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Statement by Chargé d’Affaires Robbins on Violence in Egypt

United States Mission to the OSCE, Vienna, Austria

Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Gary Robbins, United States Mission to the OSCE

2011-10-13

The United States is deeply concerned about the violence in Egypt that has led to a tragic loss of life among demonstrators and security forces. We express our condolences to... Read More

Statement by Chargé d’Affaires Robbins on the Convictions of April 2 Protesters in Azerbaijan

United States Mission to the OSCE, Vienna, Austria

Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Gary Robbins, United States Mission to the OSCE

2011-10-13

The United States deeply regrets the recent convictions of a number of opposition activists who participated in peaceful demonstrations on April 2. These rulings include: The October 10 verdict of... Read More

Statement by Chargé d’Affaires Robbins on the Invitation by the Russian Federation for International Observers for the Duma Elections

United States Mission to the OSCE, Vienna, Austria

Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Gary Robbins, United States Mission to the OSCE

2011-10-13

The United States welcomes the timely invitation by the Russian Federation Central Election Commission for international observers, including an Election Observation Mission from OSCE/ODIHR and Parliamentary Assembly, for the December... Read More

Statement by Chargé d’Affaires Robbins on the New Religion Law in Kazakhstan

United States Mission to the OSCE, Vienna, Austria

Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Gary Robbins, United States Mission to the OSCE

2011-10-13

Despite assurances from the Government of Kazakhstan that the new law on religion would be in keeping with its OSCE commitments and its international obligations and commitments regarding freedom of... Read More

Statement by Kelly Razzouk on Agenda Item 65 - Rights of the Child

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

Kelly Razzouk

2011-10-13

Statement delivered to the UN's Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian & Cultural Affairs) on Item 65 - Rights of the Child, during the 66th meeting of the United Nations General Assembly. ... Read More

Undersecretary Sherman on Addressing Potential Threats from Iran: Administration Perspectives on Implementing New Economic Sanctions One Year Later

Statement Before the Senate Banking Committee Hearing, Washington, DC

Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman

2011-10-13

Chairman Johnson, Ranking Member Senator Shelby, Distinguished Members of the Committee: thank you for inviting me to appear before you today to discuss the Obama Administration’s strategy to address the... Read More

Opportunities and Challenges of the Digital Age

Nizhny Novgorod State University, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Assistant Secretary of State Michael H. Posner

2011-10-13

Thank you, Dean Kolobov, and thank you, faculty and students of Nizhny Novgorod State University, for your gracious welcome. I’m delighted to have the chance to visit Nizhny Novgorod because... Read More

Deputy Assistant Secretary Baer's Keynote Address to the Compass to Compassion Conference

Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Daniel B. Baer

2011-10-12

(Remarks as prepared) Thank you for that warm introduction, and thank you, Reverend Ogle and Bishop Christopher, for inviting me to speak today and for putting me in such good... Read More

United States Intervention for Timor Leste at the UPR Working Group

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

Delegation of the United States of America

2011-10-12

12th Session of the UPR Working Group The United States welcomes the delegation of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste to the UPR Working Group. We commend Timor Leste for its... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Interview With Savannah Guthrie of NBC's Today Show

Washington, DC

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton with NBC's Savannah Guthrie

2011-10-12

QUESTION: Madam Secretary, thank you so much for doing this. SECRETARY CLINTON: It is a pleasure, Savannah, and welcome to the State Department. QUESTION: Thank you. Let’s talk about the... Read More

Statement by Press Secretary Carney on Ukraine

The United States urges the release of Mrs. Tymoshenko and the other political leaders and former government officials.

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-10-11

The United States is deeply disappointed with the conviction and sentencing of former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko through a politically motivated prosecution. The charges against Mrs. Tymoshenko and... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Call With Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr

The Secretary conveyed U.S. support for the Egyptian Cabinet’s decision to launch a transparent and credible investigation into the violence

State Department Office of the Press Secretary

2011-10-11

Secretary Clinton spoke with Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr this afternoon to convey our deep concern about the violence that occurred over the weekend. She expressed condolences for all... Read More

Award of Mo Ibrahim Prize to Former President Pedro Pires of Cape Verde

Specifically, the award cited Pires's influence in assuring Cape Verde’s successful transition from one-party to multi-party governance.

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2011-10-11

The United States congratulates Pedro de Verona Rodrigues Pires, the former president of Cape Verde, upon being awarded the Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership. This prize recognizes President... Read More

FACT SHEET: The State Department Office of the Middle East Partnership Initiative's Support for the Democratic Aspirations of the Tunisian People

The United States is committed to supporting the Tunisian transition and the Tunisian efforts to build strong foundations for democratic growth and economic opportunity.

United States Department of State Office of the Spokesperson

2011-10-11

Since January 2011 and in immediate response to the Tunisian Revolution, the United States has committed approximately $55 million in non-security assistance in support of Tunisia’s democratic transition. The Middle... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Interview with the Associated Press

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-10-11

SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, originally when I set this up, I had wanted to do this for a while and I thought the – let me make sure everybody’s got their... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Interview with Reuters

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-10-11

QUESTION: Thanks very much for doing this. SECRETARY CLINTON: I’m happy to do it – glad this worked out. QUESTION: We should have tea more often. (Laughter.) SECRETARY CLINTON: That’s... Read More

Statement by Laurie Shestack Phipps, at a Session of the UN General Assembly's Third Committee on Advancement of Women

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

Laurie Shestack Phipps, Adviser for Economic and Social Affairs

2011-10-10

(Remarks as delivered) Thank you, Mr. Chairman. We are pleased that the Third Committee is devoting its attention to this important agenda item on the advancement of women, and we... Read More

Statement by the Press Secretary on Violence in Egypt

We also note Prime Minister Sharaf's call for an investigation and appeal to all parties to refrain from violence.

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-10-10

The President is deeply concerned about the violence in Egypt that has led to a tragic loss of life among demonstrators and security forces. The United States expresses our condolences... Read More

United States Intervention for Zimbabwe at the UPR Working Group

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

Delegation of the United States of America

2011-10-10

12th Session of the UPR Working Group The United States welcomes His Excellency Minister Chimasa and the Zimbabwe delegation to the UPR Working Group. We commend Zimbabwe for creation of... Read More

Special Representative Shailor on World Day for Decent Work

On this World Day for Decent Work, we are convening the first meeting of the Labor Working Group of Secretary Clinton’s Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society.

Special Representative for Labor Affairs Barbara Shailor

2011-10-07

World Day for Decent Work is commemorated each year by millions of working people around the world. Today on farms and in factories – in cities and small villages –... Read More



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