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Celebrating Romanian Women on International Women's Day

U.S. Embassy Bucharest

Chargé d'Affaires, Duane Butcher

2014-03-07

“International Women's Day is more than a moment marked on a calendar. It is a day not just to renew our determination to make the world a more peaceful and... Read More

Secretary Kerry on International Women's Day 2014

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-03-07

International Women’s Day is a moment to pause and reflect on the contributions of women to the world and to reaffirm our commitment to continued progress on gender equality. It’s... Read More

Spokesperson Psaki Conviction of Malaysian Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim

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

Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2014-03-07

The United States has followed the trial of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim closely. The Court of Appeal overturned his acquittal by the High Court on March 7. Mr. Anwar... Read More

Spokesperson Psaki on the Verdict in the Germain Katanga Trial at the International Criminal Court

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

Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2014-03-07

Today, the Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted Germain Katanga, the commander of the Force de Résistance Patriotique en Ituri (FRPI) militia, for his responsibility for war... Read More

Readout of President Obama’s Call with Chancellor Merkel of Germany Regarding Ukraine

The White House

President Barack Obama; Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany

2014-03-07

The President spoke with Chancellor Merkel today about Ukraine. The President welcomed the conclusions of the March 6 European Council and the unified position of the United States and the... Read More

Ambassador Baer Statement on Ukraine

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Daniel B. Baer

2014-03-07

Thank you very much Madam Chair, and thank you again to the Chairmanship for holding this meeting. I think it does afford us a useful opportunity to discuss the ongoing... Read More

Ambassador Power at a UN Security Council Debate on Children in Armed Conflict

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

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

2014-03-07

Thank you, Mr. President. Thank you, Special Representative Zerrougui, for your briefing and for your tireless efforts on behalf of the world’s young people. Thank you also to Director Lake,... Read More

Preventing Mass Atrocities is a Shared Moral Responsibility of all Peoples and Countries around the World

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2014-03-07

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council High Level Panel discussion on the sixty-fifth anniversary of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the... Read More

Interactive Dialogue with the Secretary General’s Special Advisor on the Prevention of Genocide

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2014-03-07

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council As Delivered by Lisa Brodey Thank you, Mr. President. Thank you, Special Advisor Dieng, for your informative briefing... Read More

U.S. Joins Cross Regional Joint Statement on Egypt at the Human Rights Council

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

Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2014-03-07

(Excerpt from Daily Press Briefing Transcript - March 7, 2014) The United States remains concerned about the climate for freedom of expression and freedom of assembly and association in Egypt.... Read More

U.S. Response to Joint Statement on the International Year of the Family at the HRC

Geneva, Switzerland

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

2014-03-07

  The United States agrees with the sponsors of today’s Human Rights Council joint statement on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family that... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Ukraine

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Daniel B. Baer

2014-03-06

And thank you again to the Ambassador of Ukraine for continuing to provide sober updates of the situation and ideas about a way forward. The United States’ position on the... Read More

White House Press Secretary Statement on Ukraine

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

2014-03-06

As President Obama has made clear, the United States is pursuing and reviewing a wide range of options in response to Russia’s ongoing violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial... Read More

President Obama Statement on Ukraine

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-03-06

THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. Before Jay takes some of your questions, I wanted to provide a brief update on our efforts to address the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Since... Read More

Testimony: The Growing Threat of Terrorism and Sectarianism in the Middle East and Ukraine

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Deputy Secretary of State, William J. Burns

2014-03-06

Syria Spillover: The Growing Threat of Terrorism and Sectarianism in the Middle East and Ukraine Update Chairman Menendez, Ranking Member Corker, Members of the Committee, thank you for this opportunity.... Read More

U.S. at HRC General Debate on Ukraine and South Sudan

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Head of the United States Delegation, Paula Schriefer

2014-03-06

Statement by the Delegation of the United States of America Item 2: General Debate We appreciate the reports from Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Simonovic and many senior UN officials... Read More

A Minority of a Minority Making a Difference in Georgia

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

DipNote Blog

2014-03-06

In Georgia, cultural values and social mores remain deeply traditional, tending to be strongly influenced by religion.  In this socially conservative environment, women and minorities are easily marginalized.  One would... Read More

Inspiring a New Generation of Fijians

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

DipNote Blog

2014-03-06

Roshika Deo's "Be the Change" campaign is inspiring a new generation of Fijian youth and women to believe in democracy and the power of civic participation after more than seven... Read More

Ambassador Power at a UN Security Council Stakeout on Ukraine

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

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

2014-03-06

Ambassador Power: Good afternoon, everybody. We have just received a very disturbing briefing from Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson on the situation in Ukraine and the unacceptable treatment of Special Envoy... Read More

Testimony: U.S. Foreign Policy Toward Ukraine

House Foreign Affairs Committee - Washington, D.C.

Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs, Eric Rubin

2014-03-06

Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel, members of this Committee, I am grateful for the opportunity to speak to you... Read More



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