Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Otero
Thank you, and good morning. It’s a pleasure to be with you. I want to thank George Washington University and its partners for organizing and hosting this important conference.
As... Read More
Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Rosemary A. DiCarlo
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
Department of State, Office of the Spokesman
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
Forum Hosted by the Women of Ateneo, Makati, Philippines
Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues Stephen J. Rapp
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
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, and Chinese State Councilor Dai Bingguo
Sidney R. Yates Auditorium
Department of the Interior
SECRETARY CLINTON: Good morning. We are delighted to welcome you here to the Department of the Interior, a department... Read More
United States Mission to the OSCE
Consultative Committee of the Human Rights Council, Emmanuel Decaux
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
"...protecting fundamental rights and freedoms...is the best way to promote long-term stability and prosperity of any society."
Vice President Joe Biden
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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
Secreatary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton
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
Op-ed published by USA Today
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Julia Roberts
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 of State Hillary Rodham Clinton with Lucia Annunziata of "In Mezz'Ora"
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
The White House Office of the Press Secretary
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
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
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
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
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Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Ackerman, distinguished Members of the Committee:
Thank you for inviting us to testify before this... Read More
President Barack Obama
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
Acting Deputy Spokesman Mark C. Toner
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
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
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
U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations , Susan E. Rice
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
President Barack Obama
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 of State Hillary Rodham Clinton
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
Office of the Spokesman
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