Press Releases: March 2014

03/31/14 Anniversaries of NATO Enlargement;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/31/14 Excess Defense Articles from Afghanistan; Office of the Spokesperson; QUESTION TAKEN AT THE MARCH 31, 2014 DAILY PRESS BRIEFING; Washington, DC
03/31/14 Fulbright Students From 75 Countries Convene in Washington, DC To Explore Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/31/14 Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Volume XXXV, National Security Policy, 1973-1976; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/31/14 Travel of Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert King; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/30/14 160th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations Between the United States and Japan;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/30/14 Philippines: South China Sea Arbitration Case Filing;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/30/14 Press Availability - Paris, France;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Chief of Mission Residence; Paris, France
03/30/14 Release of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group 2 Report;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/29/14 Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard Travels to Switzerland and Chad; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/28/14 Assistant Secretary Biswal Travel to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/28/14 Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland Travel to Moldova, Bulgaria, and Belgium; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/28/14 Department of State Leads U.S. Delegation to World Telecommunication Development Conference; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/28/14 Key U.S. Outcomes at the UN Human Rights Council 25th Session; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/28/14 UN Human Rights Council Vote on North Korea;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/27/14 Remarks at the 2015 Milan Expo Event;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Deputy Chief of Mission Residence; Rome, Italy
03/27/14 State Department #YALICHAT With Young African Leaders Goes Viral; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/27/14 State Department Convenes U.S.-India East Asia Consultations; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/27/14 U.S. Department of State To Offer Massive Online Course for English-Language Educators; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/27/14 UN Human Rights Council Vote on Sri Lanka Reconciliation;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/26/14 Assistant Secretary for Conflict and Stabilization Operations Travels to New York, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/26/14 Department of State to Host Google+ Hangout on 2014 Global Partnerships Week; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/26/14 Deputy Secretary Higginbottom's Meeting With Members of the Security Best Practices Panel; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/26/14 Secretary Kerry's Travel to Brussels, Algiers, and Rabat;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
03/26/14 Special Advisor for Children's Issues Travels to the Middle East; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/26/14 Sports Envoys Visit Turkmenistan for Blind Judo Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/26/14 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces LEED Platinum Certification for Major Renovation Project in Helsinki, Finland; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/26/14 U.S. Concern about Sharp Escalation of Violence and Insecurity in Darfur;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/26/14 U.S.-China Young Scientist Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/25/14 Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the People of South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/25/14 El Salvador Presidential Elections;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/25/14 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces LEED Gold Certification for U.S. Embassy in Bujumbura, Burundi; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/25/14 Travel of Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield to Austin, Texas; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/24/14 "Showcasing the Bioeconomy: The Future is Now" Biotechnology Conference; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/24/14 Department of State Kicks Off 2014 Global Partnerships Week; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/24/14 Remarks With Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Deputy Chief of Mission Residence; The Hague, Netherlands
03/24/14 Remarks With OPCW Director-General Ahmet Uzumcu Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; The Hague, Netherlands
03/24/14 Remarks With Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; The Hague, Netherlands
03/24/14 U.S. Support to Regional Efforts to Counter the Lord's Resistance Army; Washington, DC
03/23/14 In Support of Accountability and Justice in Georgia;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/23/14 Under Secretary Rose Gottemoeller Travels to the Netherlands, Israel, and Cyprus; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/22/14 74th Anniversary of the Lahore Resolution;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/21/14 "Showcasing the Bioeconomy: The Future is Now" Biotechnology Conference; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/21/14 Continued Intimidation of Sri Lankan Civil Society;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
03/21/14 Innovative U.S. Water Technology Solutions Showcased for Worldwide Audiences; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/21/14 On the Occasion of Greek National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/21/14 Secretary Kerry Travels to The Hague, Rome, Vatican City, and Riyadh;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
03/21/14 Turkish Government's Blocking of Social Media Sites;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
03/20/14 115 Pakistani Fulbright Visiting Students to Explore Social Entrepreneurship; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/20/14 Fulbright Students from 68 Countries Convene in Pittsburgh to Explore Civic Engagement, Education and Youth Empowerment; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/20/14 Interview With Siamak Dehghanpour of Voice of America Persian;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/20/14 Joint Statement Following the Annual Bilateral Strategic Dialogue and Strategic Cooperation Consultative Group with Poland; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/20/14 Joint Statement on the Contributions of the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism (GICNT) to Enhancing Nuclear Security; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/20/14 Launch of Gender-Based Violence Emergency Response and Protection Initiative: New DRL Partnership to Assist Individuals in Crisis; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/20/14 Message to the Iranian People on Nowruz;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/20/14 Ninth Annual Fortune/U.S. State Department Global Women's Mentoring Partnership Kicks Off March 25; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/20/14 On the Occasion of the Republic of Namibia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/20/14 Remarks With Slovak Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
