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Transformative and Culturally Sensitive Reparations for Women Subjected to Violence

Human Rights Council 20th Session, Geneva, Switzerland

Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe, Permanent Representative to the UN Human Rights Council

2012-06-25

Thank you Mr. Vice President. Despite significant efforts by the international community, women still suffer disproportionately from poverty and violence. Tackling the underlying causes of violence against women requires not... Read More

Trans-Atlantic Dialogue on Combating Crime-Terror Pipelines

National Defense University, Washington, D.C.

Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Maria Otero

2012-06-25

Good morning. Thank you, Mr. Miklaucic, for your kind introduction, and to the Center for Complex Operations for hosting this Dialogue. The National Defense University continues to make great contributions... Read More

Internet Freedom Fellows Program Emphasizes Defense of Fundamental Freedoms Online

Washington, D.C.

Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe, U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council

2012-06-25

    (Photo: Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy,  Human Rights, and Labor Daniel Baer with Internet Freedom Fellows from India, Burkina Faso, Syria, Venezuela taken at the State Department... Read More

Secretary Clinton on Syrian Shoot-Down of Turkish Aircraft

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-06-24

Translated: فارسی I spoke with Turkish Foreign Minister Davutoglu yesterday to convey our grave concern about the downing of a Turkish F-4 fighter jet by Syrian forces on June 22.... Read More

Special Envoy Rosenthal at the 9th Biennial Stephen S. Weinstein Holocaust Symposium

Wroxton College, United Kingdom

Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Hannah Rosenthal

2012-06-24

Good evening. Thank you for inviting me here today. It is an honor to represent the United States Government and to participate in Wroxton College’s 9th Biennial Stephen S. Weinstein... Read More

Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur in the Field of Cultural Rights and the Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children

Human Rights Council 20th Session, Geneva, Switzerland

Delegation of the United States of America

2012-06-22

(as prepared for delivery) Thank you, Madame President. Eliminating human trafficking has long been a priority for the United States. At home, we are establishing innovative multi-agency task forces to... Read More

Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the Working Group on the Issue of Discrimination against Women in Law and in Practice and the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants

Human Rights Council 20th Session, Geneva, Switzerland

Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe United States Permanent Representative to the UN Human Rights Council

2012-06-22

(as prepared for delivery) Thank you, Madame President. We welcome the report of the Working Group on the Issue of Discrimination against Women in Law and in Practice. The United... Read More

Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to the Western Balkans

The White House, Office of the Press Secretary

2012-06-22

On June 26, 2001, by Executive Order 13219, the President declared a national emergency with respect to the Western Balkans, pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C.... Read More

Secretary Clinton on the Occasion of Luxembourg’s National Day

Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-06-22

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

Secretary Clinton on Slovenia’s Independence Day

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-06-22

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

Secretary Clinton on Mozambique’s Independence Day

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-06-22

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Mozambique as you celebrate the 37th anniversary... Read More

US Holds Workshops to Support UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights

Human Rights Council 20th Session, Geneva, Switzerland

Robert Schwartz, Delegate to the United States of America

2012-06-21

Thank you, Madame President. Our remarks today are directed to the UN Working Group on the Issue of Human Rights and Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises. The United States... Read More

Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and Association are Essential Components of Democracy

Human Rights Council 20th Session, Geneva, Switzerland

Osman Tat, Delegate of the United States of America

2012-06-21

Thank you, Madame President. The United States thanks Special Rapporteur Kiai for his work and for his first report on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association. ... Read More

Terrorist Designations of Boko Haram Commander Abubakar Shekau, Abubakar Shekau, Khalid al-Barnawi and Abubakar Adam Kambar

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

2012-06-21

The Department of State designated Abubakar Shekau, Abubakar Adam Kambar, and Khalid al-Barnawi as Specially Designated Global Terrorists under section 1(b) of Executive Order 13224. Shekau is the most visible... Read More

Looking to AIDS 2012: Turning the Tide Together

Washington, D.C.

Ambassador Eric Goosby, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

2012-06-21

For the first time in over 20 years, the biannual International AIDS Conference will take place on American soil. From July 22-27, AIDS 2012 will convene scientists, health professionals, policy makers... Read More

Secretary Clinton and ESPN President on Empowering Women Through Sports

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and ESPN President John Skipper

2012-06-21

REMARKS SECRETARY CLINTON: Good morning. I am so delighted to welcome all of you to the Treaty Room here at the State Department where we often announce very important issues,... Read More

USAID's Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG) Forum

2012-06-21

  About the Forum USAID's Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG) Forum will be convened at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace from June 21-22, 2012. This two-day event will... Read More

Deputy Secretary Burns at the Naturalization Ceremony Commemorating World Refugee Day

Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns

2012-06-21

Thank you. It is a singular honor for us at the Department of State to host this naturalization ceremony for the 19 courageous individuals from across the globe joining us... Read More

Secretary Clinton at the National Partnership for Women and Families

Washington Hilton Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-06-21

Oh, I am thrilled to see this ballroom packed on behalf of the National Partnership. I very much appreciated that stirring video and the reminder of all the hairstyles over... Read More

Secretary Clinton on Croatia's Statehood Day

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-06-21

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 Croatia as you celebrate... Read More



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