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U.S. Treasury Sanctions Syrian Regime Officials and Supporters

Washington, D.C.

U.S. Department of the Treasury

2014-05-08

Action Targets Senior Syrian Officials, a Russian Bank, its Chairman, and Oil Refineries Owned by the Government of Syria WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury today took a... Read More

Testimony: Secretary Lew before the House Committee on Financial Services on the National Advisory Council on International Monetary and Financial Policies

U.S. Department of the Treasury

Secretary of the Treasury Jacob J. Lew

2014-05-08

As prepared for delivery WASHINGTON - Chairman Hensarling, Ranking Member Waters, and Members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today. Economic conditions continue to improve in... Read More

Transgender Rights: Progress in South Asia

DipNote blog

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs, Richard E. Hoagland

2014-05-08

The Obama Administration is committed to promoting and protecting the human rights of all individuals, both at home and abroad. Transgender individuals remain severely marginalized throughout the world. This year,... Read More

Assessing Venezuela’s Political Crisis: Human Rights Violations and Beyond

Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Tom Malinowski

2014-05-08

Testimony Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Menendez, Ranking Member Corker, Members of the Committee, I am glad for this opportunity to appear before you today to discuss the... Read More

Testimony: Assessing Venezuela's Political Crisis

Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Roberta S. Jacobson

2014-05-08

As prepared for delivery Chairman Menendez, Ranking Member Corker, Members of the Committee, thank you for this opportunity to speak with you about Venezuela. I appreciate your interest in Venezuela... Read More

Remarks at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

U.S. Co-Chairman of the OSCE Minsk Group, James Warlick

2014-05-07

As prepared Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen: Thank you for joining me this morning. I recognize a number of you who have served as counsel or sounding-board for me over... Read More

19th UPR Session - Intervention for Nicaragua

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Department of State

2014-05-07

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 19th Session page. As delivered by Tabitha Snowbarger The United States thanks the delegation from Nicaragua... Read More

Ambassador Power at the Mom + Social Good Event

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

2014-05-07

Question: Did you always know -- you had a career before you were a mother -- did you always know that you wanted both a career and to be a... Read More

Ambassador DiCarlo at a Security Council Open Debate on Resolution 1540 on Nonproliferation

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

Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Rosemary A. DiCarlo

2014-05-07

Thank you Mr. President for your presence here today and for convening this important debate. And thank you, Deputy Secretary Eliasson, for your informative briefing. My government is pleased to... Read More

19th UPR Session - Intervention for Qatar

U.S. Department of State

2014-05-07

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 19th Session page. As delivered by Chargé d’affaires Peter Mulrean The United States welcomes the Qatari... Read More

Reuniting Families Separated During Conflict in South Sudan

Impact Blog

USAID

2014-05-07

Violence and insecurity in South Sudan have forced more than 1 million people from their homes since mid-December. Among those fleeing are thousands of children lost from their families —... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks with Danish Foreign Minister Lidegaard before their Meeting

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

Secretary of State John Kerry; Danish Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard

2014-05-07

SECRETARY KERRY: Good morning, everybody. My great pleasure to welcome the foreign minister of Denmark, Kingdom of Denmark, Martin Lidegaard. Denmark is a country that is hitting way above its... Read More

19th UPR Session - Intervention for Ethiopia

Geneva, Switzerland

2014-05-06

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 19th Session page. As delivered by Chargé d’affaires Peter Mulrean The United States commends Ethiopia for... Read More

Testimony: Asst. Secretary Nuland on Ukraine - Countering Russian Intervention and Supporting a Democratic State

Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland

2014-05-06

Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee As prepared Chairman Menendez, Ranking Member Corker, thank you for inviting me to testify today on our efforts to counter Russia’s de-stabilizing, provocative... Read More

Ambassador Power on Targeted Sanctions for South Sudan

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

2014-05-06

Today, the United States announced targeted sanctions on two South Sudanese whose actions, including the targeting of civilians and fomenting ethnic violence, are contributing to the mounting humanitarian and human... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks with EU High Representative Ashton after their Meeting

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

Secretary Kerry; EU High Representative Lady Catherine Ashton

2014-05-06

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good afternoon, everybody. I am very pleased, as always, to welcome my very good friend and colleague in these endeavors, the EU High Representative Cathy Ashton back... Read More

Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Glaser Testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee [Ukraine]

Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing, Daniel L. Glaser

2014-05-06

As prepared for delivery WASHINGTON - Chairman Menendez, Ranking Member Corker, and distinguished Members of this Committee, thank you for inviting me to speak today about the U.S. Government’s response... Read More

UPR 19th Session - Intervention for Costa Rica

Geneva, Swtizerland

U.S. Department of State

2014-05-05

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 19th Session page. As delivered by Chargé d’affaires Peter Mulrean Thank you Mr. President. The United... Read More

UPR 19th Session – Intervention for Equatorial Guinea

2014-05-05

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 19th Session page. As delivered by Eric Richardson The United States welcomes the delegation from Equatorial... Read More

Background Briefing on Syria

Via Teleconference

Senior Administration Official

2014-05-05

MODERATOR: Thank you so much, and welcome, everyone, to this call on a Monday morning. Appreciate folks jumping on. We will be doing this call on background as a Senior... Read More



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