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Ambassador Power at the Mom + Social Good Event

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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]

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet: Visit of the Syrian Opposition Coalition to Washington, D.C.

As part of our steadfast commitment to empower the moderate Syrian opposition and bolster its efforts to assist those in need inside Syria, the United States is taking additional measures... Read More

U.S. Condemns New Military Offensives in South Sudan

Three years ago, I was in Juba to witness the birth of the world’s newest nation, and last week as I returned to South Sudan I saw how fragile the... Read More

Press Availability on the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Great Lakes Region

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good morning, everybody. I’ve just come from a productive, good meeting with President Kabila and Foreign Minister Tshibanda. We spoke candidly about the enormous opportunities and the... Read More

Briefing on the Democratic Republic of Congo

MR. FEINGOLD: Well, we are so pleased, all of us in the U.S. Government, State Department, that the Secretary made the important choice to come here and to also go... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks on Ukraine

Ukraine News Center: Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Excerpts from Secretary Kerry Remarks With Democratic Republic of the Congo Foreign... Read More

Op-Ed: Africa is on the Rise, and We Need To Help Make Sure it Continues

This opinion piece originally appeared in The Washington Post. The best untold story of the last decade may be the story of Africa. Real income hasincreased more than 30... Read More

Commitment to Africa

This transcript is also available in Portuguese and French. Hallelujah, thank you very much for a spectacular introduction. Thank you for even getting out of the city and up into... Read More



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