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Remarks from Secretary Clinton at the Forum on Small States

New York, New York

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-10-02

AS DELIVERED Thank you very much, Foreign Minister, and thanks also to the Secretary General and the UN General Assembly President for their remarks and for their leadership. I’m delighted... Read More

Statement by Secretary Clinton on UN Resolution on Freedoms of Association, Assembly

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-10-02

AS PREPARED Adoption of Human Rights Council Resolution on Freedom of Association and of Assembly On Friday, the UN Human Rights Council recognized the critical importance of the freedom of... Read More

Statement by Spokesperson Nuland on the Conviction of Mam Sonando

Washington, D.C.

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-10-02

We are deeply concerned by the conviction and harsh sentence of Mam Sonando, a Cambodian independent broadcaster. Today the Phnom Penh Municipal Court sentenced him to 20 years in prison... Read More

Statement by Ambassador at Large Johnson Cook and USCIRF Chair Katrina Lantos Swett on Freedom of Belief

Warsaw, Poland

Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Suzan Johnson Cook and U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Chair Katrina Lantos Swett

2012-10-02

Session 10 - OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Freedom of Thought, Conscience, Religion or Belief AS DELIVERED At the annual White House Iftar dinner, President Obama observed that freedom of... Read More

Statement by MPAC President Al-Marayati on Freedom of Religion at OSCE Meeting

Warsaw, Poland

Muslim Public Affairs Council President Salam Al-Marayati

2012-10-02

Session 11 - OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Freedom of thought, conscience, religion or belief AS DELIVERED I am honored to address this body as a public member representing the... Read More

Notice Regarding Possibility of NGO use of Commercial Satellite Imagery

Washington, D.C.

U.S. Department of State

2012-10-02

The U.S. State Department can share USG-purchased commercial satellite imagery with approved recipients under certain conditions and Departmental clearance on an individual case-by-case basis. The Department’s ability to facilitate commercial... Read More

Secretary Clinton Announces More Humanitarian Aid for Syrian Crisis

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-10-02

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced September 28 in New York that the United States is providing nearly $30 million more in humanitarian assistance to help those affected by... Read More

U.S. Ambassador Norland Congratulates the Georgian People

U.S. Embassy in Georgia

Ambassador to Georgia Richard Norland

2012-10-02

We support the assessment of the OSCE/ODIHR election observation mission, believing that this election genuinely reflects the will of the Georgian people. We note that the final tabulation and appeals... Read More

Statement by the White House Press Secretary on the Georgian Elections

The White House, Office of the Press Secretary

2012-10-02

The United States congratulates the people of Georgia for the successful completion of yesterday’s parliamentary elections, and the achievement of another milestone in Georgia’s democratic development. Georgian citizens have set... Read More

Statement by Dr. Brooks on the Empowerment of Roma Women at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting

Warsaw, Poland

Dr. Ethel Brooks

2012-10-01

Session 6 - OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Roma/Sinti and, in particular, the empowerment of Roma women (part 1) AS DELIVERED In the 1990 Copenhagen Document, the OSCE participating States... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Bohlen on the Implementation of the OSCE Action Plan to Combat Trafficking of Human Beings

Warsaw, Poland

Head of US Delegation to the OSCE, Ambassador Avis T. Bohlen

2012-10-01

Session 8 - OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Humanitarian issues and other commitments, including: Implementation of the OSCE Action Plan to Combat Trafficking of Human Beings  AS DELIVERED The United... Read More

Statement by Dr. Brooks on the Empowerment of Roma Women at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (continued)

Warsaw, Poland

Dr. Ethel Brooks

2012-10-01

Session 7 - OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Roma/Sinti and, in particular, the empowerment of Roma women (part 2) AS DELIVERED There are now a variety of fora in which... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Bohlen on Tolerance at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting

Warsaw, Poland

Head of US Delegation to the OSCE, Ambassador Avis T. Bohlen

2012-10-01

Session 9 - OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Tolerance and non-discrimination, including: Equality of opportunity for women and men; Implementation of the OSCE Action Plan for the Promotion of Gender... Read More

Statement by Assistant Secretary Carson on Child Soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Johnnie Carson

2012-09-28

Protecting and assisting children affected by armed conflict and preventing abuses against them is a priority for the United States. We remain committed to ending the unlawful recruitment and use... Read More

Remarks from Secretary Clinton and Burmese President Thein Sein Before Meeting

New York, N.Y.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Burmese President Thein Sein

2012-09-28

PRESIDENT THEIN SEIN: (Via interpreter) (Inaudible) ambassador to the United States (inaudible). I believe that our subsequent meetings have contributed a lot to the strengthening health of our bilateral relations... Read More

Remarks from Secretary Clinton at U.N. Secretary-General's Summit on Somalia

New York, N.Y.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-09-28

Thank you very much, Under Secretary General. And let me join in congratulating both the new President and the new Prime Minister. We very much appreciated the President’s statement outlining... Read More

Press Briefing with Assistant Secretary Blake on U.S. Policy in South and Central Asia

New York, N.Y.

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

2012-09-28

MODERATOR: Welcome, everyone. We’re so glad to have Assistant Secretary Blake from the Bureau of South and Central Asia Affairs with us this afternoon. I’m going to turn the briefing... Read More

Statement by President Obama on the Agreement between Sudan and South Sudan

Washington, D.C.

President Barack Obama

2012-09-28

I welcome the historic agreement that was reached today between the Republic of Sudan and the Republic of South Sudan on a number of critical issues. This agreement breaks new... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Bohlen at OSCE Session on Rule of Law and Human Rights

Warsaw, Poland

Head of US Delegation to the OSCE, Ambassador Avis Bohlen

2012-09-28

Session 5 - Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Rule of Law II: Capital Punishment; Prevention of Torture; and Protection of Human Rights while Countering Terrorism The prohibition against torture is a fundamental precept... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Rice on Sudan–South Sudan Agreements

New York, N.Y.

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

2012-09-28

We welcome the important agreements signed today between Sudan and South Sudan. The understandings reached on security, oil, financial, nationality and trade issues testify to courageous leadership on both sides... Read More



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