State Department

John Kerry’s Remarks at OSCE Ministerial Plenary Session in Basel

This organization is at its best when it sheds light where there is darkness and when it stands up against repression and for human rights and fundamental freedoms, including internet freedom.

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Remarks by Secretary John Kerry at the Counter-ISIL Meeting in Brussels

Kerry opening counter-ISIL meeting in Brussels

“This is the first ministerial-level meeting of the anti-ISIL coalition, and we’re very, very grateful for everybody finding the time to be here.”

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Secretary Kerry: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and 16 Days of Activism

Simply put, we must all do more to end violence against women in all its forms, wherever and whenever it occurs, and it starts by acknowledging it. There can be no conspiracy of silence.

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Secretary Kerry on New Report by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

With this report, we have yet another round of authoritative, peer-reviewed science to prove it.

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U.S. Condemns in Strongest Possible Terms ISIL Mass Executions of Sunni Tribesmen

Those individuals responsible for these horrendous acts of violence must be identified and held fully accountable.

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Statement by Secretary Kerry: ISIL’s Dehumanization of Women and Girls

The U.S. will keep tracking ISIL’s abduction, enslavement, sale, rape, forced marriage, and abuse of women and girls.

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Launch of Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture

The launch of the Global Alliance offers the opportunity to share knowledge, make investments, and develop policies that will empower all producers to adapt to climate change and to mitigate greenhouse gases in agriculture while increasing sustainable production.

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Frank A. Rose on the Threats to Outer Space and Multilateral Efforts toward a Stable and Sustainable Space Environment

For over five decades the global community has been inspired by humanity’s space endeavors.

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Our Ocean: Next Steps on Sustainable Fishing and Marine-Protected Areas

The fact is that the connection between a healthy ocean and life itself for every single person on Earth simply cannot be overstated.

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Secretary Kerry on the United States Strategy to Defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant

ISIL must be defeated, period, end of story.

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