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2015



-08/28/15 Senior State Department Official On Secretary Kerry's Participation in the Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER)
-08/13/15 On-the-Record Briefing on the 19th U.S.-China Human Rights Dialogue; Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
-08/12/15 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Travel to Cuba
-08/04/15 Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs William R. Brownfield on U.S. Support for Reform and Stronger Civil Institutions in Ukraine; Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs



-07/31/15 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Cairo and Doha
-07/31/15 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Hanoi
-07/28/15 Senior Administration Officials On Counter-ISIL Coalition Efforts
-07/27/15 Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall on the 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report; Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall
-07/17/15 Background Briefing on Cuba; Office of the Spokesperson
-07/16/15 Briefing With Israeli Journalists; Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman
-07/16/15 Briefing to the Press on the Iran Nuclear Deal; Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman
-07/07/15 Background Briefing on the Negotiations With Iran
-07/06/15 Background Briefing in Vienna, Austria; Office of the Spokesperson
-07/01/15 Background Briefing on Re-establishment of Diplomatic Relations With Cuba; Office of the Spokesperson



-06/29/15 Background Briefing: P5+1 Negotiations With Iran in Vienna, Austria
-06/26/15 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Vienna
-06/25/15 Briefing on the 2014 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices; Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
-06/23/15 Background Briefing on the U.S.-China Strategic & Economic Dialogue
-06/22/15 Background Briefing on the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson
-06/19/15 Country Reports on Terrorism 2014; Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism Tina S. Kaidanow
-06/01/15 Background Briefing on the June 2 Paris Counter-ISIL Coalition Small Group Ministerial


May

-05/28/15 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Abuja
-05/20/15 Background Briefing on Iraq; Office of the Spokesperson
-05/20/15 Briefing on International Peacekeeping; Deputy Assistant Secretary Victoria Holt, Bureau of International Organization Affairs
-05/19/15 On the Ongoing Discussions with Cuba to Re-Establish Diplomatic Relations And Reopen Embassies; Office of the Spokesperson
-05/13/15 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Beijing, Seoul, and Seattle
-05/11/15 Background Briefing to Preview Secretary Kerry's Travel to Russia and Turkey
-05/06/15 Senior State Department Official on Refugee Situation in Kenya and Djibouti
-05/05/15 Background Briefing on Consular Services in Djibouti
-05/04/15 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Somalia



-04/30/15 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Nairobi, Kenya and Djibouti, Djibouti
-04/29/15 Background Briefing on Travel to Colombo, Sri Lanka; Office of the Spokesperson
-04/28/15 Briefing on the 2015 QDDR Report
-04/24/15 Background Briefing on Arctic Council Preview
-04/14/15 Background Briefing on the Report Required To Rescind Cuba's State Sponsor of Terrorism Status



-03/25/15 Background Briefing on Travel to Switzerland
-03/23/15 Background Briefing: Senior Administration Officials On High-Level Afghanistan Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson
-03/17/15 Background Briefing: Senior Administration Officials on P5+1 Talks With Iran; Office of the Spokesperson
-03/16/15 Background Briefing on P5+1 Talks With Iran
-03/13/15 Background Briefing on Discussions With Cuba
-03/12/15 Background Briefing Previewing Travel to Egypt
-03/04/15 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Meetings on the Iran Nuclear Negotiations
-03/03/15 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Travel to Saudi Arabia
-03/01/15 Briefing En Route to Geneva, Switzerland; Office of the Spokesperson



-02/25/15 Background Briefing on Talks to Re-Establish Diplomatic Relations With Cuba
-02/24/15 New Reward for Cyber Fugitive; Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
-02/23/15 Background Briefing: Senior Administration Official in Geneva, Switzerland
-02/20/15 Background Briefing Previewing Secretary Kerry's Trip to London and Geneva
-02/12/15 Background Briefing on Ukraine
-02/07/15 Background Briefing in Munich, Germany; Office of the Spokesperson
-02/06/15 Background Briefing On Secretary Kerry's Meeting with GCC Foreign Ministers; Office of the Spokesperson
-02/04/15 Background Briefing En Route Kyiv, Ukraine; Office of the Spokesperson
-02/02/15 Background Briefing: Senior State Department Officials On the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget; Office of the Spokesperson
-02/02/15 Briefing on President Obama's FY 2016 Budget Request



