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Internet Freedom in the 21st Cenutry

Bureau of Public Affairs

2011-03-16

Just over a year ago, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called for a global commitment to Internet Freedom. Based on the universal human rights framework, Internet Freedom – or as... Read More

Op-ed by Vice President Biden in the International Herald Tribune: The Next Steps in the U.S.-Russia Reset

Office of the Vice President

2011-03-14

The Next Steps In the U.S.-Russia Reset International Herald Tribune By Joseph R. Biden Jr. When we came into office two years ago, our relationship with Russia had reached a... Read More

U.S. Calls Attention to Serious Human Rights Situations Around the World

Ambassador Eileen Donahoe

2011-03-14

General Debate on Human Rights Situations Requiring Council Attention Statement by the Delegation of the United States of America Human Rights Council 16th Session Thank you, Mr. President. This session... Read More

Special Rapporteur’s Report Paints Grim Picture of the Continuing Human Rights Tragedy in Burma

2011-03-14

UN Human Rights Council 16th Session Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Burma Statement by the Delegation of the United States Delivered by Margaret Wang Thank... Read More

Ambassador Donahoe: Human Rights Situation in Côte d’Ivoire is “Grave and Deteriorating”

U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council, Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

2011-03-14

At the 16th Session of the Human Rights Council on Follow-up to the Human Rights Council 14th Special Session –Côte d’Ivoire Geneva, Switzerland Thank you, Mr. President. The United States... Read More

Ambassador Robert King: U.S. Urges Continued UN Focus on Human Rights Situation in North Korea

U.S. Special Envoy on North Korean Human Rights Issues, Ambassador Robert King

2011-03-14

Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK( (Mr. Marzuki DARUSMAN) 16th Session of the U.N. Human Rights Council The United... Read More

Ambassador Donahoe Calls Attention to Serious Human Rights Situations Around the World

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

U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

2011-03-14

Thank you, Mr. President. This session of the Human Rights Council comes as citizens across the Middle East have taken to the streets to demand change. We urge all governments... Read More

Phlip Crowley: Statement of Ongoing Situation in Yemen

Bureau of Public Affairs Assistant Secretary, Philip J. Crowley

2011-03-13

The United States is deeply concerned by continuing reports of deaths and injuries at demonstrations throughout Yemen in the past week. We extend our deepest condolences to the families and... Read More

Philip Crowley: Statement on Sentencing of Alan Gross

2011-03-12

Philip J. Crowley Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Public Affairs Washington, DC We deplore this ruling. Alan Gross is a dedicated international development worker who has devoted his life to helping... Read More

Vice President Joe Biden: Remarks in Chisinau, Moldova

2011-03-11

The White House Office of the Vice President Opera House Square Chisinau, Moldova 2:15 P.M. (Local) THE VICE PRESIDENT: Mr. Prime Minister, Mrs. Filat, and most importantly, Tina, your daughter... Read More

President Obama: Following the earthquake and tsunami in Japan

2011-03-11

The White House Office of the Press Secretary News Conference by the President South Court Auditorium Please note the correction to the transcript below. THE PRESIDENT: The answer to your... Read More

Marilyn Wyatt: A Day for the Women of Pakistan – and the World

2011-03-11

As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day this week, it is important opportunity to recognize that women globally have made significant gains. And it is also time... Read More

Office of the Spokesman Fact Sheet: Humanitarian Response to Violence in Libya

2011-03-10

U.S. Government Announces $17 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance; Total Now $47 Million The United States continues to be a leader in supporting the work of international agencies in the... Read More

National Security Advisor Tom Donilon and Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes: Briefing on Libya and the Middle East

2011-03-10

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release March 10, 2011 Via Conference Call 2:48 P.M. EST MR. VIETOR: Thank you very much, everybody, for getting on.... Read More

Morocco: Announcement by King Mohammed VI

2011-03-10

Press Statement Office of the Spokesman Washington, DC The United States welcomes the announcement by King Mohammed VI outlining his pledge to ongoing democratic development through constitutional, judicial and political... Read More

Vice President Biden's Remarks at Moscow State University

Office of the Vice President

2011-03-10

Moscow, Russia 5:33 P.M. (Local) THE VICE PRESIDENT: Thank you, Andy. Rector, thank you. It’s an honor to be here at Moscow State University. And I want to thank the... Read More

Secretary Clinton: At the Launch of a Global Partnership on Maternal and Child Health

2011-03-09

Remarks Hillary Rodham Clinton Secretary of State The Ronald Reagan Building Washington, DC March 9, 2011 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SECRETARY CLINTON: Good morning, everyone. What a wonderful way to start my day,... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Remarks at the First Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum

2011-03-09

Remarks Hillary Rodham Clinton Secretary of State The Ronald Reagan Building Washington, DC March 9, 2011 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you all very much. Good morning. I appreciate Mike Froman’s introduction and... Read More

Secretary Clinton Interview With Michele Kelemen of NPR

2011-03-08

Interview Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State Melanne Verveer, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues International Women of Courage Awardees: Eva Abu Haalaweh and Ghulam Sughra QUESTION: So before we talk... Read More

White House Commits $12.6 Million for Côte d’Ivoire Humanitarian Response

2011-03-08

MEDIA NOTE For Immediate Release President Obama announced that the U.S. Government, through the State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, will provide $12.6 million in emergency funds to... Read More



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