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Remarks by Ambassador Rosemary DiCarlo, U.S. Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, At an Open Security Council Debate on Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Rosemary A. DiCarlo

2011-05-10

Thank you, Mr. President. I’d also like to thank Under-Secretary General Amos, Under-Secretary General Le Roy, and Assistant Secretary General Simonovic, for their valuable remarks today. Mr. President, let me... Read More

Sudan Troika Joint Statement on Abyei, Southern Kordofan Elections, and Doha Peace Talks

Department of State, Office of the Spokesman

2011-05-10

 Following is the text of a joint statement by the Sudan Troika (United States, United Kingdom, and Norway) on recent developments in Sudan, following the visit by Troika Development Ministers... Read More

Ambassador Rapp: Where Can the Victims of Atrocities Find Justice?

Forum Hosted by the Women of Ateneo, Makati, Philippines

Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues Stephen J. Rapp

2011-05-10

Thank you very much Lizza, and thank you, Irma Cecilio, for making this session possible. It is a great honor for me to be here with the graduates of Ateneo... Read More

Remarks Delivered at the Opening Session of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, and Chinese State Councilor Dai Bingguo

2011-05-09

Sidney R. Yates Auditorium Department of the Interior Washington, D.C.   SECRETARY CLINTON:  Good morning.  We are delighted to welcome you here to the Department of the Interior, a department... Read More

OSCE Moscow Mechanism rapporteur begins fact-finding mission regarding the post-election human rights situation in Belarus

United States Mission to the OSCE

Consultative Committee of the Human Rights Council, Emmanuel Decaux

2011-05-09

OSCE Moscow Mechanism rapporteur begins fact-finding mission regarding the post-election human rights situation in Belarus VIENNA, May 9, 2011 – Emmanuel Decaux, Professor of International Law at the University of... Read More

Vice President Biden's Remarks to the Opening Session of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue

"...protecting fundamental rights and freedoms...is the best way to promote long-term stability and prosperity of any society."

Vice President Joe Biden

2011-05-09

Click the picture for WhiteHouse.gov video. THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Good morning.  Thank you.  Thank you, all.  It’s an honor to welcome back to Washington for the third meeting of the... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Violence in Syria

Secreatary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-05-06

I am deeply troubled that the Syrian Government chooses to continue to use force and intimidation against the Syrian people. The United States condemns in the strongest terms the Syrian... Read More

'Clean stoves' would save lives, cut pollution

Op-ed published by USA Today

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Julia Roberts

2011-05-06

  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Julia Roberts, Global Ambassador for the Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, co-authored this op-ed published by USA Today on May 6, 2011. The... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Interview With Lucia Annunziata of "In Mezz'Ora"

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton with Lucia Annunziata of "In Mezz'Ora"

2011-05-06

QUESTION: Welcome, Madam Secretary. Welcome to Rome. SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you very much. I’m delighted to be here. QUESTION: This is your first trip as Secretary of State. SECRETARY CLINTON:... Read More

Statement by the Press Secretary on Violence in Syria

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-05-06

We strongly condemn and deplore the Syrian government’s use of violence and mass arrests in response to ongoing demonstrations.   We again salute the courage of Syrian protestors for insisting on... Read More

Briefing on the Upcoming U.S.-China S&ED

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Kurt M. Campbell and Treasury's Senior Coordinator and Executive Secretary for China and the Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) David Loevinger

2011-05-05

MS. FULTON: Good afternoon. Welcome to the Department of State. Very pleased to have with us this afternoon Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kurt Campbell,... Read More

Shifting Sands: Political Transitions in the Middle East

Testimony Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee

Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Michael H. Posner and Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Tamara C. Wittes

2011-05-05

Click here for the State.gov video of Assistant Secretary Posner's testimony. Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Ackerman, distinguished Members of the Committee: Thank you for inviting us to testify before this... Read More

Statement by the President on Nigeria's Elections

President Barack Obama

2011-05-04

This morning, I called President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria to congratulate him on his election victory and to commend the people of Nigeria for their resolve and patience during last... Read More

Misrata, Libya: Appeal for Civilian Protection

Acting Deputy Spokesman Mark C. Toner

2011-05-04

The United States condemns the Qadhafi regime’s continued brutal attacks on the Libyan people in violation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973, which calls for a stop to... Read More

Assistant Secretaries Esther Brimmer and Michael Posner: Remarks at "Defending Press Freedom in the 21st Century" as Part of World Press Freedom Day

Congressional Caucus for Freedom of the Press and the National Endowment for Democracy's Center for International Media Assistance Hold Discussion

Assistant Secretaries Esther Brimmer and Michael H. Posner, with Carl Gershman, President National Endowment for Democracy, David Killion, U.S. Ambassador to UNESCO, Representative Adam B. Schiff, California's 29th District, Mariane Pearl, Wael Abbas, Irina Bokkova, Director General UNESCO

2011-05-03

GERSHMAN: Thanks very much. My name is Carl Gershman. I'm the president of the National Endowment for Democracy, which sponsors the Center for International Media Assistance, and it's a great... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on World Press Freedom Day

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

2011-05-03

On World Press Freedom Day, we remain grateful for the courageous work of journalists and ever determined to protect freedoms of expression and the press. Freedom of expression, for members... Read More

Statement by the President on World Press Freedom Day

President Barack Obama

2011-05-03

On this World Press Freedom Day, the United States joins with people around the world in reaffirming the fundamental freedoms of expression, assembly, and association that provide the foundation for... Read More

Secretary Clinton on World Press Freedom Day

Press Statement

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-05-03

On this May 3 as we observe World Press Freedom Day, we take time to honor those who promote and protect the freedom of expression, and pay tribute to journalists... Read More

Harnessing Mobile Phone Technology To Improve Maternal and Child Health "Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action" Partnership Established

Office of the Spokesman

2011-05-03

Secretary Clinton Announces the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA). State Department photo by Michael GrossToday, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced a new partnership, the Mobile Alliance for... Read More

Unveiling of the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-05-03

Secretary Clinton Announces the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA). State Department photo by Michael GrossThank you. Thank you very, very much. Thank you. Well, I’m grateful for all of... Read More



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