Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Cambodia, the Philippines, South Africa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda

PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON JULY 29, 2022 Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will travel to Cambodia, the Philippines, South Africa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda August 2-11, 2022. Secretary Blinken will first travel to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, August 3-5 to participate in the U.S.-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting, the East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, and the ...
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Op-Ed for World Press Freedom Day

Ambassador Mike Hammer Op-Ed for World Press Freedom Day: May 3, 2022   Freedom of expression, including for members of the press, is a foundational component of a vibrant, fully functioning democracy.  Peaceful, prosperous, and inclusive societies depend on the free flow of information and ideas, including the freedom to seek, receive, and impart information both online and offline.   During my ...
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Statement by President Biden on Russia’s Unprovoked and Unjustified Attack on Ukraine

The White House FEBRUARY 23, 2022 STATEMENTS AND RELEASES The prayers of the entire world are with the people of Ukraine tonight as they suffer an unprovoked and unjustified attack by Russian military forces. President Putin has chosen a premeditated war that will bring a catastrophic loss of life and human suffering. Russia alone is responsible for the ...
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Acting Assistant Secretary Peterson reiterates U.S. support for human rights, democracy and anti-corruption efforts in DRC during Kinshasa visit

Acting Assistant Secretary Peterson reiterates U.S. support for human rights, democracy and anti-corruption efforts in DRC during Kinshasa visit   Ambassador Lisa Peterson, U.S. Acting Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL), visited the DRC June 14-18 to strengthen our partnership with the DRC to advance respect for ...
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Visit by U.S. AFRICOM Brigadier General deMilliano Advances the U.S.-DRC Privileged Partnership for Peace and Prosperity

Date: June 20, 2019 Subject: Visit by U.S. AFRICOM Brigadier General deMilliano Advances the U.S.-DRC Privileged Partnership for Peace and Prosperity U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) Brigadier General Steven J. deMilliano visited the DRC on June 18 and 19 in response to President Tshisekedi’s visit to the Pentagon in Washington D.C. in April 2019, during which President ...
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In Honor of Women Around the World

U.S. Embassy Kinshasa hosted Romance de l’O.S.K, the DRC’s first all-female orchestra ensemble, at a reception to empower Congolese women on December 11, 2018. Guests included accomplished Congolese leaders in women’s rights, entrepreneurship, and the arts. “The campaign against gender-based violence is an important opportunity for everyone, women and men, to recognize the need for worldwide gender ...
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