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HDIM Session 2 - Freedom Of Expression, Right of Reply

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

2014-09-23

As delivered by the Honorable Professor J. Brian Atwood, U.S. Head of Delegation   We are exercising our right to reply to two points made during the Russian Federation’s... Read More

Human Rights in North Korea

DipNote Blog - U.S. Department of State

Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Tom Malinowski

2014-09-23

Read the Secretary's full remarks here: Secretary Kerry at Event on Human Rights in the D.P.R.K. When the UN Commission of Inquiry report on the human rights situation in North... Read More

Displacement of Religious Minorities: Cause for Concern

DipNote Blog - U.S. Department of State

Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, Sarah Sewall

2014-09-23

This past June, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced that for the first time since World War II, the number of refugees, asylum seekers, and... Read More

HDIM Session 3 - Freedom of Assembly and Association

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

2014-09-23

As Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Head of Delegation J. Brian Atwood In the past year we have seen an assault on civil society in the OSCE area, evidenced by... Read More

HDIM Session 3 - Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and Association, Right of Reply

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

2014-09-23

Delivered by Kate Byrnes, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Mission to the OSCE  | OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting | Warsaw, September 23 We are exercising our right to reply... Read More

Secretary Kerry at the Call to Action Ministerial on Protection from Gender Based Violence in Emergencies

Waldorf Astoria - New York, N.Y.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-22

Thank you very much. Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you all very, very much. My apologies for being a little bit late, and my apologies ahead of time for having to... Read More

U.S. Funding for Safe From the Start Announced at the Call to Action on Protection from Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-09-22

Today, Secretary Kerry announced that the United States is making available an additional $12 million for Safe from the Start to strengthen prevention and response to gender-based violence from the... Read More

Fact Sheet: The Equal Futures Partnership to Expand Women’s Political and Economic Participation

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-09-22

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, former Secretary of State... Read More

Secretary Kerry at a Meeting of the Equal Futures Partnership

Waldorf Astoria Hotel - New York, N.Y.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-22

SECRETARY KERRY: (In progress) and to the distinguished ministers, I want to thank you. I want to thank you for being here, all of you, very, very much. We appreciate... Read More

U.S. Opening Plenary Statement at OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

2014-09-22

As prepared for delivery by the Honorable Professor J. Brian Atwood, U.S. Head of Delegation Thank you, Mr. Chairman. We are gathered for this Human Dimension Implementation Meeting at a... Read More

HDIM Session 1 - Democratic Elections

OSCE HDIM 2014 - Warsaw, Poland

U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2014

2014-09-22

As prepared for delivery by the Honorable Professor J. Brian Atwood, U.S. Head of Delegation Moderator, the United States reiterates our strong support for the OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions... Read More

U.S. Congratulates Dr. Ashraf Ghani and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on the Agreement on Formation of a Government of National Unity

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-21

This was a moment of extraordinary statesmanship. These two men have put the people of Afghanistan first, and they've ensured that the first peaceful democratic transition in the history of... Read More

Connecting Conversations Toward a Global, Open, Secure Internet for the Next Generation

DipNote blog

Coordinator for Cyber Issues, Christopher Painter

2014-09-20

The Internet Governance Forum: Connecting Conversations Toward a Global, Open, Secure Internet for the Next Generation Earlier this month, I had the privilege to provide closing remarks on behalf of... Read More

U.S. Intervention: Panel on Integration of a Gender Perspective

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the Human Rights Council

2014-09-19

As Delivered by Tabitha Snowbarger Thank you Mr. President. I would also like to thank the panelists for their remarks. To integrate a gender perspective effectively into its work, the... Read More

U.S. Urges North Korea to Dismantle all Political Prison Camps, Release Political Prisoners

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues, Ambassador Robert King

2014-09-19

Adoption of the UPR Report of the DPRK Agenda Item #6 Thank you, Mr. President. The United States appreciates the opportunity to comment on the final Working Group Report for... Read More

U.S. Statement on the UPR of Brunei Darussalam

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues, Ambassador Robert King

2014-09-19

U.S. Statement at the Adoption of the Working Group Report of the UPR of Brunei Darussalam As Delivered by Ambassador Robert King Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues ... Read More

Building International Support to Counter ISIL

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-09-19

The ISIL Threat: a Global Challenge The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has dramatically undermined stability in Iraq, Syria and the broader Middle East, and poses a... Read More

U.S. Delegation to the 2014 OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting

Office of the Spokesperson

2014-09-19

The Honorable J. Brian Atwood will lead the U.S. delegation to the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), to be held... Read More

Secretary Kerry Statement as Chair of Ministerial Debate of the UN Security Council on Iraq

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-19

SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you very much, Your Excellency, Mr. al-Jafari, for a very important statement, and we appreciate very much your leadership and the new government’s efforts. Now it’s my... Read More

OSCE Ambassadors and U.S. Helsinki Commission Reaffirm Human Rights During Memorial Visit to Auschwitz

U.S. Mission to the OSCE

U.S. Department of State

2014-09-19

On September 21, 2014, U.S. Permanent Representative to the Organization for Security Cooperation Europe (OSCE) Ambassador Daniel Baer, joined by U.S. Ambassador to Austria, Alexa Wesner, will lead a group... Read More



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