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Secretary Clinton: Announcing the New Special Envoy to Sudan

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-03-31

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good afternoon, everyone. I’m very pleased to be here this afternoon to introduce Ambassador Princeton Lyman as our new special envoy for Sudan. I’m also delighted to welcome... Read More

Mark Toner: The United Nations Human Rights Council

Office of the Press Secretary

2011-03-30

The United States is pleased to note the landmark achievements of the most recent session of the UN Human Rights Council. This session included bold, assertive action by the Council... Read More

Fact Sheet: Key U.S. Accomplishments at the UN Human Rights Council

2011-03-30

This September will mark the two-year anniversary of U.S. membership on the United Nations Human Rights Council. U.S. engagement at the Council has led to a number of new mechanisms... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Remarks After Meeting With Columbia Vice President Angelino Garzon

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-03-29

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good morning. I am very pleased to be here with Vice President Garzon of Colombia on his first visit to Washington as vice president. Before discussing the important... Read More

Secretary Clinton: After the International Conference on the Libyan Crisis

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-03-29

SECRETARY CLINTON: All set? I apologize for my voice. Good afternoon and I want to begin by expressing certainly our gratitude to the prime minister and the foreign secretary and... Read More

Secretary Clinton: At the International Conference on Libya

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-03-29

Thank you very much, Prime Minister, and thanks to you and your government for the critical leadership effort you have demonstrated in our common effort. Thanks too to France, which... Read More

Statement by the Press Secretary on the President's Videoconference with President Sarkozy, Chancellor Merkel and Prime Minister Cameron

Office of the Press Secretary

2011-03-28

President Obama spoke by videoconference this afternoon with President Sarkozy, Chancellor Merkel and Prime Minister Cameron as part of his regular consultations with European allies.  They had a broad strategic... Read More

Secretary Solis: Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis

2011-03-28

Today, as part of Women's History Month and in commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, Valerie Jarrett and I welcomed four remarkable women organizers to the... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Women Senators’ Resolution Calling for Renewed Focus on Women’s Rights in North Africa and the Middle East

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-03-28

I thank Senator Snowe and all the women Senators for shining a spotlight on the critical role women continue to play in the dramatic events sweeping North Africa and the... Read More

Secretary Clinton & Gates: With Jake Tapper of ABC’s This Week

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates

2011-03-27

QUESTION: And joining me now in their first interview since the attacks on Libya began, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates. Madam and Mr. Secretary, thanks... Read More

"Secretary Clinton: With Bob Schieffer of CBS’s Face the Nation

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates

2011-03-27

QUESTION: Good morning again. And we are joined in the studio by the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Defense. Madam Secretary, let me start with you. Tens of... Read More

Senior Administration Official on the North Atlantic Council's Meeting on Libya

Office of the Press Secretary

2011-03-27

Special Briefing Senior Administration Official Via Teleconference OPERATOR: Thank you all for standing by. Welcome to our conference. At this time, your lines have been placed on listen-only for today’s... Read More

President Obama: Weekly Address Says the Mission in Libya is Succeeding

White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-03-26

WASHINGTON – In his weekly address, President Obama told the American people that the military mission in Libya is succeeding even as responsibility is transferred to our NATO allies and... Read More

Mark Toner: African Union Meeting on the Situation in Libya

Office of the Press Secretary

2011-03-26

The United States commends the African Union for convening a meeting of the international community in Addis Ababa yesterday to discuss the situation in Libya. The African Union has an... Read More

President Obama’s Message to the People of Cote d’Ivoire

President Barack Obama

2011-03-26

“The eyes of the world are on Cote d’Ivoire. Last year’s election was free and fair and President Alassane Ouattara is the democratically elected leader of the nation.” President Obama’s... Read More

Remembering Yesterday’s Workers, Protecting Workers Today

Special Representative for International Labor Affairs Barbara Shailor

2011-03-25

On March 25, 100 years ago, a fire started in a rag bin at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company in the garment district of Manhattan. The fire swept through the eighth,... Read More

Mark Toner: Cuba Releases Last Two Political Prisoners from 2003 Black Spring Crackdown

Office of the Press Secretary

2011-03-25

We welcome the release of the last of the 75 peaceful Cuban activists who were unjustly arrested for exercising their universal rights and fundamental freedoms during the 2003 “Black Spring”... Read More

Human Rights Council Calls for Establishment of Commission of Inquiry on Cote d’Ivoire

2011-03-25

Statement by Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe Human Rights Council 16th Session U.S. Statement General Statement on the adoption of the Côte d’Ivoire Resolution Geneva, Switzerland Thank you, Mr. President. The... Read More

U.S. Statement on Flotilla Incident Resolution

Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

2011-03-25

Statement by the Delegation of the United States of America Follow-up to the Report of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Incident of the Humanitarian Flotilla Resolution Delivered by... Read More

"Secretary Clinton & Gates: With David Gregory of NBC’s Meet the Press

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates

2011-03-25

QUESTION: Secretary Clinton, Secretary Gates, welcome back to Meet the Press. SECRETARY GATES: Thank you. QUESTION: The President said this is an operation that would take days, not weeks. We... Read More



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