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Assistant Secretary Posner at the US Consulate in Lagos, Nigeria

PAO Dehab Ghebreab: I like to thank you all for joining us this afternoon.  It gives me great pleasure to introduce assistant Secretary Michael Posner for the Bureau of Democracy,... Read More

International Tolerance Day 2012: Laying the Foundation for Lasting Peace

Difference must not be a source of division, but of strength. That's the core message of this year's International Day for Tolerance. Tolerance is a way to disarm fear and... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Warsaw, Poland

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, Poland As submitted by embassy staff October 24, Deputy Cultural Attache Frankie Sturm discussed with... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia As submitted by embassy staff Government officials, members of the media, representatives of civil... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Jerusalem, Israel

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel As submitted by embassy staff On November 6, the American Consul General in Jerusalem... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Asmara, Eritrea

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy in Asmara, Eritrea As submitted by embassy staff U.S. Presidential Elections always attract worldwide attention, but in... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Yaoundé, Cameroon

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé, Cameroon As submitted by embassy staff In the sprint to the U.S. Presidential Election day,... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Kampala, Uganda

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda As submitted by embassy staff Before dawn on November 7, close to 200 guests gathered... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Chennai, India

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Consul in Chennai, India The U.S. Consulate General in Chennai celebrated democracy by highlighting the 2012 U.S. Presidential... Read More

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

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy Mexico City, Mexico As submitted by embassy staff As part of our outreach to Mexican youth, we... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Muscat, Oman

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy Muscat, Oman As submitted by embassy staff As the new U.S. Ambassador to Oman, our elections event... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Lomé, Togo

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy in Lomé, Togo As submitted by embassy staff I was surprised but pleased that in this day... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Montevideo, Uruguay

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy in Montevideo, Uruguay As submitted by embassy staff Embassy Montevideo planned a unique election night event in... Read More

Observing the U.S. Election: Auckland, New Zealand

Election Highlights Homepage and Election Resources and Policy References Election Events: U.S. Embassy Auckland, New Zealand As submitted by embassy staff Over 150 university students and young professionals gathered at... Read More

Statement for the Reinforced Permanent Council Meeting “Looking to Dublin”

The United States commends the leadership of the Irish Chairmanship in setting a creative and constructive agenda for our work over the past year. We would like to thank Ambassador... Read More

Statement by the White House on Holodomor

At this time of commemoration, Americans join with the people of Ukraine and with Ukrainians around the world in remembering those who died in the tragic events of... Read More

Response by Ambassador Kelly to the Chairmanship-in-Office’s Three Personal Representatives

 The United States welcomes today’s important discussion addressing issues of intolerance and discrimination in the OSCE region. We are pleased that the Chairmanship’s Personal Representatives for Tolerance, Ambassador Adil... Read More

Response by Counselor for Public Affairs Midura to Presentation by the Head of the EU Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine, Mr. Udo Burkholder

The United States welcomes you, Mr. Burkholder, to the Permanent Council and we thank you for your presentation to this body. We commend the invaluable work of the European Union... Read More

Response by Ambassador Kelly to the Director of the Conflict Prevention Center, Ambassador Kobieracki

Ambassador Kobieracki, we warmly welcome you back to the Permanent Council and thank you for your comprehensive report. Ambassador, we appreciate your report’s focus on an issue critical for the... Read More

Statement by Counselor for Public Affairs Midura Commending Macedonia for Decriminalization of Defamation

The United States welcomes the adoption on November 12 of a law decriminalizing defamation in Macedonia. The country’s new civil law regulating insult and defamation removes speech offenses from the... Read More



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