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Presidential Proclamation - United Nations Day

President Barack Obama

2012-10-24

Sixty-seven years ago, as the world began to emerge from the shadows of war, the 51 founding member states of the United Nations came together to take up the new... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Rice on United Nations Day

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

2012-10-24

On United Nations Day, we mark the passage of 67 years since ratification of the UN Charter by the allied World War II victors, led by the United States. The... Read More

UPR 14th Session - Intervention for Ghana

U.S. Department of State

2012-10-23

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 the Ghanaian delegation to... Read More

UPR 14th Session - Intervention for Gabon

U.S. Department of State

2012-10-23

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 the Gabon delegation to... Read More

U.S. Hosts Series of Roundtable Discussions on UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

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

2012-10-23

On October 23, 2012 Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Michael H. Posner hosted a discussion with investors on the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business... Read More

International Religious Freedom Live Panel 10-22 at 10 a.m. ET

U.S. Institute of Peace, Washington, D.C.

2012-10-22

This panel discussion on International Religious Freedom Day at USIP will be webcast live: Monday, October 22, 2012 — 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET Submit your questions live and... Read More

Panel Discussion Opening Remarks "Religion, Violence, and Coexistence: Civil Society Perspectives"

U.S. Institute of Peace, Washington, D.C.

Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Suzan Johnson Cook

2012-10-22

AS PREPARED Good Morning!  It is such a delight to be here this morning at the United States Institute of Peace.  I am Suzan Johnson Cook, the Ambassador-at-Large for International... Read More

UPR 14th Session - Intervention for Argentina

U.S. Department of State

2012-10-22

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 Mr. Juan Martín Fresneda... Read More

UPR 14th Session - Intervention for Czech Republic

U.S. Department of State

2012-10-22

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 Deputy Minister Vladimír Galuška... Read More

Universal Periodic Review - 14th UPR Session

U.S. Department of State

2012-10-22

The United States believes the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) has the potential to effect real change in countries throughout the world.  The UPR is not just something that occurs in... Read More

Kenya: A Conservationist, Woman Leader, and Peacemaker

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

Officer in the Secretary's Office of Global Women's Issues, Wenchi Yu

2012-10-21

Since 2008, the drought-induced food crisis that affected many countries in the Horn of Africa not only cost the regional economy billions of dollars, but also exacerbated regional instability, insecurity... Read More

U.S. Provides $2.73 Million in Humanitarian Assistance for Rakhine State, Burma

Naypyidaw, Burma

2012-10-19

The United States is pleased to announce the provision of an additional $2.73 million in humanitarian assistance for displaced populations in Rakhine State. Since early June 2012, violence in Rakhine... Read More

Secretary Clinton on Acts of Terrorism in Beirut

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

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-10-19

The United States condemns in the strongest terms the acts of terrorism that took place in Beirut’s Achrafieh neighborhood today. We extend our deepest sympathies to the families and loved... Read More

Remarks from Ambassador Rice at Global Leadership Awards Dinner

United Nations Foundation and the United Nations Association of the USA - New York, New York

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

2012-10-18

AS PREPARED Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you so much, Tim. I’m very pleased to be with you tonight to join in honoring the distinguished recipients of your Global... Read More

Ambassador Kelly's Response to Head of OSCE Mission to Moldova

United States Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Representative to the United States Mission to the OSCE Permanent Council, Ambassador Ian Kelly

2012-10-18

The United States warmly welcomes you to the Permanent Council, Ambassador Brush, and we thank you for your detailed report. We strongly support the OSCE Mission to Moldova. The Mission... Read More

Internet and Academic Freedom in the Digital Age

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

Assistant Secretary of State for Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Michael H. Posner

2012-10-18

In today's world, Internet freedom lies at the heart of academic freedom. An open online platform where information and ideas can be exchanged unimpeded is essential to the rigors of... Read More

Remarks at the United Nation's Third Committee on the Rights of the Child

United Nations - New York, New York

U.S. Advisor to the UN's Third Committee, Kelly L. Razzouk

2012-10-18

AS PREPARED Thank you, Mr. Chair. The United States welcomes the opportunity to participate in today’s discussion on the Rights of the Child. All children around the world deserve to... Read More

Press Statement on Deputy Secretary Burns Visit to Naypyidaw, Burma

Deputy Secretary William J. Burns

2012-10-18

On October 18, Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns visited Naypyitaw for meetings with senior government officials and parliamentarians. Deputy Secretary Burns held excellent, productive discussions with President Thein... Read More

Ambassador Kelly’s Response to OSCE Committee Chairmen

Vienna, Austria

Ambassador Ian Kelly to the Permanent Council

2012-10-18

Response to the Chairpersons of the Security Committee; the Economic and Environmental Committee, and the Human Dimension Committee AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY We welcome to the Permanent Council today the... Read More

Assistant Secretary Blake Remarks on Security Engagement and Democracy in Central Asia

Indiana University's Inner Asian and Uralic Natural Resource Center

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

2012-10-18

Thank you for that warm welcome and for inviting me to participate in the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of Indiana University’s Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center and... Read More



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