2011 Hours Against Hate is a campaign to stop bigotry and promote respect across lines of culture, religion, tradition, class, and gender. Launched by Special Representative to Muslim Communities... Read More
The United States and China will hold the U.S.-China Human Rights Dialogue on April 27-28, 2011. Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Michael Posner will lead an interagency... Read More
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On April 21, 2011, Assistant Secretary Michael H. Posner and Deputy Assistant Secretary Kathleen M. Fitzpatrick engaged in an... Read More
Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs William Burns will present the Diplomacy for Human Rights Award, the Human Rights and Democracy Achievement Award, and the Human Rights Defenders Award... Read More
Video from the “Conversations on Diplomacy” is available on the Charlie Rose Show homepage http://www.charlierose.com/.
MR. ROSE: We’re at the State Department in Washington, D.C. for a special edition... Read More
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I applaud the people of Nigeria for their enthusiastic and orderly participation in the April 16th presidential election.... Read More
MS. FULTON: Good afternoon and welcome to the Department of State. I’m happy to introduce to you today Assistant Secretary Phil Gordon, who is going to talk to you a... Read More
Vice President Biden today met at the White House with former South African President Thabo Mbeki, Chairman of the African Union (AU) High-Level Implementation Panel for Sudan, along with... Read More
Ambassador Verveer: Thank you for coming out this afternoon and I hope you haven’t had to wait too long. I’m very happy to see you and to take any questions,... Read More
SECRETARY CLINTON: Goodness. First, let me thank you for being patient with my schedule and giving us a chance to postpone this so that I could talk to you.
First,... Read More
SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you. Thank you so much for this extraordinary honor. It means a great deal to me personally and on behalf of my government and my country. I... Read More
The United States is pleased to announce a contribution of $126.8 million toward the 2011 operations of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
The contribution, funded through the... Read More
Thank you, Mr. Chairman.
The United States warmly welcomes you to the Permanent Council, President Grybauski. Lithuania has already demonstrated strong leadership in its 2011 Chairmanship of the organization while... Read More
The United States condemns the Qadhafi regime’s continued brutal attacks on the Libyan people in violation of UN Security Council Resolution 1973, which calls for a stop to all attacks... Read More
SECRETARY CLINTON: Good afternoon and welcome to the Ben Franklin Room here in the diplomatic rooms of the State Department. I am delighted, once again, to greet and welcome State... Read More
On April 12, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chinese State Councilor Liu Yandong hailed the importance of people-to-people engagement during the second annual U.S.-China Consultation on People-to-People... Read More
Good evening, everyone. And let me thank you, Strobe, for that introduction and for your many years of friendship. It is such a pleasure for me to join you... Read More
SECRETARY CLINTON: Good evening. Oh, welcome to one of my favorite nights of the year, and especially this extraordinary 10th anniversary of the Global Leadership Awards and the Vital Voices... Read More
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: 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