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FACT SHEET: International Exchanges for Arab Countries in Transition

Camp David, Maryland

U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesperson

2012-05-21

G-8 Leaders met today at Camp David to carry forward the work of the Deauville Partnership with Arab Countries in Transition, which was launched as a long-term, enduring partnership to... Read More

FACT SHEET: Finance for Arab Countries in Transition

Camp David, Maryland

U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesperson

2012-05-21

The Middle East and North Africa region is undergoing one of the most important transitions of our time. The G-8 launched the Deauville Partnership with Arab Countries in Transition to... Read More

FACT SHEET: Asset Recovery Action Plan for Arab Countries in Transition

Camp David, Maryland

U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesperson

2012-05-21

G-8 Leaders met today at Camp David to carry forward the work of the Deauville Partnership with Arab Countries in Transition, which was launched as a long-term, enduring partnership to... Read More

Further Collaboration on Rule of Law Development in Moldova

U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesperson

2012-05-21

On Monday, May 21, U.S. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Brian A. Nichols and Moldova's General Secretary Victor Bodiu signed an amendment... Read More

FACT SHEET: G-8 Action on the Deauville Partnership with Arab Countries in Transition

Camp David, Maryland

The White House

2012-05-19

A year after the historic events across the Middle East and North Africa began to unfold, the aspirations of people of the region for freedom, human rights, democracy, job opportunities,... Read More

Remarks by the President Obama Before Working Session with G8 Leaders

Camp David, Maryland

President Barack Obama

2012-05-19

THE PRESIDENT: All right, everybody, listen up. First of all, I want to welcome all the leaders here. The press, you're welcome as long as you don't break anything. (Laughter.) ... Read More

Ambassador Rice at U.N. on Sudan and Syria

New York, New York

Ambassador Rice, Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations

2012-05-18

Translated: Englishربي Reporter: Today’s the deadline date for Sudan, for them to come to the talks. And they haven’t been to the talks. Ambassador Rice: They’re not there yet. Reporter:... Read More

U.S. Envoy Rice at U.N. Security Council Briefing on Libya

Ambassador Susan E. Rice, Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations

2012-05-18

Translated: English عربي Thank you, Mr. President. I would like to thank the Prosecutor for his briefing on the work of his office and actions taken pursuant to Resolution 1970. ... Read More

Secretary Clinton Remarks With Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Gamini Lakshman Peiris Before Their Meeting

Treaty Room, Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-05-18

SECRETARY CLINTON:I am delighted to welcome Minister Peiris, the external affairs minister from Sri Lanka. The United States strongly supports the process of reconciliation and reconstruction in Sri Lanka. We... Read More

Winners of the Human Rights Defenders Award

U.S. Department of State, Office of the Press Secretary

2012-05-18

The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that Ales Byalyatski of Belarus and Uganda’s Civil Society Coalition on Human Rights and Constitutional Law are the joint winners of... Read More

Camp David Declaration

Camp David, Maryland

The White House

2012-05-18

Preamble 1. We, the Leaders of the Group of Eight, met at Camp David on May 18 and 19, 2012 to address major global economic and political challenges. The Global... Read More

“2012: A Decision Year for Ukraine” Remarks by Deputy Assistant Secretary Melia

Kyiv, Ukraine

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Thomas O. Melia

2012-05-17

hank you and good afternoon. It is a pleasure to be in the surroundings of our New Embassy Compound here in Kyiv. And I’d like to especially thank Ambassador Tefft,... Read More

Nepal’s Progress Towards Drafting A New Constitution

U.S. Department of State, Office of the Press Secretary

2012-05-17

The United States commends Nepal’s political leaders on their recent progress toward drafting a new constitution. While the issues are complex and challenging, all parties have demonstrated a willingness to... Read More

Decent Work for Informal Sector Workers

DipNote, the Official Blog of the U.S. Department of State

Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer and Special Representative for International Labor Affairs Barbara Shailor

2012-05-17

Melanne Verveer serves as the Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues and Barbara Shailor serves as the Special Representative for International Labor Affairs at the Department of State. On May 14,... Read More

Secretary Clinton and Foreign Minister of Burma U Wunna Maung Lwin After Their Meeting

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Foreign Minister of Burma U Wunna Maung Lwin

2012-05-17

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good afternoon. I am delighted to welcome the foreign minister here today to Washington. We have been looking forward to Minister Wunna Maung Lwin’s visit and the continuation... Read More

Message -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Burma

President Barack Obama

2012-05-17

TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: Section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d)) provides for the automatic termination of a national emergency unless, within 90 days... Read More

President Obama on Burma

President Barack Obama

2012-05-17

Today marks the beginning of a new chapter in the relationship between the United States and Burma. Since I announced a new U.S. opening to Burma in November, President Thein... Read More

Ambassador Rice on International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

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

2012-05-17

On International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, we celebrate human diversity and rededicate ourselves to a basic but essential truth — that human rights are universal and must be protected.... Read More

Assistant Secretary Posner Testifies on Civil Society and Human Rights at the Lantos Commission

Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, Washington, D.C.

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

2012-05-17

Good afternoon, Mr. Chairman and distinguished Members of the Commission. I thank the Commission for drawing attention to the issues relating to the status of civil society and human rights... Read More

Secretary Clinton's May 16 Global Town Hall with Civil Society

Ben Franklin Room, Washington, D.C

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-05-16

MR. TILLEMANN: Good morning. I’m Tomicah Tillemann, and I serve as the State Department’s Senior Advisor for Civil Society in Emerging Democracies. Today, it is my privilege to welcome you... Read More



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