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Postponement of the 5+ 2 Talks on the Transnistrian Conflict

The United States regrets the postponement of the 5+2 Talks on the Settlement Process on the Transnistrian Conflict, which had been scheduled to take place today and tomorrow in Vienna.... Read More

Ukraine: Confronting Internal Challenges and External Threats (Testimony)

Ukraine News Center: Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Assistant Secretary Nuland’s Statement on Ukraine Before the Commission on Security and... Read More

Ambassador Power to Troops of the African-Led International Support Mission in the Central African Republic (MISCA)

Ladies and gentlemen, soldiers of MISCA, I am honored to stand before you today. Thank you for your courage, for your sacrifice and your dedication to helping the people of... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Support for the Central African Republic

The United States remains concerned about the people of the CAR and continues efforts to support restoration of security, provide humanitarian aid while promoting accountability, reconciliation and democratic governance. We... Read More

Spokeperson Psaki on Elections in Guinea-Bissau

The upcoming elections in Guinea-Bissau are an important step toward building a more stable, prosperous, democratic future for the Bissau-Guinean people. As the people of Guinea-Bissau go to the polls... Read More

Remarks at The Laramie Project Screening, Trinidad and Tobago

Good evening - a very special good evening to Judy and Denis Shepard. Thank you for joining us tonight. Today, we are saddened to learn of the passing of former... Read More

Embassy Podgorica Marks International Roma Day

Read More: International Roma Day 2014 Celebrated Around the World On April 7, in honor of International Roma Day, U.S. Embassy Podgorica hosted a luncheon for Roma, Ashkali and... Read More

Secretary Kerry on International Roma Day 2014

Today of all days, all the American people are particularly thinking of the Roma around the world. We celebrate the rich Romani culture and contributions to our societies in Europe,... Read More

National Security and Foreign Policy Priorities in the FY 2015 International Affairs Budget

Well, thank you, Mr. Chairman, very much, Ranking Member Corker, members of the committee. I’m very happy to be back here and appreciate enormously the committee’s indulgence to have shifted... Read More

Ambassador Power Remarks to the Press in Burundi

We have been shown tremendous kindness and hospitality by the Burundian people in our time here. We were grateful to have a chance to meet with President Nkurunziza, representatives of... Read More

Ambassador Cousens on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment, Education, Employment and Decent Work for All, Health and Population Dynamics

Remarks at the 10th Session of the SDG Open Working Group, on Consolidation of Focus Areas: Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment, Education, Employment and Decent Work for All, Health and... Read More

Ambassador Baer Statement at the Joint FSC/PC: Request for Consultation on Russian Military Build-up on Ukraine Border

Ukraine News Center: Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. The United States appreciates your convening of this meeting at our request,... Read More

Ambassador Power on the 20th Anniversary of the Start of the Rwanda Genocide

On behalf of President Obama and all the people of the United States, I have come to Rwanda to join with Rwandans and people from all around the world to... Read More

Costa Rica Presidential Elections

We congratulate Luis Guillermo Solis on his election as the next President of Costa Rica. The partnership between the United States and Costa Rica has a long history, and reflects... Read More

Secretary Kerry on the 20th Commemoration of the Rwandan Genocide

It is almost inexpressible to think that the world is now marking 20 years since the start of the Rwandan genocide, which senselessly and savagely murdered more than 800,000 fathers,... Read More

Romani Police Major (and ECA Program Alumnus) Makes an Impact in Hungary

Read More: International Roma Day 2014 Celebrated Around the World In honor of International Roma Day 2014, the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor is honored to share the... Read More

Secretary Kerry To Chair Human Trafficking Task Force Meeting

Secretary of State John Kerry will chair the annual meeting of the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (PITF) at the White House on Tuesday,... Read More

20th Commemoration of the Genocide in Rwanda

President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry, and Ambassador Samantha Power joined the international community today in marking the 20th commemoration of the genocide in Rwanda. President Obama... Read More

Improving Respect for Labor Rights in Colombia

Before sending the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement to Congress, President Obama insisted that Colombia take certain concrete steps to address a number of serious labor concerns. The U.S. and Colombian... Read More

Statement by the President on the 20th Commemoration of the Genocide in Rwanda

We join with the people of Rwanda in marking twenty years since the beginning of the genocide that took the lives of so many innocents and which shook the conscience... Read More


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