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UPR 20th Session - Intervention for Slovenia

UN UPR 19th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the Human Rights Council

2014-11-04

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 20th Session page. Thank you, The United States warmly welcomes the Slovenian delegation to the UPR... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks on U.S.-China Relations

Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies - Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-11-04

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, thank you very much, Dean Nasr. I’ve had the privilege of knowing Vali for a while. When I was in the Senate, he was a very valuable... Read More

U.S. Lauds Release of Handbook on Combating Forced Domestic Servitude

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

2014-11-04

Today, the U.S. Permanent Representative to the OSCE Ambassador Daniel Baer joined Ambassador Madina Jarbussynova, OSCE Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Ambassador Thomas Greminger,... Read More

Ambassador Harper Remarks on the 30th Anniversary of the U.N. Convention Against Torture (CAT)

Committee Against Torture - November 12-13, 2014 – Geneva, Switzerland

Ambassador Keith Harper, U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council

2014-11-04

Thank you. Madam Vice Chair, Excellencies, and distinguished guests: I am honored to be here today to join in celebrating the anniversary of the United Nations Convention Against Torture and... Read More

Embassador Baer Right of Reply to the Russian Federation on Minsk Agreement and "Elections" in Donetsk/Luhansk

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

2014-11-03

Several points have already been made by our distinguished Ukrainian colleague, but I would just note that the distinguished Russian ambassador began his intervention today by saying that "the Minsk... Read More

Ambassador Baer Response to the Chief of the Special Monitoring Mission 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

2014-11-03

The United States warmly welcomes Ambassador Apakan back to the Permanent Council and thanks him for his report on a Mission that has become the hallmark of the OSCE’s role... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Russian “Humanitarian” Convoy Sent 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

2014-11-03

The United States also strongly condemns Russia’s brazen violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity when it for the fourth time sent a white truck “humanitarian” convoy without Ukraine’s consent... Read More

UPR 20th Session - Intervention for Madagascar

UN UPR 19th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the Human Rights Council

2014-11-03

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 20th Session page. Thank you Mr. President. The United States welcomes the Malagasy delegation to the... Read More

UPR 20th Session - Intervention for Iraq

UN UPR 19th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council, Ambassador Keith Harper

2014-11-03

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 20th Session page. The United States warmly welcomes the Iraqi delegation. The human rights situation in... Read More

State Department Hosts Inaugural Plenary Meeting of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-11-03

On November 3, Acting Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman welcomed to the State Department more than 35 Washington-based ambassadors from partner countries in the global coalition to counter... Read More

USUN Remarks at the 69th UN General Assembly Third Committee on Agenda Item 67 (a): Elimination of Racism, Racial Intolerance, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance

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

U.S. Counselor for Economic and Social Affairs, Jill Derderian

2014-11-03

Thank you, Madame Chair. The United States government strongly supports the elimination of racial discrimination throughout the world. Domestically and internationally, the United States is committed to making progress and... Read More

NSC Spokesperson on the Illegal Separatist Elections in Eastern Ukraine

The White House

NSC Spokesperson, Bernadette Meehan

2014-11-03

The United States condemns the illegitimate, so-called “elections” held on Sunday by Russia-backed separatists in parts of Donetsk and Luhansk. These sham elections contravened Ukraine’s constitution, the law on “special... Read More

President Obama on the First-Annual International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-11-02

History shows that a free press remains a critical foundation for prosperous, open, and secure societies, allowing citizens to access information and hold their governments accountable. Indeed, the Universal Declaration... Read More

Ending Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

DipNote blog

Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Tom Malinowski; Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, Doug Frantz

2014-11-01

On November 2, 2013, militants killed French journalists Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon in Mali. On the first anniversary of their death, we recognize the inaugural year of the International... Read More

Secretary Kerry on International Day To End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-11-01

The danger that journalists face in pursuing and publishing the truth was really driven home for me earlier this year when I visited Kyiv. As we were driving to the... Read More

U.S. Condemns ISIL Executions in Anbar Province

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

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-10-31

We are deeply concerned by reports of mass executions of Sunni tribesmen in Anbar province by ISIL and strongly condemn the brutal actions that ISIL continues to perpetrate against the... Read More

NSC Spokesperson on Anticipated Separatist “Elections” in Eastern Ukraine

The White House

NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan

2014-10-31

We deplore the intent of separatists in parts of eastern Ukraine to hold illegitimate so-called local “elections” on Sunday, November 2. If held, these “elections” would contravene Ukraine’s constitution and... Read More

Readout of President Obama’s Call to Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma

The White House

2014-10-31

President Obama spoke by phone with Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma. President Obama and Aung San Suu Kyi discussed the status of Burma’s ongoing political and economic reforms and... Read More

USOSCE Response to the Report by ODIHR on HDIM

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

2014-10-30

Thank you, Director Link, for your report on the 2014 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting. The United States strongly supports ODIHR, which has earned its place as the key institution in... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Parliamentary Elections in 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

2014-10-30

The United States congratulates Ukraine on its successful parliamentary elections on October 26. These elections demonstrate Ukraine’s commitment to an inclusive and transparent political process that strengthens national unity. Collectively,... Read More



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