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Remarks by Ambassador John Beyrle at the Reception for the Committee to Protect Journalists

Ambassador John Beyrle

2010-09-28

Thank you for coming this evening to recognize the important work of the Committee to Protect Journalists.   It is an honor for me to welcome Paul Steiger, the Chairman of... Read More

U.S. Strongly Condemns Stoning Of Woman in Orakzai, Pakistan

Philip J. Crowley, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Public Affairs

2010-09-28

We condemn in the strongest possible terms the brutal stoning of a woman in Orakzai, Pakistan, allegedly by members of the Pakistani Taliban, which is depicted in a video circulating... Read More

Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson: Remarks to the Press from UNGA

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs Johnny Carson

2010-09-24

MR. CROWLEY: (In progress) one of our regional assistant secretaries here at least once. There’s been many things that you’ve seen in terms of the work this week on Africa.... Read More

Remarks by the President in a Ministerial Meeting on Sudan

President Barack Obama

2010-09-24

United Nations Headquarters, New York, New York THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon.  Mr. Secretary General, on behalf of us all, thank you for convening this meeting to address the urgent situation... Read More

Readout of the Ministerial Meeting on Sudan by NSC Chief of Staff Denis McDonough

National Security Council Chief of Staff Denis McDonough

2010-09-24

MR. HAMMER:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Denis McDonough, our National Security Council Chief of Staff, just came from the Sudan meeting and we thought it’d be useful for him to give... Read More

United Nations Communiqué: High Level Meeting on Sudan

United Nations

2010-09-24

 1. On 24 September 2010, the United Nations Secretary-General convened a high-level meeting on Sudan to mobilise international support for the Sudanese parties’ full and timely implementation of the final... Read More

President Obama's Remarks to the United Nations General Assembly

2010-09-23

THE PRESIDENT:  Mr. President, Mr. Secretary-General, my fellow delegates, ladies and gentlemen.  It is a great honor to address this Assembly for the second time, nearly two years after my... Read More

President Obama’s 2010 Speech to the United Nations General Assembly

President Barack Obama

2010-09-23

President Obama’s second speech to the UN General Assembly, a year to the day after his first address as president, focused on human rights and democracy.  In proposing a long-term... Read More

Fact Sheet: Advancing Democracy and Human Rights

Office of the Press Secretary

2010-09-23

As the President made clear in his speech to the General Assembly today, the promotion of human rights and democracy is central to his vision of the world we are... Read More

U.S.-Zimbabwe Bilateral Meeting

Deputy Assistant Secretary Susan D. Page

2010-09-23

OPERATOR: Welcome, and thank you all for standing by. At this time, all participants are on a listen-only mode until the question-and-answer session of the call. At that time, you... Read More

White House Fact Sheet: Advancing Democracy and Human Rights

White House Press Office

2010-09-23

As the President made clear in his speech to the General Assembly today, the promotion of human rights and democracy is central to his vision of the world we are... Read More

Commerce Secretary Gary Locke: Remarks at Cybersecurity Forum, Georgetown University

Commerce Secretary Gary Locke

2010-09-23

Thank you, Craig, for those kind words.  And thank you to everyone who is attending this important conference this week. As we all know, the Internet has already fundamentally changed... Read More

Fact Sheet: Advancing Democracy and Human Rights

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2010-09-23

As the President made clear in his speech to the General Assembly today, the promotion of human rights and democracy is central to his vision of the world we are... Read More

Confronting Religious Bigotry, Anti-Semitism, and Holocaust Denial

Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Hannah Rosenthal

2010-09-22

The briefing follows a trip to Auschwitz and Dachau that Hannah Rosenthal and a group of American imams took in August 2010, organized by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the... Read More

Assistant Secretary Schwartz on Kyrgyzstan: Moving Towards a Democratic Future

Carnegie Endowment Forum

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Eric P. Schwartz

2010-09-22

Thank you for that warm introduction. It is an honor to be here in today with so many distinguished colleagues and friends to discuss how we can support the government... Read More

Readout of President Obama's Meeting with President Mubarak of Egypt

Office of the Press Secretary

2010-09-21

President Obama and President Mubarak met today and reaffirmed the strong ties between Egypt and the United States of America. The leaders stated their strong support for the resumption of... Read More

The United States Co-Sponsors High-Level Panel on LGBT Rights at the United Nations in Geneva

Bureau of Public Affairs Media Note

2010-09-20

The United States joined Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, East Timor, Finland, France, Ireland, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Romania and Slovenia in sponsoring a high-level panel discussion “Ending Violence and Criminal Sanctions... Read More

Advancing U.S. Interests at the United Nations (excerpts)

Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

2010-09-20

The Obama Administration has dramatically changed our course at the United Nations.  The President’s new era of engagement has led to concrete results at the UN that advance U.S. foreign... Read More

U.S. Co-Sponsors High-Level Panel on LGBT Rights at United Nations in Geneva

U.S. Mission Geneva

2010-09-17

The United States is pleased to have been a co-sponsor of the September 17, 2010 panel discussion “Ending Violence and Criminal Sanctions on the Basis of Sexual Orientation” at the... Read More

Multilateral Newsletter: Volume 3 – September 17, 2010

Bureau of International Organization Affairs

2010-09-17

Friends and Colleagues: The 64th session of the UN General Assembly has come and gone, and the 65th is already gathering momentum heading into high-level activities anticipated for the next... Read More



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