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President Obama after Announcement of the Decision by the Grand Jury in Ferguson, Missouri
Nov 24, 2014

First and foremost, we are a nation built on the rule of law. And so we need to accept that this decision was the grand jury’s to make....Read More
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Key Outcomes from the Annual Conference to Advance the Human Rights of and Promote Inclusive Development for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Persons
Nov 21, 2014

The United States and other governments greatly look forward to the next conference to be organized by the Netherlands in early 2016 as an opportunity to continue to build the global coalition of stakeholders in support of the human rights of LGBTI persons....Read More
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President Obama Statement on Net Neutrality
Nov 13, 2014

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Joint Statement on Burma
Nov 14, 2014

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the United States of America, Japan, Denmark and the International Labour Organization (ILO) today are jointly launching a new Initiative to Promote Fundamental Labor Rights and Practices in Myanmar. The Initiative is designed to: 1) improve Myanmar’s system of labor administration through a multi-year labor law reform and capacity building plan (labor reform plan); and 2) foster strong relations among businesses, workers, civil society organizations, and the Government of Myanmar through a stakeholder consultative mechanism. ...Read More
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Fact Sheet: New Initiative to Improve Labor Rights in Burma
Nov 14, 2014

Fact Sheet: New Initiative to Improve Labor Rights in Burma

Protecting labor rights is at the top of President Obama’s trade agenda and the Administration is working with Burma and the international community to develop new tools to help Burma improve fundamental labor rights and set a strong foundation for sustainable growth and development....Read More

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