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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

Remarks by Undersecretary Otero and Ambassador CdeBaca on the 2011 Trafficking in Persons Report

UNDER SECRETARY OTERO: What a great room. Wonderful. Good afternoon, welcome, and thank you all for being here. My name is Maria Otero, and I am the Under Secretary of... Read More

Remarks by Secretary Clinton 2011 Celebration of LGBT Pride Month

(Applause.) Thank you all. Thank you. Thank you all very much. Thank you. Well, this is an especially momentous and extraordinary time for us to meet for the State Department’s... Read More

Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons Fact Sheets 2011

  Government Action to Address Involuntary Domestic Servitude  International Programs To Combat Trafficking in Persons   Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons: An Overview  Prevention: Fighting Sex Trafficking by... Read More

Panel Discussion on LGBT Issues in Foreign Policy

Remarks by Secretary Clinton 2011 Celebration of LGBT Pride Month Jon Tollefson, President of Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies: Good morning. Good morning and welcome to the Dean... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Rice on the Adoption of Security Council Resolution 1990

This morning, the United States voted in favor of UN Security Council Resolution 1990, establishing the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA). We are pleased that the Council acted... Read More

Spokesperson Nuland on the ICTR Judgment Against Former Rwandan Minister of Women’s Development

The United States welcomes the June 24 International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) conviction of Pauline Nyiramasuhuko, former Rwandan Minister of Women’s Development and her son, Arsene Shalom Ntahobali, both... Read More

Statement by Spokesperson Nuland Urging an End to the Violence in Burma

The United States is concerned by on-going violence in Burma’s northern Kachin State and other regions of the country and calls for a halt to hostilities. The Burmese Army and... Read More

Assistant Secretary Posner and Senior Advisor Tillemann On the Upcoming Community of Democracies Meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania

MS. FULTON: Good afternoon and welcome – or excuse me, good morning and welcome to the Department of State. We’re very pleased to welcome you here to our special press... Read More

Remarks by Ambassador Rice at a LGBT Pride Month Reception Held by Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies, at the State Department

Thank you. It’s great to be with you here today. And I want to thank my IO colleague Chris Deutsch for that warm introduction and Jon Tollefson for everything he... Read More

Spokesperson Nuland on the Prosecution of Ukrainian Opposition Leaders

The United States is aware of the opening of the trial against former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and reiterates its concern about the appearance of politically-motivated prosecutions of opposition figures... Read More

Statement by the President on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

As we mark the anniversary of the United Nations’ Convention Against Torture, I join people around the world in honoring the victims of torture, paying tribute to all those who... Read More

Special Briefing on the 2011 Global Trafficking in Persons Report

OPERATOR: Welcome, and thank you for standing by. All participants will be in a listen-only mode until the question-and-answer portion. To ask a question at that time, please press *... Read More

Joint Statement on Iran Sanctions

Today, the United States imposed sanctions on Tidewater Middle East Company, an operator of Iranian ports owned by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) that has links to Iranian proliferation... Read More

The Way Forward in Afghanistan

 Thank you very much, Chairman Kerry and Senator Lugar and to all the members of the committee, it’s a pleasure to be back here with you in the Senate. As... Read More

Press Stakeout by Ambassador Rice after a Security Council Briefing on the Middle East

As delivered Ambassador: …just tabled this morning a draft resolution to establish the interim security force for Abyei as requested by the Government of Sudan and the Government of South... Read More

Libyan Students Receive Funding to Continue Studies in the U.S

The Department of State is pleased to announce that the transfer of funding to the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) by the Libyan General People’s Committee for Education and... Read More



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