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Advancing U.S. Interests at the United Nations

The White House Office of the Press Secretary The Obama Administration has dramatically changed our course at the United Nations. The President’s new era of engagement has led to concrete... Read More

Statement by the President on World Humanitarian Day

The White House Office of the Press Secretary Seven years ago today, terrorists heinously attacked the UN Headquarters in Baghdad, killing twenty-two innocent people who were in Iraq to support... Read More

Statement by NSC Spokesman Mike Hammer on the Detention of Article 31 Rally Participants

The United States is concerned by the detention on July 31 of Russian citizens who were participating in rallies throughout Russia to demonstrate their support for Article 31 of the... Read More

Fact Sheet: The President's Engagement in Africa

The White House Office of the Press Secretary “I see Africa as a fundamental part of our interconnected world, as partners with America on behalf of the future we want... Read More

James Steinberg: Remarks at Nixon Center

DEPUTY SECRETARY STEINBERG: Thank you, it’s good to be here. We were coming up and Drew was describing the conversations taking place here beforehand. I offered to say nothing and... Read More

Remarks With Vietnam Deputy Prime Minister And Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem

MODERATOR: (In Vietnamese.) MINISTER KHIEM: (In Vietnamese.) SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you very much. It is a real pleasure for me to be back in Vietnam. And I have had the... Read More

Senate Resolution 586 (S. RES. 586)

SRES 586 IS 111th CONGRESS 2d Session S. RES. 586 Supporting democracy, human rights, and civil liberties in Egypt. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES July 20, 2010 Mr.... Read More

The United States Announces the U.S.-Pakistan Gender Equity Program

After the bilateral Strategic Dialogue meeting in Islamabad today, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced a new five-year, $40 million Gender Equity Program to be funded by USAID... Read More

Pakistan Gender Equity Program

After the bilateral Strategic Dialogue meeting in Islamabad today, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced a new five-year, $40 million Gender Equity Program to be funded by USAID... Read More

Anniversary of the Murder of Natalya Estemirova

Today we honor the life and work of Natalya Estemirova, a brave Russian human rights defender and journalist, who was abducted and murdered in the North Caucasus region of Russia... Read More

Interview of the President by South African Broadcasting Corporation (excerpt)

Q Sudan. The International Criminal Court has added the charges of genocide to the arrest warrant of Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir. There’s a view in Africa, certainly with the African... Read More

U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations: Governance and the Civilian Strategy Part 2

Click here for video of Ambassador Holbrooke's testimony. U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Presiding: Senator Kerry Time: 02:00 PM Location: 419 Dirksen Senate Office Building Statement of Ambassador Richard... Read More

U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations: Governance and the Civilian Strategy Part 1

U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Chairman Kerry Opening Statement At Hearing On “Afghanistan: Governance and the Civilian Strategy” Washington, D.C. The full text of his statement as prepared is... Read More

Remarks at a Reception Hosted for the Jewish Community

Good afternoon! Thank you so much for coming today, and thank you, Secretary Clinton. Not only are you such an outstanding leader for our country - but you have been... Read More

Notice of Final Determination Updating the List of Products Requiring Federal Contractor Certification as to Forced or Indentured Child Labor Pursuant to Executive Order 13126

Click here for a PDF version of this article. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary of Labor Notice of Final Determination Updating the List of Products Requiring Federal Contractor... Read More

Statement from Vice President Joe Biden on Meeting Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak

Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt -- Vice President Joe Biden issued the following statement today after his meeting with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak: "I am grateful to President Mubarak for his hospitality,... Read More

Civil Society: Supporting Democracy in the 21st Century

Click for Video of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton "Civil Society: Supporting Democracy in the 21st Century," at the Community of Democracies Translation: عربي SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, I am... Read More

Civil Society: Supporting Democracy in the 21st Century

Click for Video of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton "Civil Society: Supporting Democracy in the 21st Century," at the Community of Democracies SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, I am delighted to... Read More

Ambassador Scobey’s remarks at the Embassy’s Independence Day Celebration

Good Evening and welcome to our celebration of the 234th anniversary of American independence. I am particularly happy to welcome: --The Diplomats, coming to us from Naples, Italy, the rock... Read More



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