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U.S.-U.K. Joint Statement on Sierra Leone Elections

U.S. Department of State

Office of the Spokesperson

2012-11-13

On November 17, Sierra Leone will hold its third consecutive series of presidential and parliamentary elections since the end of its civil war in 2002. Sierra Leone has made considerable... Read More

U.S. Policy Towards the Balkans

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Philip H. Gordon

2012-11-13

AS DELIVERED Thanks, Damon. It really is a pleasure to be here. Thanks also to Fran for inviting me and giving me this opportunity to address what I know will... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Accomplishments During its First Term on the UN Human Rights Council

Permament Mission of the United States to the UN - Washington, D.C.

Office of the Spokesperson

2012-11-12

The United States is pleased and proud of its reelection to the UN Human Rights Council earlier today. Since joining the Council in 2009, the United States has ardently worked... Read More

Remarks by Ambassador Rice at the UN General Assembly Stakeout Following the Human Rights Council Elections

U.S. Mission to the United Nations - New York, New York

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

2012-11-12

AS DELIVERED Ambassador Rice: Good afternoon, everyone. The United States is pleased and proud to have been reelected for a second, three-year term to the UN Human Rights Council. Four... Read More

United States Re-elected for a Second Three-Year Term at UN Human Rights Council

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-11-12

The United States is pleased to have been elected by the United Nations General Assembly to a second term on the Human Rights Council. We thank the countries that voted... Read More

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor to Host Conference for Potential Grant Applicants

U.S. Department of State

Office of the Spokesperson

2012-11-09

On November 19, the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor’s (DRL) Office of Global Programs will host a conference for potential grant applicants. This conference will provide information on... Read More

Statement on Elections in the United States

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe - Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council, Ambassador Ian Kelly

2012-11-08

The United States knows that much of the world, including participating States assembled here, have taken a keen interest in our elections this year. As an open democracy, we are... Read More

Response to ODIHR Report on the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe - Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council, Ambassador Ian Kelly

2012-11-08

Thank you, Ambassador Lenarčič, for your comprehensive report on the 2012 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting.  The United States strongly supports ODIHR, which has earned its place as the key institution... Read More

Statement on ODIHR’s Ability to Fulfill its Programmatic Activities in 2012

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe - Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council, Ambassador Ian Kelly

2012-11-08

The United States is concerned that ODIHR will not be able to fulfill its proposed activities for 2012 – including in election observation – due to resource limitations this year.... Read More

Statement on Expulsion of UN Human Rights Investigator in South Sudan

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

State Department Acting Spokesperson Mark Toner

2012-11-06

We are deeply concerned about the Republic of South Sudan’s decision to order a Human Rights Officer working for the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) to depart the... Read More

Democracy In Focus - Elections

2012-11-05

Election Resources and Policy References on HumanRights.gov Observing the U.S. Elections at our Posts Around the World Around the world, from Ashgabat to Zagreb, U.S. embassies and consulates celebrated democracy... Read More

Response to Municipal Elections in Nicaragua

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-11-05

The U.S. government is concerned that the municipal elections conducted Sunday, November 4, in Nicaragua failed to demonstrate a degree of transparency that would assure Nicaraguans and the international community... Read More

Statement on Attack on Congolese Human Rights Activist

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-11-05

The United States calls on the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to investigate thoroughly the events of the October 25 attack on Dr. Denis Mukwege, of Panzi... Read More

Secretary Clinton Underscores U.S. Commitment to the Balkans

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Ambassador Philip T. Reeker

2012-11-04

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton recently concluded a trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo, Croatia, and Albania. The Secretary's visit to the Balkans demonstrated U.S. commitment and support... Read More

Statement by Spokesperson Nuland on Formation of Libyan Government

U.S. Department of State

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-11-02

The United States congratulates the Libyan people on the formation of a government. This is a critical milestone in their democratic transition. We encourage the country’s leaders to build democratic... Read More

State Department on Impeachment of Sri Lankan Chief Justice

U.S. Department of State

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-11-02

Impeachment Proceedings Brought Against Sri Lankan Chief Justice The United States is concerned by actions taken to impeach Sri Lankan Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake. We also note with concern recent... Read More

Remarks on Ukrainian Parliamentary Elections

Woodrow Wilson Center - Washington, D.C.

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Thomas Melia

2012-11-02

AS PREPARED I am very pleased to be able to discuss the Ukrainian elections before such a distinguished audience, and would like to extend my thanks to the Kennan Institute... Read More

Women Moving Forward in Guatemala

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

U.S. Embassy Guatemala Cultural Affairs Officer Kathleen Guerra

2012-11-02

As diplomats, one of our most important functions is to get to know the people of our host country. What do they think about what's happening in the world? How... Read More

UPR 14th Session - Intervention for Peru

U.S. Department of State

2012-11-01

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 14th Session page. AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY The United States warmly welcomes H.E Dr. Henry Jose... Read More

Remarks by Secretary Clinton to Albanian Parliament on Bilateral Relationship

Tirana, Albania

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-11-01

I am delighted to be here and to have this opportunity to speak before this parliament of a free, independent, sovereign, democratic Albania. (Applause.) Mr. President, Madam Speaker, Mr. Prime... Read More



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