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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Secretary Kerry on International Day of the Girl

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

Ambassador Power on the Awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

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

Ambassador Power Introducing Malala Yousafzai for CNN's "The Bravest Girl in the World"

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

Accused Ethiopian War Criminal “John Doe” Convicted Following Week-Long Jury Trial

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

Ambassador Baer Response to the Presentation of the 2014 Unified Budget Proposal

AS DELIVERED 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

Ambassador Baer on the Adoption of the Decision on Amendments to Staffing Regulations

AS DELIVERED 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

Ambassador Baer Response to the Report by the Representative to the Latvian-Russian Joint Commission on Military Pensioners

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

Ambassador Baer Response to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Maia Panjikidze

AS DELIVERED 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

Ambassador Baer on Serbia’s Cancellation of the Belgrade Pride Parade

AS DELIVERED 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

Ambassador Baer on 5+2 Talks on Transnistria Settlement Process

AS DELIVERED 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

Ambassador Power on International Day of the Girl Child

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

USOSCE Challenges Linked to Afghanistan after 2014

AS DELIVERED 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

USOSCE Final Remarks at the Closing Reinforced Plenary Session

AS DELIVERED Mr. Chairman, 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



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