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Department of Justice Charges Six Defendants in Connection with Violent Sex Trafficking Scheme

Office of Public Affairs

Department of Justice

2014-10-03

The Department of Justice announced today a second superseding indictment in a sex trafficking conspiracy charging six individuals for offenses related to their involvement in sex trafficking adult victims in... Read More

Spokesperson Psaki on Legislation under Consideration by the Government of South Sudan

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

- Source: state.gov

2014-10-03

The United States government urges the Government of South Sudan to engage in an inclusive consultation process on draft legislation aimed at regulating Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) operations and the National... Read More

HDIM Closing Reinforced Plenary

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

2014-10-03

As Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Head of Delegation J. Brian Atwood The United States for several years has used this agenda item to follow up on the recommendations made... Read More

White House on the Death of an ICRC Staff member in Ukraine

The White House

NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden

2014-10-03

The United States condemns the killing of Laurent DuPasquier, an International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) staff member, caused by shelling yesterday near the organization’s premises in Donetsk, Ukraine.... Read More

White House Press Secretary on Australian, Danish, and Turkish Decisions to Authorize Military Force Against ISIL

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-10-03

The United States welcomes the Australian government’s deployment of fighter aircraft to participate in airstrikes on ISIL in Iraq as well as its intention to deploy Special Forces to Iraq... Read More

President Obama on the Death of Alan Henning

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-10-03

The United States strongly condemns the brutal murder of United Kingdom citizen Alan Henning by the terrorist group ISIL. Mr. Henning worked to help improve the lives of the Syrian... Read More

President Obama on Hajj and Eid al-Adha

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-10-03

Michelle and I would like to extend our best wishes to Muslims in the United States and around the world who are celebrating Eid al-Adha, and to congratulate those performing... Read More

HDIM Session 13 - Tolerance and Non-Discrimination

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

2014-10-02

As Prepared for Delivery by Ira Forman, U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, the United States’ first... Read More

HDIM Session 14 - Freedom of Thought, Conscience, Religion, or Belief

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

2014-10-02

As prepared for delivery by Kari Johnstone, Director, Office of International Religious Freedom History shows that nations that uphold the rights of their people -- including the freedom of... Read More

HDIM Session 15 - Freedom of Movement; Human Rights Education

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

2014-10-02

As Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Head of Delegation J. Brian Atwood Moderator, twenty-five years ago, the participating States witnessed something remarkable and previously unthinkable. In the summer of 1989,... Read More

Child Soldier Prevention Act: Working To End Child Recruitment

DipNote blog

Ambassador Michael Kozak

2014-10-02

An estimated 300,000 children serve as child soldiers around the world today. Their average age is 14. Forty percent of child soldiers are girls. To contend with this vexing and... Read More

Readout of National Security Advisor Rice’s Meeting with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Minh of Vietnam

The White House

National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice

2014-10-02

National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice met today with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh of Vietnam at the White House. Ambassador Rice and Deputy Prime Minister... Read More

Democracy in Central Europe

Center for European Policy Analysis - Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland

2014-10-02

Keynote at the 2014 U.S.-Central Europe Strategy Forum (As prepared) Thank you, Wess, for that introduction. It’s good to be here with you today with Minister Lajcak. Like me, Miro... Read More

Vice President Biden at the John F. Kennedy Forum

Harvard Kennedy School - Boston, MA

Vice President Joe Biden

2014-10-02

THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Well, Dean, you did that introduction exactly like my sister wrote it sounds like.  (Laughter.)  Thank you.  That was very, very generous of you. And as we... Read More

HDIM Session 16 - The Rights of Migrants

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

2014-10-02

As Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Head of Delegation J. Brian Atwood According to the United Nations, there are more than 214 million migrants worldwide, constituting more than three percent... Read More

HDIM Session 17 - The Rights of Migrants: Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

2014-10-02

As Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Head of Delegation J. Brian Atwood The United States remains deeply concerned with the plight of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) within the... Read More

Federal and Tribal Officials Mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month at Annual Violence Against Women Tribal Consultation in Oklahoma

Office of Public Affairs

Department of Justice

2014-10-02

Federal and tribal officials joined together in Tulsa, Okla., today in commemorating October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month at opening ceremonies before the department’s annual tribal consultation on Violence Against... Read More

HDIM Session 14 - Right of Reply: Freedom of Thought, Conscience, Religion, or Belief

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

2014-10-01

As prepared for delivery by Kari Johnstone, Director, Office of International Religious Freedom By now, it should be clear that anti-Semitism remains a problem throughout the OSCE region, and the... Read More

Presidential Memorandum: Determination with Respect to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-09-30

MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE SUBJECT: Determination with Respect to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 Pursuant to section 404 of the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of... Read More

HDIM Session 12 - Tolerance and Non-Discrimination

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

2014-09-30

As Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Head of Delegation J. Brian Atwood Moderator, my delegation shares the concerns voiced by many over the course of this year about the growing... Read More



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