The United States welcomes Under-Secretary Grazyna Bernatowicz and the Polish delegation to the UPR Working Group.
We commend Poland’s gender parity law, which sets minimums for women’s representation in political... Read More
In response to the May 25 massacre in the village of Houla, today the United States informed the Syrian Charge d’Affaires Zuheir Jabbour of his expulsion from the United States.... Read More
SECRETARY CLINTON: Hello.
SECRETARY CLINTON: Welcome. Welcome. We are so pleased to have you here, and I know many of you were able to come to the Civil... Read More
Since 1948, UN peacekeepers have saved lives, stabilized communities, headed off conflicts, and helped bring democracy to dozens of countries, often at grave risk. On International Day of UN Peacekeepers,... Read More
Good morning and thank you, Mr. President. And special thanks to the distinguished representative from Morocco for presenting the draft resolution, “Interaction between the United Nations, national parliaments... Read More
As a child of a Holocaust survivor, anti-Semitism is something very personal to me. I am the daughter of a man who was literally marked by a badge... Read More
The United States is a strong supporter of the International Labor Organization’s critical mission to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection, and strengthen dialogue on... Read More
As a co-chair of this Dialogue, I would like to thank ACT Chair Timur Eyvazov and the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) for their leadership in APEC 2012... Read More
The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms yesterday's massacre in the Syrian village of Haoula. United Nations observers have confirmed that dozens of men, women, and children were... Read More
The United States condemns the murder of Cephas Magura by ZANU-PF supporters in Mudzi during a May 26 MDC-T rally. We are deeply concerned by reports that the Zimbabwe Republic... Read More
The United States warmly welcomes Special Secretary Maria do Rosario and the Brazilian delegation to the UPR Working Group.
We commend Brazil for demonstrating commitment to the UPR process by... Read More
The United States strongly condemns this week’s violence and calls on Captain Sanogo and the Committee for the Restoration of Democracy (CNRD) to stand aside immediately and allow for the... Read More
The United States welcomes the results of the “Consultative Meeting of Somali Signatories of the Roadmap for Ending the Transition” held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 21-23, where the Roadmap... Read More
The United States is concerned that developments in Syria are contributing to instability in Lebanon. We encourage all parties to exercise restraint and demonstrate respect for Lebanon’s security and stability,... Read More
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Azerbaijan as you celebrate Republic Day this... Read More
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Georgia as you celebrate your independence this... Read More
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Ethiopia as you celebrate your national day... Read More
Thank you, Deputy Chief of Mission Zajicek for your gracious introduction.
It is fitting that we gather here at the Embassy of the Czech Republic for this discussion on Burma.... Read More
The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – the Human Rights Reports – cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration... Read More
Read the 2011 Human Rights Reports
On May 24, 2012, the Secretary submitted the 2011 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (Human Rights Reports) to the United States Congress. The... Read More