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Ambassador Power at the Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace, and Security

New York, N.Y.

Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power

2013-10-18

Mr. President, I welcome the chance to participate in this debate on issues that are central to the mission of the United Nations and to the future of us all. ... Read More

2012 Report: Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor

U.S. Department of Labor

2013-10-17

The Department of Labor’s annual Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor focuses on the efforts of certain U.S. trade beneficiary countries and territories to eliminate the worst forms... Read More

U.S. Statement at the Half-Day Panel Discussion, Indigenous Peoples

Human Rights Council 24th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2013-10-17

Agenda Item 3: Half-Day Panel Discussion, Indigenous Peoples AS DELIVERED The U.S. government places importance on the high-level UNGA meeting known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, consistent with... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Presidential Election in Azerbaijan

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

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

2013-10-17

AS DELIVERED We commend the Government of Azerbaijan for inviting ODIHR and the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly to observe this election. The United States is proud to have contributed two Long-Term... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Presidential Election in Mongolia

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

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

2013-10-17

The United States would like to take advantage of the recent release of the final report of the OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation Mission to once again congratulate the people of Mongolia... Read More

U.S. Statement at UNGA Third Committee Meeting on the Rights of Children

New York, N.Y.

United States Adviser, Kelly L. Razzouk

2013-10-17

Thank you, Mr. Chairman The United States welcomes this opportunity to discuss the many challenges facing the children of our own country and children worldwide. 2013 was a year of... Read More

Death of Peacekeepers in Darfur

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

Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2013-10-15

On Sunday morning, unidentified gunmen attacked and killed three Senegalese peacekeepers participating in the joint United Nations-African Union Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID). One other peacekeeper from Senegal was injured.... Read More

Secretary Kerry and UN Special Representative Brahimi on Syria

Winfield House London, United Kingdom

Secretary of State John Kerry; UN Special Representative Lakhdar Brahimi

2013-10-14

SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you. Well, it’s my pleasure this morning to welcome Special Representative Lakhdar Brahimi here to Winfield House in London – it’s the home of our American... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-10-11

I want to congratulate the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for winning the Nobel Peace Prize. The world will never forget the loss of the more than 1,000... Read More

Secretary Kerry on International Day of the Girl

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-10-11

When many of the world’s 850 million girls go to sleep tonight, they will dream about futures that sadly –tragically–are nearly impossible for them to achieve. In too many countries,... Read More

Ambassador Power on the Awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

New York, NY

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

2013-10-11

On behalf of the U.S. Mission to the United Nations I offer my warm congratulations to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and its Director-General Ahmet Üzümcü... Read More

Ambassador Power Introducing Malala Yousafzai for CNN's "The Bravest Girl in the World"

New York, N.Y.

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

2013-10-11

Thank you and greetings to all of you. A year ago this week, in Pakistan’s Swat valley, a masked gunman boarded a school bus. Waving his firearm at the students,... Read More

Accused Ethiopian War Criminal “John Doe” Convicted Following Week-Long Jury Trial

Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section

U.S. Department of Justice

2013-10-11

On October 11, 2013, Kefelegn Alemu Worku, also known as John Doe, was convicted by a federal jury in Denver, Colorado of unlawful procurement of citizenship, aggravated identity theft, and fraud... Read More

Ambassador Baer Response to the Presentation of the 2014 Unified Budget Proposal

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

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

2013-10-10

AS DELIVERED The United States welcomes the presentation of the 2014 Unified Budget Proposal and thanks the Secretary General and all the fund managers for their diligent work on the... Read More

Ambassador Baer on the Adoption of the Decision on Amendments to Staffing Regulations

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

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

2013-10-10

AS DELIVERED The United States support the Permanent Council’s adoption of the Decision on Amendments to the OSCE Staff Regulations. We thank the Secretariat for their hard work over the... Read More

Ambassador Baer Response to the Report by the Representative to the Latvian-Russian Joint Commission on Military Pensioners

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

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

2013-10-10

We welcome the return of Lieutenant Colonel Napiontek to the Permanent Council and thank him for his report. The United States considers good relations between neighbors a vital indication that... Read More

Ambassador Baer Response to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Maia Panjikidze

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

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

2013-10-10

AS DELIVERED The United States warmly welcomes Her Excellency Maia Panjikidze, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, to the OSCE Permanent Council. Georgia is an important partner of the United... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Serbia’s Cancellation of the Belgrade Pride Parade

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

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

2013-10-10

AS DELIVERED The United States notes with concern and deep disappointment that the Serbian Government cancelled the Belgrade Pride Parade for the third year in a row. We echo the... Read More

Ambassador Baer on 5+2 Talks on Transnistria Settlement Process

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

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

2013-10-10

AS DELIVERED The United States takes note of the latest round of 5+2 talks held in Brussels on October 3. We note the sides focused on issues related to freedom... Read More

Ambassador Power on International Day of the Girl Child

New York, N.Y.

Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power

2013-10-10

The United Nations General Assembly established International Day of the Girl Child to remind us that the dignity and rights of every girl must be upheld not just on this... Read More



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