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Meeting With American University of Central Asia Students

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, Nisha Desai Biswal

2014-04-03

Assistant Secretary Biswal: Let me start by saying how much I’ve looked forward to this all day. I think this is such a tremendous opportunity to be able to not... Read More

Testimony: Ambassador Power on Appropriations for State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs

Washington, D.C.

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

2014-04-02

House Subcommittee on Appropriations for State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Thank you so much Madam Chairwoman, Ranking Member Lowey, Congressmen; thank you for the invitation to testify. I am... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Upcoming Afghan Elections

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-04-02

This is a pivotal moment after more than a decade of sacrifice and struggle. When millions of Afghan men and women go to the polls on April 5 to choose... Read More

United States Concern Over Events in Rakhine State

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

Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf

2014-04-02

The United States remains deeply concerned by the humanitarian crisis in Burma's Rakhine State. Violent mob attacks on United Nations and nongovernmental organization offices worsened an already troubling situation stemming... Read More

The Courage of Atefa: Afghan Women Learn to be Candidates

United States Agency for International Development - Washington, D.C.

USAID Senior Elections Advisor, Jean-Marc Gorelick

2014-04-02

It’s hard to imagine someone more optimistic about her country’s future, more determined to be on the front lines of social change, than Atefa, whose last name is being withheld... Read More

NATO Addresses the Crisis in Ukraine

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

DipNote Blog

2014-04-01

Ukraine News Center: Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. On April 1, Secretary of State John Kerry attended the North Atlantic... Read More

White House Press Secretary on Ukraine

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-04-01

Ukraine News Center: Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. The President welcomes today’s congressional action to finalize an assistance package for... Read More

Secretary Kerry Press Availability at NATO

Brussels, Belgium

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-04-01

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good evening to everybody. This obviously could not be a more important time for NATO allies to come together and to reaffirm our commitment to each other,... Read More

Remarks at L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University

Astana, Kazakhstan

Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs, Nisha Desai Biswal

2014-04-01

Thank you, Rector Sydykov, for the kind introduction. It is a pleasure to address all of you today, and an honor to be here at the prestigious Eurasian National University... Read More

U.S. Poverty-Fighting Agency Affirms Strong Anti-Corruption Focus

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

2014-03-31

The U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) board of directors, at its quarterly meeting March 26, affirmed the global anti-poverty agency’s commitment to collaborate with experts, data scientists and other U.S.... Read More

‘No Decisions About Ukraine Without Ukraine,’ Kerry Says

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

Merle David Kellerhals Jr.

2014-03-31

Ukraine News Center: Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. After meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Paris, Secretary of... Read More

Ambassador Power at Annual Women's History Month Celebration

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

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

2014-03-30

It’s a great crowd. Thank you so much, Mr. Chairman, and greetings to all of you. It’s a huge honor for me just to share the front row for a... Read More

Secretary Kerry at a Press Availability in Paris, France

U.S. Chief of Mission Residence - Paris, France

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-03-30

Ukraine News Center: Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. SECRETARY KERRY: Good evening, everybody. Thank you very much for your patience.... Read More

President Obama on Presenting the 2014 International Women of Courage Award to Dr. Maha Al Muneef

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-03-29

THE PRESIDENT: For the press, I just wanted to let everybody know Dr. Al Muneef was a recipient of the International Women of Courage Award that the State Department annually... Read More

Sí Se Puede: The Legacy of César Chávez

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

Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez

2014-03-29

If you’re thinking about checking out a movie this weekend … well, The Grand Budapest Hotel looks good and I’ve always been a fan of The Muppets, but I hope... Read More

No Changes in U.S. Assistance to Uganda Announced Yet

U.S. Embassy in Kampala, Uganda

Press Release

2014-03-28

We have seen several reports alleging that recent decisions by donors have directly affected services in health, agriculture, and election funding. Speaking for the United States, let us be clear;... Read More

EOP on Resolution “Human rights and the environment”

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Delegation of the United States of America

2014-03-28

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Delivered by David Sullivan We would like to thank Costa Rica and the other members of the core... Read More

U.S. Statement on Resolution “Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance”

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Delegation of the United States of America

2014-03-28

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Delivered by David Sullivan The United States has consistently sought to support practical and concrete efforts to end... Read More

The Right to Protest Peacefully is an Essential Enabler of Other Rights and Freedoms

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

2014-03-28

Thank you Mr. President. United States strongly supports this resolution L. 20 on peaceful protests. We will vote yes on the resolution and will vote no on the amendments. We... Read More

Key U.S. Outcomes at the UN Human Rights Council 25th Session

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

Office of the Spokesperson

2014-03-28

Read More: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council The outcomes of the 25th Session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) underscored the importance of robust U.S. engagement at... Read More



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