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Remarks from Deputy Assistant Secretary Hanrahan’s at the “Toward a Democratic Ethiopia” Event

Washington, D.C.

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Karen Hanrahan

2012-10-10

AS PREPARED Thank you.  I am very pleased to be here today among such a diverse group of activists and scholars committed to strengthening democracy in Ethiopia.  I would like... Read More

Remarks from U.S. Envoy at U.N. Security Council Briefing on Sierra Leone

New York, N.Y.

U.S. Alternate Representative for Special Political Affairs to the United Nations, Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis

2012-10-10

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President. I would like to welcome to the Council today the President of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, Shireen Fisher, and the Prosecutor, Brenda... Read More

Remarks from Under Secretary Sonenshine at FIFPro Congress on Sports Diplomacy

Washington, D.C.

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

2012-10-10

AS PREPARED Thank you for that introduction. This is a special occasion for us – the first time the United States has hosted your general assembly. So I am delighted... Read More

Remarks from Secretary Clinton on International Day of the Girl

George C. Marshall Center, Washington, D.C.

2012-10-10

  AMBASSADOR VERVEER: Well, good morning, everyone. And let me add our welcome to the State Department as we mark the International Day of the Girl. And certainly speaking of... Read More

Fact Sheet: New Initiatives to Raise Status of Girls

U.S. Department of State

2012-10-10

On the eve of the inaugural International Day of the Girl Child, Secretary Clinton today convened a meeting with leaders in government and the private sector, including South African Archbishop... Read More

Remarks on Global Forum on Migration and Development Priorities and Protection Focus

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

2012-10-10

I want to welcome the representatives of so many distinguished agencies and organizations who are working on a myriad of these issues from a number of different angles. I am... Read More

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

Washington, D.C.

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

2012-10-10

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

Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary Michael Posner Remarks “Scientific and Academic Freedom in the Digital Age”

2012-10-10

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

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

2012-10-09

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

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-10-09

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

Washington, D.C.

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-10-09

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

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues, Melanne Verveer

2012-10-09

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

Lilongwe, Malawi

United States Ambassador to Malawi, Jeanine Jackson

2012-10-09

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

Open Society Foundations and Refugees International, Washington, D.C.

Deputy Assistant Secretary Kelly Clements, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration

2012-10-09

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

Open Society Foundations and Refugees International, Washington, D.C.

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

2012-10-09

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

Washington, D.C.

Transcript via The Atlantic Council by Federal News Service

2012-10-09

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

Warsaw, Poland

Head of US Delegation to the OSCE, Ambassador Avis T. Bohlen

2012-10-05

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

Warsaw, Poland

Ambassador Michael Kozak

2012-10-05

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

Warsaw, Poland

Ambassador Michael Kozak

2012-10-05

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

Warsaw, Poland

Head of US Delegation to the OSCE, Ambassador Avis T. Bohlen

2012-10-05

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



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