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USOSCE Response to Russia on Sochi Olympics: Use Games to Show Commitment to Rights and Freedoms

U.S Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Political Counselor, Christopher Robinson

2014-01-30

I take the opportunity to return briefly to an issue raised last week by the distinguished representative of the Russian Federation—the XXII Olympic Winter Games to be held in Sochi... Read More

Ambassador Power at the 80th Anniversary of the University in Exile

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

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

2014-01-30

Greetings to you all. I am delighted and most honored to be here and be part of this event, to see so many friends. I don’t get out much, in... Read More

Response to Ambassador Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Deputy Chief of Mission, Gary Robbins

2014-01-30

The United States joins others in warmly welcoming Ambassador Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross. We honor the work that the ICRC has done over... Read More

USOSCE Statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Deputy Chief of Mission, Gary Robbins

2014-01-30

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. International Holocaust Remembrance Day was Monday, January 27.The date marks the anniversary of the 1945 liberation by Soviet forces of the largest German Nazi death camp... Read More

Statement on President Obama’s Remarks on the Review of Signals Intelligence

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Political Counselor, Christopher Robbins

2014-01-30

On January 17, President Obama addressed the world on the United States’ review of its signals intelligence programs. The President announced the adoption of a series of concrete, substantial reforms... Read More

OSCE Response to the EU and Others Regarding the Executions of Edgar Tamayo Arias in Texas and Dennis McGuire in Ohio

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Political Counselor, Christopher Robinson

2014-01-30

The United States respects the concerns of the European Union and others expressed here today, but reminds the Permanent Council that the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, to... Read More

OSCE Response on Events in Ukraine: Continue Working with Opposition and Civil Society

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Political Counselor Christopher Robbins

2014-01-30

The United States applauds Chairman-in-Office Burkhalter’s efforts to encourage a peaceful solution in Ukraine by offering OSCE expertise, assistance, and mediation. Sustained international engagement and support will be necessary to... Read More

USOSCE Response to Address by Foreign Minister of Austria Sebastian Kurz

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Deputy Chief of Mission, Gary Robbins

2014-01-30

Mr. Minister, the irony of us welcoming you to this house today is not lost upon us, but that welcome is sincere and it is warm. Thank you for taking... Read More

Syrian Women: Critical Partners for Peace

USAID - Washington, D.C.

USAID Chief Strategy Officer, Carla Koppell

2014-01-30

As negotiations to halt the violence in Syria continue, I am reminded daily of the essential role that Syrian women must play in order to resolve the crisis. Two weeks... Read More

Introductory Remarks at Screening of "There Was Once" Documentary

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

Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Michael G. Kozak

2014-01-30

On behalf of Acting Assistant Secretary Uzra Zeya, Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Ira Forman, and all my colleagues in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor,... Read More

Remarks About Holocaust Documentary "There Was Once"

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

Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, Ira Forman

2014-01-30

I am sure we were all moved by this powerful and thought-provoking documentary. We will now be joined in Budapest by a group at the Embassy that includes Hungarian high... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Relations With Central African Republic

Bureau of African Affairs

U.S. Department of State

2014-01-30

More information about Central African Republic is available on the Central African Republic Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this... Read More

UPR 18th Session - Intervention for Uruguay

U.S. Department of State

Geneva, Switzerland

2014-01-29

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 18th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Aleksandra Needham, Political Specialist The United States welcomes the delegation... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Formation of New Tunisian Government

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

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-01-29

The ratification of a new democratic constitution and the installation of an independent government to lead the country towards new elections are historic milestones in Tunisia’s democratic transition. Three years... Read More

UPR 18th Session - Intervention for Yemen

U.S. Department of State

Geneva, Switzerland

2014-01-29

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 18th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Peter Mulrean The United States welcomes the delegation of Yemen... Read More

Ambassador Power on War, Its Lessons, and the Search for a Permanent Peace

UN Security Council Open Debate - New York, N.Y.

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

2014-01-29

Mr. President, I thank the Kingdom of Jordan for proposing “War, its Lessons, and the Search for a Permanent Peace” as a topic for Security Council debate. In so doing,... Read More

U.S. Supports Efforts of Religious Leaders in Central African Republic

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

U.S. Envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference, Rashad Hussain

2014-01-29

As part of our ongoing efforts to support the people of the Central African Republic (CAR), on January 7, the State Department hosted an interfaith dialogue connecting religious leaders in... Read More

Ratification of the New Tunisian Constitution

2014-01-28

We are encouraged that Tunisia’s National Constituent Assembly voted to ratify Tunisia’s new constitution on January 26.  A strong constitution, reached through consultation and debate, is the foundation of a... Read More

UPR 18th Session – Intervention for Afghanistan

U.S. Department of State

Geneva, Switzerland

2014-01-28

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 18th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Peter Mulrean, Deputy Permanent Representative, U.S. Mission to the UN... Read More

UPR 18th Session - Intervention for Cambodia

U.S. Department of State

Geneva, Switzerland

2014-01-28

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 18th Session page. AS DELIVERED by David Sullivan The United States welcomes the Cambodian delegation. We... Read More



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