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Susan E. Rice: Remarks at the World Affairs Council of Portland, Oregon

Facing 21st-Century Threats: Why America Needs the UN

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

2011-04-11

Thank you all for coming out. I know it must have been hard from some of you to tear yourselves away from CNN tonight. I want to thank so much... Read More

Secretary Clinton And Finnish Foreign Minister Dr. Cai-Goran Alexander Stubb After Their Meeting

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton And Finnish Foreign Minister Dr. Cai-Goran Alexander Stubb

2011-04-11

 SECRETARY CLINTON: Good morning, and it is such a pleasure for me once again to have a chance to consult with a friend and a colleague. The foreign minister... Read More

Margaret Pollack: Statement on the United States at the UN Commission on Population and Development

United States Mission to the United Nations, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration

2011-04-11

Mr. Chairman, I would like to thank you and the bureau for your efforts to prepare us for the work of this year’s Commission. Much has changed since 1994 when... Read More

Mark Toner: Statement on Ugandan Opposition Leaders Arrested for "Walk-to-Work" Protest

Acting Deputy Spokesman Mark C. Toner

2011-04-11

We are concerned by today's arrest of former opposition presidential candidates Kizza Besigye, Norbert Mao, and other opposition leaders for participating in a walk-to-work protest over rising prices in Uganda.... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on the Arrest of former President Laurent Gbagbo in Cote d'Ivoire

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

2011-04-11

The United States welcomes the end of former President Laurent Gbabgo’s illegitimate claim to power in Cote d’Ivoire. As the international community has said repeatedly, the people of Cote d’Ivoire... Read More

Introductory Remarks at the Eichmann Trial event with Deborah Lipstadt

Assistant Secretary of State Michael H. Posner, Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Hannah Rosenthal, with Professor Deborah Lipstadt

2011-04-11

Click here for the full State.gov video of the Eichman Trial event with Deborah Lipstadt ASSISTANT SECRETARY POSNER: Ladies and gentlemen, members of the diplomatic corps, esteemed colleagues and members... Read More

Mark Toner: Statement on the Fighting in Ivory Coast

Acting Deputy Spokesman Mark C. Toner

2011-04-09

The United States condemns the renewed assault by forces loyal to former President Gbagbo against the Republican Forces of Cote d’Ivoire. It is clear that Gbagbo’s attempts at negotiation this... Read More

Mark Toner: Statement on Gulf Cooperation Council Initiative in Yemen

Acting Deputy Spokesman Mark C. Toner

2011-04-08

The United States welcomes the initiative of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to address the challenging political situation in Yemen. We strongly encourage all sides to engage in this urgently... Read More

The 2010 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor

2011-04-08

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices Click here for the 2010 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices The values the United States embraces – the rights to life, liberty, and... Read More

Assistant Secretary Michael Posner's Q&A on the Release of the 2010 Human Rights Reports

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

2011-04-08

Q: What are the major trends that you see in this year’s Human Rights Report? A: We’ve identified three major trends in this year’s human rights report. First, there’s a... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks to the Press at the Release of the 2010 Human Rights Reports

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-04-08

   SECRETARY CLINTON: Good morning, everyone. I’m here today to present the 35th annual report to Congress on the state of human rights around the world. The struggle for... Read More

Assistant Secretary Michael Posner: On the Release of the 2010 Human Rights Reports

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

2011-04-08

  ASSISTANT SECRETARY POSNER:  Thank you, Madam Secretary.  I want to just start by saying a few words of acknowledgement.  As Secretary Clinton said, this is a mammoth undertaking.  The... Read More

Under Secretary Maria Otero's Q&A on the 2010 Human Rights Reports

Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Otero

2011-04-08

Q: Why does the Department of State issue the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices? The State Department issues a report on human rights as part of its commitment to... Read More

Sub Secretaria Maria Otero entrevista sobre el Informe de Derechos Humanos 2010

Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Otero

2011-04-08

Click here for the English version.  Q: ¿Por qué el Departamento de Estado publica el Informe de Países sobre Prácticas de Derechos Humanos? Para el gobierno de los Estados... Read More

Welcome to HumanRights.gov

HumanRights.gov Staff

2011-04-08

What it is: HumanRights.gov is the official United States Government (USG) website for international human rights related information. The site's search function links users directly with news, reports and explanatory... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Statement at the 17th Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-04-07

We pause today to reflect upon one of humanity’s darkest hours and pay our respects to the victims killed brutally and needlessly in the 100 days of carnage in Rwanda... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Statement on Iranian Journalist Ahmad Zeidabadi Named 2011 UNESCO World Press Freedom Prize Winner

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-04-07

I send my deepest congratulations to jailed Iranian journalist Ahmad Zeidabadi for being named the 2011 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom prize winner. Mr. Zeidabadi, along with his fellow activists,... Read More

Charge d’Affaires Fuller: Statement on Elections in Kazakhstan

United States Mission to the OSCE

Chargé d'Affaires of the US Mission to the OSCE Carol Fuller

2011-04-07

Following the results of the presidential elections on April 3 in Kazakhstan, the United States welcomes the preliminary conclusions set forth in the Statement of Preliminary Findings and Conclusions issued... Read More

Charge d’Affaires Fuller: Response to Statement on Koran Burning in the United States

United States Mission to the OSCE

Chargé d'Affaires of the US Mission to the OSCE Carol Fuller

2011-04-07

We would like to thank the delegation of Kazakhstan for bringing this to the attention of the permanent Council, and we join with you in condemning these heinous acts. President... Read More

President Obama Meets With Colombian President Santos

President Barack Obama and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos

2011-04-07

President Obama and President Juan Manuel Santos speak to the press after meeting in the Oval... Read More



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