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Remarks at the International Women of Courage Awards

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

Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues, Catherine M. Russell; Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources, Heather Higginbottom; Dr. Vanessa Kerry; First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama

2014-03-04

AMBASSADOR RUSSELL: Good morning, everyone. Mrs. Obama, Deputy Secretary Higginbottom, all of your excellencies with us today, distinguished guests, it’s my pleasure to welcome all of you to the Department... Read More

Ambassador Baer Replies to Statement of the Russian Federation 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 Baer

2014-03-04

The distinguished delegate of the Russian Federation gave us much to react to. Certainly I can agree with his statement that the hypocrisy on display today is almost unprecedented.  This... Read More

Ambassador Baer Remarks 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 Baer

2014-03-04

Thank you to both the Chair of the FSC and to the Swiss Chairmanship for convening this meeting. I join others in appreciating the timeliness of responding to the current... Read More

Atrocity Prevention is a Core National Security Interest for the United States

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, Dr. Sarah Sewall

2014-03-04

High-Level Dialogue With Relevant United Nations Entities on the Promotion of Preventative Approaches Within the UN System I would like to focus my comments on an immense aspect of prevention... Read More

Highlights: UN Human Rights Council 25

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

2014-03-04

Key U.S. Outcomes at the UN Human Rights Council 25th Session - 3/28/14 The Right to Protest Peacefully is an Essential Enabler of Other Rights and Freedoms - 3/28/14 EOP... Read More

Courageously Fighting Violence Against Women in India

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

DipNote Blog

2014-03-04

Laxmi was 16 when someone threw acid on her face while she waited at a bus stop in New Delhi, India. Her attacker was a 32-year-old man, Naim Khan, who... Read More

Secretary Lew on Economic Assistance to Ukraine

U.S. Department of the Treasury

Secretary of the Treasury Jacob J. Lew

2014-03-04

We have been working closely with international partners to develop an assistance package that will help the Ukrainian government implement the reforms needed to restore financial stability and return to... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Ukraine and its Effort to Engage in Direct Dialogue under the Vienna Document

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

2014-03-04

Thank you to both the Chair of the FSC and to the Swiss Chairmanship for convening this meeting. I join others in appreciating the timeliness of responding to the current... Read More

Ambassador Baer Reply to the Russian Federation: This Forum is For Hard Truths, Not Big Lies

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

2014-03-04

The distinguished delegate of the Russian Federation gave us much to react to. Certainly I can agree with his statement that the hypocrisy on display today is almost unprecedented. This... Read More

Spokesperson Psaki on Christians Under Threat in Syria

U.S. Department of State

Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2014-03-03

The United States deplores continued threats against Christians and other minorities in Syria, who are increasingly targeted by extremists. Last week in Raqqa, the Islamic State of Iraq and the... Read More

Deputy Secretary Higginbottom and First Lady Michelle Obama Honor 10 Women of Courage

U.S. Department of State

2014-03-03

On March 4, Deputy Secretary Higginbottom will present 10 extraordinary women from 10 countries with the 2014 Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award. First Lady Michelle Obama will... Read More

Ambassador Power at a UN Security Council Meeting on Ukraine

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

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

2014-03-03

Thank you Madam President. Listening to the representative of Russia, one might think that Moscow had just become the rapid response arm of the Office of the High Commissioner for... Read More

Response by Ambassador Power to Russian Ambassador Churkin's Remarks at a UN Security Council Meeting on Ukraine

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

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

2014-03-03

Thank you, Madam President. In response to my Russian colleague’s comments, I’d just like to make a couple points. First, I’d like to address his point about to the legitimacy... Read More

Assistant Secretary Nuland Statement at OSCE Special Meeting on Ukraine

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna Austria

Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland

2014-03-03

Thank you Madam Chair. My thanks to Ambassador Guldimann for being here, to the Ambassador for Ukraine, and to all the chairs of the OSCE institutions. There should be no... Read More

Assistant Secretary Nuland Response to Russia's Statement, Counters 'Parallel Reality' Presented

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna Austria

Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland

2014-03-03

Because Ambassador Kelin’s remarks were intermittently addressed to us, I thought it best to respond immediately to the parallel reality that was presented here to the situation that the vast... Read More

Secretary Kerry Interview With George Stephanopoulos of ABC's This Week

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-03-02

QUESTION: We are joined now by Secretary of State John Kerry. Mr. Secretary, thanks for joining us this morning. We’ve got these reports now – Russian forces surrounding Ukrainian military... Read More

Secretary Kerry Interview With Bob Schieffer of CBS's Face The Nation

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-03-02

QUESTION: We are joined now by Secretary of State John Kerry who is in Boston this morning. Mr. Secretary, thank you for being here. The Ukrainian prime minister says this... Read More

Secretary Kerry Interview With David Gregory of NBC's Meet the Press

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-03-02

QUESTION: I’m now joined by the Secretary of State John Kerry. Mr. Secretary, welcome back to Meet the Press. SECRETARY KERRY: Glad to be with you. Thank you, David. QUESTION:... Read More

U.S. Briefing on the Situation in Ukraine

Office of the Spokesperson

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

2014-03-02

Special Briefing with Senior Administration Officials Via Teleconference MODERATOR: Good afternoon and thank you, everyone, for joining us today. Before we get started, I just want to remind you that... Read More

U.S. Calls for OSCE Observers to be Sent Immediately to 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

2014-03-02

s prepared for delivery by Ambassador Daniel B. Baer to the Extraordinary Preparatory Committee Meeting] Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Thank you for calling this meeting today. The current crisis is... Read More



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