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Statement by Secretary Clinton on the Constitutional Referendum in Morocco

The United States welcomes Morocco’s July 1 constitutional referendum. We support the Moroccan people and leaders in their efforts to strengthen the rule of law, raise human rights standards, promote... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Interview With Rita Miliute of Lithuanian National TV

QUESTION: Secretary Clinton, former First Lady of the United States Eleanor Roosevelt only allowed female reporters to her press conferences, forcing – so editors to hire women.  Do such... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite After their Meeting

MODERATOR: (In progress) and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.  First, statements by the President and Secretary of State.  Later, two questions.  I advise the President of Lithuania to begin (inaudible). ... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks at the Community of Democracies Ministerial

SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you very much, Minister Azubalis, and thank you for your vigorous leadership of the Community of Democracies during the Lithuanian chairmanship. And I especially appreciate the president... Read More

FACT SHEET: A Promise Kept: Lifeline - The Embattled NGOs Assistance Fund

Last July at the Community of Democracies meeting in Krakow, Secretary Clinton announced that the United States would create an international fund to support embattled Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks at the First Meeting of the Lifeline Donor Steering Committee

SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, I apologize for being late.  I had the opportunity to meet with the president this morning, and we met a little bit longer than planned.  But let... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks at the Inauguration of the Lantos Institute

Secretary Clinton speaks at the inauguration ceremony for the Tom Lantos Institute in the Upper Chamber of Parliament. Photo by Attila Nemeth U.S. Embassy Budapest.   SECRETARY CLINTON: (Applause.) Thank... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks on the Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society

  SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you very much, Minister Azubalis, and thank you for Lithuania’s leadership with the Community of Democracies and with the OSCE. It’s a real privilege for me... Read More

FACT SHEET: The Community of Democracies’ “Democracy Partnership Challenge: A Race to the Top for Emerging Democracies”

CONTEXT: As a new wave of democratization spreads across the world, the Community of Democracies (CD) is working to support successful transitions to democracy. During the upcoming Community of Democracies... Read More

FACT SHEET: Initiatives to Strengthen Civil Society and Provide Protection to NGOs Under Siege

CONTEXT: Last year Secretary Clinton delivered a speech at the Community of Democracies 10th anniversary High-Level Democracy Meeting in Krakow, Poland. In her speech, the Secretary outlined a robust set... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks at the Women Enhancing Democracy Event

SECRETARY CLINTON: (In progress) and thank you for your patience. I appreciate greatly being here for this important conference as part of the Community of Democracies beginning its second decade.... Read More

The Community of Democracies: Vilnius, Lithuania

Community of Democracies The Community of Democracies (CD) is a global intergovernmental coalition of democratic countries, with the goal of strengthening democratic norms and institutions around the world. The organization... Read More

Secretary Clinton at TechCamp Vilnius

SECRETARY CLINTON: I want to thank Alec and Katie and everybody from the State Department team who are here as part of this tech camp. Alec Ross has been my... Read More

Under Secretary Otero on Sexual Violence and the Political and Security Implications in the Congo

First, thank you for including me on today’s panel. I commend the Wilson Center and International Crisis Group for taking on this difficult and critical topic. The mass rape of... Read More

Special Envoy Rosenthal on Anti-Semitism in the Former Soviet Union

Ladies and gentlemen, distinguished guests, NCSJ Board of Governors and members - I thank you for the invitation to speak here today about anti-Semitism in the former Soviet Union. As... Read More

U.S. Department of State Hosts TechCamp Vilnius

TechCamp Vilnius will be the third event in a series supporting Secretary Clinton’s Civil Society 2.0 initiative to build the digital literacy of civil society organizations around the world. TechCamp... Read More

Trafficking in Persons Report 2011

"The 2011 Trafficking in Persons Report includes more than 180 narratives that assess governments on their efforts to combat trafficking in persons. In keeping with the language and values of... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Interview with Jim Clancy of CNN International’s Freedom Project

QUESTION: Protection, partnership, all of those things are really important, but Hillary Clinton, you bring action to this. How and what – how do you get others to share? SECRETARY... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks on the Release of the 2011 Trafficking in Persons Report

(Applause.) Thank you. Thank you all very much. Thank you. Thank you all, and good afternoon and welcome to the State Department. It is truly wonderful to see the Ben... Read More

Secretary Clinton on the Passage of UN Security Council Resolution 1990

The United States commends the swift passage of UN Security Council resolution 1990, which approves the mandate requested by Sudanese leaders to facilitate the deployment of up to 4200 Ethiopian... Read More


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