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Response to the Report by the Project Coordinator in Ukraine Ambassador L’ubomir Kopaj

United States Mission to the OSCE

Ambassador Ian Kelly

2011-06-16

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States warmly welcomes back to the Permanent Council the Project Coordinator in Ukraine, Ambassador Lubomir Kopaj. We thank you for your comprehensive report and... Read More

Response to the Report by Professor Emmanuel Decaux

United States Mission to the OSCE

Ambassador Ian Kelly

2011-06-16

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. In addition to subscribing fully to the statement read on behalf of the 14 invoking states, I would like to add the following: We join in... Read More

Response to the Address by OSCE High Commissioner for National Minorities, Ambassador Knut Vollbaek

United States Mission to the OSCE

Ambassador Ian Kelly

2011-06-16

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. We warmly welcome Ambassador Vollebaek back to the Permanent Council and we thank him for his comprehensive report. The treatment of minorities is at the heart... Read More

FACT SHEET: The U.S. Commitment to Cookstoves in Africa

U.S Department of State, Office of the Spokesperson

2011-06-16

In September 2010, U.S. Secretary of State Clinton announced the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, a public-private partnership led by the United Nations Foundation to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower... Read More

Request for Proposals: Civic Participation in Cuba

U.S. Department of State

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor

2011-06-16

Public Notice Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Request for Proposals: To expand Cuban civic participation and strengthen independent civil society groups with a view to supporting the ability... Read More

Assistant Secretary Gordon's Interview with Kosovo Journalists

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Philip H. Gordon

2011-06-16

ASSISTANT SECRETARY GORDON: Maybe before I take any questions, just to get a few basics out there. To start by saying how pleased I am to be back in Kosovo... Read More

Assistant Secretary Gordon's Press Availability Following the MOU Signing Ceremony With the Kosovo Prime Minister

Pristina, Kosovo

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Philip H. Gordon

2011-06-16

ASSISTANT SECRETARY GORDON: Prime Minister thank you so much for those kind words and for this warm welcome. I’m really pleased to be back in Pristina. This is my fourth... Read More

Assistant Secretary Posner on the Human Rights Situation in Bahrain

U.S. Embassy Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

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

2011-06-15

Click here for the PDF of the Arabic translation of Assistant Secretary Posner’s remarks on the human rights situation in Bahrain. Thank you all for coming. I have welcomed the... Read More

Assistant Secretary Brimmer: Multilateral Cooperation Between The United States and Israel: Fighting Delegitimization, Moving Forward Together

Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Washington, DC

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Organization Affairs Esther Brimmer

2011-06-15

(As prepared remarks) Good afternoon. I want to thank Rob Satloff and the Washington Institute for Near East Policy for this invitation. It is truly a privilege to have this... Read More

Ambassador Donahoe's Press Statement Following the Delivery of a Joint Statement by Human Rights Council Members on the Situation in Syria

United States Mission to the United Nations, Delegation to the Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerland

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

2011-06-15

Joint Statement» Just six weeks ago the Human Rights Council held a Special Session on the urgent human rights crisis emerging in Syria. At that session, the Council unequivocally condemned... Read More

Assistant Secretary Gordon's Interview With Bojan Brkic of Radio Television of Serbia (RTS)

Belgrade, Serbia

Assistant Secretary Philip H. Gordon with Bojan Brkic of Radio Television of Serbia (RTS)

2011-06-15

QUESTION: Mr. Gordon, thank you for this interview. The first question I wanted to ask you is when Mr. Biden came to Belgrade, he said that his visit was intended... Read More

Item 4: General Debate on Human Rights Situations Requiring Council Attention

United States Mission to the United Nations, Delegation to the Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerland

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

2011-06-15

Thank you, Mr. President. The United States is deeply concerned about violent repression of peaceful protests in some countries around the world. Governments must be held accountable for violation of... Read More

Under Secretary Otero's Remarks at Norwegian Women and Security Network

Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Otero

2011-06-15

Thank you. It’s a pleasure to be here at the Women in Security Network of the Peace Research Institute. This is an important time for organizations such as yours. The... Read More

Secretary Clinton on Repression in Iran and Syria

Repression Continues in Iran and Syria

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-06-14

Two years ago this week, Iranian citizens went to the polls in the hopes of expressing their democratic rights. But the authorities in Tehran had no interest in the will... Read More

Deputy Spokesperson Toner on Security and Humanitarian Situation in Southern Kordofan, Sudan

Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner

2011-06-14

The United States is deeply concerned by the rapid and significant deterioration in the security and humanitarian situation in the Southern Kordofan state of Sudan. The Government of Sudan has... Read More

Assistant Secretary Gordon on U.S. Policy in the Balkans

Keynote Address to the Conference: "The Western Balkans: Progress, Stagnation or Regression?" at the Hotel Europe

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Philip H. Gordon

2011-06-14

As prepared Thank you very much. It really is an honor and a pleasure for me to be back in Sarajevo, particularly with so many good friends and colleagues in... Read More

Closure of Human Rights Watch in Uzbekistan

Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner

2011-06-14

The United States is concerned by the Uzbek Supreme Court’s decision to close the Human Rights Watch Office in Tashkent.  International NGOs such as Human Rights Watch have an important... Read More

Message from the President on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Belarus

TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES:

President Barack Obama

2011-06-14

Section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d)) provides for the automatic termination of a national emergency unless, prior to the anniversary date of its declaration, the President... Read More

Notice from the President on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Belarus

President Barack Obama

2011-06-14

NOTICE - - - - - - - - - - CONTINUATION OF THE NATIONAL EMERGENCY WITH RESPECT TO THE ACTIONS AND POLICIES OF CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT OF... Read More

Ambassador Johnson Cook's Remarks at the OHCHR Panel on 'Combating Intolerance and Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief"

Geneva, Switzerland

Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Suzan Johnson Cook

2011-06-14

As Prepared Good afternoon. First, let me express my sincere appreciation to the Office of the High Commissioner in arranging for this panel and for the privilege of addressing you... Read More



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