Press Releases: November 2016

11/30/16 Barbados National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/30/16 Close of the Eighth Biological Weapons Convention Review Conference;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
11/30/16 Signing a Memorandum of Understanding With Foreign Minister of Egypt Sameh Shoukry;  Secretary of State John Kerry; The Treaty Room; Washington, DC
11/30/16 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Design Architect for the New U.S. Consulate General in Nogales, Mexico; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/29/16 Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield to Travel to France, Mali, and Ghana; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/29/16 Meeting of the Advisory Committee on International Law; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/29/16 Remarks at the Women's Foreign Policy Group Conference;  Secretary of State John Kerry; The Ritz Carlton; Washington, DC
11/29/16 Secretary Kerry Calls With President Mahama and Nana Akufo Addo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/29/16 Secretary Kerry Signs Cultural Property Protection Agreement With Egypt; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/29/16 Secretary of State Kerry To Travel to Rome, Italy;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
11/29/16 Special Envoy for Climate Change Travel to Carlisle, Pennsylvania; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/29/16 Special Envoy for Climate Change Travel to Mexico City; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/29/16 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Design Architect for the New U.S. Embassy in Guatemala City, Guatemala; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/29/16 Women Leaders Promoting Peace and Security Arrive in United States; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/28/16 Cameroon: Call for Restraint, Concerns Over Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
11/28/16 Mauritania National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/28/16 Plenary Meeting of the Global Coalition to Counter-ISIL; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/28/16 Secretary Kerry to Deliver Remarks at the Women's Foreign Policy Group; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/28/16 Seventh Meeting of the U.S. Task Force on Wildlife Trafficking; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/28/16 Special Envoy Hochstein Travels to Brussels, Zagreb, and Kyiv; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/26/16 The Passing of Fidel Castro;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/25/16 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/25/16 On the Attack in Egypt;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
11/25/16 On the Occasion of Albania's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/25/16 Suriname Independence Day Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/24/16 Terrorist Attacks in Hilla;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
11/23/16 Department of State and Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration to Host "Nuclear Explosion Monitoring: 60 Years of Science and Innovation"; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/23/16 New Humanitarian Assistance for Refugees Returning to Afghanistan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/22/16 Azerbaijani Supreme Court Decision on REAL Chairman Mammadov's Appeal;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
11/22/16 Russian Ratification of Agreement with De Facto Leaders in Georgia's Abkhazia Region;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
11/22/16 State Department Terrorist Designations of Abdullah Ahmed al-Meshedani, Basil Hassan, and Abdelilah Himich; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/22/16 State Department Terrorist Designations of Victor Quispe Palomino, Jorge Quispe, Palomino and Tarcela Loya Vilchez; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/21/16 Toward a Return to Constitutional Rule in Haiti;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
11/21/16 United States Supports Continued Efforts Toward a More Inclusive Agreement in the DRC;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
11/20/16 On the Cessation of Hostilities in Yemen;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/20/16 President Obama Announces United States-Peru Higher Education Partnerships; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/20/16 Transgender Day of Remembrance;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/18/16 Release of Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume XVII, Part 1, Horn of Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/18/16 Remarks During Women's Empowerment Breakfast;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Grand National Theater; Lima, Peru
11/18/16 U.S. Efforts To Support Women's Economic Empowerment in APEC; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/18/16 Unanimous Renewal by the UN Security Council of the Joint Investigative Mechanism;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
11/18/16 Under Secretary Shannon Travels to Lima, Peru; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/17/16 Launch of New State.gov Features; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/17/16 Nigerian Deaths in Kano Clashes;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
11/17/16 On the Occasion of Latvia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/17/16 On the Occasion of Sovereign Prince's Day in Monaco;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/17/16 Release of the Annual To Walk the Earth in Safety Report; Acting Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Thomas M. Countryman; Washington, DC
11/17/16 Remarks With Peruvian Foreign Minister Ricardo Luna Mendoza;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Lima, Peru
11/17/16 Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Foreign Minister Kishida; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/17/16 Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Philippine Foreign Minister Yasay; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/17/16 Statement by the Small Group of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, Berlin, Germany, November 17, 2016; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/17/16 To Walk the Earth in Safety 2016: U.S. Global Leadership in Landmine Clearance and Conventional Weapons Destruction; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/17/16 To Walk the Earth in Safety: New Report Showcases U.S. Global Leadership in Landmine Clearance and Conventional Weapons Destruction; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/17/16 U.S. Action on Food and Water Security Through Innovation, Finance, and Data; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/17/16 Under Secretary Stengel Travel to Lima, Peru; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/16/16 Launch of Significant New Adaptation Partnerships Since COP21; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/16/16 Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Nigerian President Buhari; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/16/16 Thirtieth Session of the Special Verification Commission under the Treaty Between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Elimination of Their Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles (INF Treaty); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/16/16 Tranquil Surge Containerized Biocontainment System (CBCS) VIP Press Event; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/16/16 U.S. Delegation to the Brussels Conference for the Central African Republic (CAR); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/16/16 United States Engagement With African Partners on Climate Change; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/15/16 Expansion of the Central American Minors (CAM) Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/15/16 First U.S. - Myanmar Partnership Meeting Held; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/15/16 Former NYC Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, USAID Administrator Gayle Smith, and Bancorp CEO Richard Davis To Address Overseas Security Advisory Council's Annual Briefing; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/15/16 Press Roundtable in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
