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Support for the People of Syria

United Nations Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerland

Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Esther Brimmer

2012-02-28

Dr. Esther Brimmer serves as Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs. Earlier today, I spoke before the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, where I joined many... Read More

Government of Belarus Request that EU Head of Delegation and Polish Ambassador Return to Capitals

Mark Toner, Acting Spokesperson

2012-02-28

The United States notes with deep regret the Government of Belarus’ decision to request that the EU Head of Delegation and Polish Ambassador to Belarus return to their capitals for... Read More

Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson: Observing Elections in Senegal

It was evident that despite the turbulence of the past few weeks, the intemperate rhetoric, and unfortunate violence, the people of this country have a deep and abiding respect for democracy.

2012-02-28

Since its independence, Senegal has been one of America's strongest and most consistent friends in francophone West Africa. Our relationship has been based on a shared set of principles and... Read More

USAID Launches New Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance

The Center will propel the core agenda of USAID Forward, the Agency's ambitious reform effort, by creating and applying an evidence-based approach carried out through its global partnerships, cutting-edge innovation, and relentless focus on what drives results.

2012-02-27

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Agency for International Development unveiled its Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance today. Administrator Rajiv Shah, Deputy Assistant Administrator Don Steinberg and... Read More

Remarks With Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs Saad-Eddine Al-Othmani After Their Meeting

Moroccans are strengthening their own democracy. Young people are having a say in their own future. His Majesty King Mohammed VI has begun the process of reform. We see women’s rights protected and expanded, a more transparent and accountable government, establishing the Arab world’s very first truth commission on human rights.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-02-26

FOREIGN MINISTER AL-OTHMANI: (In Arabic.) SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you so much, Minister, for the warm words and the gracious welcome. It is wonderful to be back in Rabat. So much... Read More

Secretary Clinton Answers Questions about Syria

Rabat, Morocco

2012-02-26

Interview With Samira Sitail of 2M QUESTION: I said earlier that you were in Nigeria, but before that, you were in Tunisia for – you took part in the meeting... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks on Youth

Tunis, Tunisia

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-02-25

Translated: English | 中文 | فارسی | عربي | Русский | Français | Português See also: Overview of U.S. Economic Assistance to Tunisia MODERATOR: We are very proud of the... Read More

Overview of U.S. Economic Assistance to Tunisia

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

2012-02-25

As Tunisia’s brave citizens chart a new democratic future, they continue to set an example for the region and the world. The United States remains committed to working with the... Read More

Statement by President Obama on Yemen’s Transition to President Abdo Rabo Mansour Hadi

President Barack Obama

2012-02-25

Just over one year ago, thousands of men and women gathered in city squares across Yemen to demand a government that was responsive to their democratic aspirations. The determination and... Read More

Secretary Clinton Following Her Meeting with Tunisian President Marzouki

Presidential Palace, Tunis, Tunisia

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-02-25

SECRETARY CLINTON: I just had an excellent meeting with the president, the foreign minister, and other officials of the Tunisian Government. And I think the message is one that I... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks at Civil Society Roundtable

Chief of Mission Residence, Algiers, Algeria

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-02-25

SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, thank you, Ambassador, for inviting us into your home for this very important meeting. I am honored to meet with leaders from Algeria’s civil society who are... Read More

Secretary of State Clinton's Intervention at the Friends of the Syrian People Meeting

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State

2012-02-24

SECRETARY CLINTON: I want to thank Tunisia for hosting this meeting today and I salute the Arab League for its leadership throughout this crisis. I want to particularly applaud the... Read More

Secretary Clinton on Syria

The international community agreed to take a number of concrete steps that will help begin providing humanitarian relief to the Syrian people, increase the pressure on Assad and those around him, and prepare for the democratic transition.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-02-24

Press availability in Tunis, Tunisia SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, good evening, everyone. Good evening. It’s been a very, very long and productive day. And I want to commend, once again, the... Read More

First Meeting of the Group of Friends of the Syrian People

Chairman's Conclusions of the International Conference of the Group of Friends of the Syrian People

2012-02-24

1. The first meeting of the Group of Friends of the Syrian People (“the Friends’ Group”), was held in Tunis on 24 February 2012, with the participation of more than... Read More

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Kathleen Fitzpatrick Urges Action on Justice and Human Rights in Honduras

U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Kathleen Fitzpatrick

2012-02-24

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Kathleen Fitzpatrick Urges Action on Justice and Human Rights in HondurasTranslation:Español Deputy Assistant Secretary Fitzpatrick, Ambassador Kubiske, and other U.S. officials talked with journalists and... Read More

Press Availability on the Meeting of the Friends of the Syrian People

Tunis, Tunisia

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-02-24

SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, good evening, everyone. Good evening. It’s been a very, very, long and productive day. And I want to commend, once again, the Government of Tunisia, in particular... Read More

Remarks by Secretary Clinton at the London Conference on Somalia

Lancaster House, London, United Kingdom

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-02-23

SECRETARY CLINTON: (In progress) al-Shabaab’s remaining financial lifelines. One of the reasons that they apparently agreed to join with al-Qaida is because they think they will obtain more funding from... Read More

Presidential Elections in Senegal

Office of the Press Secretary, The White House

2012-02-23

As Senegal’s citizens go to the polls on February 26, we call on Senegalese authorities to uphold internationally-recognized electoral standards to ensure that these elections reflect the will of the... Read More

Strengthening the Fight against Modern Slavery: USAID's Counter-Trafficking in Persons Initiative

Ambassador-at-Large Luis CdeBaca, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, Department of State

2012-02-23

USAID has crafted a new Agency-wide policy to combat trafficking in persons. Drawing on best practices from the last decade, the new policy provides guidance on pursuing more effective, efficient,... Read More

White House Statement on the Case of Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani

White House, Washington, D.C.

Office of the Press Secretary, the White House

2012-02-23

The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms reports that Iranian authorities’ reaffirmed a death sentence for Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani for the sole reason of his refusal to... Read More



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