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U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, Ambassador Daniel A. Sepulveda; Coordinator for Cyber Issues, Christopher Painter, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Scott Busby

2013-11-01

Last week, the three of us were in Bali, Indonesia, where we attended the 8th Annual Internet Governance Forum in Bali, Indonesia, to continue our ongoing advocacy for the preservation... Read More

Ambassador Baer Remarks at the International Commission for Missing Persons Conference

The Hague, The Netherlands

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Daniel B. Baer

2013-11-01

Good morning, It is really a pleasure to be back in the Hague—the Netherlands is such a leader on so many important international efforts, particularly those connected to human rights... Read More

Presidential Proclamation on National Native American Heritage Month 2013

White House

President Barack Obama

2013-11-01

From Alaskan mountain peaks to the Argentinian pampas to the rocky shores of Newfoundland, Native Americans were the first to carve out cities, domesticate crops, and establish great civilizations. When... Read More

Ambassador Baer in Response to the Report of the Head of the OSCE Presence in Albania, Ambassador Florian Raunig

Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Daniel B. Baer

2013-10-31

AS DELIVERED The United States welcomes Ambassador Raunig to the Permanent Council for his first report as Head of Presence, and we thank him for his comprehensive report. Mr. Ambassador,... Read More

Ambassador Baer Response to OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President Ranko Krivokapic

Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Daniel B. Baer

2013-10-31

AS DELIVERED We welcome President Krivokapic to the Permanent Council for the first time since his election at the Istanbul Annual Session.  Your visit serves as a reminder that delegations... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Upcoming Municipal Elections in Kosovo

Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Daniel B. Baer

2013-10-31

AS DELIVERED The United States urges the Government of Kosovo to ensure that municipal elections in Kosovo on November 3 meet international standards and are free of fraud and intimidation. ... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Georgia’s Presidential Election

Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Daniel B. Baer

2013-10-31

AS DELIVERED The United States congratulates the people of Georgia on their presidential election on October 27. This election was an important milestone in further consolidating the country’s democratic transition... Read More

Ambassador Power at the Anti-Defamation League's National Commission Centennial Meeting

U.S. Department of State

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

2013-10-31

Thank you, Esta, for that wonderful introduction and greetings to you all. I am delighted to be here and deeply appreciate the invitation to participate in this august gathering. I’m... Read More

Secretary Kerry at the Open Government Partnership Annual Summit

Via Teleconference

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-10-31

MODERATOR: Wonderful. Thank you very much. I’m delighted to say that we are now joined by the Honorable John F. Kerry, the U.S. Secretary of State, in a live link... Read More

UPR 17th Session - Intervention for the Republic of the Congo

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Department of State

2013-10-30

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 17th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Foreign Service Officer, Eric Richardson The United States welcomes the... Read More

UPR 17th Session – Intervention for Malta

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Department of State

2013-10-30

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 17th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Foreign Service Officer, Aleks Needham The United States warmly welcomes... Read More

Eighth Annual Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership Conference

Keynote Address at the National Defense University

Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, Linda Thomas-Greenfield

2013-10-30

I want to extend my warm welcome to all of you, especially those of you who traveled here from our Embassies and from AFRICOM. With us today, we have ambassadors,... Read More

Background Briefing: Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki's Visit to Washington and the U.S.-Iraq Bilateral Relationship Under the Strategic Framework Agreement

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

Senior Administration Official

2013-10-30

<p><strong>MODERATOR:</strong> Thank you so much, and everyone, welcome to the call. Our participant today, for folks to know, is . From here on out, he will be referred to as... Read More

Political Violence in Mozambique

U.S. Department of State

Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2013-10-30

The United States is deeply concerned by escalating violence between armed members of the opposition party Renamo and the Mozambican Armed Forces.  We are troubled by the confrontations in Sofala... Read More

UPR 17th Session – Intervention for Chad

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Department of State

2013-10-29

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 17th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Foreign Service Officer, Miriam Schive The United States welcomes the... Read More

UPR 17th Session – Intervention for Israel

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Peter Mulrean

2013-10-29

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 17th Session page. AS DELIVERED The United States warmly welcomes Ambassador Manor and the Israeli delegation,... Read More

Testimony: Next Steps on Egypt Policy

House Foreign Affairs Committee - Washington, D.C.

Acting Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs, A. Elizabeth Jones

2013-10-29

Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel, distinguished members of the committee, thank you very much for inviting us to discuss next steps on U.S. policy toward Egypt this morning. This is... Read More

Building a Groundswell for Peace in Burma

2013-10-29

Approximately 100 students and community activists gathered at the American Center to explore their roots in faith and community, and the prospects for intercommunal peace in Burma, in an interactive... Read More

Secretary Kerry Op-Ed: Assad's War of Starvation

2013-10-28

Op-Ed in Foreign Policy Magazine The world already knows that Bashar al-Assad has used chemical weapons, indiscriminate bombing, arbitrary detentions, rape, and torture against his own citizens. What is far... Read More

Georgian Presidential Election

U.S. Department of State

Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2013-10-28

The United States congratulates the citizens of Georgia on their peaceful presidential election. We witnessed another historic day for all Georgians and an important step in Georgia’s democratic development and... Read More



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