct

Office of the Spokesperson

2014-06-25

U.S. Ambassador to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Daniel Yohannes will lead a U.S. Government delegation to the OECD’s second annual Global Forum on Responsible Business Conduct... Read More

Testimony: The Future of U.S.-China Relations

Senate Foreign Relations Committe

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Daniel R. Russel

2014-06-25

Chairman Menendez, Ranking Member Corker, Members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today on U.S.-China relations. It is also a great honor to be participating in... Read More

Ambassador DiCarlo at a UN Security Council Meeting on Afghanistan

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

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

2014-06-25

Thank you, Mr. President. Special Representative Kubis, thank you for your informative briefing. I also want to thank you, and your entire team at the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan,... Read More

If You ‘Let Girls Learn,’ You Save Lives Too

USAID blog

2014-06-25

Oppression and prejudice toil in a cage of ignorance and cruelty.  Before the U.S. Civil Rights movement altered the course of history, Jim Crow laws and terror imposed segregation and... Read More

Ambassador Cousens at the ECOSOC General Debate, Humanitarian Affairs Segment

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

U.S. Representative to the UN Economic and Social Council, Ambassador Elizabeth Cousens

2014-06-25

Thank you, Mr. President, The United States welcomes the Secretary-General’s report on “Strengthening of the Coordination of Emergency Humanitarian Assistance of the United Nations.” We share his alarm over the... Read More

U.S. Welcomes Appointment of Experts to Panel on Sri Lanka Human Rights

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

Deputy Department Spokesperson, Marie Harf

2014-06-25

Excerpted from Daily Press Briefing June 25, 2014 (transcript) The United States welcomes UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay’s announcement of the distinguished experts who will advise the... Read More

Annual Thematic Discussion on Technical Cooperation – Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2014-06-25

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Annual Thematic Discussion on Technical Cooperation: “Technical cooperation and capacity-building in advancing the rights of persons with disabilities... Read More

Early Warning, Conflict Prevention, Crisis Management, Conflict Resolution and Post-Conflict Rehabilitation - Lessons Learned and the Way Ahead

OSCE Annual Security Review Conference - Vienna, Austria

Deputy Assistant Secretary for European Affairs, Brent Hartley

2014-06-25

Working Session I: Early Warning, Conflict Prevention, Crisis Management, Conflict Resolution and Post-Conflict Rehabilitation - Lessons Learned and the Way Ahead Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. I’d like to... Read More

Thailand: A Democracy at Risk (Testimony)

House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Scot Marciel

2014-06-24

Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Chairman Chabot and Members of the Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to appear before you... Read More

National Security Advisor Rice at the White House Forum on Global LGBT Human Rights

The White House

National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice

2014-06-24

It’s great to be here, and particularly great to see such a wonderful collection of faith leaders, human rights activists, private sector representatives and colleagues in government all in one... Read More

OSCE Special Session: Ensuring Security and Stability in the OSCE Region in Light of Recent Developments in Ukraine

OSCE Annual Security Review Conference - Vienna, Austria

Deputy Assistant Secretary for European Affairs, Brent Hartley

2014-06-24

Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. I would like to join others in welcoming Ukraine’s newly-appointed Foreign Minister Klimkin. We also welcome Ambassador Heidi Tagliavini and Ms. Elizabeth Spehar. We... Read More



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