Samantha Power

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 08:30
Today marks three years since the Syrian regime detained journalist, lawyer and human rights defender Mazen Darwish. Darwish championed freedom of expression and sought to advance the cause of peace and to end the suffering of the Syrian people.
Monday, May 12, 2014 - 12:05
Today marks a pivotal moment to reflect strategically on the myriad of growing concerns surrounding the Central African region, which risk its full implosion.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 07:27
Remarks by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, at a Security Council Briefing on the Prevention and Fight Against Genocide, April 16, 2014
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 07:23
The United States strongly condemns the recent attacks by armed groups in South Sudan that have purposefully targeted civilians as well as UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) sites and personnel.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 08:11
We have been shown tremendous kindness and hospitality by the Burundian people in our time here. We were grateful to have a chance to meet with President Nkurunziza, representatives of the major political parties, young leaders at the university, and advocates for civil society.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 08:35
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power will travel to Rwanda, Burundi and the Central African Republic from Sunday, April 6 to Thursday, April 10 to commemorate the atrocities committed in the region 20 years ago and meet with government and civil society leaders.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 09:05
The Government of Sudan’s proxies and other armed groups continue to attack civilians in Darfur. We condemn the most recent attacks in South Darfur by Rapid Support Forces supported by the Government of Sudan.
Monday, February 24, 2014 - 10:39
The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the fighting between the Government of South Sudan and opposition forces outside the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) compound in Malakal, where approximately 21,000 internally displaced persons are currently sheltered.
Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 13:52
Our two countries share much in common. Both have vibrant civil societies, whose promotion of civic engagement is so key to advancing important reforms and making government accountable to its citizens.