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Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2014-06-27

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council As Delivered by David Sullivan The United States thanks the Philippines and Bangladesh for their continued dedication to... Read More

Ambassador Harper on Last Day of UN Human Rights Council 26

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2014-06-27

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council So I was going to talk about Syria first and then some of our other key priorities here... Read More

Five Things You Did Not Know About Human Trafficking

DipNote blog

U.S. Department of State

2014-06-27

1. Modern slavery exists in the 21st century, even in the United States. Although the legal institution of slavery was outlawed in the United States nearly a century and a... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Ramadan Kareem

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-06-27

As the holy month of Ramadan begins, I wish the millions of Muslims here at home and so many more all around the world Ramadan Kareem. Ramadan is a time... Read More

President Obama on the Occasion of Ramadan 2014

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-06-27

On behalf of the American people, Michelle and I extend our best wishes to Muslim communities here in the United States and around the world on the beginning of the... Read More

Egypt’s Chilling Detour on the Path to Democracy

DipNote blog

Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Richard Stengel

2014-06-26

On Monday, an Egyptian court convicted three international journalists from Al Jazeera’s English-language network along with 15 others of conspiring with “terrorists” to harm national unity. Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fahmy and... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius after their Meeting

Paris, France

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-06-26

SECRETARY KERRY: I want to thank Foreign Minister Fabius for France’s extraordinary hospitality and helping to provide the venue for a number of meetings today. And Foreign Minister Fabius and... Read More

U.S. on Libyan Elections

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

Deputy Department Spokesperson, Marie Harf

2014-06-26

We congratulate the Libyan people on yesterday’s elections for a new Council of Representatives. These elections provided an opportunity for the Libyan people to advance their democratic transition and continue... Read More

Meriam Ibrahim Ishag Released on Bail

U.S. Department of State

Marie Harf

2014-06-26

Meriam Ibrahim Ishag Released on Bail The State Department has received confirmation that Meriam Ibrahim Ishag has been released on bail and is no longer being detained at a Sudanese... Read More

Ambassador Power at the "Stonewall at 45" Commemoration

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

2014-06-26

Thank you so much everybody for coming out for this wonderful event. I’m really, really honored to get to be a part of this and to join my colleagues and... Read More

Ambassador Power on the Assassination of Libyan Human Rights Activist Salwa Bugaighis

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

2014-06-26

The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the brutal assassination in Benghazi of prominent Libyan political thinker and human rights activist Salwa Bugaighis. Through her dedicated activism and... Read More

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



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