2015

12/10/15 International Human Rights Day 2015;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
12/10/15 UN Security Council Meeting on the Situation in the DPRK;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
12/09/15 International Anticorruption Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
12/07/15 Human Rights and Democracy Trends in Africa;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Steven Feldstein, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; New York City Bar Association; New York City
12/03/15 International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2015;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/23/15 Final Presidential Election Results in Argentina;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/19/15 Democracy in Southeast Asia;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Scott Busby, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Testimony Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy; Washington, DC
11/12/15 Release of Murod Juraev;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
11/03/15 Human Rights Conditions in Egypt;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Testimony Before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Washington, DC
11/02/15 Remarks on New Strategies in Defense of Global Press Freedoms;  Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel; Columbia University; New York City
10/20/15 Common Security in the Mediterranean Region - Challenges and Opportunities; Acting U.S. Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Arsalan Suleman; 2015 OSCE Mediterranean Conference, Session III Keynote Remarks; Sweimeh, Jordan
10/20/15 U.S. Policy on North Korean Human Rights;  Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert R. King; Washington, DC
10/14/15 Remarks at the Release of the 2014 Report on International Religious Freedom;  Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom David N. Saperstein; Washington, DC
10/14/15 Remarks at the Rollout of the 2014 Report on International Religious Freedom;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
10/14/15 U.S. Democracy Support: 2016 and Beyond;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Freedom House; Washington, DC
10/07/15 UN Rollout of Global Standards for Treatment of Prisoners;  Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall; New York City
10/01/15 Community of Democracies Governing Council Meeting;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; New York City
09/24/15 Resolution on Sri Lanka at the 30th Session of the UN Human Rights Council;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/15/15 International Day of Democracy;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/11/15 Conviction of Leopoldo Lopez;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/02/15 The New Tunisian Model of Governance;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Tunis, Tunisia
09/01/15 FreeThe20 Women Political Prisoners and Prisoners of Concern Campaign Launch; U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power; Washington, DC
08/25/15 Remarks at the Sri Lanka Ministry of Foreign Affairs;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Colombo, Sri Lanka
08/25/15 Remarks at the Sri Lanka Ministry of Foreign Affairs;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Colombo, Sri Lanka
08/13/15 On-the-Record Briefing on the 19th U.S.-China Human Rights Dialogue;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Washington, DC
07/27/15 From Washington State to Washington, D.C. - Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA);  Special Advisor for International Disability Rights Judith E. Heumann; Washington, DC
07/24/15 Burundi's Elections Process;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/22/15 The Americans With Disabilities Act Turns 25: Now We Must Work for Global Equality;  Secretary of State John Kerry; The Guardian
07/16/15 Remarks at the 2014 Human Rights Defenders Award Ceremony;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Washington, DC
07/14/15 Remarks Before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission;  Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall; House of Representatives; Washington, DC
07/09/15 20th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/30/15 The Role of Youth, Women, Religious Groups, and Civil Society in Preventing Violent Extremism;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Robert Berschinski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Remarks as Delivered at Central and South Asia Regional Conference on Countering Violent Extremism; Astana, Kazakhstan
06/26/15 Supreme Court Decision on Marriage Equality;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/25/15 Briefing on the 2014 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Washington, DC
06/25/15 Civil and Political Rights in Uzbekistan and Central Asia;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Robert Berschinski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; As Delivered Remarks to the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission; Washington, DC
06/25/15 Release of the 2014 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
06/16/15 Telephonic Media Briefing on International Disability Rights;  Special Advisor for International Disability Rights Judith E. Heumann; Washington, DC
06/11/15 Retreat or Revival - A Status Report on Democracy in Asia;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific; Washington, DC
06/04/15 Remarks at the African Center for Justice Conference;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
06/03/15 Opening Remarks of the United States, Fifth Meeting of the Istanbul Process for Promoting Implementation of UN Human Rights Council Resolution 16/18; Acting U.S. Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Arsalan Suleman; Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
