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Response to the Report of OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatovic

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

U.S. Permanent Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Ian Kelly

2012-11-29

The United States once again welcomes OSCE Special Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatovic to the Permanent Council and thanks her for her thorough report. Representative Mijatovic, we... Read More

U.S.-ASEAN Symposium on the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Daniel Baer

2012-11-29

Sixty-four years ago, against the backdrop of the horrible atrocities committed during World War II, a group of dedicated individuals stood together to lay out a framework for the acknowledgement... Read More

Fact Sheet on the U.S. Government's Work in Haiti: Gender-based Violence

U.S. Department of State – Washington, D.C.

2012-11-29

Addressing Challenges Gender-based violence (GBV) is a chronic problem in Haiti. The risk of violence and sexual exploitation against women and girls, exacerbated by political instability and the economic crises,... Read More

Remarks by Secretary Clinton And Georgian Foreign Minister Panjikidze Before Their Meeting

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Georgian Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze

2012-11-29

Secretary Clinton: I’m delighted to welcome the new Georgian Foreign Minister here to Washington. This is the 20th anniversary of our diplomatic relations and we are very much looking forward... Read More

Maintaining an Open, Consumer-Driven, and Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Telecommunications

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

Ambassador Terry Kramer

2012-11-29

As never before in human history, we take for granted the ability to communicate across borders, oceans, and continents. Mobile technology and Internet connectivity are woven into the daily life... Read More

Remarks at the Foreign Policy Group's "Transformational Trends 2013" Forum

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-11-29

SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you very much, David, and I’ll look forward to seeing your Ellen DeGeneres imitation. I’m very pleased to be here, and I want to thank all of... Read More

Ambassador Kelly on Russia's Law on Nongovernmental Organizations

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Ian Kelly

2012-11-29

The United States notes with concern that, effective December 1, all domestic nongovernmental organizations (or NGOs) in the Russian Federation that accept foreign contributions and engage in broadly defined “political... Read More

Statement on Tragic Fire in Bangladesh

U.S. Department of Labor - Washington, D.C.

Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis

2012-11-29

This past Saturday, Bangladesh suffered one of the worst industrial accidents in its history. A devastating fire swept through the Tazreen Fashion garment factory, killing more than 100 and injuring... Read More

Planes, Barges, and Trucks in South Sudan

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard

2012-11-28

Traveling to visit refugees, one expects to see and hear certain things. I recently visited a refugee camp in South Sudan, however, and it was the unexpected things I found... Read More

Secretary Clinton at the 20th Anniversary of GLIFAA

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-11-28

Thank you.  Thank you.  Thank you all, very much.  Thank you.  Thank you.  Thank you.  Thank you.  (Laughter.)  Thank you, all.  Thank you. Yeah, that’s good.  (Laughter.)  Wow.  Well, welcome... Read More

U.S. and Afghan Governments Partner to Combat Human Trafficking

USAID - Impact Blog

2012-11-28

USAID is leading a U.S. government interagency process designed to help Afghanistan combat trafficking in persons. Through the Agency’s advisory efforts, the Afghan government has decided to establish its own... Read More

Message of Congratulations to Labor Award Winners

Special Representative for International Labor Affairs Barbara Shailor

2012-11-27

I would like to congratulate Peter Shea of Embassy Cairo, the winner of the 2012 Award for Excellence in Labor Diplomacy. Following the January 2011 revolution, Mr. Shea worked diligently... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Rice on the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Human Rights Resolutions in the Third Committee

U.S. Mission to the United Nations

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Susan E. Rice

2012-11-27

The United States is pleased to co-sponsor three important resolutions adopted by the UN General Assembly's Third Committee condemning human rights abuses in Iran, North Korea and Syria. Today's votes... Read More

Statement by the President on the 100th Anniversary of Albania’s Independence

White House

Office of the Press Secretary

2012-11-27

On behalf of the people of the United States, I would like to extend heartfelt congratulations to the people of Albania on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of your... Read More

Ambassador Verveer Announces Grants to Address Gender-Based Violence as Part of the Global HIV Response

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, Melanne Verveer

2012-11-27

In recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and World AIDS Day, Ambassador-at-large for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer announced today $3 million in small... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Baghdad, Iraq

2012-11-26

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq As submitted by embassy staff In commemoration of Election Day, Public Affairs Section Baghdad... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Istanbul, Turkey

2012-11-26

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul, Turkey As submitted by embassy staff On November 6-7, Mission Turkey partnered with the... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Nairobi, Kenya

2012-11-26

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya As submitted by embassy staff Embassy Nairobi hosted a U.S. Elections party on the... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Kyiv, Ukraine

2012-11-26

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine As submitted by embassy staff Ambassador Tefft hosted a breakfast celebrating the U.S. elections... Read More

Statement by Vice President Biden on the Anniversary of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

White House

Office of the Press Secretary

2012-11-26

Millions of women and girls around the globe face violence in their homes and neighborhoods, their schools and workplaces, refugee camps and conflict zones. We have made progress in addressing... Read More



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