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Secretary Clinton on the Occasion of Switzerland's National Day

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-08-31

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Switzerland as you celebrate the 721st anniversary... Read More

Remarks by Ambassador Rice at a Security Council Meeting on Syria

New York, N.Y.

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Susan E. Rice

2012-08-31

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Foreign Minister Fabius, for convening this important meeting. Mr. President, we gather at a somber hour—less than a week after some of the bloodiest days since... Read More

Secretary Clinton on Vietnam’s National Day

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-08-31

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I would like to congratulate the Vietnamese people as they celebrate Vietnam’s National Day on September 2. In... Read More

Statement by Spokesperson Nuland on the Release of Maldivian National Inquiry Report

Washington, D.C.

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-08-31

The United States welcomes the release of the report of the independent Commission of National Inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the February 7 transfer of power in Maldives. The United... Read More

Travel Diary: Secretary Clinton Travels to East Asia, the Pacific, and Russia

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-08-30

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton travels to the Cook Islands, Indonesia, China, Timor-Leste, Brunei, and Russia, August 30-September 9. In the Cook Islands on August 31, Secretary Clinton will... Read More

Statement by Secretary Clinton on Malaysia Hari Merdeka

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-08-30

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the Malaysian people as you celebrate your fifty-fifth Independence Day... Read More

Preview of Issues at the Upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leader's Meeting in Vladivostok, Russia

Washington, D.C.

The Washington Foreign Press Center

2012-08-30

BACKGROUND BRIEFING WITH A SENIOR GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL AND A SENIOR OFFICIAL FROM THE OFFICE OF THE USTR MODERATOR: Good afternoon and welcome to the Washington Foreign Press Center. Today, we’re having a... Read More

Arms Control in the Information Age: Harnessing “Sisu”

Helsinki, Finland

Acting Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller

2012-08-30

Thank you for inviting me to speak here at the Finnish Institute for International Affairs. This is my first visit to Finland and it is an absolutely lovely place. This... Read More

A Conversation With Afghan Women in Nangarhar Province

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

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

2012-08-30

Melanne Verveer serves as Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues. During my first trip to Afghanistan as Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues, I was struck by something one woman said to me... Read More

Secretary Clinton on Slovak Republic’s National Day

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-08-30

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Slovakia as you celebrate the 20th anniversary... Read More

Statement by Spokesperson Nuland on the Amir Hekmati

Washington, D.C.

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-08-29

Today marks one year since Iranian authorities detained U.S. citizen Amir Hekmati.  We are relieved that Iran’s Supreme Court overturned the death sentence verdict, but remain troubled by Mr. Hekmati’s... Read More

Statement by Spokesperson Nuland on the Execution of Death Row Inmates in The Gambia

Washington, D.C.

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-08-29

The United States is greatly concerned by the Government of The Gambia’s execution of nine death row inmates. We condemn the lack of transparency and haste under which these executions... Read More

Deputy Secretary Costner at Review of U.N. Small Arms Action Program

New York, N.Y.

Deputy Director of Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement for Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Steven R. Costner

2012-08-29

AS DELIVERED Statement by Steven R. Costner, Deputy Director, Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, at the Review Conference on the UN Programme of Action to... Read More

Statement by Spokesperson Nuland on Progress Toward Camp Ashraf’s Peaceful Closure

Washington, D.C.

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-08-29

Resumed Progress toward Camp Ashraf’s Peaceful Closure The United States welcomes today’s safe arrival of the sixth convoy of approximately 400 Ashraf residents to Camp Hurriya, the first such convoy... Read More

Young Kenyan Mothers Work Together To Improve Food Security and Nutrition

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

USAID Kenya - Joan Lewa

2012-08-28

In Kenya, a group of young women are working collaboratively to put to use their knowledge of food and nutrition. The group is turning a profit while feeding themselves and... Read More

Remarks from Ambassador Rice in India on "Call to Action for Child Survival"

New Delhi, India

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Susan E. Rice

2012-08-28

Good evening everyone. Thank you so much for being here. Thank you, Ambassador Powell, and a warm welcome to the Minister and to all of our very distinguished guests tonight.... Read More

Statement by Spokesperson Nuland on Robert Levinson's Disappearance in Iran

Washington, D.C.

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-08-28

Tomorrow marks 2,000 days since U.S. citizen Robert Levinson went missing in Iran on March 9, 2007. Mr. Levinson was last seen on Kish Island and the United States reiterates... Read More

Impact on the Ground: Implementing the National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, Donald K. Steinberg

2012-08-27

Donald K. Steinberg serves as Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development. Less than a year ago, President Obama announced a National Action Plan (NAP) to implement commitments on Women, Peace... Read More

Secretary Clinton on Trinidad and Tobago Independence Day

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-08-27

Trinidad and Tobago Independence Day On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Trinidad and... Read More

Secretary Clinton on Ukraine’s National Day

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-08-24

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Ukraine as you celebrate the 21st anniversary... Read More



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