03/20/14 Taken Question: Readout of Deputy Secretary Burns' Meeting with Saudi Deputy Minister of Defense Salman bin Sultan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/20/14 The United States Celebrates Construction Commencement For Energy-Savings Project in Managua, Nicaragua; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/20/14 U.S. Department of State to Showcase Innovative U.S. Water Technologies; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/19/14 Ambassador Catherine Russell Travels to the Middle East, March 18-27; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/19/14 Background Briefing on EU Coordinated P5+1-Iran Negotiations; Vienna, Austria
03/19/14 Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs Carlos Pascual Travel to Ukraine, Belgium and Moldova; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/19/14 Syrian Embassy Personnel and Facilities; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/19/14 Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman Travels to Ukraine and Belgium; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/18/14 Department of State and NBA Team Up for Basketball Diplomacy Program for Youth Athletes and Coaches from the Philippines; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/18/14 Deputy Secretary of State Higginbottom's Travel to Tunisia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/18/14 Extension of the Agreement for Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation Between the United States of America and the Republic of Korea; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/18/14 Statement by Special Envoy for Syria Daniel Rubinstein; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/18/14 Town Hall With University Students and Remarks on "Making Foreign Policy Less Foreign";  Secretary of State John Kerry; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
03/18/14 Travel of Assistant Secretary Richard to Turkey; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/18/14 U.S.-China Climate Change Working Group and Ten-Year Framework for Energy and Environment Cooperation Meetings; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/17/14 Announcement of U.S. Special Envoy for Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/17/14 Launch of Gender-Based Violence Emergency Response and Protection Initiative; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/17/14 The Syrian Crisis: U.S. Assistance and Support for the Transition; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/16/14 Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman Travels to Vienna, Austria; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/15/14 Death of Chinese Activist Cao Shunli;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
03/15/14 Secretary of State John Kerry to Host Town Hall for University Students; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/15/14 U.S. - Libya Higher Education Task Force; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/14/14 Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson to Travel to Brazil and Paraguay; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/14/14 Background Briefing on Next Week's EU-Coordinated P5+1 Talks With Iran; Via Teleconference
03/14/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to London; En Route to London, United Kingdom
03/14/14 Background Briefing on the Secretary's Trip to London; Senior State Department Official; London, United Kingdom
03/14/14 Ninth Anniversary of the Cedar Revolution;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/14/14 Press Availability in London;  Secretary of State John Kerry; The Churchill Hotel; London, United Kingdom
03/14/14 Remarks With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Winfield House; London, United Kingdom
03/14/14 Rewards for Justice - Reward Offers for Information on al-Shabaab Members: Ikrima, Jafar, and Yasin Kilwe; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/14/14 Travel of Deputy Secretary Higginbottom to Turkey; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/14/14 Travel of Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert King to Geneva; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/14/14 U.S. Department of State to Host Facebook Q&A on Syrian Children; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/13/14 FY2015 Department of State Budget;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Foreign Operations; Washington, DC
03/13/14 On the Anniversary of the Election of His Holiness Pope Francis;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/13/14 On the Occasion of St. Patrick's Day in Ireland;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/13/14 State Department Expands Access to Open Educational Resources in the Middle East and North Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/13/14 U.S. Ambassadors to Participate in Panel Discussion on U.S. Global Health Diplomacy and the Role of Ambassadors; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/13/14 Under Secretary Rose Gottemoeller Travels to Turkey; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/13/14 United States and Honduras Extend Memorandum of Understanding to Protect the Cultural Heritage of Honduras; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/12/14 Assistant Secretary Brownfield's Travel to Vienna for Commission on Narcotic Drugs; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/12/14 FY2015 Department of State Budget;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Washington, DC
03/12/14 Increased U.S. Cooperation with Ukraine; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/12/14 Joint Statement Recognizing Moldova's Completion of Their Democracy Partnership Challenge Task Force during the Community of Democracies 12th Governing Council Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/12/14 Meeting of the Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/12/14 Pathways to Prosperity Innovation Challenge to Empower Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Latin America Opens for Applications; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/12/14 Rocket Attacks From the Gaza Strip Into Israel;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/12/14 Secretary Kerry Travels to London;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
