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Secretary Clinton at the 20th Anniversary of GLIFAA

Thank you.  Thank you.  Thank you all, very much.  Thank you.  Thank you.  Thank you.  Thank you.  (Laughter.)  Thank you, all.  Thank you. Yeah, that’s good.  (Laughter.)  Wow.  Well, welcome... Read More

U.S. and Afghan Governments Partner to Combat Human Trafficking

USAID is leading a U.S. government interagency process designed to help Afghanistan combat trafficking in persons. Through the Agency’s advisory efforts, the Afghan government has decided to establish its own... Read More

Message of Congratulations to Labor Award Winners

I would like to congratulate Peter Shea of Embassy Cairo, the winner of the 2012 Award for Excellence in Labor Diplomacy. Following the January 2011 revolution, Mr. Shea worked diligently... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Rice on the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Human Rights Resolutions in the Third Committee

The United States is pleased to co-sponsor three important resolutions adopted by the UN General Assembly's Third Committee condemning human rights abuses in Iran, North Korea and Syria. Today's votes... Read More

Statement by the President on the 100th Anniversary of Albania’s Independence

On behalf of the people of the United States, I would like to extend heartfelt congratulations to the people of Albania on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of your... Read More

Ambassador Verveer Announces Grants to Address Gender-Based Violence as Part of the Global HIV Response

In recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and World AIDS Day, Ambassador-at-large for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer announced today $3 million in small... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Baghdad, Iraq

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq As submitted by embassy staff In commemoration of Election Day, Public Affairs Section Baghdad... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Istanbul, Turkey

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul, Turkey As submitted by embassy staff On November 6-7, Mission Turkey partnered with the... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Nairobi, Kenya

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya As submitted by embassy staff Embassy Nairobi hosted a U.S. Elections party on the... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Kyiv, Ukraine

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine As submitted by embassy staff Ambassador Tefft hosted a breakfast celebrating the U.S. elections... Read More

Statement by Vice President Biden on the Anniversary of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Millions of women and girls around the globe face violence in their homes and neighborhoods, their schools and workplaces, refugee camps and conflict zones. We have made progress in addressing... Read More

Statement on Sierra Leone Presidential Election

The United States commends the people of Sierra Leone who, on November 17, turned out in overwhelming numbers to vote in the third successful presidential and parliamentary election since the... Read More

Statement by the White House on Sierra Leone Election

The United States congratulates President Ernest Bai Koroma and the people of Sierra Leone after a successful election on November 17. With an estimated 2.4 million votes cast representing 87... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Medan, Indonesia

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy in Medan, Indonesia As submitted by embassy staff I lead the American Presence Post in Medan, the... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Manila, Philippines

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy in Manila, Philippines As submitted by embassy staff Embassy Manila scored a big hit with Election Watch... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Skopje, Macedonia

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy in Skopje, Macedonia As submitted by embassy staff In the run-up to the elections, post intensified our... Read More

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

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy in Guatemala City, Guatemala As submitted by embassy staff As Cultural Affairs Officer, I was in charge... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: St. George's, Grenada

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References As submitted by embassy staff Election Events: U.S. Embassy in St. George's, Grenada As incoming U.S. Chargé d’Affaires in Grenada, I... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Beijing, China

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China As submitted by embassy staff The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs section hosted an Election... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea As submitted by embassy staff “As the U.S. Chargé d’Affaires in... Read More



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