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Secretary Clinton's Remarks at Symposium on Genocide Prevention

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum - Washington, D.C.

2012-07-23

   Thank you very much, and it’s a tremendous honor for me to be here on this occasion for such an important conference. I want to start by thanking Sara... Read More

White House Press Secretary on the Death of Oswaldo Payá

The White House, Office of the Press Secretary

2012-07-23

The President's thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Oswaldo Payá, a tireless champion for greater civic and human rights in Cuba. Payá gave decades of his... Read More

July Statement by Under Secretary Otero and Company on U.S. Humanitarian Assistance to Those Affected by the Conflict in Syria

Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Maria Otero; Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Kelly Clements;Director of the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, Mark Bartolini

2012-07-20

MR. VENTRELL: Good afternoon, everyone, and thanks for joining us. Today we have an on-the-record call, and we’re joined by Maria Otero, the Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security,... Read More

President Obama on the Occasion of Ramadan

President Barack Obama

2012-07-20

On behalf of the American people, Michelle and I extend our warmest wishes to Muslim Americans and Muslims around the world at the start of Ramadan. For Muslims, Ramadan is... Read More

Remarks by Special Envoy Rosenthal delivered at the Active Citizenship and Hours Against Hate Event

Budapest, Hungary

Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Hannah Rosenthal

2012-07-20

It is my privilege to be in Budapest today and present the U.S. Embassy’s Active Citizenship Award to the March of the Living Foundation. Each month, Ambassador Kounalakis recognizes citizens... Read More

Secretary Clinton On Evidence and Impact: Closing the Gender Data Gap

Gallup, Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-07-19

SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you very much. Well, it’s wonderful being here with all of you today, and I want to start by thanking Gallup for co-sponsoring this conference with the... Read More

Fireside Chat with U.S. Ambassador to the UN Human Rights Council, Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

2012-07-19

Join Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe for a live Fireside chat via Ustream on Thursday, July 19 from 7:00-7:30p.m. EDT (access it here).  Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe is the U.S. Representative... Read More

Explanation of Vote At a Security Council Session on Syria

New York, NY

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

2012-07-19

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President. This is the third time in ten months that two members, Russia and China, have prevented the Security Council from responding credibly to the Syrian... Read More

Fact Sheet: Closing the Gender Data Gap

U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesperson

2012-07-19

Today, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered remarks at Evidence and Impact: Closing the Gender Data Gap. Hosted by the Department of State and Gallup, Inc. in Washington, D.C.,... Read More

U.N. Envoy Rice's Response to Vetoing of Syria Resolution

New York, NY

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

2012-07-19

AS DELIVERED Ambassador Rice: It’s pitiful and deeply regrettable that again today Russia and China, for the third time, have vetoed a resolution that garnered the overwhelming support of this Security... Read More

Syria: Numbers and Locations of People Fleeing Internal Violence

2012-07-19

View a map of numbers and locations of people fleeing internal violence in Syria. View map in PDF... Read More

Honoring Nelson Mandela in South Africa

Pretoria, South Africa

Laura Santini, Assistant Information Officer at the U.S. Mission in Pretoria, South Africa

2012-07-19

For the U.S. Mission to South Africa, Mandela Day began at 8:00 a.m. on the chancery lawn with a resounding chorus of Happy Birthday to Nelson Mandela, who turned 94... Read More

Assistant Secretary Blake's Testimony on Human Rights in Bangladesh

Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, Robert O. Blake, Jr.

2012-07-19

Testimony: Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission U.S. Congress Good afternoon. Thank you for this opportunity to speak with you today regarding the human rights situation in Bangladesh. I appreciate Congress’... Read More

President Obama and Mrs. Obama on Nelson Mandela International Day

President Barack Obama

2012-07-18

On behalf of the people of the United States, we would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to Nelson Mandela on the occasion of his 94th birthday and the fourth... Read More

July Statement from Spokesperson Nuland on the Deteriorating Condition of Iranian Political Prisoners Mohammed Seddigh Kaboudvand and Nargess Mohammadi

Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-07-18

We are concerned by recent reports that Kurdish activist Mohammed Seddigh Kaboudvand and human rights defender Nargess Mohammadi are suffering from rapidly deteriorating health while in prison. Kaboudvand has been... Read More

President Obama on the July Terrorist Attack in Bulgaria

President Barack Obama

2012-07-18

I strongly condemn today’s barbaric terrorist attack on Israelis in Bulgaria. My thoughts and prayers are with the families of those killed and injured, and with the people of Israel,... Read More

Secretary Clinton Op-Ed: The Art of Smart Power

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-07-18

The following op-ed written by Secretary Clinton appears in New Statesman: As the balance of world power shifts, the US is developing a novel range of diplomatic, social, economic, political... Read More

Press Secretary on the Announcement of the July 7 Libyan Election Results

The White House, Office of the Press Secretary

2012-07-18

Libya’s democratic transition took another important step with yesterday’s announcement of the results from the July 7th National Congress election. As President Obama noted on Election Day, Libya’s historic election... Read More

Lower Mekong Initiative July 16 Joint Statement on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment

U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesperson

2012-07-17

Following is the text of a joint statement issued for the second Friends of the Lower Mekong Ministerial meeting on July 13, 2012, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia: We, as Lower... Read More

Interview: Secretary Clinton With Elise Labott of CNN during her July 16 Trip to Jerusalem

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-07-17

QUESTION: Madam Secretary, thank you so much for joining us. Let’s start with your trip to Egypt. It wasn’t a very warm welcome by a lot of Egyptians. There were... Read More



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