DCSIMG

Latest News

Internet Freedom in the Middle East and North Africa

Mapping Internet Freedom in the Middle East and North Africa

HumanRights.gov Staff with DevelopmentSeed

2011-09-23

For more information on the human rights situation in countries around the world, check out the human rights reports. To create your own maps, or to find out more about... Read More

The U.S. and Tunisian governments sign the Joint Political and Economic Partnership (JPEP)

New York, NY

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

2011-09-23

On September 22nd, on the margins of the 66th United Nations General Assembly in New York, the U.S. and Tunisian governments signed the Joint Political and Economic Partnership (JPEP). As... Read More

Remarks by Secretary Clinton at a UN High-Level Meeting on Somalia

New York, NY

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-09-23

Thank you very much, Secretary General. Thanks also to African Union Chairman Ping and to Prime Minister Abdullahi for your remarks. And to all of our colleagues, I have to... Read More

Statement by President Obama on Zambia’s Elections

I hope that all Zambians will find common ground as you address the challenges and seize the opportunities facing your country and our world.

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-09-23

On behalf of the American people, I congratulate the people of Zambia on the historic September 20 presidential, parliamentary, and local elections, and I commend you for building on your... Read More

FY 2012 Funding Opportunity Announcement for Cultural Orientation Technical Assistance Program

A linkage between overseas cultural orientation programs for refugees approved for admission to the United States and reception and placement activities conducted upon their arrival.

Funding Opportunity Announcement, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration

2011-09-22

Funding Opportunity Number: PRM-A-12-CA-DOM-092111 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number: 19.510 - U.S. Reception and Placement Program Announcement issuance date: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Proposal submission deadline: Monday, November... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks With Tunisian Foreign Minister Mouldi Kefi At Signing Ceremony

Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York, NY

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Tunisian Foreign Minister Mouldi Kefi

2011-09-22

SECRETARY CLINTON: I wanted to just say a very few words about how important this is to the United States. In the last year, the people of Tunisia have stood... Read More

The 10th Anniversary of the Durban Conference

Since its inception in 2001, the Durban process has included ugly displays of intolerance and anti-Semitism.

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-09-22

Several months ago, the United States announced that we would not participate in the 10-year commemoration of the 2001 Durban Conference. Consistent with that decision, we are not attending today’s... Read More

Undersecretary Otero's Opening Remarks to the Power of Open Conference

The Power of Open Conference, New York, NY

Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Otero

2011-09-22

Good morning. Thank you Alfred, for your generous hospitality today as we celebrate this momentous occasion: the formal launch of the Open Government Partnership. It's wonderful to be here. I... Read More

Joint Statement on the U.S.-Tunisia Joint Political and Economic Partnership

The following joint statement was issued by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Tunisian Foreign Minister Mohammed Mouldi Kefi in New York

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Tunisian Foreign Minister Mouldi Kefi

2011-09-22

Preamble Though our bilateral friendship has existed for over 200 years, the events of December 2010 - January 2011 leading to the Tunisian Revolution have given the relationship between the... Read More

2011 Hours Against Hate

Stand Up and Speak Out!

Special Representative to Muslim Communities Farah Pandith, and Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Hannah Rosenthal

2011-09-21

Stand Up and Speak Out. Hate is Hate, No Matter Who the Target Is. 2011 Hours Against Hate is a campaign to stop bigotry and promote respect across lines of... Read More

FACT SHEET: The Open Government Partnership

Promoting transparency, fighting corruption, energizing civil society and leveraging new technologies.

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-09-21

“In all parts of the world, we see the promise of innovation to make government more open and accountable. And now, we must build on that progress. And when we... Read More

Internet Freedom in North Africa and the Middle East

Mapping Internet Freedom in North Africa and the Middle East

HumanRights.gov Staff with DevelopmentSeed

2011-09-21

For more information on the human rights situation in countries around the world, check out the human rights reports. To create your own maps, or to find out more about... Read More

The U.S. Commitment to Breaking down Barriers to Women's Economic and Political Participation

Breaking down economic and political barriers that stand in the way of women and girls.

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-09-21

"This week, the United States signed a new Declaration on Women’s Participation. Next year, we should each announce the steps we are taking to break down economic and political barriers... Read More

Remarks by President Obama in Address to the United Nations General Assembly

United Nations, New York, NY

President Barack Obama

2011-09-21

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Mr. President, Mr. Secretary General, fellow delegates, ladies and gentlemen: It is a great honor for me to be here today. I would like to talk to you... Read More

FACT SHEET: Advancing U.S. Interests at the United Nations

A new era of engagement.

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-09-20

The Obama Administration has dramatically changed America’s course at the United Nations to advance our interests and values and help forge a more secure and prosperous world. We have repaired... Read More

Remarks by President Obama at High-Level Meeting on Libya

United Nations, New York, NY

President Barack Obama

2011-09-20

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Good morning. Mr. Secretary General, on behalf of us all, thank you for convening this meeting to address a task that must be the work of all of... Read More

Breakthrough in the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights

This will help companies maintain high standards while they do business in some of the toughest areas in the world.

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2011-09-20

For decades, countries rich in oil, gas, or minerals have been cursed by conflict surrounding those resources. Companies in the extractive industries are often accused of complicity in violating human... Read More

The Human Rights Situation in Belarus has Deteriorated Sharply Since 2010 Elections

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

Emily Narkis

2011-09-20

Remarks delivered under Item 4: Interactive Dialogue on the High Commissioner’s Oral Report on Belarus Thank you, Madame President. The United States thanks High Commissioner Pillay for her oral report... Read More

Spokesperson Nuland on Violence in Yemen

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2011-09-20

The United States extends our deepest condolences to the families of those who lost their lives during recent protests in Sana’a. We have long condemned the use of violence during... Read More

Secretary Clinton on the Assassination of Afghanistan High Peace Council Head Professor Burhanuddin Rabbani

We extend our condolences to his family, and to all the people of Afghanistan, including those who were injured, and the families of those who lost their lives.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-09-20

The United States condemns in the strongest terms the assassination in Kabul of Professor Rabbani, the former President of Afghanistan and head of the High Peace Council. We extend our... Read More



       200        


Disclaimer: The Office of Policy Planning and Public Diplomacy, in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, of the U.S. Department of State manages this site as a portal for international human rights related information from the United States Government. External links to other internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views or privacy policies contained therein.