-01/24/15 Background Briefing Previewing Secretary Kerry's Trip to Nigeria
-01/21/15 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Upcoming Travel to London and Davos
-01/19/15 Briefing on the Upcoming Migration and Reestablishment of Diplomatic Relations Talks in Cuba
-01/12/15 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Meetings in Islamabad, Pakistan
-01/11/15 Background Briefing in Ahmedabad, India
-01/09/15 Background Briefing Secretary Kerry's Trip to India and Pakistan
-01/08/15 U.S. Assistance to Haiti and Current Events Approaching the Fifth Anniversary of the 2010 Haiti Earthquake; Special Coordinator for Haiti Thomas C. Adams

2014



-12/29/14 Background Briefing on Implementation of the Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act
-12/18/14 Briefing on Changes in U.S. Policy Toward Cuba; Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
-12/14/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Travel to Rome, Italy
-12/11/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Travel to Lima, Peru and Bogota, Colombia
-12/03/14 Senior State Department Official To Preview the London Conference on Afghanistan
-12/03/14 Senior State Department Officials On the Counter-ISIL Coalition Meeting
-12/01/14 Background Briefing To Preview the Secretary's Travel to Brussels and Basel



-11/17/14 Background Briefing on Upcoming P5+1 Talks on Iran's Nuclear Program
-11/11/14 Background Briefing En Route Beijing; Office of the Spokesperson
-11/07/14 Senior State Department Officials Preview Secretary Kerry's Trip to Paris and Beijing



-10/28/14 Background Briefing: Senior State Department Officials Preview Secretary Kerry's Travel to Canada
-10/21/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Berlin
-10/19/14 Remarks on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Jakarta, Indonesia
-10/18/14 Remarks on Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi
-10/16/14 Background Briefing: P5+1 Talks
-10/15/14 Remarks to the Press on Countering ISIL; Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL John Allen
-10/15/14 Senior State Department Official On the trilateral meeting with Secretary Kerry, EU High Representative Catherine Ashton, and Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif
-10/10/14 Preview of Secretary Kerry's Travel to Cairo, Egypt



-09/30/14 Background Briefing on the U.S.-Afghanistan Security and Defense Cooperation Agreement
-09/26/14 Background Briefing on P5+1 Trilateral Meeting With EU High Representative Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif
-09/25/14 Background Briefing on African Issues
-09/25/14 Background Briefing on UNAIDS Event and PEPFAR
-09/24/14 Background Briefing on Afghanistan
-09/24/14 Background Briefing on the Syria Ministerial Meeting
-09/23/14 Background Briefing on Unaccompanied Alien Children
-09/23/14 Senior State Department Official on Diplomatic Efforts To Build a Coalition To Confront ISIL and Iraq in Syria
-09/21/14 Background Briefing on the Secretary's Bilateral Meeting with Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal and on the Ministerial Meeting on Libya
-09/21/14 Background Briefing on the Secretary's Bilateral Meetings With French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and With Cypriot President Anastasiades and Foreign Minister Kasoulides
-09/18/14 Background Briefing on P5+1Talks
-09/13/14 Background Briefing on the Secretary's Trip to Cairo, Egypt
-09/12/14 Background Briefing En Route to Ankara, Turkey
-09/10/14 Background Briefing on Previewing Secretary Kerry's Trip to Jeddah
-09/09/14 Background Briefing Previewing Secretary Kerry's Trip to Iraq



-08/11/14 Background Briefing En Route to Sydney, Australia
-08/10/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Participation in ASEAN; Office of the Spokesperson
-08/06/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Kabul, Afghanistan
-08/05/14 U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit - Civil Society Forum
-08/01/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
-08/01/14 Background Briefing on the Humanitarian Cease-fire in Gaza; Office of the Spokesperson
-08/01/14 Background Briefing: On the Situation in Gaza



-07/29/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to India
-07/28/14 Remarks on the Release of the 2013 Report on International Religious Freedom; Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
-07/21/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Cairo, Egypt
-07/18/14 Briefing on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
-07/14/14 Background Briefing on Afghanistan Elections
-07/13/14 Background Briefing on Meetings in Kabul
-07/12/14 Background Briefing on P5+1 Negotiations
-07/11/14 Background Briefing on Afghanistan
-07/11/14 Background Briefing on the Secretary's Trip to Afghanistan
-07/09/14 Senior State Department Officials on the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue
-07/08/14 Senior State Department and Treasury Officials on the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue
-07/07/14 Background Briefing on the Strategic and Economic Dialogue
-07/03/14 Background Briefing on the P5+1/Iran Discussions
-07/01/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Panama



