Human Rights Council 21st Session - Item 8 General Debate
Madame President, Ladies and Gentlemen.
Sometimes it is useful to step back from our daily work and remember... Read More
Ambassador Eric Goosby serves as U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator.
This week at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, world leaders are coming together to move the world's health and... Read More
More than 20 million men, women, and children worldwide are victims of human trafficking. Companies around the world are taking steps to eliminate the potential for trafficked labor in their... Read More
Thank you so much for your warm welcome. It’s wonderful to be home, in New York, speaking to friends, colleagues, and fellow champions of bilateral U.S-India ties.
It is a... Read More
Thank you for those introductory remarks and for the work that she and her council are doing. And it’s wonderful to welcome all of you here for the launch of... Read More
SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, it’s wonderful to welcome the President of Libya and his distinguished delegation here to New York.
As we all know, the United States lost a great ambassador... Read More
We are deeply troubled by the convictions of three Vietnamese bloggers who appear to have done nothing more than exercise their right to freedom of expression. Nguyen Van Hai (aka... Read More
MS. NULAND: All right, everybody. Good morning. For our first briefing of UNGA week, on the record today we have Melanne Verveer, Ambassador-at-Large For Global Women’s Issues, to talk about... Read More
PRESIDENT CLINTON: Thank you very much. Of all the useless introductions I’ve ever given, this would top the list. (Laughter.)
We’ve already had a good morning laughing and talking about... Read More
Thank you very much. (Applause.) Thank you. Appreciate it. Please, please, everybody have a seat.
Well, good afternoon, everybody. And, President Clinton, thank you for your very kind introduction. Although... Read More
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Thank you Mr. President. Foreign Minister Rassoul, welcome back and thank you for your remarks. Special Representative Kubis, thank you again for all you do and for your... Read More
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Two Years After Resolution 1929: Tightening Enforcement of UN Sanctions Against Iran, September 20, 2012
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As Prepared for Delivery before the House Committee on Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee regarding Prospects for an International Services Agreement
“Chairman Brady, Ranking Member McDermott, Members of the Committee, I... Read More
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