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Ambassador Wohler Op-ed, Free Media: The Cornerstone of Democracy

Ambassador of the United States to the Republic of Macedonia, Paul D. Wohlers

2013-09-06

The global media landscape is undergoing more rapid and extreme change now than at any other time in modern history, with technological advances and the forces of globalization altering how... Read More

White House on Senate Committee Action on Syria

Office of the Press Secretary - The White House

Press Secretary, Jay Carney

2013-09-05

This afternoon, on a bipartisan basis, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved a resolution authorizing U.S. military action in Syria. We commend the Senate for moving swiftly and for working... Read More

USOSCE Response to the Report of Major General M. Torres, Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office for Article IV of Annex 1B of the Dayton Peace Accords

Vienna, Austria

U.S. Mission to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Deputy Chief of Mission Gary Robbins

2013-09-05

The United States warmly welcomes Major General Torres to the Permanent Council, and thanks him both for his excellent stewardship over Article IV and for his detailed presentation today. We... Read More

USOSCE Response to the Report by the Head of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, Ambassador Jean-Claude Schlumberger

Vienna, Austria

U.S. Mission to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Deputy Chief of Mission Gary Robbins

2013-09-05

AS DELIVERED The United States joins in welcoming Ambassador Schlumberger to the Permanent Council and we thank him for his comprehensive report. A tremendous amount of progress has occurred since... Read More

USOSCE Response to the Report by the Chairs of the Security Committee, the Economic and Environmental Committee, and the Human Dimension Committee

Vienna, Austria

U.S. Mission to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Deputy Chief of Mission Gary Robbins

2013-09-05

AS DELIVERED We too welcome to the Permanent Council the three committee chairs, and thank them for their hard work since their last report to the Permanent Council. We thank... Read More

Ambassador Power at the Security Council Stakeout on Syria, Russia

U.S. Mission to the United Nations

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

2013-09-05

Good afternoon. It's great to be here. As part of the United States’ ongoing consultations with international partners, allies, and the broader international community, today the U.S. Mission hosted a... Read More

Discussing the Role of Women in Burma, Mon State

U.S. Embassy Rangoon - Rangoon, Burma

2013-09-05

From September 5 - 6, 2013, Deputy Chief of Mission, Virginia Murray, and Embassy officials were in Mon State as part of a regular series of visits throughout the country... Read More

Secretary Kerry Testifies on Syria Before the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee

Weighing the Obama Administration's Response on Syria

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-09-04

Mr. Chairman, thank you very much, Ranking Member Engel – as the Chairman said, an early congressional leader on Syria – and to all the members of the committee. Let... Read More

Joint Statement by President Obama and Prime Minister Reinfeldt of Sweden

Rosenbad - Stockholm, Sweden

President Barack Obama and Prime Minister John Fredrik Reinfeldt of Sweden

2013-09-04

Key Excerpt: We affirmed our joint commitment to protect the human rights of LGBT persons globally through support to the Global Equality Fund. Launched in 2011, the Fund assists civil... Read More

U.S.-Nordic Countries Joint Statement on Global Issues including Human Rights

Office of the Press Secretary - The White House

2013-09-04

The Kingdom of Denmark, Republic of Finland, Republic of Iceland, Kingdom of Norway, Kingdom of Sweden, and the United States of America reaffirm our deep partnership based on shared fundamental... Read More

Burma: Tolerance and Diversity in a Multiethnic Society

U.S. Embassy Rangoon - Rangoon, Burma

2013-09-04

On Tuesday, September 4, 2013 Ambassador Mitchell met with seven of the eight Burmese religious and community leaders who recently returned from a three-week U.S. Department of State-sponsored study tour... Read More

Ambassador John F. Tefft Awarded the 2012 Diplomacy in Human Rights Award

U.S. Department of State

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Thomas Melia

2013-09-04

Click above images to enlarge and scroll through photo album. Thank you, Ambassador Klemm. I am honored to join Deputy Secretary Burns and to represent my colleagues in the Bureau... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Syria at the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-09-03

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, Mr. Chairman, members of the committee, Ranking Member Corker, thank you very, very much for having us here today. We look forward to this opportunity to be... Read More

President Obama Before Meeting with Congress on the Situation in Syria

Office of the Press Secretary - The White House

President Barack Obama

2013-09-03

THE PRESIDENT:  I want to thank the leaders of both parties for being here today to discuss what is a very serious issue facing the United States.  And the fact... Read More

Protecting Labor Rights in the Global Market Place

U.S. Department of State

DipNote blog

2013-09-02

For over a century, we've set aside a day to honor the contributions of workers. The cookouts, shopping sales, and parades are end of summer American rituals.  But the significance... Read More

Ambassador Power on the Violence at Camp Ashraf in Iraq

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

2013-09-02

On behalf of the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, I condemn yesterday's violence at Camp Ashraf in which numerous people were injured and as many as 47 people killed.... Read More

U.S. Condemns Attack at Camp Ashraf in Iraq

U.S. Department of State

Deputy Spokesperson, Marie Harf

2013-09-01

The United States strongly condemns the terrible events that took place at Camp Ashraf today, which according to various reports resulted in the deaths of and injuries to numerous camp... Read More

U.S. Assessment of the Government of Syria’s Use of Chemical Weapons on August 21, 2013

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

2013-08-30

The United States Government assesses with high confidence that the Syrian government carried out a chemical weapons attack in the Damascus suburbs on August 21, 2013. We further assess that... Read More

Secretary Kerry Statement on Syria

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

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-08-30

President Obama has spent many days now consulting with Congress and talking with leaders around the world about the situation in Syria. And last night, the President asked all of... Read More

International Day of the Disappeared

DipNote Blog – U.S. Department of State

2013-08-30

Today is the International Day of the Disappeared, a day to draw attention to the fate of people detained and imprisoned in conditions unknown to their loved ones. Forced disappearances... Read More



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