-06/28/14 Readout of Secretary Kerry's Meetings With Syrian Opposition Council President Ahmad Jarba, Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, and Call With Iraqi Kurdistan Regional President Masoud Barzani
-06/26/14 Background Briefing: Readout of Secretary Kerry's Meeting with Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal, Emirati Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed, and Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh
-06/26/14 Secretary Kerry's Meetings with Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri And Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman
-06/22/14 Background Briefing in Amman, Jordan
-06/21/14 Background Briefing En Route to Cairo, Egypt
-06/20/14 Background Briefing on P5+1 Talks
-06/20/14 Background Briefing on Ukraine
-06/20/14 Briefing on the Trafficking in Persons Report 2014; Ambassador-at-Large Luis CdeBaca, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
-06/16/14 Background Briefing on P5+1 Talks
-06/12/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to London


May

-05/21/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Mexico City
-05/17/14 Briefing From Paris, France; Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman
-05/16/14 Background Briefing on P5+1 Talks
-05/15/14 Background Briefing on Ukraine
-05/14/14 Background Briefing on the Situation in West Africa
-05/13/14 Background Briefing on P5+1 Talks; Office of the Spokesperson
-05/13/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to London
-05/06/14 Background Briefing on South Sudan
-05/05/14 Background Briefing on Syria
-05/04/14 Briefing on the D.R.C.; Special Envoy for the Great Lakes and the Democratic Republic of the Congo Russell D. Feingold
-05/03/14 Background Briefing Following the Secretary's Visit to Ethiopia



-04/30/14 Briefing: Country Reports on Terrorism 2013; Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism Tina S. Kaidanow
-04/29/14 Background Briefing Previewing Secretary Kerry's Trip to Ethiopia, South Sudan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Angola; Office of the Spokesperson
-04/18/14 Background Briefing on the Review of the Presidential Permit Application for the Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline Project; Office of the Spokesperson
-04/16/14 Background Briefing on Secretary's Travel to Geneva; Office of the Spokesperson
-04/09/14 Background Briefing on P5+1 Talks; Office of the Spokesperson
-04/04/14 Background Briefing on the Upcoming P5+1 Talks on Iran's Nuclear Program



-03/19/14 Background Briefing on EU Coordinated P5+1-Iran Negotiations
-03/14/14 Background Briefing on Next Week's EU-Coordinated P5+1 Talks With Iran
-03/14/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to London
-03/14/14 Background Briefing on the Secretary's Trip to London
-03/04/14 Background Briefing on the President's FY15 Budget Proposal for the U.S. Department of State and USAID
-03/04/14 Background Briefing: Preview of Secretary of State John Kerry's Travel to Paris and Rome
-03/02/14 Briefing on the Situation in Ukraine; Office of the Spokesperson



-02/21/14 Situation in Ukraine
-02/20/14 Background Briefing on P5+1 Talks
-02/19/14 Background Briefing on the Situation in Ukraine
-02/18/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Tunisia
-02/17/14 Background Briefing on P5+1 Talks with Iran; Office of the Spokesperson
-02/14/14 Background Briefing on Syria
-02/13/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Republic of Korea, China, and Indonesia



-01/31/14 Background Briefing on Geneva II Process and the Overall Situation in Syria
-01/30/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Berlin and Munich, Germany
-01/24/14 Background Briefing on Security at the Sochi Olympics; Office of the Spokesperson
-01/20/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Travel to Montreux and Davos, Switzerland; Office of the Spokesperson
-01/20/14 Briefing on Iran and Implementation of the Joint Plan of Action; Office of the Spokesperson
-01/13/14 Background Briefing on the Implementation Plan of the P5+1 and Iran's First Step Nuclear Agreement
-01/10/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Paris and Kuwait City
-01/06/14 Background Briefing: Senior State Department Officials; Office of the Spokesperson
-01/02/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Jerusalem and Ramallah



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