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Gene Cretz, U.S. Ambassador to Libya: Special Briefing on Current Events in Libya

Gene Cretz, U.S. Ambassador to Libya

2011-03-25

  MR. TONER: Good afternoon and welcome to the State Department. Welcome, Kirit. And it’s our very great good fortune to have with us today Ambassador Gene Cretz, our ambassador... Read More

Remarks Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs

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

2011-03-25

Click here for video of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates CHAIRMAN INOUYE: (In progress.) – request for FY2010. The request by the Administration... Read More

President Obama’s call with Russian President Medvedev

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-03-24

President Obama and President Medvedev spoke by phone this morning to discuss a wide range of issues in U.S.-Russia relations.  The two presidents discussed developments in the Middle East at... Read More

Assistant Secretary Michael H. Posner: The Four Freedoms Turn 70

Delivered at the American Society of International Law’s 105th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Michael H. Posner

2011-03-24

Seventy years ago, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivered his famous Four Freedoms speech as he was steeling the United States for war. Three years later he elaborated further on his... Read More

Presidential Proclamation--100th Anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-03-24

     On March 25, 1911, a fire spread through the cramped floors of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in lower Manhattan.  Flames spread quickly through the 8th, 9th, and 10th... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Statement on the Adoption of Resolution at Human Rights Council Combating Discrimination and Violence

2011-03-24

The United States welcomes today’s action by the UN Human Rights Council to further the international community’s efforts to combat religious intolerance. The consensus resolution adopted by the Council today... Read More

Teleconference Background Briefing on North Atlantic Council (NAC) Discussions on Libya

Acting Assistant Secretary of State for the Public Affairs, Mike Hammer

2011-03-24

OPERATOR: Welcome and thank you for standing by. All participants are in a listen-only mode. During the question-and-answer portion of today’s call, please press *1 if you would like to... Read More

Secretary Clinton: The Human Rights Council’s Creation of a Special Rapporteur on Iran

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-03-24

We applaud today's action by the Human Rights Council to create a Special Rapporteur on Iran who will help the international community monitor and respond to Iran's continuing human rights... Read More

Chargé d’Affaires Fuller's Statement on the Continuing Situation in Belarus

United States Mission to the OSCE

Chargé d’Affaires Carol Fuller

2011-03-24

The United States remains gravely concerned over the continuing post-election crackdown by the Government of Belarus. As we continue to monitor the situation, we would like to inform the participating... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Remarks With Moroccan Foreign Minister Taieb Fassi Fihri

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Foreign Minister Taieb Fassi Fihri

2011-03-23

 SECRETARY CLINTON: Good afternoon, everyone. I am delighted to welcome a friend and a colleague. Minister Fassi Fihri and I have had a chance to work and consult together... Read More

Secretary Clinton to Address the Annual Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights Plenary Meeting

2011-03-23

On March 23, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver remarks to the annual Voluntary Principles (VPs) on Security and Human Rights Plenary Meeting, a multi-stakeholder forum comprised of... Read More

U.S. Shares Commitment to Delivery of Humanitarian Assistance

2011-03-23

Ambassador Betty E. King U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva Fleet Forum Conference Geneva, Switzerland. Good morning distinguished guests and members. Let me begin by thanking the... Read More

Mark Toner: Press Statement on the Violence in Syria

Office of the Press Secretary

2011-03-23

The United States is deeply troubled by violence and civilian deaths in Dara’a at the hands of security forces. We are concerned by the Syrian Government’s use of violence, intimidation... Read More

Secretary Clinton: With Diane Sawyer of ABC News

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-03-22

QUESTION: Thank you again, Madam Secretary, and we hear repeatedly it will be days, not weeks, before the U.S. turns over the lead; it will be one week on Saturday.... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Interview With Kaho Izumitani of NHK

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-03-22

QUESTION: Thank you, Madam Secretary, for your time and your full support to our country when we are experiencing such a difficult situation. So, 10 days have passed since the... Read More

Secretary Clinton: With Sumiko Mori of Fuji TV

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-03-22

QUESTION: Thank you very much. I have some questions. As Secretary of State, I know that dealing with crises throughout the world is not unusual, but what have you felt... Read More

Statement  by the Press Secretary on Ending Violence Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Office of the Press Secretary

2011-03-22

President Obama believes that advancing the human rights of minorities and the marginalized is a fundamental American value. The President was pleased to announce during his trip to Brazil that... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Statement at Human Rights Council Statement on Ending Violence Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-03-22

Today, 85 countries from every region of the world joined together in a historic moment to state clearly that human rights apply to everyone, no matter who they are or... Read More

Fact Sheet: Joint Statement on the Rights of LGBT Persons at the Human Rights Council

2011-03-22

Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesman Washington, DC At the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva 85 countries joined a Joint Statement entitled “Ending Acts of Violence and Related... Read More

White House Statement on Ending Violence Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Office of the Press Secretary

2011-03-22

President Obama believes that advancing the human rights of minorities and the marginalized is a fundamental American value. The President was pleased to announce during his trip to Brazil that... Read More



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