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Secretary Clinton's Remarks With Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril

World Islamic Call Society, Tripoli, Libya

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril

2011-10-18

SECRETARY CLINTON: (In progress) on the soil of a free Libya. And on behalf of the American people I congratulate all Libyans. It is a great privilege to see a... Read More

Secretary Clinton at a Town Hall Meeting With Youth and Civil Society

Tripoli University, Tripoli, Libya

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-10-18

SECRETARY CLINTON:I know that more than 30 years ago students from this university came to this very spot to engage in historic protests, and their voices were crushed by the... Read More

Deputy Spokesperson Toner on the Interim Report of the UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Iran

Iran’s brutal repression continues unabated despite repeated international condemnation and increasing isolation.

U.S. Department of State Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner

2011-10-18

We welcome the first interim report by the UN Special Rapporteur for human rights in Iran, Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, and take note of his assessment regarding the Iranian government’s “pattern... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks With Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril

Tripoli, Libya

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril

2011-10-18

PRIME MINISTER JIBRIL: (Via interpreter) In the name of God, most compassionate, most merciful, it is with great delight that we are honored to meet the U.S. Secretary of State,... Read More

Assistant Secretary Camuñez' Opening Remarks at the OSCE Economic and Environmenatl Dimension Implementation Meeting

U.S. Mission to the OSCE, Economic and Environmental Dimension Implementation Meeting, Vienna, Austria

Assistant Secretary Michael Camuñez

2011-10-17

(Remarks as prepared for delivery at the Opening Session of the OSCE Economic and Environmental Dimension Implementation Meeting) On behalf of the United States, I would like to thank the... Read More

Special Representative Mitchell's Briefing on Burma

Washington, D.C.

Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Burma Derek Mitchell

2011-10-17

MS. FULTON: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Department of State. Today we have a special guest with us, our special representative and policy coordinator for Burma,... Read More

Spokesperson Nuland on Death of the Damas de Blanco Founder Laura Pollán

Mrs. Pollan will be remembered with gratitude by scores of former political prisoners who are now free thanks to her and the Damas.

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2011-10-15

We are deeply saddened by the death of the founder of the Damas de Blanco, Laura Pollan. She was a courageous human rights defender who fought valiantly on behalf of... Read More

Statement by Press Secretary Carney on the Death of Laura Pollán

Pollán and the quiet dignity of the Ladies in White have courageously voiced the core desire of the Cuban people to live in liberty.

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-10-15

The President's thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends, and colleagues of Laura Pollán, the founder of Las Damas de Blanco, who passed away Friday in Havana. Pollán and... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Support to Regional Efforts to Counter the Lord’s Resistance Army

The United States’ comprehensive, multi-year strategy seeks to help mitigate and end the threat posed to civilians and regional stability by the LRA.

United States Department of State Office of the Spokesperson

2011-10-14

In May 2010, President Obama signed into law the LRA Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act, which reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to support regional partners’ efforts to end the atrocities... Read More

Spokesperson Nuland on Countering The Lord's Resistance Army

The United States has sent a small number of U.S. military advisors to the region to assist the forces that are pursuing the LRA and seeking to bring top commanders to justice.

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2011-10-14

The United States condemns the continued atrocities and abductions committed by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) across central Africa. We remain committed to supporting our regional partners’ efforts to mitigate... Read More

The Democratic Republic of the Congo and African Democracy Trends

The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC

Maria Otero, Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs

2011-10-14

Thank you. It’s a pleasure to be here this morning. I want to thank Tony, and Brookings, for inviting me, and for hosting this important discussion. I just returned from... Read More

Statement by Chargé d’Affaires Robbins on the Geneva Discussions on Georgia

United States Mission to the OSCE, Vienna, Austria

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

2011-10-13

Statement to the OSCE Permanent Council The United States continues to support the Geneva Discussions as an important forum for improving security and humanitarian conditions in Georgia. We urge all... Read More

Statement by Chargé d’Affaires Robbins on the Sentencing of Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in Ukraine

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 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

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



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