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Launch of Gender-Based Violence Emergency Response and Protection Initiative

New DRL Partnership to Assist Individuals in Crisis Under Secretary Sewall Opening Remarks at the Launch of the Gender-based Violence Emergency Response Initiative Remarks at the Luncheon to Launch of... Read More

President Obama on Nowruz

View the President’s video message. Dorood. As you and your families gather around the Nowruz table, I want to extend my best wishes on this new spring and new year. ... Read More

Secretary Kerry's Message to the Iranian People on Nowruz

I'm privileged to join President Obama in wishing the people of Iran and all those who celebrate around the world -- from East Asia to the Persian Gulf region --... Read More

Ambassador Baer on the Mandate for an OSCE Broad-Scope Monitor Mission to Ukraine

On the Mandate for an OSCE Broad-Scope Monitor Mission to Ukraine As delivered to the Extraordinary Preparatory Committee Thank you very much, Madam Chair. Let me start by saying "thank... Read More

U.S. Statement on the UPR WG Report on the Central African Republic

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Thank you. The United States welcomes the return of the delegation of the Central African Republic (CAR) to... Read More

Statement by the President on Ukraine

THE PRESIDENT: Good morning, everybody. I wanted to provide an update on the situation in Ukraine and the steps that the United States is taking in response. Over the last... Read More

OSCE Response to Acting Foreign Minister of Ukraine Andrii Deshchytsia

The United States warmly welcomes Foreign Minister Deshchytsia back to the Permanent Council in his new capacity, and extends its most sincere gratitude for his stirring remarks on the situation... Read More

U.S. Intervention at the Adoption of the UPR WG Report for Nigeria

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Delivered by Lisa Brodey The United States welcomes the return of the delegation of Nigeria and appreciates the... Read More

Remarks at the Launch of the Gender-Based Violence Emergency Response and Protection Initiative

Good afternoon. Thank you, Uzra, for those kind words, and for your extraordinary service. I am honored to join so many remarkable people from so many corners of the globe... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks With Slovak Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak

SECRETARY KERRY: Fabulous. Thank you. Good morning, everybody. It’s my pleasure to welcome Miroslav Lajcak, the foreign minister of Slovakia here, and to wish him happy birthday. FOREIGN MINISTER LAJCAK:... Read More

Background Briefing on Ukraine by Senior Administration Officials

MS. HAYDEN: Good morning, everyone. Thanks for joining the call and thanks for your flexibility. Obviously you just heard from the President about further steps we're taking in regard to... Read More

Deputy Secretary Burns at the Launch of the Gender-Based Violence Emergency Response and Protection Initiative

Good afternoon. Thank you, Uzra, for those kind words, and for your extraordinary service. I am honored to join so many remarkable people from so many corners of the globe... Read More

Ambassador Baer Statement on Afghanistan Declaration

I would also like to join you in thanking our distinguished Canadian colleague for her efforts to shepherd this through. We welcome the adoption of this declaration. It underscores the... Read More

Ambassador Baer Statement on International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

The United States notes that tomorrow, March 21, is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. This morning ODIHR hosted an event to recognize a tolerance and non-discrimination... Read More

Ambassador Baer Statement on Deterioration of Russia’s Protection of OSCE Commitments

The wholesale violations of OSCE principles and international law in Russia’s armed intervention in Ukraine and purported annexation of Crimea should not cause us to ignore the deepening deterioration of... Read More

Under Secretary Sewall Opening Remarks at the Launch of the Gender-based Violence Emergency Response Initiative

Thank you, Uzra, for that kind introduction. It is my pleasure to welcome you all to the public launch of the Gender Based Violence Emergency Response and Protection Initiative. I’d... Read More

Remarks at the Luncheon to Launch the Gender-Based Violence Emergency Response Initiative

Click above images to enlarge and scroll through photo album. More Resources on the Gender-Based Violence Emergency Response and Protection Initiative Launch Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya's Remarks Deputy Secretary Burns'... Read More

Remarks to the Press by Vice President Joe Biden, President Dalia Grybauskaite of Lithuania, and President Andris Berzins of Latvia

PRESIDENT GRYBAUSKAITE: (As interpreted.) Good afternoon. So today we had an important meeting with U.S. Vice President Biden and Latvian President Berzins. With our partners, we discussed the situation in... Read More

Remarks at a U.N. Security Council Open Briefing on Peacebuilding

Thank you to Deputy Secretary General Eliasson, PBC Chair Ambassador Patriota, and Administrator Clark for your presentations this morning. Madam President, maintaining international peace and security is a struggle we... Read More

Background Briefing on EU Coordinated P5+1-Iran Negotiations

MODERATOR: Good afternoon, everyone. Welcome to today’s press backgrounder. We have up here our team; I know many of you are familiar with. You’ll hear today from . The press... Read More



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