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Condemning Escalating Violence in South Sudan

Saturday, 23 May 2015, 12:31 pm | U.S. Department of State

Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC May 20, 2015 More >>

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphophia

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 1:19 pm | U.S. Department of State

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia is a call to action, a plea to stand with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex communities (LGBTI) across the world and reaffirm our commitment to the equality and dignity ... More >>

United States Warns Against Violence in Burundi

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 4:24 pm | U.S. Department of State

The United States is alarmed by reports of retaliatory attacks in Burundi following the attempted unlawful seizure of power on May 13 and the growing risk of greater violence and atrocities. The United States urgently calls on President Nkurunziza ... More >>

Attack in Karachi, Pakistan

Saturday, 16 May 2015, 12:37 pm | U.S. Department of State

I strongly condemn the heinous May 13 attack on a bus in Karachi, which resulted in the deaths of dozens of members of the Ismaili community. More >>

U.S. Condemns Violence in Sudan

Saturday, 9 May 2015, 11:32 am | U.S. Department of State

The United States is gravely concerned about the continuing fighting in Sudan’s Darfur region and Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile states. Actions by the Sudanese government and armed opposition groups, especially following the return of some elements ... More >>

U.S Announces $68 Million in Humanitarian Aid to Yemen

Friday, 8 May 2015, 12:08 pm | U.S. Department of State

Today in Djibouti, Secretary Kerry announced the United States is providing more than $68 million to help humanitarian organizations meet the needs of nearly 16 million people in need of assistance in Yemen, including 300,000 newly internally displaced ... More >>

Remarks in Mogadishu, Somalia

Friday, 8 May 2015, 12:06 pm | U.S. Department of State

I’m very, very pleased to be able to come to Somalia today. It was important to be able to meet face to face with President Hassan Sheikh and with Prime Minister Sharmarke and regional leaders and with a range of civil society representatives. ... More >>

Investing in the Future of Egypt

Saturday, 2 May 2015, 1:00 pm | U.S. Department of State

Press Statement Marie Harf Acting Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 28, 2015 More >>

U.S. Commits $40 Million for Chornobyl Shelter Fund

Saturday, 2 May 2015, 12:29 pm | U.S. Department of State

The United States yesterday made a commitment to provide $40 million to the Chornobyl Shelter Fund at a donors’ conference held in London. This pledge is in line with the United States’ historical burden share of the fund and is in addition to more ... More >>

U.S. Condemns Boko Haram Attacks in Niger

Saturday, 2 May 2015, 12:10 pm | U.S. Department of State

Press Statement Jeff Rathke Acting Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 28, 2015 More >>

Ceasefire Violations in Mali

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 3:53 pm | U.S. Department of State

Press Statement Marie Harf Acting Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 29, 2015 More >>

U.S. State Department Global Women's Mentoring Partnership

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 3:50 pm | U.S. Department of State

Remarks at the 10th Annual Fortune/U.S. State Department Global Women's Mentoring Partnership More >>

U.S. Department of State Launches "Free the Press" Campaign

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 3:45 pm | U.S. Department of State

The U.S. Department of State launched its fourth annual “Free the Press” campaign today as part of the Department’s efforts to honor the fundamental importance of a free and independent media in the days leading up to World Press Freedom Day on ... More >>

Secret negotiations on trade treaties: human rights threat

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 3:41 pm | U.S. Department of State

GENEVA (23 April 2015) – T he Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order, Alfred de Zayas, expressed Thursday his deep concern over the general lack of awareness on the adverse effects that existing, or under ... More >>

Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 3:37 pm | U.S. Department of State

State Department Officials Travel to the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference at the United Nations in New York City More >>

US assistance for Palestinians in Syria

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 3:33 pm | U.S. Department of State

In response to the devastating crisis in Yarmouk, Ambassador Samantha Power, the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, announced April 24 that the United States is providing an additional $6 million to the United Nations Relief ... More >>

U.S.-Japan Security Consultative Committee (2+2) Meeting

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 3:16 pm | U.S. Department of State

Secretary Kerry and Secretary Carter To Host the U.S.-Japan Security Consultative Committee (2+2) Meeting in New York City More >>

West Papuan Leaders join International Solidarity Groups

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 3:13 pm | U.S. Department of State

West Papuan leaders of the newly formed United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) including Benny Wenda, Octovianus Mote and Rex Rumakiek met in Brisbane over the weekend with Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand solidarity groups. More >>

Remarks at the Religious Action Center of Reform

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 2:59 pm | U.S. Department of State

Remarks Wendy R. Sherman Under Secretary for Political Affairs Doubletree Hotel Arlington, VA April 27, 2015 More >>

U.S. Deeply Regrets Burundi's Disregard for the Arusha Agree

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 2:45 pm | U.S. Department of State

Press Statement Marie Harf Acting Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 25, 2015 More >>

 

 

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