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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

Statement by Secretary Clinton on Sudan and South Sudan Agreements

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-09-28

I applaud today's agreements between Sudan and South Sudan on security, oil, financial, nationality, and trade issues. This is a critical step toward the peaceful resolution of the outstanding issues,... Read More

USAID Administrator Shah on Progress on Millennium Development Goals

New York, N.Y.

Administrator of U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Rajiv Shah

2012-09-28

This is an exciting and important time for development. We’re beginning to see incredible results taking shape—results that aren’t just impacting individuals or communities, but entire nations. El Salvador has... Read More

Remarks from USAID Administrator Shah at Ensuring Resilient Livelihoods Event

New York, N.Y.

Administrator for U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Rajiv Shah

2012-09-28

It is a pleasure to join you today, because I believe we have a real opportunity at this moment in development. For decades, our community has talked about the importance... Read More

Remarks from Secretary Clinton at Feed the Future Partnership with Civil Society

New York, N.Y.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-09-28

Good morning, everyone, and welcome to this event about Feed the Future and the work we are doing together. I am delighted to be here with someone whom I admire... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Aid to Yemen

U.S. Department of State

2012-09-28

Yemen has experienced a significant transformation over the past year and is charting a path to democracy. A successful democratic transition will require Yemen to overcome a number of serious,... Read More

Video Remarks from President Obama and Secretary Clinton on Freedom of Expression

2012-09-28

President Obama and Secretary Clinton on Freedom of Expression This video was produced by the State Department’s Bureau of International Information Programs in September 2012. It features Secretary of State... Read More



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