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U.S. Press Statement on Declaration of Famine in South Sudan

An estimated 5.5 million people—nearly half of South Sudan’s population—will face life-threatening hunger this year.

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Recent Killings in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The United States is deeply concerned by video footage that appears to show elements of the armed forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo summarily executing civilians, including women and children.

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Press Conference by Secretary Mattis at NATO Headquarters

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We thoroughly discussed the increased threats facing our alliance. And unified by the threats to our democracies, I found strong alliance resolve to address these growing threats.

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December 18 Communiqué on Yemen

The Foreign Ministers of the United States, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates met today along with the UN Special Envoy and the Omani Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs.

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Statement by Secretary Kerry: International Migrants Day

We are proud to live in a nation that has offered unparalleled freedom and opportunity to migrants, and reaffirm our commitment to assisting those who are most in need of protection and aid.

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Update by the OHCHR Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine

Item 10: Oral Update on Ukraine Statement by the Delegation of the United States of America As Delivered by Ambassador Keith Harper U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council Thank you Mr. Vice President, The United States thanks the OHCHR Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU) for their continued robust reporting on the situation […]

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Statements Presenting the Resolution on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association

Ambassador Harper: Unfortunately, these freedoms are under increasing threat across the globe.

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Secretary Kerry: Supporting a Peaceful Resolution to the Syrian Crisis

The world needs to push in one direction — toward stopping the oppression and suffering of the Syrian people and ending, not prolonging, this conflict.

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Press Release: Launch of Geneva Gender Champions

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Ambassador Pamela Hamamoto and Michael Møller, Director-General of UNOG, are proud to launch Geneva Gender Champions (GGC), a new leadership network dedicated to making gender equality a priority throughout the multilateral diplomatic work in Geneva.

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Key U.S. Outcomes at the UN Human Rights Council 30th Session

The outcomes of the 30th Session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva underscored the importance of robust U.S. engagement at the Council, where the United States continues to work with countries from all regions to address urgent human rights concerns.

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