U.S. Delegation to the 2016 OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting

Washington, DC - Ambassador Michael G. Kozak will lead the U.S. delegation to the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), to be held in Warsaw, Poland, September 19-30. This annual meeting will bring together civil society and government representatives of the OSCE’s 57 participating states for talks to advance human rights and fundamental freedoms.

President Obama’s National Security Council Meeting on the Counter ISIL Campaign

Washington, DC - President Obama convened his National Security Council to discuss the global campaign we are leading to degrade and destroy ISIL.

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Ted Mitchell Regarding Announced ITT Educational Services Inc. Closure, Education Department Plan to Support Students

Washington, DC - Opening statement delivered Tuesday by Under Secretary Ted Mitchell in a press call with reporters to discuss the announced ITT Educational Services Inc. closure and the U.S. Department of Education's plan to support students.

Memorandum of Understanding Reached with Israel

Washington, DC - Under President Obama’s leadership, the multifaceted cooperation between the United States and Israel has reached unprecedented levels.  This is particularly true with regard to the security of Israel.  The new 10-year security assistance Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to Israel is the most recent reflection of President Obama’s unshakeable commitment to Israel’s security.

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts

Washington, DC - Friday, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts: