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U.S. Statement on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2013-06-14

General Statement on the Presidential Statement entitled “Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar as Regards to Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State and other Muslims” Highlights: UN Human Rights Council 23rd... Read More

U.S. Explanation of Position on the Protection of Human Rights in the Republic of Guinea

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 Explanation of Position on the Resolution Entitled “Strengthening of Technical Cooperation and Consultative Services in the Republic of Guinea” AS DELIVERED The United... Read More

U.S. Statement Following the Adoption of the PRST on Somalia

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 looks forward to further discussion about human rights in Somalia at the Human Rights Council. We are committed... Read More

U.S. Welcomes Resolution on Eliminating Violence against Women and Girls

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 General Statement by the Delegation of the United States on the Adoption of the Resolution Entitled “Accelerating Efforts to Eliminate all... Read More

Ambassador Donahoe’s Introduction Statement on the Syria Resolution

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, along with Turkey, Qatar, Kuwait, and the United Kingdom, presents for adoption a resolution entitled “the deterioration of... Read More

U.S. Welcomes the Adoption of the Resolution on the Human Rights Situation in Syria

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

2013-06-14

Highlights: UN Human Rights Council 23rd Session AS DELIVERED The United States welcomes the adoption today of the resolution on the deterioration of the human rights situation in the Syria... Read More

Ambassador Rice at a Security Council Stakeout on Syria

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

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

2013-06-14

AS DELIVERED Good morning, everyone. It's much closer quarters here. As you now know, this morning the United States delivered a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, providing our... Read More

Ambassador Rice Remarks at United Nations Debate on Kosovo, Serbia

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

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

2013-06-14

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President, and thank you, Special Representative Zarif, for your briefing. The United States warmly welcomes both Prime Minister Thaçi and Prime Minister Dačić back to... Read More

U.S. Welcomes First UN Resolution on Freedom of Expression and Opinion for Women

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2013-06-13

Highlights: UN Human Rights Council 23rd Session AS DELIVERED The United States enthusiastically welcomes the adoption by consensus today of the first UN resolution explicitly affirming the crucial role of... Read More

U.S. Explanation of Position on Promotion of the Enjoyment of the Cultural Rights of Everyone and Respect for Cultural Diversity

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2013-06-13

Highlights: UN Human Rights Council 23rd Session AS DELIVERED Mr. President, the United States continues to support the promotion of cultural diversity, pluralism, tolerance, cooperation and dialogue among people from... Read More

U.S. Explanation of Position on Enhancement of International Cooperation 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

2013-06-13

Highlights: UN Human Rights Council 23rd Session AS DELIVERED The United States is pleased to join consensus on this resolution as we strongly support international cooperation in efforts to promote... Read More

U.S. Explanation of Vote on UN Declaration on the Right to Peace

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Stephen Townley, U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2013-06-13

Highlights: UN Human Rights Council 23rd Session AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mister President. We would first like to take this opportunity to thank Costa Rica for its leadership on a... Read More

U.S. Supports HRC Resolution on the Situation of Human Rights in Belarus

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2013-06-13

Highlights: UN Human Rights Council 23rd Session AS DELIVERED The United States is pleased to co-sponsor and vote in support of an HRC resolution expressing deep concern at the continuing... Read More

U.S. is Firmly Committed to the Right to Education: Follow-Up to Human Rights Council Resolution 8/4

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2013-06-13

Highlights: UN Human Rights Council 23rd Session AS DELIVERED The United States strongly supports the right to education, and this resolution’s focus on it. We firmly believe in the importance... Read More

U.S. Explanation of Vote on Access to Medicine and the Right to the Highest Standard of Health

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2013-06-13

Highlights: UN Human Rights Council 23rd Session Explanation of Vote on the Resolution entitled “Access to Medicines in the Context of the Right of Everyone to the Enjoyment of the... Read More

Statement on Syrian Chemical Weapons Use

White House Office of the Press Secretary

Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes

2013-06-13

At the President’s direction, the United States Government has been closely monitoring the potential use of chemical weapons within Syria. Following the assessment made by our intelligence community in April,... Read More

U.S. Response to the Head of the OSCE Center in Astana

United States Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

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

2013-06-13

AS DELIVERED Ambassador Zarudna, the United States warmly welcomes you to the Permanent Council in your capacity as Head of the Center in Astana. We thank you and your superb... Read More

U.S. Response to the Report of OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatovic

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

2013-06-13

AS DELIVERED The United States warmly welcomes OSCE Special Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatovic to the Permanent Council and thanks her for her latest report. Representative Mijatovic,... Read More

U.S. Statement on Media Defamation Suits and Judicial Integrity in the Slovak Republic

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

Deputy Political Counselor, Jennifer Bosworth

2013-06-13

AS DELIVERED The United States is concerned that members of the Slovak judiciary are seeking high damage awards in lawsuits against the media. As Representative on Freedom of the Media... Read More

U.S. Encourages Countries in Transition to Work with Council, OHCHR to Help Protect Human Rights

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2013-06-12

Highlights: UN Human Rights Council 23rd Session General Debate on Item 10 AS DELIVERED Thank you Mr. President. The United States has spoken several times during Item 10 debates about... Read More



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