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Efforts to Combat Racism Must also Preserve Robust Freedom of Expression

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

Amira Fouad

2011-09-27

Remarks delivered under Item 9: Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, and the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent Thank you... Read More

Ambassador Kelly's Opening Remarks to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting

United States Mission to the OSCE, remarks delivered in Warsaw, Poland

Ambassador Ian Kelly

2011-09-27

(As prepared for delivery at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting) Thank you, Mr. Moderator. It is an honor and a pleasure to come to Warsaw for the annual Human... Read More

Deputy Secretary Burns: Is There a Future for the U.S.-India Partnership?

Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.

Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns

2011-09-27

Thank you, Strobe, for that kind introduction. I’m delighted to be back at Brookings for this important conference. And I’m especially delighted to be here with India’s new Ambassador to... Read More

Ambassador at Large Johnson Cook on Freedom of Thought, Conscience, Religion or Belief

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

Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Suzan Johnson Cook

2011-09-27

(As prepared for delivery at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Session 2) As President Obama has affirmed, “The United States stands with those who advocate for free religious expression... Read More

Ambassador Johnson on Freedom of Assembly and Association

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

Ambassador David Johnson

2011-09-27

(As prepared for delivery at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Session 3) The right to peaceful assembly and association are well-established rights, essential to any genuine, functioning democratic system.... Read More

Transforming Partnerships Across Asia and the Pacific To Combat Corruption and Ensure Ethical Conduct: Open Government, Clean Trade, and Integrity in Markets and Supply Chains

New Dehli, India

Director for Anticrime Programs , Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, David M. Luna

2011-09-27

I am honored to have been invited to New Delhi to attend the 16th Steering Committee Meeting of the ADB/OECD Anticorruption Initiative for Asia and the Pacific and to present... Read More

The Lifeline: Embattled NGOs Assistance Fund

Designed to quickly meet the emergency needs of NGOs

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

2011-09-26

Since its creation in 1977, the DRL Bureau has been in the business of protecting and bolstering civil society. We tackled that issue with renewed vigor when Secretary Clinton made... Read More

Spokesperson Nuland on the Ongoing Political Situation in Yemen

We will continue to work with the GCC and others in the international community to support the Yemeni people's aspirations.

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2011-09-26

The United States takes note of the Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC) September 23 statement and joins it in expressing deep concern about the current situation in Yemen. We again express... Read More

Deputy Assistant Secretary Melia on Freedom of expression, free media and information

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

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor, Thomas O. Melia

2011-09-26

(As prepared for delivery at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Session 1) Freedom of expression, including freedom of the press, and the ability of citizens to access and share... Read More

Statement from National Security Council Spokesman Tommy Vietor on Saudi Arabia's Announced Reforms

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-09-25

We welcome Saudi King Abdullah’s announcement today that women will serve as full members of the Shura Council in the next session, and will have the right to participate in... Read More

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues in South and Central Asia

Mapping Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in South and Central Asia.

HumanRights.gov Staff with DevelopmentSeed

2011-09-23

For more information on the human rights situation in countries around the world, check out the human rights reports. To create your own maps, or to find out more about... Read More

Anti-Semitism in Europe

Mapping Anti-Semitism in Europe

HumanRights.gov Staff with DevelopmentSeed

2011-09-23

For more information on the human rights situation in countries around the world, check out the human rights reports. To create your own maps, or to find out more about... Read More

Internet Freedom in the Middle East and North Africa

Mapping Internet Freedom in the Middle East and North Africa

HumanRights.gov Staff with DevelopmentSeed

2011-09-23

For more information on the human rights situation in countries around the world, check out the human rights reports. To create your own maps, or to find out more about... Read More

The U.S. and Tunisian governments sign the Joint Political and Economic Partnership (JPEP)

New York, NY

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

2011-09-23

On September 22nd, on the margins of the 66th United Nations General Assembly in New York, the U.S. and Tunisian governments signed the Joint Political and Economic Partnership (JPEP). As... Read More

Remarks by Secretary Clinton at a UN High-Level Meeting on Somalia

New York, NY

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-09-23

Thank you very much, Secretary General. Thanks also to African Union Chairman Ping and to Prime Minister Abdullahi for your remarks. And to all of our colleagues, I have to... Read More

Statement by President Obama on Zambia’s Elections

I hope that all Zambians will find common ground as you address the challenges and seize the opportunities facing your country and our world.

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-09-23

On behalf of the American people, I congratulate the people of Zambia on the historic September 20 presidential, parliamentary, and local elections, and I commend you for building on your... Read More

FY 2012 Funding Opportunity Announcement for Cultural Orientation Technical Assistance Program

A linkage between overseas cultural orientation programs for refugees approved for admission to the United States and reception and placement activities conducted upon their arrival.

Funding Opportunity Announcement, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration

2011-09-22

Funding Opportunity Number: PRM-A-12-CA-DOM-092111 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number: 19.510 - U.S. Reception and Placement Program Announcement issuance date: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Proposal submission deadline: Monday, November... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks With Tunisian Foreign Minister Mouldi Kefi At Signing Ceremony

Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York, NY

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Tunisian Foreign Minister Mouldi Kefi

2011-09-22

SECRETARY CLINTON: I wanted to just say a very few words about how important this is to the United States. In the last year, the people of Tunisia have stood... Read More

The 10th Anniversary of the Durban Conference

Since its inception in 2001, the Durban process has included ugly displays of intolerance and anti-Semitism.

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-09-22

Several months ago, the United States announced that we would not participate in the 10-year commemoration of the 2001 Durban Conference. Consistent with that decision, we are not attending today’s... Read More

Undersecretary Otero's Opening Remarks to the Power of Open Conference

The Power of Open Conference, New York, NY

Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Otero

2011-09-22

Good morning. Thank you Alfred, for your generous hospitality today as we celebrate this momentous occasion: the formal launch of the Open Government Partnership. It's wonderful to be here. I... Read More



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