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U.S. Statement at the Adoption of the UPR Working Group Report for Israel

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Delegation of the United States of America

2014-03-27

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council The United States welcomes Israel’s statement and appreciates the opportunity to comment on the adoption of its UPR... Read More

U.S. deeply committed to protecting the rights of children and to preventing violence against children

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Delegation of the United States of America

2014-03-27

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Thank you, Mr. President. The United States issues this comment after the vote under item 3. The United... Read More

U.S. Deeply Concerned by Mob Violence in Sittwe

U.S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma

2014-03-27

Yangon – We are deeply concerned by mob violence in Sittwe over the past day targeting international NGOs that has resulted in the destruction of property and the emergency relocation... Read More

High Commissioner’s Report Highlights Serious Human Rights Concerns in Sri Lanka

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Head of the U.S. Delegation to the Human Rights Council, Paula Schriefer

2014-03-26

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Thank you, Mr. President. The United States thanks High Commissioner Pillay for her recent report. We share many... Read More

Discussion with the Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in Mali

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Head of the U.S. Delegation and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, Paula Schriefer

2014-03-26

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council We thank the Independent Expert, Mr. Baldo, for his important work and his presentation. We welcome the restoration... Read More

Statement on the Report of the Independent Expert on the Central African Republic

Human Rights Council, 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Head of the U.S. Delegation to the Human Rights Council, Paula Schreifer

2014-03-26

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council The United States thanks the Independent Expert for excellent work and for her presentation today. We commend her... Read More

U.S. Concern about Sharp Escalation of Violence and Insecurity in Darfur

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

State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf

2014-03-26

We are deeply concerned by the sharp escalation in violence and insecurity in Darfur resulting from actions committed by Sudanese government forces, government-sponsored militias, and Darfuri armed movements. On March... Read More

Mass Trials and Sentencing in Egypt

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

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-03-26

I am deeply, deeply troubled by the sudden and unprecedented decision by an Egyptian court to issue preliminary death sentences for 529 citizens after a quick mass trial. It simply... Read More

President Obama and NATO Secretary General Rasmussen Before Meeting

The Hotel - Brussels, Belgium

President Barack Obama; NATO Secretary General Rasmussen

2014-03-26

PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Well, let me just say how much I appreciate the opportunity once again to meet with Secretary General Rasmussen.  I have to say that in the entire time... Read More

Press Conference by President Obama, European Council President Van Rompuy, and European Commission President Barroso

Council of the European Union - Brussels, Belgium

President Barack Obama; European Council President Van Rompuy; European Commission President Barroso

2014-03-26

PRESIDENT VAN ROMPUY:  Good afternoon.  It has been a great pleasure to welcome President Obama to this EU-U.S. Summit in Brussels. We meet at a hugely important moment, certainly for... Read More

Obama Says No Easy Answers for Crimean Crisis

U.S. Mission to Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

IIP Staff Writer, Merle David Kellerhals Jr.

2014-03-26

President Obama told European youth that no one can know what future events in Ukraine and the Crimean region may bring, but eventually the voices for human dignity, opportunity, individual... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Mass Trials and Sentencing in Egypt

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

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-03-26

I am deeply, deeply troubled by the sudden and unprecedented decision by an Egyptian court to issue preliminary death sentences for 529 citizens after a quick mass trial. It simply... Read More

Joint Statement by 42 States at the Human Rights Council on the Situation in Ukraine

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Head of the U.S. Delegation and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, Paula Schriefer

2014-03-26

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Delivered on Behalf of the Following States: Albania, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark,... Read More

Ukraine News Center

2014-03-26

April 2014 USOSCE on the Geneva Statement: Implementation Cannot Happen without Russian Support - 4/22/14 Vice President Biden at a Meeting with Ukrainian Legislators - 4/22/14 Remarks to the Press... Read More

Joint Statement by the United States and Ukraine

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

2014-03-25

On the occasion of the third Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague, the United States and Ukraine today reaffirm their strategic partnership and emphasize the important role of nuclear nonproliferation... Read More

Standing Up for LGBT Rights Around the World

The White House

Deputy National Security Advisor in the Office of the Vice President, Jeff Prescott

2014-03-25

“The rights of LGBT people an inseparable part of America’s promotion of human rights around the world,” Vice President Joe Biden declared to a packed audience at the Human Rights... Read More

Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the People of South Sudan

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-03-25

The United States is providing nearly $83 million in additional humanitarian assistance to the people of South Sudan affected by the recent violence. With this new funding, the United States... Read More

U.S. Remains Deeply Committed to Fighting Racism and Racial Discrimination

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Head of the U.S. Delegation and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, Paula Schriefer

2014-03-25

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Fellow members of the Council, last August, President Obama stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in... Read More

High-Level Dialogue on Combating Sexual Violence in the DRC

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Head of the U.S. Delegation and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, Paula Schriefer

2014-03-25

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Thank you, Mr. President. The United States welcomes the candid discussion on this challenging and difficult topic by... Read More

Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in Côte d’Ivoire

Human Rights Council 25th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Delegation of the United States of America

2014-03-25

Read the U.S. Statements: 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council The United States welcomes the report of the Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in Côte... Read More



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