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Ambassador Power at a Security Council Meeting on Ukraine

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

2014-11-12

Mr. President, thank you for convening today’s session on the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Assistant Secretary-General Toyberg-Franzen, we thank you for your clear and objective briefing. Ambassadors Apakan and Tagliavini,... Read More

Remarks by President Obama and President Xi Jinping in Joint Press Conference

Great Hall of the People - Beijing, China

President Barack Obama; President Xi Jinping

2014-11-12

PRESIDENT XI:  (As interpreted.)  Honorable President Obama, distinguished guests, dear friends from the press, good morning.  First of all, I wish to once again warmly welcome President Obama to China... Read More

Remarks by Deputy Administrator Lenhardt at the Global LGBT Donors Conference

Deputy USAID Administrator Alfonso Lenhardt

2014-11-12

Hello everyone—and welcome back to our Global LGBT Donors Conference. In particular, I want to thank Todd Larson, our Senior LGBT Coordinator, for his leadership at USAID. I’d also like... Read More

U.S. Opening Statements at Committee Against Torture

Committee Against Torture - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Department of State

2014-11-12

Video Excerpts from U.S. Opening Statements at Committee Against Torture U.S. Opening Statements at Committee Against Torture (includes Related Statements) Assistant Secretary Malinowski Opening Statement at Committee Against Torture -... Read More

State Department and USAID To Host Global Conference on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Human Rights and Inclusive Development

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-11-11

The U.S. Department of State and USAID will host the third Conference to Advance the Human Rights of and Promote Inclusive Development for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Persons... Read More

Ambassador Jones at a Security Council Session on Libya

U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York

Special Advisor, Ambassador A. Elizabeth Jones

2014-11-11

Thank you, Mr. President. Thank you, Prosecutor Bensouda for – thanks to her for her informative briefing and for the ongoing work of her office to help end impunity for... Read More

USUN at a Security Council Session on Bosnia and Herzegovina

U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York

Alternate Representative to the United Nations for Special Political Affairs, Ambassador David Pressman

2014-11-11

Thank you, Madame President, and thank you High Representative Inzko for your briefing today. The United States continues to support your mandate under the General Framework Agreement for Peace. We... Read More

Video Remarks for the Launch of USAID Promote in Kabul

U.S. Department of State

Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues, Catherine M. Russell

2014-11-10

Salaam and hello to everyone from Washington! Let me begin by expressing my sincere congratulations on the launch of the Promote program--I wish I could be there to celebrate with... Read More

NSC Spokesperson on the Situation in Eastern Ukraine

The White House

NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan

2014-11-10

We are very concerned by intensified fighting in eastern Ukraine, as well as numerous reports, including from the Special Monitoring Mission of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in... Read More

Outcomes from the International Telecommunication Union 2014 Plenipotentiary Conference in Busan, Republic of Korea

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-11-10

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Plenipotentiary Conference, which concluded on November 7, is a three week, high-level policy conference held every four years. Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda, U.S. Coordinator for International... Read More

Special Advisor Heumann Remarks at the High-level Meeting: Equal Access, Inclusive Development

APEC Leaders’ Week - Beijing, China

Special Advisor for International Disability Rights, Judith E. Heumann

2014-11-10

As prepared for delivery Thank you, and I would like to thank in particular the Chinese Disabled Persons’ Federation for hosting today’s event. It is a great honor to be... Read More

President Obama at APEC CEO Summit

Beijing, China

President Barack Obama

2014-11-10

PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Thank you so much.  Xiàwǔ hǎo.  (Applause.)  Thank you, Andrew, for that introduction.  I have had the pleasure of getting to know Andrew very well these past few... Read More

Support for Civil Society's Charter for Transitional Government in Burkina Faso

U.S. Department of State

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-11-10

The United States welcomes the November 9 announcement of a Charter for Transitional Government in Burkina Faso developed by political parties, civil society, and religious and traditional leaders. We urge... Read More

U.S. Deeply Concerned With Political Turmoil in Somalia

U.S. Department of State

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-11-10

The United States notes with concern the recent political turmoil in Somalia. Actions to put forward a parliamentary motion for a vote of no confidence in the prime minister do... Read More

Secretary Kerry Roundtable With Chinese CEOs on Investment and Innovation

Office of the Spokesperson - Washington, D.C.

U.S. Department of State

2014-11-08

Secretary of State John Kerry met with Chinese business leaders in Beijing today to discuss the importance of open investment climates and innovation as critical ingredients for continued economic success.... Read More

Secretary Kerry's Participation in the National Center for APEC's Private Sector-Led Roundtable - Catalyzing Strategic Business Growth: Women and the Economy

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-11-08

Today, on the margins of the 2014 APEC CEO Summit, Secretary Kerry met with senior business leaders and government officials from APEC economies at the National Center for APEC’s (NCAPEC)... Read More

Release of Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller

U.S. Department of State

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-11-08

The Department of State welcomes the release of U.S. citizens Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller from the D.P.R.K., where they have been held for two years and seven months,... Read More

Remarks at National Center for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Women's Event

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-11-08

SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you very much. Thank you very much. Well, again, thank you all. You just heard from the (inaudible). Peggy, I appreciate your leadership enormously. I know you’ve... Read More

Secretary Kerry Press Availability in Beijing, China

China National Convention Center - Beijing, China

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-11-08

SECRETARY KERRY: Good afternoon, everybody. I want to begin by thanking our Chinese hosts for their very, very warm welcome and for the depth and breadth of the discussions that... Read More

Re-Election of Judge Donoghue to the International Court of Justice

Office of the Spokesperson

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

2014-11-07

The United States congratulates Judge Joan E. Donoghue on her re-election to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). The ICJ is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations and... Read More



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