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A Celebration of Women, Peace and International Law

Pro Concordia Labor (For Peace I Work) - Delft, The Netherlands

U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Criminal Justice, Stephen J. Rapp

2013-08-27

Thank you, Hope, for the introduction and for including me in this event. It is an honor to be sharing the platform with Leymah Gbowee, winner of the Nobel Peace... Read More

Secretary Kerry on the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria

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

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-08-26

Well, for the last several days President Obama and his entire national security team have been reviewing the situation in Syria, and today I want to provide an update on... Read More

Freedom Online Coalition Joint Statement on the Socialist Republic of Vietnam’s Decree 72

Office of the Spokesperson - U.S Department of State

Deputy Spokesperson, Marie Harf

2013-08-26

The Freedom Online Coalition is deeply concerned by the announcement of Vietnam’s new Decree 72, which will impose further restrictions on the way the Internet is accessed and used in... Read More

Attacks on Civilians in Northeast Nigeria

Office of the Spokesperson - U.S Department of State

Deputy Spokesperson, Marie Harf

2013-08-26

The United States strongly condemns the killing of dozens of civilians on Tuesday in the village of Demba and the August 10 attack on worshipers at a mosque in Maiduguri... Read More

U.S. Statement on Situation in Eastern Congo

Office of the Spokesperson - U.S Department of State

Deputy Spokesperson, Marie Harf

2013-08-25

The United States is alarmed by the escalating fighting between the M23 armed group and the armed forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) in eastern Congo. We... Read More

Presidential Proclamation on Women's Equality Day 2013

President Barack Obama

2013-08-23

On August 26, 1920, after decades of organizing, agitating, and demonstrating, our country achieved a major victory for women's rights and American democracy. The 19th Amendment was certified, extending the... Read More

U.S. on the Adoption of the Resolution International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

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

Deputy Permanent Representative, Ambassador Rosemary A. DiCarlo

2013-08-23

AS DELIVERED Mr. President, the United States is pleased to have joined consensus on today’s resolution “International day of sport for development and peace.” We also welcome the presence in... Read More

Release: Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume II, Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs

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

Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs

2013-08-22

The Department of State released today Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977–1980, Volume II, Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs This volume is part of a Foreign Relations subseries that... Read More

White House on Allegations of Chemical Weapons Use in Syria

Office of the Press Secretary - The White House

Principal Deputy Press Secretary, Josh Earnest

2013-08-21

The United States is deeply concerned by reports that hundreds of Syrian civilians have been killed in an attack by Syrian government forces, including by the use of chemical weapons,... Read More

President Obama on the Presidential Elections in Mali

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

2013-08-20

On behalf of the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Mali and President-elect Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on a successful election on August 11. Through the Interim... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Mali Presidential Elections

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-08-20

I join President Obama and all Americans in congratulating Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on his election as President of the Republic of Mali. We also commend the interim government for securing... Read More

First U.S.-Myanmar Trafficking in Persons Dialogue

U.S. Department of State

Office of the Spokesperson

2013-08-19

The inaugural session of the U.S.-Myanmar Trafficking in Persons dialogue was held in Nay Pyi Taw on August 1, 2013. United States Ambassador-at-Large for the Office to Monitor and Combat... Read More

U.S. Remarks at a Security Council Open Debate on Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

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

Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Rosemary A. DiCarlo

2013-08-19

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Madam President, for your presence and for convening this debate on the protection of civilians in armed conflict, an issue at the heart of the Security... Read More

U.S. Statement on the Appeal of Liu Hui

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Embassy Beijing, China

2013-08-18

The United States is deeply disappointed that a Chinese appellate court has upheld the 11-year prison sentence for Liu Hui, brother-in-law of jailed Nobel laureate and imprisoned democracy activist Liu... Read More

U.S. State Department to Incorporate International Code of Conduct into Worldwide Protective Services Contracts

2013-08-16

On September 19th and 20th of this year, the Government of Switzerland will host the launch of the association to serve as a governance and oversight mechanism of the International... Read More

Remarks by the President on the Situation in Egypt

Vineyard Square Hotel - Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts

President Barack Obama

2013-08-15

THE PRESIDENT:  Good morning, everybody.  I just finished a discussion with my national security team about the situation in Egypt, and I wanted to provide an update about our response... Read More

Addressing Gender-Based Violence in the Caribbean: Building a Collective Movement

DipNote Blog – U.S. Department of State

U.S. Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Larry L. Palmer

2013-08-15

As part of the United States Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gender-based Violence Globally, U.S. Embassy Bridgetown is addressing gender-based violence across a range of diplomatic, policy, and programmatic... Read More

White House Statement on Violence Against Protesters in Egypt

The White House - Washington, D.C.

Principal Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest

2013-08-14

The United States strongly condemns the use of violence against protesters in Egypt. We extend our condolences to the families of those who have been killed, and to the injured.... Read More

Secretary Kerry on the Violence in Egypt

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

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-08-14

Sorry to keep you waiting, folks. I’ll make a statement and then Jen Psaki will stay and take questions and brief everybody. The United States strongly condemns today’s violence and... Read More

Internet Freedom for All

DipNote Blog – U.S. Department of State

Acting Assistant Secretary Uzra Zeya; U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, Daniel A. Sepulveda; Coordinator for Cyber Issues, Christopher Painter

2013-08-13

Internet freedom is a foreign policy priority for the United States, and has been for many years.  Our goal is to ensure that any child, born anywhere in the world,... Read More



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