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Statement by President Obama Congratulating Nobel Peace Prize Winners

Today’s award honors three extraordinary individuals.

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-10-07

On behalf of the American people, I congratulate the recipients of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee of Liberia, and Tawakkul Karman of Yemen.... Read More

Spokesperson Nuland on the Five-Year Anniversary of the Murder of Anna Politkovskaya

Justice will not be done until all those involved in the crime are identified and prosecuted.

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2011-10-06

October 7 marks the fifth-year anniversary of the murder of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya. Her reporting on the war in the North Caucasus brought to light the violation of human... Read More

USAID, OSCE Team Up to Help Azerbaijan Combat Human Trafficking and Promote Access to the Justice System

Baku, Azerbaijan

USAID Press Release

2011-10-06

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Office in Baku on September 29th signed a grant agreement to collaborate... Read More

Ambassador Efird on Tolerance and Non-Discrimination

U.S. Mission to the OSCE, Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Warsaw, Poland

Ambassador Cynthia Efird

2011-10-06

(As prepared for delivery at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Session 16: Tolerance and Non-Discrimination; Equality of opportunity for women and men; Implementation of the OSCE Action Plan for the... Read More

Ambassador Johnson on Humanitarian Issues: Trafficking in Human Beings

U.S. Mission to the OSCE, Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Warsaw, Poland

Ambassador David Johnson

2011-10-06

(As prepared for delivery at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Session 17: Humanitarian Issues; Trafficking in Human Beings) The United States strongly supports the goals of our OSCE commitments to... Read More

FY 2012 Funding Opportunity Announcement for NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees and Refugee Returnees in Rwanda, the DRC, Tanzania and Uganda

Funding Opportunity Announcement

Department of State, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration

2011-10-06

Funding Opportunity Number: PRM-AFR-12-CA-AF-100611-GREATLAKES Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number: 19.517 - Overseas Refugee Assistance Programs for Africa Announcement issuance date: Thursday, October 06, 2011 Proposal submission deadline: Friday,... Read More

Margaret Pollack on International Protection at UNHCR’s Executive Committee meeting agenda item on protection

U.S. Mission to the United Nations Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerland

Margaret Pollack

2011-10-05

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. And I would also like to thank the Assistant High Commissioner for her remarks today. The United States’ commitment to the protection of refugees, asylum seekers,... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Press Availability in the Dominican Republic

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-10-05

SECRETARY CLINTON: Hi, everyone. Good afternoon. Good afternoon. Let me tell you how pleased I am to be back in Santo Domingo. And I am grateful to our hosts, the... Read More

Presidential Memorandum -- Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008

MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-10-04

SUBJECT: Certification and Determination with Respect to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 Pursuant to section 404 of the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 (CSPA) (title IV, Public... Read More

Spokesperson Nuland on the Mosque Attack in Northern Israel

Such hateful sectarian actions are never justified.

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2011-10-04

The United States strongly condemns the dangerous and provocative attacks on a mosque in the northern Israeli town of Tuba-Zangariyye, which took place on October 3. Such hateful sectarian actions... Read More

Ambassador Rice on the Situation in Syria

U.S. Mission to the United Nations, New York, NY

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

2011-10-04

(Remarks as delivered) Madame President, the United States is outraged that this Council has utterly failed to address an urgent moral challenge and a growing threat to regional peace and... Read More

Ambassador Rice's Remarks at the Security Council Stakeout on the Veto of a UN Security Council Resolution on Syria

U.S. Mission to the United Nations, New York, NY

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

2011-10-04

Ambassador Rice: Good evening. I hadn't intended to get a head start on everyone else but since—this has been quite a sad day, most especially for the people of Syria,... Read More

Ambassador Robinson Addresses the UNHCR Executive Committee

U.S. Mission to the United Nations Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerland

Ambassador David M. Robinson, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration

2011-10-03

Mr. Chairman, Thank you for your leadership of this Committee over the past year. And thank you, Mr. High Commissioner, for your remarks this morning. And Mr. High Commissioner, thank... Read More

Ambassador Johnson on OSCE Human Dimension Activities

U.S. Mission to the OSCE, Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Warsaw, Poland

Ambassador David Johnson

2011-10-03

(As prepared for delivery at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Session 10) As we take stock of OSCE’s human dimension work, I want to underscore strong U.S. support for Office... Read More

Ambassador Efird on Humanitarian Issues and Other Commitments

U.S. Mission to the OSCE, Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Warsaw, Poland

Ambassador Cynthia Efird

2011-10-03

(As prepared for delivery at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Session 11: Humanitarian Issues and Other Commitments Migrant workers, the integration of legal migrants; Refugees and displaced persons; Treatment of... Read More

Key U.S. Accomplishments at the UN Human Rights Council 18th Session

U.S. Mission to the United Nations Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerland

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

2011-10-01

The eighteenth session of the Human Rights Council came to an end in Geneva on September 30, 2011. This was the seventh regular session since the United States joined in... Read More

Secretary Clinton on Iran's Continuing Human Rights Violations

The government of Iran continues its crackdown on all forms of dissent, belief, and assembly.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-09-30

The United States is deeply concerned by reports of the Iranian government’s continued repression of its people. Despite statements from Iran’s Supreme Leader and President claiming support for the rights... Read More

بیاینۀ کلینتون، وزیر امور خارجه دربارۀ نقض حقوق بشر به وسیلۀ ایران

ایالات متحده همراه با جامعۀ بین المللی و همۀ ایرانیان مراتب مخالفت خود را با اظهارات و اقدامات ریاکارانۀ دولت ایران ابراز می دارد و ما ایران را همچنان به رعایت حقوق و آزادی های همۀ کسانی که در ایران زندگی می کنند فرا می خوانیم.

وزارت امور خارجه ایالات متحدهدفتر سخنگو

2011-09-30

Click here for the English version of the Secretary Clinton on Iran’s Continuing Human Rights... Read More

Patrick Merloe on Democratic elections and electoral observation

U.S. Mission to the OSCE, Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Warsaw, Poland

Patrick Merloe, National Democratic Institute, public member of the U.S. Delegation to the 2011 OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting

2011-09-30

( As prepared for delivery at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Session 8 ) It has been often stated that elections in and of themselves do not a democracy... Read More



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