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Ambassador Susan E. Rice, Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations on Sudan and South Sudan, Syria at a May 31 Security Council Stakeout

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

Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations

2012-05-31

 AS DELIVERED Ambassador Rice: Good afternoon. That was four and a half hours. Thank you for your patience. We had a lengthy and useful, quite comprehensive briefing on the situation... Read More

Assistant Secretary Posner Press Conference on His Visit to Libya

Ministry of Defense, Tripoli, Libya

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

2012-05-31

Today we concluded a very successful human rights dialogue with the Libyan government. Our two days of discussions covered a range of important issues, including the upcoming parliamentary elections, detention... Read More

Special Representative Shailor Promotes Labor Dialogue in Tunisia

2012-05-31

On May 31st, in Tunis, Special Representative for International Labor Affairs Barbara Shailor chaired an informal sector roundtable at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s International Tax Dialogue (ITD)... Read More

UPR 13th Session - Intervention for Algeria

U.S. Department of State

2012-05-30

The United States warmly welcomes Minister Mourad Medelci and the delegation of Algeria to the UPR Working Group. We commend Algeria for several recent efforts to improve its protection of... Read More

UPR 13th Session - Intervention for the Philippines

U.S. Department of State

2012-05-30

The United States warmly welcomes Secretary Leila de Lima and the Philippines delegation to the UPR Working Group. We support the Aquino Administration’s efforts to bring those committing crimes, including... Read More

"From Policy to Action: Making Progress toward Disability Inclusion"

Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Maria Otero

2012-05-30

Thank you. It’s wonderful to be here today with all of you representing civil society, as well as colleagues from across the U.S. government. I am, as you’ve heard, Maria... Read More

Remarks on Syria by Ambassador Rice at the Security Council Stakeout

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

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

2012-05-30

AS DELIVERED Ambassador Rice: Good afternoon. I will just briefly summarize the main points that we made in our discussion. We certainly agree with Kofi Annan that this is a... Read More

UPR 13th Session - Intervention for Poland

U.S. Department of State

2012-05-30

The United States welcomes Under-Secretary Grazyna Bernatowicz and the Polish delegation to the UPR Working Group. We commend Poland’s gender parity law, which sets minimums for women’s representation in political... Read More

Expulsion of Syrian Charge d’Affaires Zuheir Jabbour

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-05-29

In response to the May 25 massacre in the village of Houla, today the United States informed the Syrian Charge d’Affaires Zuheir Jabbour of his expulsion from the United States.... Read More

Secretary Clinton Meets With Visiting Middle East Democracy Activists

Treaty Room, Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-05-29

SECRETARY CLINTON: Hello. PARTICIPANT: Hello. SECRETARY CLINTON: Welcome. Welcome. We are so pleased to have you here, and I know many of you were able to come to the Civil... Read More

Ambassador Rice on the UN International Day of UN Peacekeepers

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

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

2012-05-29

Since 1948, UN peacekeepers have saved lives, stabilized communities, headed off conflicts, and helped bring democracy to dozens of countries, often at grave risk. On International Day of UN Peacekeepers,... Read More

Remarks by Congressman Carnahan at the UN General Assembly on Agenda item 130

New York, NY

Congressman Russ Carnahan, U.S. Congressional Delegate to the 66th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

2012-05-29

AS DELIVERED Good morning and thank you, Mr. President. And special thanks to the distinguished representative from Morocco for presenting the draft resolution, “Interaction between the United Nations, national parliaments... Read More

Anti-Semitism and Human Rights for LGBT People

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Hannah Rosenthal

2012-05-29

As a child of a Holocaust survivor, anti-Semitism is something very personal to me. I am the daughter of a man who was literally marked by a badge... Read More

Special Representative Shailor with Director General-Elect of the ILO Guy Ryder

U.S. Department of State

2012-05-28

The United States is a strong supporter of the International Labor Organization’s critical mission to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection, and strengthen dialogue on... Read More

Combating Corruption and Bribery in APEC: Promoting Open Governance and Transparency Vital to Regional Economic Growth and Foreign Direct Investment

Kazan, Russia

Director for Anticrime Programs , Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, David M. Luna

2012-05-28

Good morning. As a co-chair of this Dialogue, I would like to thank ACT Chair Timur Eyvazov and the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) for their leadership in APEC 2012... Read More

Secretary Clinton on the Massacre in Haoula, Syria

Washington, DC

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-05-26

The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms yesterday's massacre in the Syrian village of Haoula. United Nations observers have confirmed that dozens of men, women, and children were... Read More

U.S. Embassy Harare on the Political Violence in Mudzi and the Death of MDC-T

Eastgate, Harare, Zimbabwe

Embassy of the United States of America

2012-05-26

The United States condemns the murder of Cephas Magura by ZANU-PF supporters in Mudzi during a May 26 MDC-T rally. We are deeply concerned by reports that the Zimbabwe Republic... Read More

UPR 13th Session - Intervention for Brazil

U.S. Department of State

2012-05-25

The United States warmly welcomes Special Secretary Maria do Rosario and the Brazilian delegation to the UPR Working Group. We commend Brazil for demonstrating commitment to the UPR process by... Read More

Spokesperson Nuland on the Political Situation in Mali

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-05-25

The United States strongly condemns this week’s violence and calls on Captain Sanogo and the Committee for the Restoration of Democracy (CNRD) to stand aside immediately and allow for the... Read More

Welcoming the Results of the Consultative Meeting of the Somalia Roadmap Signatories

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-05-25

The United States welcomes the results of the “Consultative Meeting of Somali Signatories of the Roadmap for Ending the Transition” held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 21-23, where the Roadmap... Read More



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