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

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”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Press Conference by President Obama, European Council President Van Rompuy, and European Commission President Barroso

PRESIDENT VAN ROMPUY:  Good afternoon.  It has been a great pleasure to welcome President Obama to this EU-U.S. Summit in Brussels. We meet at a hugely important moment, certainly for... Read More

Obama Says No Easy Answers for Crimean Crisis

President Obama told European youth that no one can know what future events in Ukraine and the Crimean region may bring, but eventually the voices for human dignity, opportunity, individual... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Mass Trials and Sentencing in Egypt

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

Joint Statement by 42 States at the Human Rights Council on the Situation in Ukraine

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Delivered on Behalf of the Following States: Albania, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark,... Read More

Ukraine News Center

May 2014 Ambassador Power at a Security Council Meeting on Ukraine - 5/02/14 Ambassador Power’s Response on Ukraine at U.N. Meeting - 5/02/14 April 2014 U.S. Embassy Kyiv on Violence in Eastern... Read More

Joint Statement by the United States and Ukraine

On the occasion of the third Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague, the United States and Ukraine today reaffirm their strategic partnership and emphasize the important role of nuclear nonproliferation... Read More



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