Secretary Antony J. Blinken At the 2021 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report Launch Ceremony

The State Department’s Trafficking in Persons Report is indeed the world’s most comprehensive resource of the anti-trafficking efforts being undertaken by governments around the globe. It reflects the United States longstanding commitment and bipartisan commitment to this issue. Secretary Antony J. Blinken At the 2021 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report Launch Ceremony Remarks Antony J. …

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10th Anniversary of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the unanimous endorsement by the UN Human Rights Council of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs). Press Statement Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State June 16, 2021 Today marks the tenth anniversary of the unanimous endorsement by the UN Human Rights Council of the UN …

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On the Occasion of the Official Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Wishing Her Majesty The Queen a very Happy Birthday! A longstanding friend of the United States, the tradition of meeting Flag of United States Presidents throughout her reign continued this week when she met President Biden during the G7 Summit. – U.S. Chargé Yael Lempert PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JUNE 12, …

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Secretary Antony J. Blinken Virtual Remarks at the UN Security Council Open Debate on Multilateralism

When countries came together after World War II to form the United Nations, virtually all of human history up till then indicated that might made right.  Competition inevitably led to collision.  The rise of a nation or group of nations necessitated the fall of others. Then our nations united in choosing a different path.  We …

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Secretary Antony J. Blinken With Justin Webb of BBC Radio 4

 Because there is no closer relationship.  And as we’re grappling with problems, challenges, opportunities around the world, I found from my many conversations, many engagements with my counterpart, Dominic Raab, also getting a chance to spend some time with the prime minister yesterday, that our two countries are profoundly in sync.   Interview Antony J. …

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Secretary Antony J. Blinken and UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab at a Joint Press Availability

REMARKS TO THE PRESS ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE NO. 9 DOWNING LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM MAY 3, 2021 FOREIGN SECRETARY RAAB: Good afternoon, everyone. Thank you for joining us. It’s a huge pleasure to welcome Secretary of State Blinken to the UK. Tony, it’s great to have you here with us. SECRETARY BLINKEN: Thank …

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Briefing with Senior State Department Officials to Traveling Press

  SPECIAL BRIEFING OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON GROSVENOR HOUSE HOTEL LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM MAY 04, 2021 MODERATOR:  So we’ll go ahead and get started.  We’ll do this on background, two U.S. officials, if everyone is comfortable with that.  As I think you all know, [Senior State Department Official One] was deeply engaged in the preparations …

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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with UK Prime Minister Johnson

Secretary Blinken and Prime Minister Johnson emphasized the importance of continued U.S.-UK collaboration to lead efforts at NATO, the G7, and with other partners to recover stronger from the COVID-19 pandemic, defend the values of open societies, tackle climate change, and face other global challenges.

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The United States and United Kingdom: Reaffirming Our Alliance

“A key way we will deliver for the American people is by reaffirming and revitalizing our alliances and partnerships around the world.”  – Secretary Antony J. Blinken, March 24, 2021   U.S. Department of State FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON May 02, 2021 Secretary Blinken is attending the G7 Foreign and Development Ministers’ Meeting in …

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G7 Foreign and Development Ministers’ Meeting and the Secretary’s Travel to Ukraine

U.S. Department of State G7 Foreign and Development Ministers’ Meeting and the Secretary’s Travel to Ukraine Press Statement Ned Price, Department Spokesperson April 30, 2021 Secretary of State Antony Blinken is attending the G7 Foreign and Development Ministers’ Meeting in London, United Kingdom, May 3-5, 2021. The Secretary has said wherever the rules for international …

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