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Background Briefing on the Secretary’s Travel to Switzerland

Background Briefing on Travel to Switzerland Special Briefing Senior State Department Official En Route to Switzerland March 25, 2015   […]

Secretary of State Kerry to meet Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif in Lausanne March 26

Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Lausanne, Switzerland, to meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif on March […]

Secretary of State Kerry: Remarks to the Press, Olympic Museum, Lausanne

Secretary of State John Kerry

Remarks to the Press Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Olympic Museum Lausanne, Switzerland March 21, 2015   Good afternoon, […]

Human Rights News

Key U.S. Outcomes at the UN Human Rights Council 28th Session

The outcomes of the 28th Session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) underscored the importance of robust U.S. […]

U.S. Explanation of Vote with Regard to the Right to Development

The concerns of the United States about the existence of a “right to development” are long-standing and well known. […]

Joint Statement on Independence of the OHCHR Cosigned by the United States

The independence of the thought and action of the High Commissioner and his office is crucial for the advancement […]

Development & Humanitarian Aid

President and First Lady Launch “Let Girls Learn” Initiative

“Every girl on this planet deserves to be treated with dignity and equality. And that includes the chance […]

United States Provides $125 million to the World Food Program for the Syria Crisis

Kelly Clements speaks at the UN in Geneva

More than $50 million of this funding will support WFP’s distribution of monthly food parcels to the 4 million […]

Secretary Kerry: Press Statement on the Release of The National Security Strategy

National Security Strategy

This National Security Strategy is a blueprint to leverage America’s leadership in a more complicated world than many people […]