Agenda Item 3: Half-Day Panel Discussion, Indigenous Peoples
The U.S. government places importance on the high-level UNGA meeting known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, consistent with... Read More
We commend the Government of Azerbaijan for inviting ODIHR and the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly to observe this election. The United States is proud to have contributed two Long-Term... Read More
The United States would like to take advantage of the recent release of the final report of the OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation Mission to once again congratulate the people of Mongolia... Read More
Thank you, Mr. Chairman
The United States welcomes this opportunity to discuss the many challenges facing the children of our own country and children worldwide. 2013 was a year of... Read More
On Sunday morning, unidentified gunmen attacked and killed three Senegalese peacekeepers participating in the joint United Nations-African Union Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID). One other peacekeeper from Senegal was injured.... Read More
SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you. Well, it’s my pleasure this morning to welcome Special Representative Lakhdar Brahimi here to Winfield House in London – it’s the home of our American... Read More
I want to congratulate the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for winning the Nobel Peace Prize. The world will never forget the loss of the more than 1,000... Read More
When many of the world’s 850 million girls go to sleep tonight, they will dream about futures that sadly –tragically–are nearly impossible for them to achieve.
In too many countries,... Read More
On behalf of the U.S. Mission to the United Nations I offer my warm congratulations to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and its Director-General Ahmet Üzümcü... Read More
Thank you and greetings to all of you.
A year ago this week, in Pakistan’s Swat valley, a masked gunman boarded a school bus. Waving his firearm at the students,... Read More
On October 11, 2013, Kefelegn Alemu Worku, also known as John Doe, was convicted by a federal jury in Denver, Colorado of unlawful procurement of citizenship, aggravated identity theft, and fraud... Read More
The United States welcomes the presentation of the 2014 Unified Budget Proposal and thanks the Secretary General and all the fund managers for their diligent work on the... Read More
The United States support the Permanent Council’s adoption of the Decision on Amendments to the OSCE Staff Regulations.
We thank the Secretariat for their hard work over the... Read More
We welcome the return of Lieutenant Colonel Napiontek to the Permanent Council and thank him for his report.
The United States considers good relations between neighbors a vital indication that... Read More
The United States warmly welcomes Her Excellency Maia Panjikidze, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, to the OSCE Permanent Council.
Georgia is an important partner of the United... Read More
The United States notes with concern and deep disappointment that the Serbian Government cancelled the Belgrade Pride Parade for the third year in a row. We echo the... Read More
The United States takes note of the latest round of 5+2 talks held in Brussels on October 3. We note the sides focused on issues related to freedom... Read More
The United Nations General Assembly established International Day of the Girl Child to remind us that the dignity and rights of every girl must be upheld not just on this... Read More
The Unite States warmly welcomes Under Secretary General of the United Nations Fedotov, Ambassador Kubiš, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General for Afghanistan, and Ambassador Pesko,... Read More
I would like to begin, if I may, on a personal note. As I said at the opening session, this is my first HDIM. Before I... Read More