The removal of Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile had reached a half-way point: to date, many tons of chemicals have been removed, including Syria’s entire stockpile of sulfur mustard gas.
The Human Rights Report also highlighted positive developments.
Individuals and groups seen as politically sensitive by authorities continued to face tight restrictions on their freedom to assemble, practice religion, and travel.
The Gender-Based Violence Emergency Response and Protection Initiative helps provide immediate financial assistance for survivors of severe gender-based violence.
The United Nations Mission in South Sudan – known as UNMISS - protects civilians and makes it possible for humanitarian aid to reach those in need.
So far, a new day has not dawned for the women of Iran, who have long been at the frontlines of efforts to secure peaceful political and legal reform in their country.
Tuberculosis is the second leading cause of death from infectious diseases worldwide, infecting almost 9 million people and killing some 1.3 million annually.
History and current events demonstrate that nations that respect the rights of all their populations are more just, prosperous and secure.
The United States, as one of the top destinations for smuggled cultural artifacts, works closely with partner countries to intercept and recover these objects.
Vice President Biden and Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk reaffirmed their countries’ mutual commitments as NATO allies.
Administrative staff will have until April 30th to appropriately shutter the mission before they must depart.
“The international community will continue to stand together to oppose any violations of Ukrainian sovereignty and territorial integrity."