U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Susan E. Rice
Ambassador Rice: Good afternoon, everyone. I just wanted to comment briefly on the decision taken today by Syria to withdrawal its candidacy for the Human Rights Council. We believe that... Read More
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton
Well, thank you very much and welcome to the State Department for this very important meeting of the Council of the Americas. I want to thank you, John, for the... Read More
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton with Hu Shuli and Huang Shan of Caixin Media Company
SECRETARY CLINTON: Hello, this is Hillary Clinton.
QUESTION: Hello. Good morning, Secretary Clinton. This is Hu Shuli, Editor-in-Chief of Caixin Media. Thank you so much for giving me the precious... Read More
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton
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I am delighted to send greetings to each of you here tonight. I especially want to thank Francis Collins of the... Read More
Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Hannah Rosenthal and Special Representative to Muslim Communities Farah Pandith
MODERATOR: Welcome to the Washington Foreign Press Center. Thank you so much for joining us today. We’re very pleased to have with us today Hannah Rosenthal, who is the special... Read More
Human Rights and Democratic Reform in Iran: May 2011 Testimony Before U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Affairs
Assistant Secretary of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Michael H. Posner
Click here for full length, English language video of U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Affairs testimony.
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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton with Anthony Yuen of Phoenix TV
QUESTION: Madam, the annual dialogue is over, so what can you tell us what we accomplished this time?
SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, Mr. Yuen, let me start by expressing deep appreciation... Read More
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner
MR. TONER: First question goes to Matt Pennington of the Associated Press.
QUESTION: Secretary Clinton, do you think the events of the recent months in the Middle East should... Read More
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Secretary of Treasury Timothy Geithner; Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan; Chinese State Councilor Dai Bingguo
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SECRETARY CLINTON: Good afternoon. I want to begin by thanking our Chinese colleagues, led by Vice Premier Wang and State Councilor... Read More
The White House Office of the Press Secretary
The President and the U.S. delegation met today in the Oval Office with China’s Special Representatives to the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, Vice Premier Wang Qishan and State Councilor... Read More
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