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Syrian Women: Critical Partners for Peace

As negotiations to halt the violence in Syria continue, I am reminded daily of the essential role that Syrian women must play in order to resolve the crisis. Two weeks... Read More

Introductory Remarks at Screening of "There Was Once" Documentary

On behalf of Acting Assistant Secretary Uzra Zeya, Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Ira Forman, and all my colleagues in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor,... Read More

Remarks About Holocaust Documentary "There Was Once"

I am sure we were all moved by this powerful and thought-provoking documentary. We will now be joined in Budapest by a group at the Embassy that includes Hungarian high... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Relations With Central African Republic

More information about Central African Republic is available on the Central African Republic Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this... Read More

UPR 18th Session - Intervention for Uruguay

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 18th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Aleksandra Needham, Political Specialist The United States welcomes the delegation... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Formation of New Tunisian Government

The ratification of a new democratic constitution and the installation of an independent government to lead the country towards new elections are historic milestones in Tunisia’s democratic transition. Three years... Read More

UPR 18th Session - Intervention for Yemen

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 18th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Peter Mulrean The United States welcomes the delegation of Yemen... Read More

Ambassador Power on War, Its Lessons, and the Search for a Permanent Peace

Mr. President, I thank the Kingdom of Jordan for proposing “War, its Lessons, and the Search for a Permanent Peace” as a topic for Security Council debate. In so doing,... Read More

U.S. Supports Efforts of Religious Leaders in Central African Republic

As part of our ongoing efforts to support the people of the Central African Republic (CAR), on January 7, the State Department hosted an interfaith dialogue connecting religious leaders in... Read More

Ratification of the New Tunisian Constitution

We are encouraged that Tunisia’s National Constituent Assembly voted to ratify Tunisia’s new constitution on January 26.  A strong constitution, reached through consultation and debate, is the foundation of a... Read More

UPR 18th Session – Intervention for Afghanistan

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 18th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Peter Mulrean, Deputy Permanent Representative, U.S. Mission to the UN... Read More

UPR 18th Session - Intervention for Cambodia

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 18th Session page. AS DELIVERED by David Sullivan The United States welcomes the Cambodian delegation. We... Read More

Ambassador Davies on North Korea Policy

AMBASSADOR DAVIES:  Hello everybody, thank you very much for coming. What a nice turnout. I appreciate it very much. I think what I’d like to do is just say a... Read More

Vice President Biden's Call with Ukrainian President Yanukovych

President Yanukovych of Ukraine called Vice President Biden today to update him on the current crisis in Ukraine.   The Vice President welcomed the progress made today and urged President Yanukovych... Read More

Ambassador Power on UN Resolution on Central African Republic

The situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) is dangerous and it is deadly. The United States reaffirms its commitment to the people of CAR, many of whom are living... Read More

Statement from Spokesperson Psaki on Attacks in Northeast Nigeria

The United States condemns Boko Haram's vicious attacks on Sunday in Borno and Adamawa, Nigeria, that took the lives of dozens of innocent civilians. We support Nigerian authorities as they... Read More

UPR 18th Session - Intervention for Chile

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 18th Session page. AS PREPARED The United States welcomes the Chilean delegation to the UPR working... Read More

Ambassador Power at the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

Mr. Under-Secretary-General, President Ashe, Ambassador Prosor, Mr. Spielberg, Excellencies, and guests, I am honored to participate in this annual ceremony of remembrance, which is centered this year on the... Read More

UPR 18th Session – Intervention for New Zealand

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 18th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Peter Mulrean, Deputy Permanent Representative, U.S. Mission to the UN... Read More

Croatia Joins Global Equality Fund as a Partner

Today, the United States welcomes Croatia as a new Partner of the Global Equality Fund. Croatia joins nine other like-minded governments (including the United States), three private foundations and two... Read More



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