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Remarks at the International Roma Day Event

Goethe Institute, Washington, D.C.

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

2012-04-30

As part of International Roma Day outreach, Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas O. Melia opened a movie presentation organized by the Open Society Foundations and the National Endowment for Democracy on... Read More

Numbers and Locations of People Fleeing the Violence in Syria (MAP)

2012-04-27

This map shows the number of people fleeing the violence in Syria. The Assad regime is a destabilizing force both within Syria and throughout the region. The United States wishes... Read More

Secretary Clinton's remarks at the Department of State Annual Holocaust Commemoration

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-04-27

Well, thank you very much, Tina. And thank you for the work that you do and the bureau does and the impact that it continues to make. I’m very pleased... Read More

Secretary Clinton on Togo National Day

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-04-27

On behalf President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Togo as you celebrate the 52nd anniversary of... Read More

Oversight of U.S. Policy Towards Burma

House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific

Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kurt M. Campbell

2012-04-27

Chairman Manzullo, Ranking Member Faleomavaega and distinguished Members of the Committee: Thank you for the opportunity to testify before the Committee today on the important issue of our policy towards... Read More

The Verdict in the Charles Taylor Trial at the Special Court for Sierra Leone

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

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-04-26

The United States welcomes the issuance of the judgment by the Special Court for Sierra Leone, convicting Charles Taylor, the former president of Liberia, of war crimes and crimes against... Read More

Ambassador Rice on Darfur, Syria, and the African Union

New York, New York

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

2012-04-26

Ambassador Rice: Good afternoon. Let me share with you a summary of our discussions on Darfur in consultations before I take your questions. Following Under-Secretary-General Ladsous’s briefing in the open... Read More

White House Press Secretary on the Verdict in the Charles Taylor Trial at the Special Court for Sierra Leone

The White House, Office of the Press Secretary

2012-04-26

The United States applauds today’s verdict of the Special Court for Sierra Leone in the case of Charles Taylor. The conviction of Mr. Taylor for war crimes and crimes against... Read More

Department of State, USAID Officials on U.S. Humanitarian Aid to Syria

Department of State, Office of the Spokesperson

2012-04-26

ON-THE-RECORD BRIEFING Kelly Clements, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugees and Migration And Christa Capozzola, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, U.S. Agency for International Development ... Read More

Ambassador Rice on Sudan and South Sudan, and Syria

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

2012-04-25

What a full day. I have a press statement to read and then I will provide a readout of our discussions on Sudan and South Sudan, as well as on... Read More

UN Security Council Press Statement on the Attack on UNAMID

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

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

2012-04-25

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the attack on an African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) patrol in West Darfur on 20 April,... Read More

On Violence in Bahrain, State Department Spokesperson Nuland

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

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-04-25

We are deeply concerned about the increase in violence in Bahrain, including the recent death of a protester, as well as the explosion last night that injured four policemen, two... Read More

U.S. Policy Toward Burma

Statement Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, Washington, DC

Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kurt M. Campbell

2012-04-25

Mr. Chairman, Mr. Faleomavaega, and Members of the Subcommittee, thank you very much for inviting me here today to testify about U.S. policy toward Burma and the remarkable developments that... Read More

Assistant Secretary Jacobson at House Hearing on Western Hemisphere

Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson

2012-04-25

Chairman Mack, Ranking Member Engel, Members of the Committee, it is an honor and privilege to be here today. I am genuinely pleased to be able to speak with you... Read More

Identifying the Trend: the Changing Face of Anti-Semitism and Implications for Europe and Sweden

Institute for Security and Development Policy, Stockholm, Sweden

Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat anti-Semitism Hannah Rosenthal

2012-04-25

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for welcoming me here today. I would like to thank the Institute of Security and Development Policy for hosting this forum on the Changing Face... Read More

Secretary Clinton on Syria and Afghanistan with Austrailian Foreign Minister

Remarks With Australian Foreign Minister Robert Carr After Their Meeting

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-04-24

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good afternoon, everyone. It is certainly a great pleasure for me to welcome Foreign Minister Carr here to Washington. It is always an incredibly important discussion between ourselves... Read More

President Obama on Armenian Remembrance Day

President Barack Obama

2012-04-24

Today, we commemorate the Meds Yeghern, one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century.  In doing so, we honor the memory of the 1.5 million Armenians who were brutally... Read More

Attorney General Holder on Human Trafficking

Frank and Kula Kumpuris Distinguished Lecture Series, Little Rock, Arkansas

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

2012-04-24

Thank you, Stephanie .  It is a privilege to be with you – and to be among so many friends, colleagues, and critical partners.  I want to thank you and... Read More

Countering the Lord's Resistance Army

USAID Assistant Administrator for Africa Earl Gast

2012-04-24

Good morning Chairman Coons, Ranking Member Isakson, and members of the Subcommittee. Thank you for inviting me to speak with you today. For over two decades, the Lord's Resistance... Read More

Assistant Secretary Brimmer on U.S.-Israel Multilateral Cooperation

Miami, Florida

Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Esther Brimmer

2012-04-24

I want to thank Brian Siegel and the American Jewish Committee of Greater Miami and Broward for hosting me and opening your doors again for me to discuss multilateral cooperation... Read More



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