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Observing the U.S. Election: Kampala, Uganda

2012-11-16

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda As submitted by embassy staff Before dawn on November 7, close to 200 guests gathered... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Chennai, India

2012-11-16

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Consul in Chennai, India The U.S. Consulate General in Chennai celebrated democracy by highlighting the 2012 U.S. Presidential... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Mexico City, Mexico

2012-11-16

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy Mexico City, Mexico As submitted by embassy staff As part of our outreach to Mexican youth, we... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Muscat, Oman

Ambassador Greta C. Holtz

2012-11-16

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy Muscat, Oman As submitted by embassy staff As the new U.S. Ambassador to Oman, our elections event... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Lomé, Togo

2012-11-16

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy in Lomé, Togo As submitted by embassy staff I was surprised but pleased that in this day... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Montevideo, Uruguay

2012-11-16

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy in Montevideo, Uruguay As submitted by embassy staff Embassy Montevideo planned a unique election night event in... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Auckland, New Zealand

2012-11-16

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy Auckland, New Zealand As submitted by embassy staff Over 150 university students and young professionals gathered at... Read More

Statement for the Reinforced Permanent Council Meeting “Looking to Dublin”

United States Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Director of the Office of European Regional Security Affairs, Richard Holtzapple

2012-11-16

The United States commends the leadership of the Irish Chairmanship in setting a creative and constructive agenda for our work over the past year. We would like to thank Ambassador... Read More

Statement by the White House on Holodomor

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

2012-11-16

At this time of commemoration, Americans join with the people of Ukraine and with Ukrainians around the world in remembering those who died in the tragic events of... Read More

Response by Ambassador Kelly to the Chairmanship-in-Office’s Three Personal Representatives

United States Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

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

2012-11-15

 The United States welcomes today’s important discussion addressing issues of intolerance and discrimination in the OSCE region. We are pleased that the Chairmanship’s Personal Representatives for Tolerance, Ambassador Adil... Read More

Response by Counselor for Public Affairs Midura to Presentation by the Head of the EU Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine, Mr. Udo Burkholder

United States Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Counselor for Public Affairs Christopher Midura

2012-11-15

The United States welcomes you, Mr. Burkholder, to the Permanent Council and we thank you for your presentation to this body. We commend the invaluable work of the European Union... Read More

Response by Ambassador Kelly to the Director of the Conflict Prevention Center, Ambassador Kobieracki

United States Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

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

2012-11-15

Ambassador Kobieracki, we warmly welcome you back to the Permanent Council and thank you for your comprehensive report. Ambassador, we appreciate your report’s focus on an issue critical for the... Read More

Statement by Counselor for Public Affairs Midura Commending Macedonia for Decriminalization of Defamation

United States Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Couselor for Public Affairs Christopher Midura

2012-11-15

The United States welcomes the adoption on November 12 of a law decriminalizing defamation in Macedonia. The country’s new civil law regulating insult and defamation removes speech offenses from the... Read More

State Department on Appointment of New Somali Prime Minister

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

State Department Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner

2012-11-15

The United States welcomes the confirmation of the new Somali Cabinet by the Somalia Federal Parliament on November 13. This overwhelming endorsement by the federal Parliament is historic and marks... Read More

Secretary Clinton on Republic of Palau's Presidential Elections

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-11-14

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send my warmest congratulations to newly elected President Tommy Remengesau, Jr. and to the... Read More

Remarks by Ambassador DiCarlo at the UN Security Council Open Debate on Bosnia and Herzegovina

United States Mission to the UN - New York, New York

U.S. Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Rosemary DiCarlo

2012-11-13

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President. I would like to welcome High Representative Inzko back to the Security Council. Thank you Mr. High Representative for your comprehensive briefing and your... Read More

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



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