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Live at State Video: Human Rights of LGBT People

U.S.-European Media Hub - Brussels, Belgium

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Daniel B. Baer

2013-06-20

  Moderator: Welcome to LiveAtState from Brussels. Today's guest is Daniel Baer, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. My name is Nia Garnakelis and I'll be asking him... Read More

Testimony: Ethiopia After Meles Zenawi

ouse Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations - Washington, D.C.

Acting Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of African Affairs, Donald Y. Yamamoto

2013-06-20

Mr. Chairman and Members of the Committee, thank you for inviting me to discuss the situation in Ethiopia since the death in August 2012 of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. Post-Meles... Read More

Ambassador Rice on World Refugee Day

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

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Susan E. Rice

2013-06-20

AS PREPARED Today, we commemorate World Refugee Day, which provides an important opportunity to highlight the plight of the millions of refugees worldwide who have been forced from their homes... Read More

Fact Sheet: Burma Responsible Investment Reporting Requirements

U.S. Department of State

2013-06-19

Background The United States supports the Burmese Government’s ongoing reform efforts, and believes that the participation of U.S. businesses in Burma’s economy can be a model for responsible investment and... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Government Assistance to Syria

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

Office of the Spokesperson

2013-06-19

The United States supports the Syrian people’s aspirations for a democratic, inclusive, and unified post-Asad Syria. The Asad regime, reinforced by Hezbollah and Iranian fighters, has turned the full force... Read More

Briefing on the 2013 Trafficking in Persons Report

Via Teleconference - Washington, D.C.

Ambassador-at-Large, Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, Luis CdeBaca

2013-06-19

MR. VENTRELL: Good morning, everyone, and thanks for joining the call. Today, we’re doing a call with Ambassador Luis CdeBaca, who is our Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in... Read More

Fact Sheet: Key U.S. Outcomes at the UN Human Rights Council 23rd Session

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

Office of the Spokesperson

2013-06-19

Highlights: Read the U.S. Statements from UN HRC23 The 23rd Session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) underscored the importance of U.S. leadership to keep the HRC at the... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks at the Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies (GLIFAA) Pride Event

Dean Acheson Auditorium, U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-06-19

SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you very much. Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you. Thank you. Please, please, please, please. Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you very, very much. Ken, thank you for a... Read More

Secretary Kerry at the Annual Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP) Release

Benjamin Franklin Room, U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-06-19

Thank you very much, and welcome, all of you, to this remarkable room, a room named after a Founding Father who was a lonely voice against slavery long before there... Read More

U.S. Statement at the Annual Security Review Conference Transnational Threats & Challenges

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 Ian Kelly

2013-06-19

Working Session I: Transnational Threats & Challenges AS PREPARED As we look forward to developments in the Helsinki+40 process, the OSCE’s comprehensive security concept is as relevant today as it... Read More

U.S. Statement at the Annual Security Review Conference

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 Ian Kelly

2013-06-19

Working Session I: Transnational Threats & Challenges AS PREPARED As we look forward to developments in the Helsinki+40 process, the OSCE’s comprehensive security concept is as relevant today as it... Read More

U.S. on Transnational Threats & Challenges at the Annual Security Review Conference

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

Political Counselor Christopher Robinson

2013-06-19

Working Session I: Transnational Threats & Challenges AS PREPARED As we look forward to developments in the Helsinki+40 process, the OSCE’s comprehensive security concept is as relevant today as it... Read More

U.S. Mission UN Remarks at the Security Council Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict

United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict - New York, N.Y.

U.S. Alternate Representative for Special Political Affairs at the United Nations, Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis

2013-06-18

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President, for hosting today’s debate on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC). And thank you, Under-Secretary General Ladsous, UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Brandt and Save the... Read More

Spokesperson Psaki on Passage of Restrictive Communications Law in Ecuador

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

Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2013-06-18

The United States is concerned by the Ecuadorian National Assembly’s passage last Friday of a Communications Law that could restrict freedom of the press and limit the ability of independent... Read More

Commemorating the 'Lost Music of the Holocaust'

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

2013-06-18

Video: Watch this piece of piano music written in the Dachau Nazi concentration camp during World War II by eventual survivor Leon Kaczmarek and premiered in Washington, D.C. by the... Read More

U.S. Response to Ambassador Gyorgy Szabó, OSCE Project Coordinator in Uzbekistan

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

Representative to the United States Mission to the OSCE Permanent Council, Ambassador Ian Kelly

2013-06-17

AS DELIVERED The United States welcomes to the Permanent Council the Project Coordinator in Uzbekistan, Ambassador Gyorgy Szabó. Ambassador, we thank you for your presentation and ongoing efforts to support... Read More

U.S. Response to the European Union Statement on Protests in Turkey

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

Deputy Political Counselor, Jennifer Bosworth

2013-06-17

AS DELIVERED The United States shares many of the concerns noted by the EU on this topic. As we have stated before, the United States supports full respect for freedoms... Read More

Fact Sheet: President Obama Increases Humanitarian Assistance to Syrians

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2013-06-17

Up-to-date information on the situation in Syria including maps and figures. Today, during his meeting with G-8 leaders in Lough Erne, Northern Ireland, President Obama announced over $300 million in... Read More

Statement by the White House on the Election in Iran

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2013-06-15

We have seen the announcement by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran that Hojjatoleslam Doctor Hassan Rouhani has been declared the winner of Iran’s presidential election. We respect... Read More

U.S. Explanation of Position on Technical Assistance to the Central African Republic in the Field of Human Rights

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Representative to the UN Human Rights Council, Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

2013-06-14

Highlights: UN Human Rights Council 23rd Session AS DELIVERED The United States remains deeply concerned by the human rights situation in the Central African Republic and appreciates the Africa Group’s... Read More



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