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Ambassador Dunn at the Informal Interactive Dialogue on the Report of the Secretary-General on the Responsibility to Protect

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

U.S. Alternate Representative for Special Political Affairs, Ambassador David B. Dunn

2014-09-08

I’d like to thank the President of the General Assembly, the Secretary-General, and the panel members for today’s event which addresses the critical issue of the Responsibility to Protect. It... Read More

U.S. Congratulates Iraqis on the Formation of a Government

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-08

SECRETARY KERRY: Good afternoon, everybody. Tonight we mark what is unquestionably a major milestone for Iraq, and what President Obama has made clear will be a cornerstone of our efforts... Read More

Promoting Gender Equality & Advancing the Status of Women & Girls

Bureau of Public Affairs

U.S. Department of State

2014-09-08

Globally, women and girls are disproportionately affected by poverty and discrimination. Women often end up in insecure, low-wage jobs, and have limited access to the educational resources and financial tools... Read More

Secretary Kerry on the 20th Anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development

U.S. Institute of Peace Headquarters - Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-08

SECRETARY KERRY: Anne, thank you. Thanks so much for that terrific introduction. Most importantly, thank you very, very much. You are a spectacular, powerful, wonderfully dedicated, and extraordinarily – I’m... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Reinforcing the Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine

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

2014-09-08

Because there is no "Activities of the Chairmanship" item on the agenda today, and because you, the Chairmanship, explained some of the activities that are underway in terms of moving... Read More

Op-Ed: Defending civil society space: A governance challenge for our times

U.S. Department of State

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

2014-09-05

This opinion piece originally appeared on the website for International Service for Human Rights, www.ishr.ch. Human rights begin 'in small places, close to home'. Those words from Eleanor Roosevelt are every... Read More

Secretary Kerry at Top of Meeting on Building an Anti-ISIL Coalition Co-Chaired by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel

Celtic Manor - Wales, UK

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-05

Secretary Kerry at Top of Meeting on Building an Anti-ISIL Coalition Co-Chaired by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, and UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon SECRETARY KERRY: ... Read More

Remarks by President Obama at NATO Summit Press Conference

Celtic Manor Resort - Newport, Wales

2014-09-05

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Good afternoon.  Let me begin by thanking my great friend, Prime Minister Cameron -- and his entire team -- for hosting this NATO Summit and making it such... Read More

Remarks at Ashgabat Media Event

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, Daniel Rosenblum

2014-09-05

U.S. Charge d’Affaires a.i. Ambassador Laura E. Kennedy: Well, thank you for coming. As you know, I’m Laura Kennedy and it’s my pleasure today to introduce our Deputy Secretary of... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Ongoing Violations of OSCE Principles and Commitments by the Russian Federation and the Situation in Ukraine - Russian translation

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

2014-09-04

Продолжающиеся нарушения Российской Федерацией принципов и обязательств ОБСЕ и ситуация в Украине - Russian translation as a PDF - Source: U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Original Statement in English:... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Ongoing Violations of OSCE Principles and Commitments by the Russian Federation and the Situation in Ukraine

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

2014-09-04

We have consistently supported the effort of Ukrainian President Poroshenko to achieve a meaningful bilateral cease-fire that could lead to a peaceful political settlement of the conflict. The Kremlin distanced... Read More

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

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

2014-09-04

Ambassador Baer Response to Report by the Head of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, Ambassador Jean-Claude Schlumberger The United States welcomes Ambassador Schlumberger back to the Permanent Council for another... Read More

USOSCE on Border Clashes between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

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

Political Counselor, Michael Kelleher

2014-09-04

The United States is deeply concerned by fatal clashes between border security forces of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan that have occurred over the past two months in the Ferghana Valley, including... Read More

USOSCE Statement Regarding Russian Violations of the Right to Freedom of Expression, Peaceful Assembly, and Association

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

Political Counselor, Michael Kelleher

2014-09-04

The United States remains deeply concerned about the recent increase within the Russian Federation of harassment and intimidation towards expressions of peaceful dissent against Russia’s involvement in Ukraine. We are... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Visit of the Special Representative of the Chairman-in-Office for the Transnistrian 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

2014-09-04

The United States welcomes the recent visit of the Special Representative of the Chairman-in-Office for the Transnistrian Settlement Process, Ambassador Radojko Bogojević, to Moldova. We share his views that convening... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Response to Maj. Gen. Torres, Personal Representative of the Chairman-in-Office for Article IV of the Dayton Peace Accords

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

2014-09-04

As a proud member of the Contact Group, the United States witnessed first-hand the accomplishments of General Torres and the Parties. Over the past two years, they have made consistent... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Events in Ferguson, Missouri

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

2014-09-04

The attention of the American people and many in the international community has focused on events in Ferguson, Missouri following the tragic death of 18-year old Michael Brown on August... Read More

Ambassador Power at the UN Security Council on Syria

U.S. Mission to the UN - New York, NY

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

2014-09-04

AS DELIVERED Good afternoon everyone. Special Coordinator Sigrid Kaag just updated the Council on the OPCW-UN Joint Mission’s progress on eliminating Syria’s declared chemical weapons program. She outlined the U.S.... Read More

The Monitor Special Edition - August 2014

U.S. Department of State

Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, Ira Forman

2014-09-04

Dear Readers, We’d like to update you on the troubling global increase in anti-Semitism, which we have observed in the wake of the most recent conflict in Gaza.  The recent... Read More

On-the-Record Conference Call on the President's Meetings at the NATO Summit

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-09-04

Via Telephone MR. EARNEST:  Good afternoon, everybody, and thanks for jumping on the call this afternoon.  I apologize for running just a few minutes late.  I’m joined on the call... Read More



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