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President Obama Announces Captive Nations Week, 2011

President Barack Obama

2011-07-17

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

2011-07-16

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

2011-07-16

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

2011-07-15

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

2011-07-15

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

2011-07-15

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

2011-07-15

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

2011-07-15

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

2011-07-14

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

2011-07-14

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

2011-07-14

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

2011-07-14

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

Assistant Secretary Carson on Opportunities and Challenges for the Republic of South Sudan

United States Institute of Peace, Washington, DC

Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of African Affairs, Johnnie Carson

2011-07-14

I would like to thank Richard Solomon and the United States Institute for Peace for inviting me to speak today. It’s an honor to be here. My colleagues and I... Read More

Learn More About the Office of International Labor Affairs

Strengthening respect for worker rights and promoting corporate social responsibility.

HumanRights.gov Staff

2011-07-13

Special Representative for International Labor Affairs Barbara Shailor The State Department’s Office of International Labor Affairs (ILA) strengthens respect for labor rights and advances workplace democracy in the global economy.... Read More

FACT SHEET: Worker Rights in Focus - Forced Labor

The Office of International Labor Affairs

HumanRights.gov Staff

2011-07-13

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FACT SHEET: Worker Rights in Focus – Freedom of Association

The Office of International Labor Affairs

HumanRights.gov Staff

2011-07-13

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FACT SHEET: Worker Rights in Focus – Acceptable Conditions of Work

The Office of International Labor Affairs

HumanRights.gov Staff

2011-07-13

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FACT SHEET: Worker Rights in Focus – Exploitative Child Labor

The Office of International Labor Affairs

HumanRights.gov Staff

2011-07-13

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FACT SHEET: Worker Rights in Focus – Collective Bargaining

The Office of International Labor Affairs

HumanRights.gov Staff

2011-07-13

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FACT SHEET: Global Labor Programs at a Glance

The Office of International Labor Affairs

HumanRights.gov Staff

2011-07-13

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