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U.S. on Protecting and Promoting LGBT Rights in Europe

ILGA-Europe Annual Conference 2013 - Zagreb, Croatia

Acting Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Uzra Zeya

2013-10-24

AS PREPARED First, thank you very much Evelyne and to ILGA Europe for including me in this panel.  I am so glad to be here. In response to your question,... Read More

Lethal Attack on Peacekeepers in Mali

U.S. Department of State

Deputy Department Spokesperson, Marie Harf

2013-10-24

The United States strongly condemns yesterday’s attack against MINUSMA, the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali, in which two Chadian peacekeepers and a Malian civilian were killed and others... Read More

U.S. Pledges Support to UN Trust Fund for Resettlement of Camp Hurriya Residents

Deputy Department Spokesperson, Marie Harf

2013-10-24

The United States welcomes the establishment of the United Nations Trust Fund to support the resettlement of individuals currently residing at Camp Hurriya in Iraq. We are pleased to announce... Read More

UPR 17th Session - Intervention for Mexico

Geneva, Switzerland

Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Peter F. Mulrean

2013-10-23

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 17th Session page. AS DELIVERED The United States  welcomes the Mexican delegation and commends Mexico for... Read More

UPR 17th Session - Intervention for Mauritius

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Department of State

2013-10-23

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 17th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Foreign Service Officer, Aleks Needham The United States warmly welcomes... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Libya’s Liberation Day

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-10-23

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Libya as you celebrate the second anniversary of your day of liberation on... Read More

Presidential Proclamation on United Nations Day 2013

President Barack Obama

2013-10-23

In 1945, after two world wars that showed the horrific lethality of modern conflict, 51 member states came together to create the United Nations, a bold new organization that sought... Read More

LiveAtState: U.S. Foreign Policy and Security Cooperation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, Linda Thomas-Greenfield; General David M. Rodriguez, Commander, AFRICOM

2013-10-23

MS. JENSEN: Hi, good afternoon, and welcome to LiveAtState, the State Department’s interactive web chat platform for engaging international journalists. I’m your host Holly Jensen, and I am delighted to... Read More

Opening Remarks by U.S. at the 2013 Internet Governance Forum

Bali, Indonesia

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs, Ambassador Daniel A. Sepulveda

2013-10-22

Good afternoon everyone. It is a pleasure for me to be here with you today. The United States would like to thank the IGF Secretariat and the Multistakeholder Advisory Group... Read More

UPR 17th Session - Intervention for China

U.S. Department of State - Geneva, Switzerland

Acting Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Uzra Zeya

2013-10-22

The United States welcomes the Chinese delegation. We recommend China: End the use of harassment, detention, arrest, and extralegal measures such as enforced disappearance to control and silence human rights... Read More

Ambassador Power at a Security Council Open Debate on the Middle East

New York, N.Y.

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

2013-10-22

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President, and thank you, Under-Secretary-General Feltman, for your excellent briefing. I will focus today on three topics: Syria, Lebanon and Middle East peace. On September... Read More

U.S. Remarks at the Second Committee Meeting: Item 16 Information and Communications Technologies for Development

United Nations Economic and Social Council - New York, N.Y.

Deputy U.S. Representative to ECOSOC, Terri Robl

2013-10-22

Mr. Chairman, the United States continues to work, both inside and outside the UN system, to follow through on its commitments from the World Summit on the Information Society. We... Read More

UPR 17th Session - Intervention for Nigeria

U.S. Department of State - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Department of State

2013-10-22

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 17th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Foreign Service Officer, Miriam Schive The United States welcomes the... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Syria after the London 11 Ministerial Meeting

Foreign & Commonwealth Office - London, United Kingdom

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-10-22

Remarks at a Press Availability After the London 11 Ministerial Meeting   SECRETARY KERRY: Good afternoon, everybody. Thank you for your patience. It’s a great privilege to be back in... Read More

Universal Periodic Review - 17th UPR Session

2013-10-21

The United States believes the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) has the potential to effect real change in countries throughout the world. The UPR is not just something that occurs in... Read More

UPR 17th Session - Intervention for Saudi Arabia

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Department of State

2013-10-21

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 17th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Foreign Service Officer, Valerie Ullrich The United States welcomes the... Read More

UPR 17th Session - Intervention for Senegal

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Department of State

2013-10-21

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 17th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Foreign Service Officer, Miriam Schive The United States welcomes His... Read More

Immense Spectrum Myanmar Arts Festival of Disabled Artists

U.S. Embassy Rangoon - Rangoon, Burma

2013-10-19

On October 19, Ambassador Mitchell gave the closing remarks at the Immense Spectrum Myanmar Arts Festival of Disabled Artists, a three-day event in Yangon that featured performances and artwork by... Read More

U.S. Embassy Concern Over Maldives Election Delays

U.S. Embassy Sri Lanka

2013-10-18

The United States is concerned that the re-organized first round of the Maldivian presidential election, set for October 19, may now be postponed.  Under the Constitution, a new President is... Read More

Ambassador Power at the Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace, and Security

New York, N.Y.

Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power

2013-10-18

Mr. President, I welcome the chance to participate in this debate on issues that are central to the mission of the United Nations and to the future of us all. ... Read More



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