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Secretary Kerry on Mali Presidential Elections

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-08-20

I join President Obama and all Americans in congratulating Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on his election as President of the Republic of Mali. We also commend the interim government for securing... Read More

First U.S.-Myanmar Trafficking in Persons Dialogue

U.S. Department of State

Office of the Spokesperson

2013-08-19

The inaugural session of the U.S.-Myanmar Trafficking in Persons dialogue was held in Nay Pyi Taw on August 1, 2013. United States Ambassador-at-Large for the Office to Monitor and Combat... Read More

U.S. Remarks at a Security Council Open Debate on Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

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

Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Rosemary A. DiCarlo

2013-08-19

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Madam President, for your presence and for convening this debate on the protection of civilians in armed conflict, an issue at the heart of the Security... Read More

U.S. Statement on the Appeal of Liu Hui

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Embassy Beijing, China

2013-08-18

The United States is deeply disappointed that a Chinese appellate court has upheld the 11-year prison sentence for Liu Hui, brother-in-law of jailed Nobel laureate and imprisoned democracy activist Liu... Read More

U.S. State Department to Incorporate International Code of Conduct into Worldwide Protective Services Contracts

2013-08-16

On September 19th and 20th of this year, the Government of Switzerland will host the launch of the association to serve as a governance and oversight mechanism of the International... Read More

Remarks by the President on the Situation in Egypt

Vineyard Square Hotel - Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts

President Barack Obama

2013-08-15

THE PRESIDENT:  Good morning, everybody.  I just finished a discussion with my national security team about the situation in Egypt, and I wanted to provide an update about our response... Read More

Addressing Gender-Based Violence in the Caribbean: Building a Collective Movement

DipNote Blog – U.S. Department of State

U.S. Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Larry L. Palmer

2013-08-15

As part of the United States Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gender-based Violence Globally, U.S. Embassy Bridgetown is addressing gender-based violence across a range of diplomatic, policy, and programmatic... Read More

White House Statement on Violence Against Protesters in Egypt

The White House - Washington, D.C.

Principal Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest

2013-08-14

The United States strongly condemns the use of violence against protesters in Egypt. We extend our condolences to the families of those who have been killed, and to the injured.... Read More

Secretary Kerry on the Violence in Egypt

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

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-08-14

Sorry to keep you waiting, folks. I’ll make a statement and then Jen Psaki will stay and take questions and brief everybody. The United States strongly condemns today’s violence and... Read More

Internet Freedom for All

DipNote Blog – U.S. Department of State

Acting Assistant Secretary Uzra Zeya; U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, Daniel A. Sepulveda; Coordinator for Cyber Issues, Christopher Painter

2013-08-13

Internet freedom is a foreign policy priority for the United States, and has been for many years.  Our goal is to ensure that any child, born anywhere in the world,... Read More

Inclusive Economic Growth and Respect for Labor Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa (AGOA Forum)

2013 United States-Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum - Addis Ababa

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Karen J. Hanrahan

2013-08-12

AS PREPARED Good afternoon. It is my pleasure to be here with our distinguished panelists, Minister of Commerce Mr. Axel Addy, my colleague from the U.S. Department of Labor, Trade... Read More

U.S. Embassy Concerned over Grandpass Mosque Attack

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka

2013-08-11

The United States Embassy is concerned by the attack on Grandpass Mosque on August 10. This incident is particularly troubling in light of a number of recent attacks against the... Read More

President Obama's Press Conference on Reforms to NSA Programs

Office of the Press Secretary - The White House

President Barack Obama

2013-08-10

THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Please have a seat.     Over the past few weeks, I’ve been talking about what I believe should be our number-one priority as a... Read More

U.S. Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Iraq and Pledges to Help Combat al Qaeda

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

State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2013-08-10

The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the cowardly attacks today in Baghdad. These attacks were aimed at families celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end... Read More

Ambassador Power on Citizen Activism at the Fourth Estate Leadership Summit

Los Angeles, CA

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

2013-08-10

Video Highlights of Ambassador Power's Speech O-M-G. Right back at you. You actually have no idea what it’s like to be up here looking out at you. I had a... Read More

The Disabilities Treaty: It’s Time For Action

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

Secertary of State John Kerry

2013-08-09

View the Fact Sheet on The Disabilities Treaty: Opening the World to Americans with Disabilities Learn More about the Disabilities Treaty on state.gov: Opening the World to Americans with Disabilities ... Read More

Fact Sheet on The Disabilities Treaty: Opening the World to Americans with Disabilities

U.S. Department of State

2013-08-09

“In four simple words, the treaty says to other countries that don’t respect the rights of disabled people: Be more like us.” - Secretary of State John Kerry, USA Today,... Read More

The U.S. on Violent Incidents in Weliweriya, Sri Lanka

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

State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2013-08-09

The United States is concerned by recent violent incidents, including shootings of unarmed protesters, in Weliweriya, Sri Lanka. We offer our condolences to the families of the deceased and injured,... Read More

U.S. Embassy Rangoon Sponsors Religious and Civil Society Leaders for Tolerance and Diversity Exchange

Rangoon, Burma

U.S. Embassy Rangoon

2013-08-08

Yangon – On August 8, U.S. Ambassador Derek Mitchell met with religious and civil society leaders selected to participate in a three-week International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) exchange in the... Read More

President Obama Increases Humanitarian Assistance for Syria Crisis

The White House - Washington, D.C.

President Barack Obama

2013-08-08

On the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, President Obama announced today more than $195 million in additional humanitarian assistance to provide life-saving food, medical care, and relief supplies for people affected... Read More



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