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Statement by Secretary Clinton on Sudan and South Sudan Agreements

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-09-28

I applaud today's agreements between Sudan and South Sudan on security, oil, financial, nationality, and trade issues. This is a critical step toward the peaceful resolution of the outstanding issues,... Read More

USAID Administrator Shah on Progress on Millennium Development Goals

New York, N.Y.

Administrator of U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Rajiv Shah

2012-09-28

This is an exciting and important time for development. We’re beginning to see incredible results taking shape—results that aren’t just impacting individuals or communities, but entire nations. El Salvador has... Read More

Remarks from USAID Administrator Shah at Ensuring Resilient Livelihoods Event

New York, N.Y.

Administrator for U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Rajiv Shah

2012-09-28

It is a pleasure to join you today, because I believe we have a real opportunity at this moment in development. For decades, our community has talked about the importance... Read More

Remarks from Secretary Clinton at Feed the Future Partnership with Civil Society

New York, N.Y.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-09-28

Good morning, everyone, and welcome to this event about Feed the Future and the work we are doing together. I am delighted to be here with someone whom I admire... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Aid to Yemen

U.S. Department of State

2012-09-28

Yemen has experienced a significant transformation over the past year and is charting a path to democracy. A successful democratic transition will require Yemen to overcome a number of serious,... Read More

Video Remarks from President Obama and Secretary Clinton on Freedom of Expression

2012-09-28

President Obama and Secretary Clinton on Freedom of Expression This video was produced by the State Department’s Bureau of International Information Programs in September 2012. It features Secretary of State... Read More

Live at State Video: Deputy Assistant Secretary Dan Bear takes Questions on Freedom of Expression

2012-09-28

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Dan Baer takes questions on the U.S. position on freedom of expression. MR. BUFFINGTON: Welcome to Live at State, the State Department’s... Read More

Statement by Assistant Secretary Carson on Child Soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Johnnie Carson

2012-09-28

Protecting and assisting children affected by armed conflict and preventing abuses against them is a priority for the United States.  We remain committed to ending the unlawful recruitment and use... Read More

Presidential Memorandum - Presidential Determination with respect to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2012-09-28

MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE SUBJECT: Determination with Respect to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 Pursuant to section 404 of the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of... Read More

Remarks from Secretary Clinton at Partnership with Arab Countries in Transition Event

New York, New York

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-09-28

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at G-8 Deauville Partnership with Arab Countries in Transition Foreign Ministers Meeting Good morning. Let me start by thanking everyone for the contributions that... Read More

Statement from Spokesperson Nuland on the 2009 Massacre at Pro-Democracy Rally in Guinea

Washington, D.C.

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-09-28

Today marks three years since Guinean security forces opened fire on a group of peaceful, unarmed demonstrators at a pro-democracy rally in Conakry. At least 150 people were killed and... Read More

U.S. General Comment: Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples

Geneva, Switzerland

2012-09-28

The United States is pleased to co-sponsor the Resolution on Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples. Indigenous peoples around the world face grave challenges, and the United States is committed to... Read More

U.S. Explanation of Position: The Human Rights of Older Persons

Geneva, Switzerland

2012-09-28

The United States places great importance on protecting the rights of older persons. We have sent senior representation from the Department of Health and Human Services to the Open Ended... Read More

Resolution on “Assistance to Somalia in the field of human rights”

U.S. Mission to the United Nations - Geneva, Switzerland

2012-09-28

The United States welcomes the new institutions in Somalia and the election of President Hassan Sheikh Mahamud as the culmination of the road map process. We hope the resolution will... Read More

Statement by Secretary Clinton on Support for Emerging Democracies

New York, N.Y.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-09-27

At the United Nations Security Council Session On Peace And Security in the Middle East Thank you very much, Minister Westerwelle, for calling us together at this critical moment to... Read More

Water Should Be a Priority in Every Nation’s Foreign Policy

US Department of State - DipNote Blog

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

2012-09-27

Maria Otero serves as the Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights. I was glad to see more than 200 people in the audience for a discussion... Read More

Putting 21st Century Statecraft Into Action

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Tara Sonenshine

2012-09-27

Tara Sonenshine serves as Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs. During the recent crisis in Libya and the events surrounding the online dissemination of a hateful video,... Read More

Secretary Clinton Recognizes Progress on Shared Responsibility for AIDS Response

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, Ambassador Eric Goosby

2012-09-27

Ambassador Eric Goosby serves as U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator. Today at the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York, Secretary Clintonspoke of the shared responsibility of the world to defeat... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Donahoe: Resolution on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and Association Adopted by Consensus in Human Rights Council

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Representative to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHCR), Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

2012-09-27

The United States is pleased to introduce a resolution on “The rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association” for consideration and approval by this Council. We want to... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Donahoe on Business and Human Rights

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Representative to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHCR), Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

2012-09-27

The United States is pleased to co-sponsor and join consensus on the important issue of business and human rights, including the implementation of the Guiding Principles as a framework for... Read More



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