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Interim U.S. Permanent Representative Kevin K. Sullivan Delivers Inaugural Remarks at the OAS

Kevin K. Sullivan, Interim Permanent Representative of the United States to the Organization of American States (OAS), delivered inaugural remarks at a meeting of the Permanent Council, July 13, 2016. Mr. Chairman, distinguished members of the Council, Permanent Observers, Mr. Secretary General, Mr. Assistant Secretary General, OAS staff, and friends: I would like to briefly ...
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Interim Permanent Representative Fitzpatrick Bids Farewell

Michael J. Fitzpatrick, Interim Permanent Representative of the United States to the Organization of American States (OAS), bid farewell to the OAS in an address to the Permanent Council, June 29, 2016. Mr. President of the Permanent Council, Embajador Juan Jose Arcuri Mr. Secretary General, Luis Almagro Mr. Assistant Secretary General, Nestor Mendez Ambassadors of ...
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Permanent Council Addresses IACHR Financial Situation

Genevieve Libonati, Political Counselor for the U.S. Permanent Mission to the OAS, addressed a session of the Permanent Council on the budgetary situation affecting the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), May 25, 2016. Thank you, Chair.  I would like to thank President of the Commission Cavallaro and the delegation from the Inter-American Commission on ...
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OAS Marks International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT)

Michael G. Kozak, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor addressed an OAS Permanent Council session commemorating the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) on May 18, 2016. Mr. Chairman, Mr. Secretary General, representatives of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, and distinguished Permanent Representatives, I am Mike Kozak, ...
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Meeting of the OAS Permanent Council on the Situation in Venezuela

Remarks by Michael J. Fitzpatrick, Interim Permanent Representative of the United States to the Organization of American States (OAS), May 5, 2016. Thank you Mr. Chairman, good afternoon to one and all, esteemed ministers, Secretary General, permanent representatives and delegates: Muy buenas tardes a todas y a todos. First, let me extend a special welcome ...
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