Remembering and Honoring the Victims of the Genocide in Srebrenica

We must never forget the genocide in Srebrenica. Our words will ring hollow if in the here and now we don’t believe the unbelievable, if we don’t end the culture of impunity that exists in so many places around the world, and if we don’t strengthen our resolve to protect those who count on us all.

-Ambassador Samantha Power

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U.S. Support for the People of Ukraine

But there is something more important that is often lost in the international discussion about Russia’s efforts to impose its will on Ukraine. And that is you – the people of Ukraine – and your right to determine the course of your own country’s future.

- Ambassador Samantha Power

UN Security Council Meets on Ukraine

The international community is quite familiar with Russia’s playbook when it comes to efforts to occupy the territory of its sovereign neighbors… The consensus here, and in the international community, remains that Minsk’s implementation is the only viable way out of this deadly conflict.

- Ambassador Samantha Power

Security Council Open Debate on the Protection of Journalists

Their reporting strips away the façade and shows us what lies beneath… a robust press can play a key role in helping prevent crises from metastasizing into full-blown conflicts and mitigating the conditions in which grave human rights violations tend to occur.

- Ambassador Samantha Power

Security Council Meets to Discuss Crisis in Burundi

The government of Burundi has a window to stop and reverse the outbreak of violence by agreeing to allow for peaceful protests, easing restrictions to media, respecting human rights, and preventing violence by the Imbonerakure and the security forces…At the end of the day, President Nkurunziza has to put his people first.

- Ambassador Samantha Power

Representing the United States at the United Nations

The Issues

Tue, June 23

President Obama Hosts a Ramadan Iftar Dinner at the White House

The President also spoke of the inherent freedoms in America that bind us together
 

Sat, April 04

Weekly Address: Reaching a Comprehensive and Long-Term Deal on Iran's Nuclear Program

The deal, announced on Thursday, meets our core objectives

Wed, April 01

Expanding Our Ability to Combat Cyber Threats

The actions we take today will help ensure that the Internet remains an enabler of global commerce and innovation.

The Briefing Room
07/02/15  Statement on the Attack on UN Peacekeepers in Mali; U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power
07/01/15  Statement on the Security Council Sanctioning of Six South Sudanese Individuals; U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power
07/01/15  Remarks at the First Preparatory Meeting on the Ten-year Review of the World Summit on the Information Society;  Coordinator and U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy Daniel A. Sepulveda, United States, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs
07/01/15  Remarks at a High-level UN Commemorative Event on Srebrenica: Remembering and Honoring the Victims of the Genocide; U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power
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