Remarks by Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg on the Role of Women in Peacebuilding

Ambassador’s Remarks at Social Pastorate Event The Role of Women in Peacebuilding March 10, 2021 Monsignor Henao, Ambassador Milton, community leaders, distinguished guests, thank you for the opportunity to present some opening reflections on behalf of the United States, on the important topic of women in peacebuilding. Let’s start with the good news. Thanks to …

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Inaugural Address by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

The United States Capitol 11:52 AM EST Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice President Pence, distinguished guests, and my fellow Americans. This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day. A day of history and hope. Of renewal and resolve. Through a crucible for the ages America has been …

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Remarks by Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg on Independence Day

As the United States Ambassador to Colombia, I’m pleased to celebrate with you — American and Colombian friends – the 244th anniversary of the independence of the United States of America.  This year, we celebrate in new and perhaps more modest ways, in order to keep our families and communities safe during this pandemic.  But we take pride in celebrating the …

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OAS Permanent Council Addresses Electoral Crisis in Bolivia

Remarks by Ambassador Carlos Trujillo Permanent Representative of the United States to the OAS at the Special Meeting of the Permanent Council to receive the Foreign Minister of Bolivia, Diego Pary Rodriguez October 24, 2019 Madame Chair, Ministers Pary and Arce, my fellow Permanent Representatives to the Organization of American States, ladies and gentlemen… The …

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Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon at the 2017 Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award Ceremony

MODERATOR:  Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump; Acting Deputy Secretary of State Tom Shannon; and the 2017 International Women of Courage Award recipients.  (Applause.) UNDER SECRETARY SHANNON:  Good morning.  It’s my great pleasure to welcome you to the State Department and the 2017 International Women of Courage …

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Speeches: Special Meeting of the OAS Permanent Council on the Situation in Venezuela

Remarks – Michael J. Fitzpatrick – Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs – Washington, DC Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Secretary General, Distinguido Vice-Canciller de Venezuela, Representantes Permanentes, Damas y caballeros: muy buenas tardes a todos y a todas. This meeting is happening today because of the constructive spirit of a majority of member …

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