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U.S. Statement at the UPR of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2014-06-19

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Adoption of the UPR WG Report for The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Delivered by Lisa Brodey The United... Read More

Further U.S. Efforts to Protect Human Rights in Uganda

The White House Blog

Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs on the National Security Council, Grant Harris; Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights on the National Security Council, Stephen Pomper

2014-06-19

Our hopes for a more peaceful and just world depend on respect for the rights and dignity of all people. It is for this reason that our foreign policy champions... Read More

Secretary Lew at Bilateral Meeting with German Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schäuble

Berlin, Germany

Secretary of the Treasury Jacob J. Lew

2014-06-19

As Prepared for Delivery BERLIN, GERMANY - I would like to thank the Minister of Finance again for the warm welcome on my third trip to Germany as Secretary. We... Read More

Secretary Kerry at GLIFAA Pride Event 2014

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-06-19

SECRETARY KERRY: Robyn, thank you very, very much. Thank you to all of you. Welcome to this celebration of pride here at State, and I’m very, very honored to have... Read More

USOSCE Response to the Head of the OSCE Office in Yerevan

U.S. Mission to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe - Vienna, Austria

Deputy Chief of Mission, Gary Robbins

2014-06-19

The United States welcomes you, Ambassador Sorokin, back to the Permanent Council, and we thank you for your comprehensive report. The United States strongly supports the work of the Office... Read More

Remarks by President Obama on the Situation in Iraq

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-06-19

THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon, everybody.  I just met with my national security team to discuss the situation in Iraq.  We’ve been meeting regularly to review the situation since ISIL, a... Read More

Judy and Dennis Shepard Share Their Hope for Increased LGBT Acceptance in the Caribbean

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Embassy Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

2014-06-19

Judy and Dennis Shepard have a powerful story to share, and through their partnership with the U.S. Department of State, they are sharing that story around the world.  As part... Read More

U.S. Statement on the Situation of Human Rights in Eritrea

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2014-06-18

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Eritrea Statement by the Delegation... Read More

U.S. Statement on the Situation of Human Rights in Belarus

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2014-06-18

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Belarus Delivered by Lisa Brodey ... Read More

U.S. Firmly Committed to Combatting Racism in All Its Forms

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council, Ambassador Keith Harper

2014-06-18

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 9 General Debate The United States is firmly committed to combating racism in all its forms. We... Read More

U.S. Statements on Business and Human Rights and Women and Nationality Laws

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2014-06-18

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 3 General Debate Delivered by Natalya Scimeca Since 2011, the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human... Read More

U.S. on the Situation of Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2014-06-18

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of... Read More

Opening of the International Institute for Justice and the Rule of Law (IIJ) in Valletta, Malta

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-06-18

On June 18, 2014, the International Institute for Justice and the Rule of Law (IIJ) opened in Valletta, Malta. U.S. Ambassador to Malta, Gina K. Abercrombie-Winstanley, was joined by Maltese... Read More

Inauguration Fact Sheet: International Institute for Justice and the Rule of Law (IIJ) - Malta

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-06-18

Below is the text of the Fact Sheet issued by the International Institute for Justice and the Rule of Law (IIJ) on June 18, 2014. Begin text: Mission: The International... Read More

Gender-Based Violence: Partnering To Respond, Assist and Protect

Bureau of Public Affairs

U.S. Department of State

2014-06-18

“Sexual violence destroys lives. It fuels conflict, forces people to flee their homes, and is often perpetrated alongside other human rights abuses, including forced marriage, sexual slavery, and human trafficking.... Read More

Witness to an Historic Ukrainian Election

USAID Impact Blog

2014-06-18

Elections are generally the single largest civilian mobilization that any country undertakes. In a country the size of Ukraine this effort involves hundreds of millions of dollars of local resources... Read More

USUN at a UN Security Council Briefing on an ICC Report on Darfur

U.S. Mission to the United Nations - New York, N.Y.

Acting Minister Counselor for Political Affairs, Peter Lord

2014-06-17

Thank you, Mr. President. And thank you, Prosecutor Bensouda, for your briefing today. The United States appreciates your efforts to bring justice to the people of Darfur. We look forward... Read More

Fact Sheet: The U.S.-Brazil Bilateral Relationship

Office of the Vice President

The White House

2014-06-17

Vice President Biden traveled to Brazil to attend the first United States World Cup game and to meet with President Dilma Rousseff and Vice-President Michel Temer to discuss our countries’... Read More

President Obama at a DNC LGBT Gala

Gotham Hall - New York, New York

President Barack Obama

2014-06-17

THE PRESIDENT:  Edith, Robbie, thanks for the wonderfully brief introduction.  (Laughter.)  I mean that sincerely.  The day that the Supreme Court issued its ruling, United States v. Windsor, was a... Read More

Vice President Biden Remarks to the Press at U.S. Embassy Brasilia

U.S. Embassy Brasilia - Brasilia, Brazil

Vice President Joe Biden

2014-06-17

THE VICE PRESIDENT: It’s good to be back in the embassy. I am looking forward to meeting everyone in the embassy in a few moments. Look, before I begin, on... Read More



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