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Statement on ODIHR’s Ability to Fulfill its Programmatic Activities in 2012

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe - Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council, Ambassador Ian Kelly

2012-11-08

The United States is concerned that ODIHR will not be able to fulfill its proposed activities for 2012 – including in election observation – due to resource limitations this year.... Read More

Statement on Expulsion of UN Human Rights Investigator in South Sudan

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

State Department Acting Spokesperson Mark Toner

2012-11-06

We are deeply concerned about the Republic of South Sudan’s decision to order a Human Rights Officer working for the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) to depart the... Read More

Democracy In Focus - Elections

2012-11-05

Election Resources and Policy References on HumanRights.gov Observing the U.S. Elections at our Posts Around the World Around the world, from Ashgabat to Zagreb, U.S. embassies and consulates celebrated democracy... Read More

Response to Municipal Elections in Nicaragua

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

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-11-05

The U.S. government is concerned that the municipal elections conducted Sunday, November 4, in Nicaragua failed to demonstrate a degree of transparency that would assure Nicaraguans and the international community... Read More

Statement on Attack on Congolese Human Rights Activist

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

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-11-05

The United States calls on the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to investigate thoroughly the events of the October 25 attack on Dr. Denis Mukwege, of Panzi... Read More

Secretary Clinton Underscores U.S. Commitment to the Balkans

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Ambassador Philip T. Reeker

2012-11-04

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton recently concluded a trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo, Croatia, and Albania. The Secretary's visit to the Balkans demonstrated U.S. commitment and support... Read More

Statement by Spokesperson Nuland on Formation of Libyan Government

U.S. Department of State

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-11-02

The United States congratulates the Libyan people on the formation of a government. This is a critical milestone in their democratic transition. We encourage the country’s leaders to build democratic... Read More

State Department on Impeachment of Sri Lankan Chief Justice

U.S. Department of State

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-11-02

Impeachment Proceedings Brought Against Sri Lankan Chief Justice The United States is concerned by actions taken to impeach Sri Lankan Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake. We also note with concern recent... Read More

Remarks on Ukrainian Parliamentary Elections

Woodrow Wilson Center - Washington, D.C.

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Thomas Melia

2012-11-02

AS PREPARED I am very pleased to be able to discuss the Ukrainian elections before such a distinguished audience, and would like to extend my thanks to the Kennan Institute... Read More

Women Moving Forward in Guatemala

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

U.S. Embassy Guatemala Cultural Affairs Officer Kathleen Guerra

2012-11-02

As diplomats, one of our most important functions is to get to know the people of our host country. What do they think about what's happening in the world? How... Read More

UPR 14th Session - Intervention for Peru

U.S. Department of State

2012-11-01

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 14th Session page. AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY The United States warmly welcomes H.E Dr. Henry Jose... Read More

Remarks by Secretary Clinton to Albanian Parliament on Bilateral Relationship

Tirana, Albania

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-11-01

I am delighted to be here and to have this opportunity to speak before this parliament of a free, independent, sovereign, democratic Albania. (Applause.) Mr. President, Madam Speaker, Mr. Prime... Read More

U.S. Envoy at OSCE on Ukraine’s Parliamentary Elections

United States Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Counselor for Public Affairs Christopher Midura

2012-11-01

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States Government is concerned that the conduct of Sunday’s parliamentary elections in Ukraine constituted a step backwards from the progress made during previous parliamentary... Read More

U.S. Envoy at OSCE on Russia's Amendments to Treason Law

United States Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Chargé d’Affaires Gary Robbins

2012-11-01

Statement on the Amendments to the Treason Law in the Russian Federation Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States notes its concern regarding amendments to the treason and state secrets... Read More

U.S. Response to Head of OSCE Mission to Skopje

United States Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Chargé d’Affaires Gary Robbins

2012-11-01

Response to the Report by Ambassador Ralf Breth, Head of Mission, OSCE Mission to Skopje Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States welcomes Ambassador Breth to the Permanent Council, and... Read More

U.S. Response at OSCE to Armenian Envoy Hovakimian

United States Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Chargé d’Affaires Gary Robbins

2012-11-01

Response to Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia Ashot Hovakimian Thank you, Mr. Chairman. We welcome our former colleague, Deputy Foreign Minister Hovakimian, back to the Permanent Council. The United States... Read More

Helping Refugee Children In Kenya

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration, Anne C. Richard

2012-11-01

It is hard to be a refugee, but I think it must be even more difficult to be a refugee child, trying to learn and grow and enjoy childhood despite... Read More

UPR 14th Session - Intervention for Japan

U.S. Department of State

2012-10-31

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 14th Session page. AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY The United States welcomes Ambassador Hideaki and the delegation... Read More

Joint Press Statements by Clinton, Serbia’s Dacic, EU’s Ashton

Belgrade, Serbia

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Serbian Prime Minister Ivaca Dacic, and EU High Representative Cathy Ashton

2012-10-30

REMARKS PRIME MINISTER DACIC: (Via interpreter) I wish to express my pleasure for having here the State Secretary Mrs. Clinton and Lady Ashton. It is an exceptional pleasure for us... Read More

UPR 14th Session - Intervention for Zambia

U.S. Department of State

2012-10-30

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 14th Session page. AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY The United States warmly welcomes H. E. Mr. Musa... Read More



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