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The State Deptartment on Islamic Cooperation Group's Suspension of Syria

Washington, D.C.

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-08-16

OIC Suspension of Syria Today the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) sent a strong message to the Assad regime by suspending Syria’s membership in the OIC. The United States commends... Read More

Department of State Implementation of the United States National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security

Washington, D.C.

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

2012-08-16

The plan provides guidance for how the Department, both in Washington and at U.S. embassies and consulates, can advance efforts under the U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and... Read More

Press Briefing by Assistant Secretary Blake in Kazakhstan

Almaty, Kazakhstan

Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, Robert O. Blake, Jr.

2012-08-16

Blake: I am in Kazakhstan for a few hours. Right after this I will be having a meeting with business community to talk a little bit about all our efforts... Read More

U.S. Envoy Hussain’s Meetings at the Islamic Cooperation Summit

Washington, D.C.

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

2012-08-16

On the margins of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Heads of State Summit in Mecca, Special Envoy to the OIC Rashad Hussain held bilateral meetings with Prime Minister Najib... Read More

U.S. Strategy To Prevent and Respond to Gender-Based Violence Globally

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

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

2012-08-16

Melanne Verveer serves as Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues. On Friday August 10, the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) released the first ever U.S. Strategy to... Read More

Partnering To Promote Equality for LGBT Communities

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

Special Representative for Global Partnerships in the Office of the Secretary of State, Kris M. Balderston

2012-08-16

Kris M. Balderston serves as the Special Representative for Global Partnerships within the Office of the Secretary of State. In five countries around the world, consensual sex between same-gender partners is... Read More

Continue the Olympic Spirit in Your Community

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

Special Representative to Muslim Communities Farah Pandith and Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Hannah Rosenthal

2012-08-15

Farah Pandith serves as Special Representative to Muslim Communities, and Hannah Rosenthal serves as Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism. Even though the London Olympics have concluded, we invite you to join... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Kennedy at the Plenary of the Conference on Disarmament

Geneva, Switzerland

Ambassador Laura Kennedy, U.S. Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament

2012-08-14

We appreciate the background paper produced by UNIDIR.  With regard to the agenda item on “New types of Weapons of Mass Destruction and radiological weapons”, I note the UNIDR paper’s... Read More

U.S.-China Middle East Dialogue in Beijing

Washington, D.C.

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

2012-08-14

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman and Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhai Jun on August 14 held the inaugural round of U.S.-China Middle East Dialogue in... Read More

International Youth Day: Partnering With Youth to Build a Better World

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

U.S. Department of State Special Adviser for Global Youth Issues, Zeenat Rahman

2012-08-13

Zeenat Rahman serves as Special Adviser for Global Youth Issues. This Sunday we will celebrate International Youth Day, and it's particularly timely that this year's theme is “Building a Better World:... Read More

Travel Diary: Secretary Clinton in Nigeria

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-08-13

On August 9, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton met with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and the National Security Council in Abuja, Nigeria. Secretary Clinton and President Goodluck Jonathan discussed... Read More

Travel Diary: Secretary Clinton in Ghana

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-08-13

On August 10, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton traveled to Accra, Ghana, where she attended the Ghanaian State Funeral of the late President John Atta Mills. In astatement on... Read More

Travel Diary: Secretary Clinton in Benin

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-08-13

Following her visit to Ghana on August 10, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton traveled to Benin. In Cotonou, Secretary Clinton met with Beninese President Boni Yayi. The Secretary and... Read More

Travel Diary: Secretary Clinton in Turkey

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-08-13

On August 11, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton traveled from Africa to Istanbul, Turkey, where she met with senior government officials to coordinate on Syria. Secretary Clinton held detailed... Read More

Engaging the World Through Partnerships

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

U.S. Department of State Coordinator for Bureau of International Information Program, Dawn L. McCall

2012-08-13

Dawn L. McCall serves as Coordinator of the Bureau of International Information Programs. On a recent trip to Dhaka, Bangladesh, I visited Dhaka University to see a Banyan tree that Senator... Read More

Secretary Clinton and Turkish Foreign Minister Davutoglu on Syria

Istanbul, Turkey

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu

2012-08-13

FOREIGN MINISTER DAVUTOGLU: (Via translator.) Today (inaudible) Her Excellency, the Secretary of State of America, Ms. Hillary Clinton. This is the (inaudible) time that she (inaudible) visit to -- the... Read More

Statement by Secretary Clinton on International Youth Day, August 12

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-08-13

There are more than three billion people under the age of 30. Young people represent a growing class who are yearning to have their voices heard. But in too many... Read More

Secretary Clinton on India's Independence Day

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-08-13

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

Secretary Clinton on Republic of Congo’s National Day

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-08-13

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

Secretary Clinton on Pakistan's Independence Day

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-08-13

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



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