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Releases: Remarks, Testimony


2014
-12/01/14  Remarks at Yale University; U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power; New Haven, CT
-11/25/14  DipNote: Being a Woman Should Not Have To Be a Courageous Act;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell; Washington, DC
-11/25/14  International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and 16 Days of Activism;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-11/10/14  Video Remarks for the Launch of USAID Promote in Kabul;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell; Washington, DC
-10/14/14  ISIL's Dehumanization of Women and Girls;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-10/10/14  2014 Nobel Peace Prize Recipients - Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-10/10/14  International Day of the Girl, October 11;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/23/14  Remarks at U.S. Agency for International Development's Event on "PROMOTE: Join Us to Empower Afghan Women";  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell; New York City
-09/22/14  Remarks at the Call to Action Ministerial on Protection from Gender Based Violence in Emergencies;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Waldorf Astoria; New York City
-09/12/14  DipNote: ISIL's Abuse of Women and Girls Must Be Stopped; Washington, DC
-09/12/14  Op-Ed: ISIL's Abuse of Women and Girls Must Be Stopped;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell; The Huffington Post; Washington, DC
-09/11/14  Along the Margins of the World Assembly for Women (WAW!);  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell; METLIFE "Shine Week Event"; Washington, DC
-09/08/14  Remarks on the 20th Anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Institute of Peace Headquarters; Washington, DC
-07/28/14  Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/26/14  The Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women Peace Through Business;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell; Graduation Video Message; Washington, DC
-06/24/14  Combating Violence and Discrimination Against Women: A Global Call to Action;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell; Washington, DC
-06/18/14  Remarks at The Center for Strategic and International Studies Lecture and Roundtable on Advancing Policy and Programs on Global Women's Issues;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell; Washington, DC
-06/17/14  Remarks at Brookings Institute Girls' Education Summit;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell; Washington, DC
-06/17/14  Remarks at the 3rd Annual Girl Up Leadership Summit;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell; Washington, DC
-06/13/14  DipNote: Empowering Women, Ending Violence; Washington, DC
-06/09/14  Let There Be No Hiding Place For Rapists in War;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Evening Standard
-05/22/14  U.S. Statement at the High Level Policy Dialogue 2014 APEC Women and the Economy Forum;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell; Beijing, China
-05/04/14  Remarks After Touring the Fistula Clinic at St. Joseph's Hospital;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
-05/01/14  Remarks During Visit to Gandhi Memorial Hospital;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Gandhi Memorial Hospital; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
-03/29/14  Remarks by President Obama in Presenting the State Department's 2014 Women of Courage Award to Dr. Maha al Muneef; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
-03/20/14  Remarks at the Launch of the Gender-Based Violence Emergency Response and Protection Initiative;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-03/11/14  Remarks at the 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell; UN Headquarters; New York City
-03/04/14  Remarks at the International Women of Courage Awards;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell; Washington, DC
-02/25/14  Discussion on Ending and Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Situations;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-02/24/14  Secretary Kerry Hosts a Discussion on U.S., UN, and U.K. Efforts To Prevent and Respond to Sexual Violence in Conflict; Washington, DC
-02/20/14  Keynote Remarks at the Launch of the World Bank's Gender at Work Report;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell; Washington, DC
-02/20/14  Remarks at the Launch of the Bureau of Narcotics and International Law Enforcement (INL) Guide to Gender in the Criminal Justice System;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell; United States Institute of Peace; Washington, DC
-02/06/14  International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-01/21/14  U.S. Welcomes Selection of New Transitional President of the Central African Republic;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC

2013
-12/12/13  Looking Ahead: Opportunities & Challenges for Women's Political Participation in 2014;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell; National Democratic Institute (NDI) Offices; Washington, DC
-12/03/13  Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden in Closing at Roundtable Discussion on Women in the Japanese Economy; Washington, DC
-11/25/13  International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and 16 Days of Activism;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-11/20/13  The Global Gender-Based Violence Threat;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell; Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission; Washington, DC
-11/15/13  Remarks at the Georgetown University Symposium "Advancing Afghan Women";  Secretary of State John Kerry; Georgetown University; Washington, DC
-11/13/13  Video Remarks on Call to Action on Protecting Women and Girls in Emergencies;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-10/18/13  Remarks at the Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace, and Security; U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power, U.S. Mission to the United Nations; New York, NY
-10/11/13  International Day of the Girl;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-06/24/13  Pushing Forward Gender-Driven Growth;  Chief Economist Heidi Crebo-Rediker; Peterson Institute; Washington, DC
-04/30/13  2013 Community Of Democracies Ministerial, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia April 27-29, 2013; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/12/13  Women's Forum: Women's Role In A Changing Ukraine's Future;  Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Tara Sonenshine; Radisson Blu Hotel; Kyiv, Ukraine
-04/05/13  Remarks at the Women in the World Summit, Lincoln Center;  U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Susan E. Rice, U.S. Mission to the United Nations; New York, United States
-04/04/13  Women in the Arab World - Do They Matter?;  Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Tara Sonenshine; Brookings Institution; Washington, DC
-03/08/13  Remarks at the International Women of Courage Awards;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
-03/08/13  Why Women are Central to U.S. Foreign Policy;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/08/13  What is the United States' Role in Addressing Sexual Violence in Libya and Syria?; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Patricia Haslach, Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations; Toronto, Canada
-01/29/13  Video Message for International Women Leaders Summit;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Karachi, Pakistan
-01/26/13  One Voice International Women's Conference;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
-01/26/13  Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs (OPEN) Event in Silicon Valley;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
-01/15/13  Video Message for International Center for Afghan Women's Economic Development;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; American University of Afghanistan; Kabul, Afghanistan
-01/10/13  The International Working Forum on Women, Information and Communication Technologies, and Development Co-hosted by the U.S. Department of State's Office of Global Women's Issues and UN Women;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Opening Plenary, Launch of Intel's "Women and the Web Report," and Panel Discussion on "The Internet Gender Gap"; Washington, DC


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