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U.S. on Detentions of Activists in Cuba

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

Deputy Department Spokesperson, Marie Harf

2014-02-10

We are deeply concerned about the recent increase in arbitrary detentions, physical violence, and other abusive actions carried out by the Cuban Government against peaceful human and civil rights advocates. ... Read More

The United States and Sweden: Partners and Champions for Human Rights

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

DipNote Blog

2014-02-10

“Values that give rise to dignity, equal opportunity, and justice for every segment of our people are anything but novel concepts. They are written into our nations’ founding documents. They... Read More

Spokesperson Psaki on Violations of Cessation of Hostilities in South Sudan

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

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-02-08

We are deeply concerned by reports of violations by both the Government of South Sudan and anti-government forces of the Cessation of Hostilities agreement that was signed in Addis Ababa... Read More

Press Roundtable on Ukraine

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

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

2014-02-07

Thank you for being here as I end two days here in Kyiv meeting with Government officials, meeting with representatives of the opposition, meeting with representatives from the business community... Read More

U.S. Condemns Sectarian Violence in the Central African Republic

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

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-02-06

The United States is deeply concerned by recent sectarian attacks against both Muslims and Christians in the Central African Republic (CAR). Clashes during the past few days in the town... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Haiti's Transition From Reconstruction

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-02-06

Remarks With Haitian President Martelly Before Their Meeting SECRETARY KERRY: It is a great pleasure for me to welcome President Michel Martelly from Haiti, and really with great respect for... Read More

President Obama at the National Prayer Breakfast

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-02-06

AS DELIVERED THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  Please, everyone have a seat. Giving all praise and honor to God, who brought us here this morning. Thank you so much for our... Read More

OSCE Statement on Incident in Security Zone in Moldova

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

U.S Representative to the OSCE, Ambassador Daniel B. Baer

2014-02-06

We take note of reports of a recent incident involving the principal of a Latin-script school and Moldovan military observers, which occurred in Parcani in the Security Zone. This incident... Read More

OSCE Response to Report by Head of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

U.S Representative to the OSCE, Ambassador Daniel B. Baer

2014-02-06

The United States welcomes Ambassador Schlumberger to the Permanent Council, and we thank you for another detailed report. The OSCE Mission in Kosovo has been extraordinarily active since your last... Read More

Remarks on OSCE Security Committee

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

U.S Representative to the OSCE, Daniel B. Baer

2014-02-06

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

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

U.S Representative to the OSCE, Daniel B. Baer

2014-02-06

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

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

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-02-06

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

DipNote blog

2014-02-06

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

U.S. Department of State

Geneva, Switzerland

2014-02-05

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

Impact Blog - U.S. Agency for International Development

Deputy Assistant Administrator for Global Health, Katie Taylor

2014-02-05

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

U.S. Department of State

Geneva, Switzerland

2014-02-05

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

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

Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs

2014-02-05

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

Prague, Czech Republic

Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland

2014-02-05

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

USAID - Washington, D.C.

Biljana Velickovska

2014-02-05

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

U.S. Department of State

Geneva, Switzerland

2014-02-04

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



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