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UPR 13th Session - Intervention for Ecuador

U.S. Department of State

2012-05-21

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 13th Session page. The United States warmly welcomes Vice President Lenin Moreno and the Ecuadorian delegation... Read More

Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius at the World Health Assembly Gender Equity Panel

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius

2012-05-21

I’m pleased to be here with you today to support Director General Chan’s commitment to make gender, equity and human rights a priority in all of WHO’s work around the... Read More

Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius Leads “Breaking Down Barriers” Panel Discussion on Health Care for LGBT Persons

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius

2012-05-21

While all countries are unique, with different languages, cultures, and histories – as health ministers, we have the same job: to promote and protect the health of all our citizens. ... Read More

Universal Periodic Review - 13th Session

U.S. Department of State

2012-05-21

The United States believes the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) has the potential to effect real change in countries throughout the world.  The UPR is not just something that occurs in... Read More

Democracy, Human Rights, Refugees: Humanitarian Assistance to Yemen

Washington, DC

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Kelly Clements and USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance Christa Capozzola

2012-05-21

MR. VENTRELL: Hi. Good afternoon, everyone, and thanks for joining the call. Today we have with us Deputy Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugees, and Migration Kelly Clements and USAID Deputy... Read More

FACT SHEET: Open Governance and Participation for Arab Countries in Transition

Camp David, Maryland

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

2012-05-21

G-8 Leaders met today at Camp David to carry forward the work of Deauville Partnership with Arab Countries in Transition, which was launched as a long-term, enduring partnership to respond... Read More

FACT SHEET: International Exchanges for Arab Countries in Transition

Camp David, Maryland

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

2012-05-21

G-8 Leaders met today at Camp David to carry forward the work of the Deauville Partnership with Arab Countries in Transition, which was launched as a long-term, enduring partnership to... Read More

FACT SHEET: Finance for Arab Countries in Transition

Camp David, Maryland

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

2012-05-21

The Middle East and North Africa region is undergoing one of the most important transitions of our time. The G-8 launched the Deauville Partnership with Arab Countries in Transition to... Read More

FACT SHEET: Asset Recovery Action Plan for Arab Countries in Transition

Camp David, Maryland

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

2012-05-21

G-8 Leaders met today at Camp David to carry forward the work of the Deauville Partnership with Arab Countries in Transition, which was launched as a long-term, enduring partnership to... Read More

Further Collaboration on Rule of Law Development in Moldova

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

2012-05-21

On Monday, May 21, U.S. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Brian A. Nichols and Moldova's General Secretary Victor Bodiu signed an amendment... Read More

FACT SHEET: G-8 Action on the Deauville Partnership with Arab Countries in Transition

Camp David, Maryland

The White House

2012-05-19

A year after the historic events across the Middle East and North Africa began to unfold, the aspirations of people of the region for freedom, human rights, democracy, job opportunities,... Read More

Remarks by the President Obama Before Working Session with G8 Leaders

Camp David, Maryland

President Barack Obama

2012-05-19

THE PRESIDENT: All right, everybody, listen up. First of all, I want to welcome all the leaders here. The press, you're welcome as long as you don't break anything. (Laughter.) ... Read More

Ambassador Rice at U.N. on Sudan and Syria

New York, New York

Ambassador Rice, Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations

2012-05-18

Translated: Englishربي Reporter: Today’s the deadline date for Sudan, for them to come to the talks. And they haven’t been to the talks. Ambassador Rice: They’re not there yet. Reporter:... Read More

U.S. Envoy Rice at U.N. Security Council Briefing on Libya

Ambassador Susan E. Rice, Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations

2012-05-18

Translated: English عربي Thank you, Mr. President. I would like to thank the Prosecutor for his briefing on the work of his office and actions taken pursuant to Resolution 1970. ... Read More

Secretary Clinton Remarks With Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Gamini Lakshman Peiris Before Their Meeting

Treaty Room, Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-05-18

SECRETARY CLINTON:I am delighted to welcome Minister Peiris, the external affairs minister from Sri Lanka. The United States strongly supports the process of reconciliation and reconstruction in Sri Lanka. We... Read More

Winners of the Human Rights Defenders Award

U.S. Department of State, Office of the Press Secretary

2012-05-18

The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that Ales Byalyatski of Belarus and Uganda’s Civil Society Coalition on Human Rights and Constitutional Law are the joint winners of... Read More

Camp David Declaration

Camp David, Maryland

The White House

2012-05-18

Preamble 1. We, the Leaders of the Group of Eight, met at Camp David on May 18 and 19, 2012 to address major global economic and political challenges. The Global... Read More

“2012: A Decision Year for Ukraine” Remarks by Deputy Assistant Secretary Melia

Kyiv, Ukraine

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Thomas O. Melia

2012-05-17

hank you and good afternoon. It is a pleasure to be in the surroundings of our New Embassy Compound here in Kyiv. And I’d like to especially thank Ambassador Tefft,... Read More

Nepal’s Progress Towards Drafting A New Constitution

U.S. Department of State, Office of the Press Secretary

2012-05-17

The United States commends Nepal’s political leaders on their recent progress toward drafting a new constitution. While the issues are complex and challenging, all parties have demonstrated a willingness to... Read More

Decent Work for Informal Sector Workers

DipNote, the Official Blog of the U.S. Department of State

Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer and Special Representative for International Labor Affairs Barbara Shailor

2012-05-17

Melanne Verveer serves as the Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues and Barbara Shailor serves as the Special Representative for International Labor Affairs at the Department of State. On May 14,... Read More



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