National Native American Heritage Month – Proclamation by the President

NATIONAL NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH, 2013 A PROCLAMATION BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary Washington, 31 October 2013 From Alaskan mountain peaks to the Argentinian pampas to the rocky shores of Newfoundland, Native Americans were the first to carve out cities, domesticate crops, and ...
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Press Statement: Loss of U.S. Vote at UNESCO

We regret that today the United States lost its vote in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) General Conference as a result of legislative restrictions that have precluded payment of U.S. dues to UNESCO. The restrictions were triggered when UNESCO member states voted to grant the Palestinians membership as a state in ...
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Secretary Kerry to Travel to Geneva

In an effort to help narrow the differences in negotiations, Secretary Kerry will travel to Geneva, Switzerland today at the invitation of EU High Representative Ashton to hold a trilateral meeting with High Representative Ashton and Foreign Minister Zarif on the margins of the P5+1 negotiations.
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Ambassador Samantha Power: Remarks at the Security Council Stakeout Following Consultations on Syria

I want to stress that the onus remains on the Assad regime to fulfill all of its obligations under the OPCW-UN agreement to fully and verifiably eliminate its chemical weapons program. There is nothing yet to celebrate, but it is significant that we have made significant progress toward taking away a potent weapon of war ...
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