03/12/14 U.S. Welcomes Joint AMISOM-Somali National Army Efforts Against al-Shabaab;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/11/14 Senior Advisor Tomicah Tillemann Travels to Geneva, Switzerland for the Community of Democracies' Governing Council Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/11/14 Statement on the Occasion of the Republic of Mauritius' National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/11/14 Third Anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/11/14 U.S. Condemns Violence in Burundi;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/10/14 Ambassador Booth Travels to Ethiopia in Support of South Sudan Peace Process; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/10/14 U.S. Concerns on Dismissal of Maldivian Elections Commissioners;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
03/10/14 U.S. Delegation to the 58th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/09/14 Illicitly Obtained Oil From Libya;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
03/09/14 Seventh Anniversary of the Disappearance of Robert Levinson;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/08/14 U.S. Concern About Escalation of Violence and Insecurity in Darfur;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
03/07/14 Conviction of Malaysian Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
03/07/14 Fourth Philippines-United States Bilateral Strategic Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/07/14 International Women's Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/07/14 Ten Latin American Universities Win 100,000 Strong in the Americas Grants; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/07/14 U.S.-Iraq Business Week Strengthens Economic Ties; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/07/14 Verdict in the Germain Katanga Trial at the International Criminal Court;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
03/06/14 Press Availability in Rome, Italy;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Rome, Italy
03/06/14 Remarks With Italian Foreign Minister Mogherini Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Villa Taverna; Rome, Italy
03/06/14 Remarks With Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Villa Taverna; Rome, Italy
03/06/14 State Department Concludes Settlement of Alleged AECA and ITAR Violations by Esterline Technologies Corporation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/06/14 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces Meeting of the Industry Advisory Group on April 8, 2014; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/05/14 Commencement of Construction of New U.S. Embassy in Paramaribo, Suriname; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/05/14 Designation of the Senior Coordinator for International Information Technology Diplomacy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/05/14 On the Occasion of the Republic of Ghana's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/05/14 President Putin's Fiction: 10 False Claims About Ukraine; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/05/14 Remarks After Meeting of International Support Group on Lebanon;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Chief of Mission Residence; Paris, France
03/05/14 Remarks With British Foreign Secretary William Hague, and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Andrii Deshchytsia at Top of Tripartite Agreement Ministerial;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Chief of Mission Residence; Paris, France
03/05/14 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the New U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou, People's Republic of China; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/05/14 U.S./U.K./Ukraine Press Statement on the Budapest Memorandum Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/04/14 Attack on Libyan General National Congress Headquarters;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
03/04/14 Background Briefing on the President's FY15 Budget Proposal for the U.S. Department of State and USAID; Via Teleconference
03/04/14 Background Briefing: Preview of Secretary of State John Kerry's Travel to Paris and Rome; Washington, DC
03/04/14 Highlights of the Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development Budget; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/04/14 Osaka, Japan Selected as Host City for International Jazz Day 2014; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/04/14 Remarks at a Solo Press Availability;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Embassy Kyiv; Kyiv, Ukraine
03/04/14 Remarks at the International Women of Courage Awards;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell; Washington, DC
03/04/14 Remarks on the FY2015 State Department and USAID Budget;  Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Heather Higginbottom; Washington, DC
03/04/14 Special Envoy Feingold's Travel to Europe, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/04/14 Taken Question: Consular Services for American Citizens Detained Abroad; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/03/14 Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland Travel to Ukraine, France and Italy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/03/14 Christians Under Threat in Syria;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
03/03/14 Deputy Secretary Higginbottom and First Lady Michelle Obama Honor 10 Women of Courage; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/03/14 Release of the President's FY15 Budget Proposal for the U.S. Department of State and USAID; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/03/14 Remarks With Moldovan Prime Minister Iurie Leanca;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/03/14 Remarks at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Conference;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington Convention Center; Washington, DC
03/03/14 U.S. Assistance to Moldova; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/03/14 Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall To Travel to Geneva, Switzerland; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/03/14 World Wildlife Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/02/14 Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland Travel to Vienna, Austria; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/02/14 Briefing on the Situation in Ukraine; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
03/02/14 Interview With Bob Schieffer of CBS's Face The Nation;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Boston, MA
03/02/14 Interview With David Gregory of NBC's Meet the Press;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Boston, MA
03/02/14 Interview With George Stephanopoulos of ABC's This Week;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Boston, MA
03/02/14 Secretary Kerry's Travel to Kyiv;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
03/01/14 Situation in Ukraine;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC