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
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
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 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.
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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
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
(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
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
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
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 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
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
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: 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
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
(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
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
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
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
U.S. Statement at the Universal Periodic Review of Syria, 12th Session
The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the Syrian government’s gross violations of the human rights and... Read More