05/23/15 Beatification of Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo Romero;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
05/20/15 Rwandan Human Rights and U.S. Relations With Rwanda;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Steven Feldstein, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations; Washington, DC
05/18/15 An Open and Secure Internet: We Must Have Both;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Korea University; Seoul, South Korea
05/16/15 Commemorating International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
05/05/15 Commemorating World Press Freedom Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
05/04/15 Progressive Policy Making for States;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Freedom Online Conference; Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
05/03/15 Democracy and Free Speech: The Mongolian Experience at Twenty-Five Years;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Freedom Online Conference; Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
04/29/15 World Press Freedom Day 2015: State of World Press Freedom;  Assistant Secretary Douglas Frantz, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
04/28/15 Readout of the First High-Level U.S.-China Coordination Meeting on Disability at the U.S. Department of State;  Special Advisor for International Disability Rights Judith E. Heumann; Washington, DC
04/23/15 Public Safety and Access to Justice;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Open Government Partnership Steering Committee Ministerial; Mexico City, Mexico
04/10/15 Ongoing Detention of Chinese Women's Rights Activists;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/02/15 Forum on Women's Role in Post-War Reconciliation;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Colombo, Sri Lanka
03/30/15 Preventing Mass Atrocities: Progress in Addressing an Enduring Challenge;  Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall; Council on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
03/26/15 Leveraging U.S. Security Assistance in Support of Accountability for and Prevention of Human Rights Violations;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Washington, DC
03/18/15 Google+ Hangout: Beyond Government & Traditional Reporting: Documenting Human Rights; Washington, DC
03/18/15 U.S. Government Voluntary Principles Chairmanship Priorities;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Scott Busby, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Annual Plenary on Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights; London, United Kingdom
03/16/15 ISIL's Abuses Against Women and Girls in Iraq and Syria;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Swiss Ambassador's Residence; Washington, DC
03/02/15 Remarks at a Press Availability;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Palais des Nations; Geneva, Switzerland
03/02/15 Remarks at the 28th Session of the Human Rights Council;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Palais des Nations; Geneva, Switzerland
03/01/15 Briefing En Route to Geneva, Switzerland; Office of the Spokesperson; En Route to Geneva, Switzerland
02/27/15 Murder of Boris Nemtsov;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
02/27/15 Remarks at Welcome Reception To Commemorate the Announcement of Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons Randy Berry;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
02/25/15 The Role of State, Territorial, and Local Government in Promoting, Respecting, and Defending Human Rights; Acting Legal Adviser Mary McLeod; National Association of Attorneys General National Conference; Washington, DC
02/23/15 Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
02/20/15 Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony for Ambassador-at-Large for Religious Freedom David Saperstein;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
02/18/15 The Detention of Mazen Darwish by the Assad Regime;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
02/11/15 Seizing the Post-ISIL Opportunity for Democracy and Inclusion;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Middle East Research Institute; Erbil, Iraq
02/06/15 Open Dialogue for the U.S. National Action Plan for Responsible Business Conduct;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Scott Busby, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Haas School of Business, University of California; Berkeley, CA
02/03/15 Human Rights in the New Approach to U.S.-Cuba Policy;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; As Prepared Remarks for the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
02/03/15 Understanding the Impact of U.S. Policy Changes on Human Rights and Democracy in Cuba;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Testimony before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
01/27/15 70th Anniversary of Liberation of Auschwitz and International Day of Commemoration of the Victims of the Holocaust;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
01/27/15 Commemorating the Third Anniversary of the National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Karen J. Hanrahan, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; National Press Building; Washington, DC
01/21/15 Exchange of Views on the Human Rights Situation in North Korea;  Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert R. King; European Parliament Subcommittee on Human Rights; Brussels, Belgium
01/20/15 Remarks at the Journalist Security Conference;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
01/15/15 Examining the Crisis in Syria: What Can Be Done?;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas O. Melia, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Conference Hosted by Arizona State University and New America Foundation; Washington, DC