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Remarks on OSCE Security Committee

The United States warmly welcomes Ambassador Schroeder as the new Chairman of the Security Committee and thanks him for his report to the Permanent Council today detailing the Committee’s plans... Read More

OSCE Statement on Events in Ukraine

The United States continues to monitor with grave concern credible reports of human rights violations against activists, protestors, and journalists in Ukraine. We are particularly alarmed by reports from numerous... Read More

Secretary Kerry on International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

Eleven years ago, the United Nations set aside February 6 as the day each year for all of us to reaffirm our commitment to eradicate Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting and stand... Read More

Moving Toward Zero Tolerance to FGM/C: Building Progress at the Community Level

Today, the eleventh annual International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), is a day to remember the 100 to 140 million women and girls around the world... Read More

UPR 18th Session - Intervention for Dominican Republic

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

Eliminating Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

February 6th marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting. While in Senegal, I had the opportunity to meet “village godmothers” who had endured Female Genital... Read More

UPR 18th Session - Intervention for Vietnam

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

U.S. to Attend Meeting on Internet Governance in Brazil

The United States will participate in the “Global Multi-stakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance” to be held on April 23 and 24, 2014. We appreciate the effort of... Read More

Assistant Secretary Nuland Press Roundtable on Czech Republic and Ukraine

Assistant Secretary Nuland: I am delighted to be back in Prague. It is no accident that Secretary Kerry sent me here within days of the new government being formed. As... Read More

USAID Improves Roma Lives Through Education

Click above images to enlarge and scroll through photo album. On 5th February, USAID presented the last External Performance Evaluation Report of its decade-long Roma Education Project (REP), implemented by... Read More

UPR 18th Session - Intervention for Cyprus

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 18th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Kim D’Auria-Vazira The United States warmly welcomes Her Excellency Ms.... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Barrel Bombs in Aleppo

Each and every day that the barrel-bombing of Aleppo continues, the Asad regime reminds the world of its true colors. It is the latest barbaric act of a regime that... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Ambassador McFaul's Departure from Russia

I join President Obama in expressing my deep gratitude to one of our very best, Ambassador Mike McFaul, for his exemplary service as U.S. Ambassador to Russia. After five years... Read More

Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Côte d’Ivoire

On February 7, 2006, by Executive Order 13396, the President declared a national emergency, pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706), to deal with the unusual... Read More

Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency with respect to Côte d’Ivoire

CONTINUATION OF THE NATIONAL EMERGENCY WITH RESPECT TO THE SITUATION IN OR IN RELATION TO CÔTE D'IVOIRE On February 7, 2006, by Executive Order 13396, the President declared a national... Read More

TechWomen Delegation in Rwanda to Expand Network of African Women in STEM Fields

Fusing technology with efforts to empower women and girls, the U.S. Department of State announced today that a delegation of 30 U.S. TechWomen mentors is meeting in Rwanda February 2-7... Read More

Ambassador Power on Malian Reconciliation

It is a great honor to be with you here in Mali. I am America’s Ambassador to the United Nations and a member of President Obama’s Cabinet. This is the... Read More

UPR 18th Session - Intervention for Slovakia

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 18th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Tabitha Snowbarger Thank you. The United States warmly welcomes the... Read More

UPR 18th Session - Intervention for Eritrea

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

Deputy Secretary Burns on Democratic Transitions in Tunisia

Thank you very much for coming and good afternoon. It's truly a pleasure to be back in Tunisia, especially at such an historic and hopeful moment in this country's democratic... Read More



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