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Secretary Clinton's Remarks on India and the United States: A Vision for the 21st Century

Anna Centenary Library, Chennai, India

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton


Well, good afternoon and Vanakkam. I am delighted to be here today. (Applause.) I want to thank Chief Librarian Naresh for welcoming me to this absolutely extraordinarily impressive facility, and... Read More

Statement by Press Secretary Carney on the Arrest of Goran Hadzic

The White House Office of the Press Secretary


The United States welcomes the arrest of Goran Hadzic, who is charged with participation in the murder of hundreds of Croatian civilians, among other crimes, and is the final remaining... Read More

U.S. Response to Declaration of Famine in Somalia and Drought in the Horn of Africa

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton


The United States is deeply concerned by the humanitarian emergency in the Horn of Africa and today’s announcement by the United Nations that a famine is underway in parts of... Read More

Briefing On the Current Situation in the Horn of Africa

Special Briefing

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs Johnnie Carson; Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Reuben Brigety; Deputy Administrator of USAID Donald Steinberg; Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance of USAID Nancy Lindborg


MS. FULTON: Good afternoon and welcome to the Department of State. Today, to address the emerging humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa, we have four briefers to speak to... Read More

Deputy Assistant Secretary Sanderson U.S. Policy in Yemen


Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Janet Sanderson


Thank you, Mr. Chairman: Chairman Casey, Ranking Member Risch, distinguished members of the committee, let me first join with my colleagues to thank you for inviting us to appear before... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks at the Opening Session of the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue

New Delhi, India

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton


As Prepared for Delivery Minister Krishna, members of the Indian Government, friends and colleagues: It is a pleasure to be back in India. I have been looking forward to this... Read More

FY 2011 Funding Opportunity Announcement for NGO Programs

PRM will conduct a formal competitive review of all proposals submitted in response to this funding announcement.

Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration


Funding Opportunity Number: PRM-AFR-11-CA-AF-071811-HORN Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number: 19.517 Announcement issuance date: Monday, July 18, 2011 Proposal submission deadline: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. (noon)... Read More

Ambassador Verveer's Remarks at the Central Asia and Afghanistan Women's Economic Symposium

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer


As prepared for delivery Thank you, Bob. Let me begin by saying it is a personal pleasure to be back in Central Asia, one of the world's most historic and... Read More

President Obama Announces Captive Nations Week, 2011

President Barack Obama


CAPTIVE NATIONS WEEK, 2011 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION There are times in the course of history when the actions of ordinary people yearning... Read More

“Coffee Break with Hillary Clinton” Hosted by CNN-Turk and Moderated by Şirin Payzin

Ceyazin Café, Istanbul, Turkey

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Şirin Payzin of CNN-Turk


MS. PAYZIN: (In Turkish.) Madam, Secretary, thank you very much for joining us. It’s a great pleasure to have you here with us this morning. SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, truly thank... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Joint Press Availability With Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu

Istanbul, Turkey

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu


FOREIGN MINISTER DAVUTOGLU: (Via interpreter) Distinguished members of the press, today we have a very important friend with us, and we are hosting -- and I’m very pleased to be... Read More

Promises we Keep Online: Internet in the OSCE Region

Testimony Before The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Daniel B. Baer


Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Distinguished Members of the Commission, I appreciate the Commission’s affording me the opportunity to address an issue with profound implications for the exercise of human rights... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks At the OIC Meeting on Combating Religious Intolerance

Center for Islamic Arts and History, Istanbul, Turkey

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton


SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you very much, Secretary General. And thank you for your leadership in organizing this meeting. I am honored and delighted to be here with so many colleagues... Read More

Remembering Nataliya Estemirova and Paul Klebnikov

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


The United States marks with sadness the second anniversary of the death of human rights defender and journalist Nataliya Estemirova, and the death of Forbes journalist and editor Paul Klebnikov,... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Press Availability in Instanbul, Turkey

Ciragan Palace, Instanbul, Turkey

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton


SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, good afternoon, and let me begin by saying what an absolute pleasure it is to be back in Turkey and especially in this absolutely glorious city of... Read More

Two New Sudans: A Roadmap Forward

Testimony before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on Sudan

Special Envoy for Sudan Ambassador Princeton Lyman


Chairman Kerry, Ranking Member Lugar, Members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, thank you for the opportunity to be here to discuss the historic achievement symbolized by South Sudan’s independence... Read More

Statement by Courtney Nemroff at the Economic and Social Council regarding Empowerment of Women

United States Mission Geneva

Courtney Nemroff


U.S. Statement on Agenda Items 4, 7(a) and 7(e) Thank you, Mr. Vice-President, Excellencies, Distinguished delegates, The United States recognizes the need to improve coordination on policies and programs within... Read More

Remarks by Ambassador Rice at a General Assembly Meeting on South Sudan

U.S. Mission to the United Nations, New York, NY

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Susan E. Rice


Thank you, Mr. President. Excellencies, Vice President Machar, Ladies and Gentlemen, On Saturday, I had the privilege of standing in Juba and watching as the huge, beautiful flag of the... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Interview With Kim Ghattas of BBC

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton with Kim Ghattas of BBC


QUESTION: I know it’s a strange question, but may I ask you to start by introducing yourself to BBC listeners? SECRETARY CLINTON: I am Hillary Rodham Clinton. I’m the 67th... Read More

Deputy Spokesperson Toner On the Signing of an Agreement by the Government of Sudan and the Liberation and Justice Movement

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


The United States expresses its gratitude to the Government of Qatar for its extraordinary efforts to bring peace to the troubled region of Darfur. For more than two years, the... Read More


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