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EOV on Resolution “Integrity of the judicial system”

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Head of the U.S. Delegation and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, Paula Schriefer

2014-03-27

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council The United States remains fully committed to the goals of promoting and strengthening the integrity of the judicial... Read More

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on UN Human Rights Council Vote on Sri Lanka

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

2014-03-27

The United States welcomes today’s passage of the UN Human Rights Council resolution on “promoting reconciliation, accountability, and human rights in Sri Lanka, ” which calls on the Government of... Read More

Secretary Kerry on UN Human Rights Council Vote on Sri Lanka Reconciliation

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

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-03-27

Today’s vote in the UN Human Rights Council sends a clear message: The time to pursue lasting peace and prosperity is now; justice and accountability cannot wait. This resolution reaffirms... Read More

Ambassador Power on the Adoption of the General Assembly Resolution on Ukraine

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

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Samantha Power

2014-03-27

Today, countries from every corner of the world made clear their support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty, their support for international law, and for the foundational norms that underpin... Read More

Remarks by Ambassador Power at a United Nations General Assembly Meeting on Ukraine

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

Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations

2014-03-27

Thank you, Mr. President. We meet today to express our collective judgment on the legality of the Russian Federation’s military intervention in and occupation of Ukraine’s Crimea region. The resolution... Read More

US Remains Deeply Troubled by HRC’s Stand alone Agenda Item Directed Against Israel

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Head of the U.S. Delegation and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, Paula Schriefer

2014-03-27

Mr. President and fellow Council members: Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council The time, effort and resources the United States has devoted to trying... Read More

EOP on Resolution “Question of the realization in all countries of economic, social and cultural rights”

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Delegation of the United States of America

2014-03-27

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Delivered by Regina Waugh The United States is pleased to join consensus on this resolution concerning the realization... Read More

EOP on Resolution “Right to food”

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Delegation of the United States of America

2014-03-27

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Delivered by Jonathan Mitchell By robbing people of a healthy and productive life and stunting the development of... Read More

Human Rights Council Adopts U.S.-Led Resolution on Freedom of Opinion and Expression

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Head of the U.S. Delegation and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, Paula Schriefer

2014-03-27

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Thank you, Mr. President. The United States is pleased to introduce for adoption Resolution L.2/rev.1 on “Freedom of... Read More

HRC Adopts Resolution on Promoting Reconciliation, Accountability, and Human Rights in Sri Lanka

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Head of the U.S. Delegation and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, Paula Schriefer

2014-03-27

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Note: The United Nations Human Rights Council voted March 27 to adopt resolution L.1/Rev.1 on Promoting reconciliation, accountability... Read More

General Debate on the Human Rights Components of Peacekeeping Missions

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Delegation of the United States of America

2014-03-27

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Delivered by Tabitha Snowbarger Thank you, Madam Vice President, The United States would like to thank the Office... Read More

U.S. Statement at the Adoption of the UPR Working Group Report for Israel

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Delegation of the United States of America

2014-03-27

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council The United States welcomes Israel’s statement and appreciates the opportunity to comment on the adoption of its UPR... Read More

U.S. deeply committed to protecting the rights of children and to preventing violence against children

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Delegation of the United States of America

2014-03-27

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Thank you, Mr. President. The United States issues this comment after the vote under item 3. The United... Read More

U.S. Deeply Concerned by Mob Violence in Sittwe

U.S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma

2014-03-27

Yangon – We are deeply concerned by mob violence in Sittwe over the past day targeting international NGOs that has resulted in the destruction of property and the emergency relocation... Read More

High Commissioner’s Report Highlights Serious Human Rights Concerns in Sri Lanka

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Head of the U.S. Delegation to the Human Rights Council, Paula Schriefer

2014-03-26

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Thank you, Mr. President. The United States thanks High Commissioner Pillay for her recent report. We share many... Read More

Discussion with the Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in Mali

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Head of the U.S. Delegation and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, Paula Schriefer

2014-03-26

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council We thank the Independent Expert, Mr. Baldo, for his important work and his presentation. We welcome the restoration... Read More

Statement on the Report of the Independent Expert on the Central African Republic

Human Rights Council, 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Head of the U.S. Delegation to the Human Rights Council, Paula Schreifer

2014-03-26

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council The United States thanks the Independent Expert for excellent work and for her presentation today. We commend her... Read More

U.S. Concern about Sharp Escalation of Violence and Insecurity in Darfur

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

State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf

2014-03-26

We are deeply concerned by the sharp escalation in violence and insecurity in Darfur resulting from actions committed by Sudanese government forces, government-sponsored militias, and Darfuri armed movements. On March... Read More

Mass Trials and Sentencing in Egypt

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

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-03-26

I am deeply, deeply troubled by the sudden and unprecedented decision by an Egyptian court to issue preliminary death sentences for 529 citizens after a quick mass trial. It simply... Read More

President Obama and NATO Secretary General Rasmussen Before Meeting

The Hotel - Brussels, Belgium

President Barack Obama; NATO Secretary General Rasmussen

2014-03-26

PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Well, let me just say how much I appreciate the opportunity once again to meet with Secretary General Rasmussen.  I have to say that in the entire time... Read More



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