RSSLatest News: Arms Control

Combatting Terrorism: Looking Over the Horizon – Remarks by Under Secretary Sarah Sewall

Violent extremism’s growth over the last decade is an extremely dangerous and destabilizing phenomenon.

Secretary Kerry Travels to Abuja, Geneva, Madrid, and Paris

Secretary Kerry will meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif on May 30 in Geneva as part of the ongoing […]

Under Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman Travel to Vienna and Geneva

On May 30, Under Secretary Sherman will join Secretary Kerry in Geneva, Switzerland, for meetings with Iranian officials.

Human Rights News

U.S. Statement at the HRC Panel on the Effects of Terrorism

The United States views the promotion of human rights as a critical component of countering terrorism and violent extremism. […]

HRC 29th Session: Item 9 General Debate

The United States is committed to a fair, independent investigation of allegations of police misconduct and to taking action when warranted.

HRC 29th Session: Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Racism

The United States acknowledges, and seeks to address, the continuing challenges we face in the area of discrimination in policing.

Development & Humanitarian Aid

Fact Sheet: History of U.S. Refugee Resettlement

The U.S. refugee resettlement program reflects the core values of the United States and our strong tradition of providing […]

Secretary Kerry: Statement on World Refugee Day


World Refugee Day, marked on June 20, is a time to honor those who flee violence and persecution and […]

U.S. Pledges Additional Humanitarian Assistance for People Affected by the South Sudan Crisis

The United States calls on all parties to the conflict to immediately bring an end to the senseless violence […]