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Secretary Kerry on Transgender Day of Remembrance

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-11-20

The State Department joins people around the world in marking Transgender Day of Remembrance, honoring the memory of lives lost to violence provoked by fear and hatred of transgender and... Read More

The Global Gender-Based Violence Threat

Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Washington, D.C.

Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell

2013-11-20

Good afternoon, I am honored to be here with all of you to discuss the critical importance of preventing and responding to gender-based violence globally. I would like to express... Read More

Ambassador Power at POLITICO's Women Rule Event

Washington, D.C.

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador Samantha Power

2013-11-20

Reporter: You are taking us into new frontiers of Twitter diplomacy and being handed this enormous challenge of having to deal with an ongoing crisis in Syria that really hits... Read More

Press Briefing During Visit to Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs, Nisha Desai Biswal

2013-11-19

Ambassador Mozena: Good afternoon, everybody. This is a big day for me because I’ve got my new boss here, and I know everybody’s on their very best behavior because you... Read More

Spokesperson Psaki on Urging Respect for the Democratic Process in Nepal's Constituent Assembly Elections

U.S. Department of State

Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2013-11-18

The people of Nepal are preparing to vote in their Constituent Assembly election on November 19. Holding successful elections would help cement the peace process that was started in 2006.... Read More

Secretary Kerry on U.S. Policy in the Western Hemisphere

Organization of American States - Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-11-18

Mr. Secretary-General, thank you very, very much. Thank you for a wonderful welcome on this absolutely beautiful, luscious, seductive fall day, as pretty as it gets, and one that’s quickly... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Violence in Tripoli, Libya

U.S. Department of State

2013-11-16

We are deeply concerned by the death and injury of many Libyans in recent clashes in Tripoli. We condemn the use of violence in all its forms and urge all... Read More

Deputy Secretary Burns Presents the Human Rights Defender Award to Hanadi Zahlout

U.S. Department of State

Deputy Secretary of State, William J. Burns

2013-11-15

Thank you very much, Uzra. Good morning. It is a privilege to be with all of you to honor a truly remarkable, courageous, and inspirational defender of human rights, Ms.... Read More

Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya Remarks at the Human Rights Defenders Award Ceremony

U.S. Department of State

Acting Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Uzra Zeya

2013-11-15

  Click above images to enlarge and scroll through photo album.   Thank you all for coming today and joining us as we honor Hanadi Zahlout and her tremendous advocacy... Read More

Toward A Transatlantic Renaissance: Ensuring Our Shared Future

Atlantic Council - Washington, D.C.

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

2013-11-15

As Prepared Toward A Transatlantic Renaissance: Ensuring Our Shared Future Thank you, Damon, for the warm introduction. I’m so pleased to be here in the brand new offices of the... Read More

Spokesperson Psaki on Syrian Unity

U.S. Department of State

Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2013-11-15

The United States welcomes recent decisions taken by the Syrian Opposition Coalition’s General Assembly, including the inclusion of the Kurdish National Council (KNC) under its umbrella.  This merger reflects a... Read More

Secretary Kerry at a Georgetown University Symposium "Advancing Afghan Women"

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State, John Kerry

2013-11-15

Thank you. Thank you, Hillary. Thank you very much. Thank you very much, Hillary, for a very, very generous introduction. And thank you most of all for the remarkable work... Read More

Ambassador Power on Kenya's International Criminal Court Article 16 Deferral Request

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

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador Samantha Power

2013-11-15

Thank you. The United States abstained on this vote because we believe that the concerns raised by Kenya regarding the International Criminal Court proceedings against President Kenyatta and Deputy President... Read More

Spokesperson Psaki on Fourth Anniversary of Magnitskiy's Death

U.S. Department of State

Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2013-11-15

We honor the memory of Russian lawyer Sergey Magnitskiy, who died November 16, 2009 in a Moscow prison after making corruption allegations against Russian officials. Despite widely publicized, credible evidence... Read More

Ambassador Baer to the Co-Chairs of the Minsk Group and to the CiO Personal Representative for the Conflict Dealt with by the Minsk Group

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

2013-11-14

The United States warmly welcomes the three Co-Chairs of the Minsk Group, together with CiO Personal Representative Ambassador Kasprzyk, to the Permanent Council today. We reiterate our strong support for... Read More

Ambassador Baer to the Co-Chairs of the Geneva International Discussions on Georgia

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

2013-11-14

I warmly welcome the three Co-Chairs of the Geneva International Discussions on the Conflict in Georgia – EU Special Representative Philippe Lefort, UN Special Representative Antti Turunen, and the OSCE... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Presidential Elections in Tajikistan

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

2013-11-14

The United States concurs with the preliminary assessment of the Tajikistan’s recent Presidential elections released in Dushanbe by the ODIHR/OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Election Observation Mission. We are pleased that international... Read More

USUN at a Security Council Briefing by the International Criminal Court Prosecutor on the Situation in Libya

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

Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Rosemary A. DiCarlo

2013-11-14

Thank you, Mr. President. We are pleased to welcome Ms. Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, to the Council and would like to thank her for the briefing... Read More

International Education Is for Everyone

DipNote blog

Office of the Special Advisor for International Disability Rights, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor

2013-11-14

Two years ago, I was one of 13 students accepted into an overseas summer internship program through the University of Oregon’s school of journalism. During my six weeks in Ghana,... Read More

National Security Advisor Rice at the 67th Annual Middle East Institute Awards Banquet

Washington, D.C.

National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice

2013-11-14

AS PREPARED Good evening everyone. I’m really very pleased to be part of this special evening. And I want to begin by thanking your outstanding chairman and my good friend, ... Read More



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