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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

2012 Report: Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor

U.S. Department of Labor

2013-10-17

The Department of Labor’s annual Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor focuses on the efforts of certain U.S. trade beneficiary countries and territories to eliminate the worst forms... Read More

U.S. Statement at the Half-Day Panel Discussion, Indigenous Peoples

Human Rights Council 24th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2013-10-17

Agenda Item 3: Half-Day Panel Discussion, Indigenous Peoples AS DELIVERED The U.S. government places importance on the high-level UNGA meeting known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, consistent with... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Presidential Election in Azerbaijan

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

2013-10-17

AS DELIVERED 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

Ambassador Baer on Presidential Election in Mongolia

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

2013-10-17

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

U.S. Statement at UNGA Third Committee Meeting on the Rights of Children

New York, N.Y.

United States Adviser, Kelly L. Razzouk

2013-10-17

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

Death of Peacekeepers in Darfur

Office of the Spokesperson - U.S. Department of State

Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2013-10-15

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 and UN Special Representative Brahimi on Syria

Winfield House London, United Kingdom

Secretary of State John Kerry; UN Special Representative Lakhdar Brahimi

2013-10-14

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

Secretary Kerry on Awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-10-11

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



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