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Women’s Foreign Policy Group Remarks on the Syrian Humanitarian Crisis

Having sat in the audience so many times, next to Dawn, or next to Pat, it’s very nice to be sitting up here in the front next to Dawn and... Read More

Assistant Secretary Posner Remarks at the American Association for the Advancement of Science

AS DELIVERED Thank you Sascha , and thank you Norm, for that really warm introduction.  I want to thank the AAAS (“triple A-S”) for this opportunity to be here.  I’m... Read More

Remarks from Ambassador Donahoe on the Accomplishments at the HRC 21st Session

The United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva just concluded its 21st session, which was the last regular session of the United States’ first term on the Council. Since we... Read More

Statement by Secretary Clinton on the Finalization of the Philippines - Moro Islamic Liberation Front Framework Agreement

United States welcomes the announcement of the framework agreement between the Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front. This agreement is a testament to the commitment of... Read More

Statement by Spokesperson Nuland on Anniversary of Murder of Russian Journalist

Six-Year Anniversary of the Murder of Anna Politkovskaya Six years ago on October 7, renowned journalist Anna Politkovskaya was shot and killed in her apartment building. With her death, the... Read More

Burma's Women Give Hope for Country's Future

Melanne Verveer serves as Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues. 2012 has been a remarkable year for Burma. Under President Thein Sein's leadership, we have seen electoral reforms, the release of hundreds... Read More

Remarks by Ambassador Jackson on USAID Development Cooperation with Malawi

Today we celebrate the historic partnership between the United States of America and the Republic of Malawi. At this ceremony we mark the signing of bi-lateral agreements between The United... Read More

Remarks by Deputy Assistant Secretary Clements on Burma's Rohingya

Thank you, Anne. First obviously, I want to thank very much Refugees International and the Open Society Foundations for hosting this event abut shining a spotlight for many years on... Read More

Burma's Rohingya: Beyond the Communal Violence, Remarks by Assistant Secretary Richard

I was invited by my good friend Michel Gabaudin of Refugees International, and just now introduced by my good friend Mort Halpern of Open Society, to speak about this issue.... Read More

Transcript: Panel Discussion on Georgia's Parliamentary Election Results and Their Significance

The Atlantic Council’s Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center hosted a discussion about Georgia’s recent parliamentary elections held on October 1 with Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Democracy,... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Bohlen on Human Dimension Activities at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting

Session 17 - OSCE Human Dimenion Implementation Meeting Human Dimension Activities AS DELIVERED The United States strongly supports the work of the OSCE structures and institutions to assist participating States... Read More

Final Remarks from Ambassador Kozak at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting

Closing Reinforced Plenary - OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting AS DELIVERED We thank ODIHR and Poland for once again hosting the HDIM in this lively city of Warsaw. We are... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Kozak at OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Closing Plenary

Closing Reinforced Plenary: Any Other Business - OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting AS DELIVERED I recently heard a proverb that brought to mind some of the more intransigent problems we confront... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Bohlen on Democracy at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting

Session 16 - OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Democratic Institutions, including: Democracy at the national, regional, and local levels; Citizenship and political rights AS DELIVERED Moderator, in the 1990 Copenhagen... Read More

Assistant Secretary Gordon’s Interview with Rustavi 2 on Georgia Elections

Interview with David Nikuradze of Rustavi 2 QUESTION: Secretary Gordon, first of all, thank you very much for your time. How would you comment on parliamentary elections in Georgia? Central... Read More

Standing Firm Behind Civil Society: Lifeline – The Embattled CSOs Assistance Fund

Around the world, negative trends affecting civil society organizations (CSOs) continue.  In the past five years, more than 50 nations have issued restrictions constraining civil society, including restrictions on receiving... Read More

Remarks at the 2012 InterPride Annual World Conference

I am very proud to be here tonight on behalf of Secretary Clinton and the Obama Administration.  I’m sure that the participants in the first Pride more than four decades... Read More

Statement by Spokesperson Nuland on the Accomplishments at the Human Rights Council 21st Session

The United States commends the important achievements of the Human Rights Council in promoting and protecting human rights during its recently concluded 21st session. Early in the session, the United... Read More

Statement by Spokesperson Nuland on the Capture of Kismayo in Somalia from al-Shabaab

The United States welcomes the capture of the strategic port city of Kismayo by African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) peacekeepers and Somali forces. Al-Shabaab’s departure from Kismayo demonstrates continued... Read More

Remarks from Ambassador Rice at U.N. Security Council Debate on Haiti

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President, and thank you, Special Representative Fernandez for your briefing. Before I begin, I’d like to congratulate Guatemala on assuming the Presidency of the Security... Read More



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