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Remarks by President Obama and President Calderón of Mexico at Joint Press Conference

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release March 03, 2011 Remarks by President Obama and President Calderón of Mexico at Joint Press Conference East Room ***Please... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Press Statement on Assassination of Pakistan Federal Minister for Minorities Affairs Shahbaz Bhatti

Hillary Rodham Clinton Secretary of State Washington, DC I am shocked and outraged by the assassination today of Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Minorities Affairs Shahbaz Bhatti. This was an attack... Read More

Statement by the President on the Assassination of Shahbaz Bhatti

I am deeply saddened by the assassination of Pakistan’s Minister for Minority Affairs Shahbaz Bhatti today in Islamabad, and condemn in the strongest possible terms this horrific act of violence.... Read More

UN General Assembly Suspends Libya’s Human Rights Council Membership

The United States applauds the move by the UN General Assembly to suspend Libya’s membership rights in the Human Rights Council in Geneva. We continue to demand an immediate halt... Read More

Secretary Clinton on the FY2012 State and USAID Budget Request

Thank you very much, Madame Chairman, and congratulations on your assuming this post. And I want to thank you publicly for traveling to Haiti with our team on behalf of... Read More

Susan E. Rice: Remarks on Libya's Suspension from UN Human Rights Council

PLEASE ADD VIDEO Ambassador Susan Rice (March 1): "The General Assembly has come together to speak with one voice to Libya's unrepentant rulers. This unprecedented action sends another clear warning... Read More

Fact Sheet: Humanitarian Assistance for Libya

In the midst of ongoing violence, the humanitarian situation in Libya is growing more acute. Restricted access and limited information pose distinct challenges, but the United States is actively responding... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Remarks at the Human Rights Council

Good afternoon. Thank you, Mr. President, and I want to thank the High Commissioner and all my colleagues for their strong words here today, as well as during the special... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Interview With Kim Ghattas of British Broadcasting Corporation

QUESTION: Madam Secretary, I want to start by asking you about the steps you’ve taken towards Libya. You have imposed sanctions, both you and the EU and the UN. You’ve... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Interview with Michele Kelemen of National Public Radio

QUESTION: (In progress) You have targeted sanctions and an arms embargo. What more did you talk about with your partners here about – specifically how to stop this bloodshed? SECRETARY... Read More

U.S. Department of State: Fact Sheet on Humanitarian Assistance for Libya

In the midst of ongoing violence, the humanitarian situation in Libya is growing more acute. Restricted access and limited information pose distinct challenges, but the United States is actively responding... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Press Conference in Geneva

Press Conference Hillary Rodham Clinton Secretary of State Geneva, Switzerland -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, good afternoon. It’s been a very busy and productive day here in Geneva, so let me... Read More

Ambassador Jon M. Huntsman: Statement on the Illegal Harassment and Detention of Journalists

Today, I met with several American and other foreign journalists based in China who, while reporting in downtown Beijing on Sunday afternoon, February 27, were illegally detained or harassed as... Read More

Secretary of State Clinton - Press Conference in Geneva

SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, good afternoon. It’s been a very busy and productive day here in Geneva, so let me give you a brief rundown. I have been holding intensive consultations... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Briefing on Plane Before Departure for Geneva, Switzerland

SECRETARY CLINTON: Let me start by saying as strongly as I can that the United States and the American people support the aspirations and rights of the Libyan people. They... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Holding the Qadhafi Government Accountable

The United States strongly condemns the ongoing violence and human rights violations committed by the government of Libya against its own people. As President Obama said, these actions violate international... Read More

Susan E. Rice: Remarks In an Explanation of Vote on Resolution 1970 on Libya Sanctions

PLEASE ADD VIDEO UN Ambassador Susan Rice (Feb. 26): "Resolution 1970 is a strong resolution. It includes a travel ban and an asset freeze for key Libyan leaders, it imposes... Read More

ICTY Convicts Former Serbian Official in 1999 Kosovo Conflict

  On February 23, 2011, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) convicted former Assistant Minister of the Serbian Ministry of Internal Affairs Vlastimir Djordjevic of crimes against... Read More

Special Session of the Human Rights Council on the Situation in Libya

  The United States welcomes today’s action by the UN Human Rights Council condemning human rights violations and violence committed by the Libyan government against its own people, and we... Read More

Pathways Access Initiative (PAI) in Peru for U.S. Businesses and Women Entrepreneurs

The Department of State will launch the Pathways Access Initiative (PAI) in Peru on February 25, 2011. The program is part of Pathways to Prosperity in the Americas and its... Read More



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