11/15/16 Professional Fellows Program Empowering Young Leaders Globally; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/15/16 Retirement of Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard G. Olson;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/15/16 Seventh Anniversary of the Death of Sergey Magnitskiy;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
11/14/16 Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/14/16 International Education Week Kicks Off with Record Number of Students Studying Abroad; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/14/16 Meet and Greet With Embassy Staff in Oman;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Muscat, Oman
11/14/16 Meeting of the Small Group of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL in Germany; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/14/16 Secretary Kerry's Meetings With Sultan Qaboos and Minister of Foreign Affairs Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/14/16 Under Secretary Shannon Travels to Louisiana; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/13/16 Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield's Travel to Asia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/13/16 Press Availability With New Zealand Prime Minister John Key;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Premier House; Wellington, New Zealand
11/13/16 Remarks at Dedication Ceremony of American War Memorial;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Pukeahu National War Memorial; Wellington, New Zealand
11/13/16 Remarks at Meet and Greet With Embassy Staff and Their Families;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Wellington, New Zealand
11/13/16 Secretary Kerry's Call With New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/12/16 Colombia Peace Accord;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/12/16 Remarks After Returning From Antarctica;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Christchurch International Airport; Christchurch, New Zealand
11/11/16 Remarks at Meet and Greet With the Staff of McMurdo Station;  Secretary of State John Kerry; McMurdo Station; Antarctica
11/10/16 Ambassador David Saperstein's College Tour; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/10/16 Ambassador Robert King Travel to Seoul; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/10/16 Angola National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/10/16 Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield Travel to Marrakech, Morocco; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/10/16 Department of State and USAID FY 2017 Budget Amendment;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/10/16 Principal Ballet Dancer Misty Copeland Travels to Cuba as Sports and Cultural Envoy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/10/16 Special Envoy for Climate Change Travel to Marrakech for COP-22; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/10/16 State Department Amendments to the Terrorist Designation of al-Nusrah Front; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/10/16 Under Secretary Novelli Travels to Morocco; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/09/16 2016 AAFSW Secretary of State Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/09/16 Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken Travel to California; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/09/16 State Department and Arkansas Partners Announce Successful Completion of First Year of the "Arkansas Declaration of Learning" Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/08/16 Ambassador Russell Travel to Indonesia and Papua New Guinea; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/08/16 Kingdom of Cambodia's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/07/16 Background Briefing on Humanitarian Response and Preparation for Post-Operational Mosul; Via Teleconference
11/07/16 Nicaraguan Elections;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
11/07/16 The Opening of the COP-22 Climate Conference;  Special Envoy for Climate Change Jonathan Pershing; Washington, DC
11/06/16 On the Release of a U.S. Citizen;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/05/16 Egypt's Important Economic Reform Steps;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/04/16 Background Briefing: Previewing Secretary Kerry's Travel to Antarctica; Via Teleconference
11/04/16 Briefing on Venezuela;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon, Jr.; Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
11/04/16 Closing Summit for the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/04/16 Remarks With United Nations Secretary-General-designate Antonio Guterres Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; The Treaty Room; Washington, DC
11/04/16 Secretary Kerry Travels to Antarctica, New Zealand, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Morocco, and Peru;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
11/04/16 Special Representative for International Labor Affairs Sarah Fox Travels to Geneva, Switzerland for the ILO Governing Body and UN Business and Human Rights Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/03/16 Acting Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Tom Countryman Travels to Belgium and Switzerland; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/03/16 Dominica Independence Day Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/03/16 Egypt: Liberalizing the Foreign Exchange System;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
11/03/16 On-the-Record Briefing: Previewing the COP 22 Climate Conference;  Deputy Special Envoy for Climate Change Jonathan Pershing; Via Teleconference
11/03/16 Panama's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/03/16 Remarks at Swearing-In Ceremony for U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of the Philippines Sung Kim;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
11/03/16 Tonga National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/02/16 Federated States of Micronesia's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/02/16 Joint Statement of the U.S.-Argentina Digital Economy Working Group Announcing Implementation of the Global Connect Initiative Work Plan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/01/16 Antigua and Barbuda Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/01/16 For Second Year Running, International Exchange Visitors Will Be New York City Marathon's Largest Volunteer Contingent; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/01/16 Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons Randy Berry Travels to the Netherlands; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC