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Universal Periodic Review - 16th UPR Session

U.S. Department of State

2013-04-22

The United States believes the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) has the potential to effect real change in countries throughout the world.  The UPR is not just something that occurs in... Read More

UPR 16th Session – Intervention for Turkmenistan

U.S. Department of State

2013-04-22

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review. View other interventions on the UPR 16th Session page. AS PREPARED The United States welcomes Minister Vepa Hajiyev and the Turkmenistan delegation. We... Read More

UPR 16th Session – Intervention for Burkina Faso

U.S. Department of State

2013-04-22

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review. View other interventions on the UPR 16th Session page. AS PREPARED The United States welcomes Minister Julie Prudence Somda-Nigna and the delegation of... Read More

Free the Press: The Shrinking Space for Media Worldwide

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

2013-04-22

Secretary Kerry Commemorating World Press Freedom Day Under Secretary Sonenshine's Remarks on World Press Freedom Day Acting Assistant Secretary Uzra Zeya's Remarks on Press Freedom Pressing for Freedom: The State... Read More

Secretary Kerry Announces Doubling of U.S. Non-lethal Assistance to the Syrian Opposition and New Humanitarian Aid for the Syrian Crisis

Washington, D.C.

Office of the Spokesperson - U.S. Department of State

2013-04-20

Up-to-date information on the situation in Syria including maps and figures. بيان حقائق لوزارة الخارجية بشأن مضاعفة المساعدات الأميركية للمعارضة السورية Read the Arabic translation. Following his meetings with Syrian... Read More

Fact Sheet: 2012 Human Rights Reports

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

2013-04-19

View this fact sheet in PDF 2012 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices On April 19, 2013, Secretary Kerry submitted the 2012 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (commonly known... Read More

On-the-Record Briefing on the Release of the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2012

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

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

2013-04-19

Read the 2012 Human Rights Reports | Learn more: the Human Rights Reports Click above images to enlarge and scroll through photo album. MS. ZEYA: Thank you very much, Mr.... Read More

Secretary Kerry on the Release of the Human Rights Report

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

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-04-19

Read the 2012 Human Rights Reports | Learn more: the Human Rights Reports SECRETARY KERRY: Good afternoon, everybody. Some people asked whether or not we might postpone this today because... Read More

A Sustained Commitment to Human Rights

DipNote Blog – U.S. Department of State

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

2013-04-19

Read the 2012 Human Rights Reports | Learn more: the Human Rights Reports Uzra Zeya serves as Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. Some 15... Read More

Foreign Press Center Briefing on the 2012 Human Rights Reports

The Washington Foreign Press Center - Washington, D.C.

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

2013-04-19

Read the 2012 Human Rights Reports | Learn more: the Human Rights Reports MODERATOR: Welcome to the Washington Foreign Press Center. Today we’re hosting a briefing on the 2012 Country... Read More

Fact Sheet: The Obama Administration’s Comprehensive Efforts to Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women and Girls Worldwide

The White House - Washington, D.C.

Office of the Press Secretary

2013-04-19

“When women succeed, nations are more safe, more secure, and more prosperous.  Over the last year, we’ve seen women and girls inspiring communities and entire countries to stand up for... Read More

Fact Sheet: The Equal Futures Partnership - From Promise To Progress

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House - Washington, D.C.

2013-04-19

The Promise of Equal Futures In response to President Obama’s challenge to other heads of state to break down barriers to women’s political and economic participation, on September 24, 2012,... Read More

Statement in Response to UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov

United States Mission to the OSCE, Vienna, Austria

2013-04-18

As delivered by Ambassador Ian Kelly The United States warmly welcomes you, Ambassador Fedotov, to the Permanent Council and we thank you for your remarks. The UNODC-OSCE relationship has been... Read More

Response to Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova, Ambassador Jennifer Brush

United States Mission to the OSCE, Vienna, Austria

2013-04-18

As delivered by Ambassador Ian Kelly The United States warmly welcomes you to the Permanent Council, Ambassador Brush, and we thank you for your detailed report. The United States strongly... Read More

Closure of the Free Thought University Facility in Azerbaijan

United States Mission to the OSCE, Vienna, Austria

2013-04-18

As Delivered by Political Counselor Christopher Robinson to the Permanent Council, Vienna The United States notes with grave concern the closure of the Free Thought University facility in Baku, Azerbaijan,... Read More

Statement on International Committee of the Red Cross in Uzbekistan

United States Mission to the OSCE, Vienna, Austria

2013-04-18

As delivered by Political Counselor Christopher Robinson We note with concern the April 12 statement by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) that the ICRC in Uzbekistan will... Read More

U.S. Embassy Hanoi Statement on 17th U.S.-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue

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

Embassy Hanoi, Vietnam

2013-04-17

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Dan Baer, along with an interagency delegation that included a White House representative, participated April 12 in the 17th... Read More

Deputy Secretary Burns Opening Remarks at the South Sudan Economic Partners Forum

Washington, D.C.

Deputy Secretary William J. Burns

2013-04-16

Good Morning. On behalf of Secretary Kerry – a long-time friend of the people of South Sudan and a strong advocate for U.S. leadership in international development – it is... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks on a 21st Century Pacific Partnership

Tokyo, Japan

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-04-15

SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you very, very much. Thank you very much, President Mishima, for a generous introduction. It's a great privilege for me to be here. Thank you. And thank... Read More

Women's Forum: Women's Role In A Changing Ukraine's Future

Radisson Blu Hotel - Kyiv, Ukraine

Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Tara Sonenshine

2013-04-12

View Embassy Kyiv's photos of Undersecretary Sonenshine's visit to Ukraine. Thank you, Ambassador Tefft. Hello everyone. I want to welcome all of you to this forum. And let me extend... Read More



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