…The struggle is not over; the march of human dignity is not complete. More than six decades after the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we are still working to ensure that the rights set forth in it become ‘a common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations.’
Secretary of State John Kerry on Human Rights Day, December 10, 2013
Earlier today, Secretary Kerry recorded a video message that will air during the CBS Sports broadcast of the Army-Navy football game with some of the 7,000 veterans and military members who work at the State Department. Are you cheering for Army or Navy?
On World AIDS Day, we come together as a global community to honor the many lives we have lost, and to reaffirm our support for the millions of individuals and families who are still living with and affected by HIV/AIDS around the world.
The P5+1 has been engaged in serious and substantive negotiations with Iran with the goal of reaching a verifiable diplomatic resolution that would prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. In this video, Secretary Kerry shares an inside view of what was accomplished and the work that remains to be done. A text transcript can be found here.
Nearly 1/3 of women worldwide have experienced some form of physical or sexual violence… We commit to doing our part to make the world free from brutal acts that deprive our fellow citizens of a life of equality and human dignity.
Secretary Kerry on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, November 25, 2013