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Centropa Summer Academy Program: Special Envoy Rosenthal's Remarks to Educators for Holocaust Education Program

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Hannah Rosenthal

2011-07-12

Good afternoon! Ladies and Gentlemen, it is an honor to have the opportunity to talk with you today. As educators, you play a critical role to help develop the next... Read More

Statement by Special Envoy Rosenthal on the 16th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Massacre

With Ambassador Moon, meeting with Summer University students at Srebrenica

Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Hannah Rosenthal

2011-07-11

Special Envoy Rosenthal amidst 613 coffins to be interned at the 16th anniversary commemoration of the Screbrenica massacre. On this 16th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, as one who combats... Read More

Remarks by Ambassador Rice in an Explanation of Vote on Resolution 1997

U.S. Mission to the United Nations, New York, NY

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

2011-07-11

The United States deeply regrets the necessity to vote on this resolution to end the UNMIS mandate. We call on the Government of Sudan yet again to reconsider its demand... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks with E.U. High Representative Catherine Ashton

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton

2011-07-11

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good afternoon, everyone. And it is, as always, a delight to welcome High Representative Ashton back to the State Department for the continuing consultations that we have been... Read More

Statement by President Obama in Recognition of the Republic of South Sudan

President Barack Obama

2011-07-09

I am proud to declare that the United States formally recognizes the Republic of South Sudan as a sovereign and independent state upon this day, July 9, 2011. After so... Read More

Statement by Secretary Clinton Congratulating the Republic of South Sudan on Its Independence

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-07-09

I am delighted to join President Obama in congratulating the Republic of South Sudan on its independence today. The realization of this historic day is a testament to the tireless... Read More

Remarks by Ambassador Rice At a Ceremony Marking the Independence of the Republic of South Sudan

Juba, South Sudan

United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Susan E. Rice

2011-07-09

Ladies and gentlemen, distinguished guests, President Kiir— I am honored to represent the United States at this hour of celebration. It is my particular privilege to lead such a distinguished,... Read More

Independence Day for South Sudan

Originally Appeared in the Washington Post

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-07-09

This weekend, in Juba, South Sudan, Africa’s 54th nation was born. Millions of people are celebrating a new national identity and new national promise. Like on our own July Independence... Read More

Ambassador Donahoe's Letter to U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay

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

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

2011-07-08

The following is the text of a July 8, 2011 letter from Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe to the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay. Dear Madame High Commissioner, ... Read More

Holding Iranian Human Rights Abusers Accountable

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-07-08

Today, the United States and the United Kingdom imposed visa restrictions on officials of the Government of Iran and other individuals who have participated in human rights abuses in Iran.... Read More

FACT SHEET: U.S. Support to Peace and Security in South Sudan

U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesperson

2011-07-08

The United States has been deeply engaged in Sudan, having led international efforts to broker the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement that ended decades of civil war between the country’s north... Read More

Under Secretary Burns: U.S.-EU Unfinished Business in the Balkans

Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs William J. Burns

2011-07-08

As prepared for delivery President Josipovic, Prime Minister Kosor, honored guests, thank you for inviting me to speak in the wonderful city of Dubrovnik. I am very pleased to be... Read More

Cuba: Alan Gross Appeal to Cuban Supreme Court

Question Taken at the July 8, 2011 Daily Press Briefing

U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesperson

2011-07-08

Question: Can you confirm that the Government of Cuba has scheduled an appeal on July 22 for Alan Gross? What is the US reaction? Answer: Alan Gross was sentenced to... Read More

Briefing on Sudan

Delegation to travel to Juba, South Sudan.

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Susan E. Rice; State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland; Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of African Affairs Johnnie Carson; USAID Deputy Administrator Donald Steinberg

2011-07-07

MS. NULAND: Good morning, everybody. As you know, this Saturday, July 9th, the Republic of South Sudan will celebrate a ceremony to mark its independence, culminating a six-year peace process.... Read More

Ambassador Donahoe's Statement on Special Rapporteur Falk

Ambassador Donahoe Calls for the Resignation of Special Rapporteur Falk

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

2011-07-07

I am repulsed by the recent cartoon posting to the personal blog written by Richard Falk, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on “the situation of human rights in the Palestinian... Read More

Conversations With America: Open Government Partnership

Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Otero; Deputy Assistant Secretary Bureau of Public Affairs Cheryl Benton; and Warren Krafchik, Director of the International Budget Partnership (IBP)

2011-07-07

MS. BENTON: Hello, and welcome to the U.S. Department of State. This is Conversations with America, a discussion between a top State Department official and an NGO leader, where you... Read More

Ambassador Barton Remarks on Education at ECOSOC Ministerial

Ambassador Rick Barton

2011-07-07

Thank you, Mr. President. Your excellencies: The United States believes everyone benefits when we invest in education. Education transforms individual lives: empowering people to pursue their dreams of a better... Read More

Spokesperson Nuland on the Persecution of Religious Minorities in Iran

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2011-07-06

We are dismayed over reports that the Iranian courts are requiring Youcef Nadarkhani to recant his Christian faith or face the death penalty for apostasy – a charge based on... Read More

Spokesperson Nuland on Reports of Mass Rapes in Democratic Republic of the Congo

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2011-07-06

The United States government is gravely disturbed about the mass rapes that occurred between June 10 to 12 in a remote area of South Kivu province in the eastern Democratic... Read More

Spokesperson Nuland on North-South Negotiations on Sudan

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2011-07-06

The United States is encouraged by the July 4 meeting between Sudanese President Bashir and First Vice President Kiir at the Extraordinary Session of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development on... Read More



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