U.S. Mission to the United Nations

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 09:18
UN member states must be held to the highest standards and – at an absolute minimum – we must ensure that national armed forces do not unlawfully recruit and use children.
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.
Friday, May 23, 2014 - 12:23
United Nations had added Boko Haram to its 1267 sanctions list as an effort to help Nigeria counter terrorist threats.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 12:58
Today, the United States announced targeted sanctions on two South Sudanese whose actions, including the targeting of civilians and fomenting ethnic violence, are contributing to the mounting humanitarian and human rights catastrophe unfolding in South Sudan.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 12:57
My government joins with you and with others in condemning the outrageous and deliberate targeting of civilians in South Sudan. Instead of ceasing hostilities, as pledged three months ago, the parties have chosen to intensify fighting and to do so in ways that have shredded humanitarian norms.
Monday, April 28, 2014 - 09:58
The United States condemns the outrageous and deliberate targeting of civilians in South Sudan. The "Cessation of Hostilities" agreement signed three months ago appears to have been treated more like a commitment to sustain hostilities.
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.