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Travel Diary: Secretary Clinton in Senegal

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-08-03

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton traveled to Dakar, Senegal on August 1, 2012. The Secretary met with President Macky Sall and other national leaders, as well as delivered a speech... Read More

The State Department on the South China Sea

Washington, D.C.

State Department Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell

2012-08-03

South China Sea As a Pacific nation and resident power, the United States has a national interest in the maintenance of peace and stability, respect for international law, freedom of... Read More

Assistant Secretary Posner on The Media and Internet Freedom

Science Magazine

Assistant Secretary of State for Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Michael Posner

2012-08-03

In July 2012, Assistant Secretary Michael Posner wrote an editorial for Science Magazine on "The Media and Internet Freedom".    In this editorial, he highlights the relationship between the internet... Read More

Steadfast Friends, Enduring Partners: Engagement in the Pacific

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kurt M. Campbell

2012-08-03

Kurt M. Campbell serves as Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. In my visit to the Pacific over the next few days, the delegation and I... Read More

Statement by U.S. Embassy in Hanoi on Lieng Self-immolation

Hanoi, Vietnam

Embassy of the United States in Hanoi, Vietnam

2012-08-03

We were deeply concerned and saddened to hear of Ms. Dang Thi Kim Lieng’s July 30 self-immolation reportedly related to circumstances surrounding the detention of her daughter Ta Phong Tan. ... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Rice on the UN General Assembly Resolution on Syria

New York, N.Y.

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

2012-08-03

The United States welcomes the strong message that the United Nations General Assembly delivered today both to the Syrian regime and to the Syrian people. Today's General Assembly resolution, supported... Read More

Secretary Clinton Highlights U.S. Support for HIV/AIDS Prevention in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-08-03

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, joined by Uganda’s Minister of Health Dr. Christine Ondoa, on August 3, 2012, in Kampala, Uganda, highlighted the additional $25 million the U.S. government... Read More

Secretary Clinton in South Sudan Announces Contribution of $15 million to UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Juba, South Sudan

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-08-03

FOREIGN MINISTER DENG: Thank you. Good morning, ladies and gentlemen of the press. The Government of the Republic of South Sudan would like to use the occasion to once again... Read More

Statement by the Press Secretary on Additional $12 Million in U.S. Humanitarian Assistance to Syria

The White House - Washington, D.C.

Office of the Press Secretary

2012-08-02

Today, on behalf of the American people, the President approved an additional $12 million in U.S. humanitarian assistance to support those most affected by the crisis in Syria. After nearly... Read More

July Statement by Secretary Clinton on Building Sustainable Partnerships in Africa

Dakar, Senegal

2012-08-02

Good morning. It is such an honor and a pleasure for me to be here, and let me begin by thanking the Foreign Minister. We are very proud that you... Read More

Secretary Clinton on Benin National Day

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-08-02

Benin National Day On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Benin as you celebrate... Read More

The Hague Adoption Convention: In the Best Interests of the Child

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

Adoption Division Chief for Office of Children's Issues in Bureau of Consular Affairs Alison Dilworth

2012-08-02

Alison Dilworth serves as the Adoption Division Chief for the Office of Children's Issues in the Bureau of Consular Affairs. Lian, like many orphan children in China, is in an institution waiting... Read More

On the Margins of AIDS2012, LGBT Activists Call for Action in the Western Hemisphere

U.S. Department of State - DipNote

Senior Advisor for Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs Paula Uribe

2012-08-02

Paula Uribe serves as a Senior Advisor in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs. The International AIDS Conference, AIDS 2012, brought more than 23,000 medical professionals, advocates, policy makers, and people... Read More

Secretary Clinton on Bolivia’s Independence Day

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-08-02

Bolivia's Independence Day On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Bolivia as you celebrate... Read More

Secretary Clinton on the Adoption of Somalia’s Provisional Constitution

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-08-02

Adoption of Somalia's Provisional Constitution On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I want to congratulate the members of the Somali National Constituent Assembly and... Read More

Ambassador Rice on the Resignation of Joint Special Envoy Kofi Annan

New York, N.Y.

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

2012-08-02

I wish to personally thank Joint Special Envoy Kofi Annan for his dedication, service, and determined efforts to promote a peaceful resolution of the crisis in Syria. Mr. Annan is... Read More

Fact Sheet: Development Diplomacy

Washington, D.C.

U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Public Affairs

2012-08-02

Development Diplomacy: Modernizing U.S. Diplomacy To Better Support Development “We need to continue shifting our approach and our thinking from aid to investment, investments targeted to produce tangible returns…but we... Read More

Secretary Clinton on the Resignation of Kofi Annan as Joint Special Envoy for Syria

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-08-02

Earlier today, I spoke with Kofi Annan and thanked him on behalf of the United States for his service as the UN-Arab League Joint Special Envoy for Syria. Five months... Read More

USAID July Statement on Humanitarian Crisis in Mali

La Maison de la Presse, Bamako, Mali

USAID Assistant Administrator Nancy Lindborg

2012-08-02

Good afternoon. And thank you for the warm welcome you have shown me here in Bamako. The United States is gravely concerned by the multiple crises that are affecting the... Read More

Statement by Acting Deputy Spokesperson Ventrelle on Concern about Camp Ashraf

Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patricl Ventrelle

2012-08-01

The United States is concerned by the Government of Iraq’s reference on July 31 to the possible closure of Camp Ashraf by involuntary relocation of its residents. We urge the... Read More



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