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Secretary Clinton on the Situation in Lebanon

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-05-25

The United States is concerned that developments in Syria are contributing to instability in Lebanon.  We encourage all parties to exercise restraint and demonstrate respect for Lebanon’s security and stability,... Read More

Secretary Clinton on Republic of Azerbaijan's National Day

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-05-25

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Azerbaijan as you celebrate Republic Day this... Read More

President Obama on Georgia Independence Day

President Barack Obama

2012-05-25

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Georgia as you celebrate your independence this... Read More

Secretary Clinton on Ethiopia's National Day

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-05-25

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Ethiopia as you celebrate your national day... Read More

The Role of Women in Burma

Embassy of Czech Republic, Washington, D.C.

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

2012-05-25

Thank you, Deputy Chief of Mission Zajicek for your gracious introduction. It is fitting that we gather here at the Embassy of the Czech Republic for this discussion on Burma.... Read More

Now Available: Human Rights Reports for 2011

U.S. Department of State

2012-05-24

  The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – the Human Rights Reports – cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration... Read More

Fact Sheet: 2011 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

2012-05-24

Read the 2011 Human Rights Reports On May 24, 2012, the Secretary submitted the 2011 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (Human Rights Reports) to the United States Congress.  The... Read More

Secretary Clinton on the Release of the 2011 Human Rights Report

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-05-24

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good morning.  Good morning, everyone.  I’m very pleased to be joined here today by Assistant Secretary Posner to release our 2011 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices.  These... Read More

UPR 13th Session - Intervention for the United Kingdom

U.S. Department of State

2012-05-24

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 13th Session page. The United States warmly welcomes Lord McNally and the British delegation. We applaud... Read More

UPR 13th Session - Intervention for India

U.S. Department of State

2012-05-24

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 13th Session page. The United States welcomes Attorney-General Goolam Vanhanvati and the Indian delegation. We commend... Read More

Assistant Secretary Posner on the Release of the 2011 Human Rights Reports

Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Michael H. Posner

2012-05-24

  ASSISTANT SECRETARY POSNER: Thank you, Madam Secretary.  I wanted to say a few words about the report – reports and what’s new this year.  Then I’ll be happy to... Read More

Secretary Clinton on the Egyptian Presidential Election

Washington, DC

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-05-24

Today, the Egyptian people concluded a historic two days of voting in the first round of their presidential election, marking another important milestone in their transition to democracy. We look... Read More

Transcript: Assistant Secretary Posner Answers Questions on the 2011 Human Rights Report

Foreign Press Center, Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Michael H. Posner

2012-05-24

ASSISTANT SECRETARY POSNER: Welcome, everybody. I just am going to make a few brief introductory comments, and then open up to your questions. We are releasing this morning – have... Read More

UPR 13th Session – Intervention for Indonesia

U.S. Department of State

2012-05-23

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 13th Session page. The United States warmly welcomes Minister Marty Natalegawa and the Indonesian delegation to... Read More

FACT SHEET: The Organization for Economic and Cooperative Development to Support Middle East and North Africa Transitions

U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesperson

2012-05-23

The State Department, through its office of the U.S. – Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI), is pleased to announce $1.5 million in funding to the Organization for Economic and Cooperative... Read More

UPR 13th Session - Intervention for Finland

U.S. Department of State

2012-05-23

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 13th Session page. The United States warmly welcomes Minister Heidi Hautala and the Finnish delegation to... Read More

"Active Remembrance: Experiences and the Future" to Mark 20 Years of Austrian Holocaust Memorial Service

Embassy of Austria, Washington, D.C.

Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Hannah Rosenthal

2012-05-23

It is my pleasure to help mark the twentieth (20th) anniversary of the Austrian Holocaust Memorial Service, the Austrian Service Abroad. I understand that some of you are currently serving... Read More

UPR 13th Session - Intervention for Tunisia

U.S. Department of State

2012-05-22

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 13th Session page. The United States warmly welcomes Minister Samir Dilou and the Tunisian delegation to the... Read More

UPR 13th Session - Intervention for Morocco

U.S. Department of State

2012-05-22

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 13th Session page. The United States warmly welcomes Minister Mustafa Ramid and the delegation of the... Read More

FACT SHEET: U.S. Government Assistance to Yemen

U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesperson

2012-05-22

Three months ago, the Yemeni people inspired the world by bringing unprecedented political change to their country. Yemen’s transition represents an important step forward, but more work lies ahead. Together... Read More



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