THE PRESIDENT: All right, everybody, listen up. First of all, I want to welcome all the leaders here. The press, you're welcome as long as you don't break anything. (Laughter.)
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Reporter: Today’s the deadline date for Sudan, for them to come to the talks. And they haven’t been to the talks.
Ambassador Rice: They’re not there yet.
Reporter:... Read More
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Thank you, Mr. President. I would like to thank the Prosecutor for his briefing on the work of his office and actions taken pursuant to Resolution 1970.
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SECRETARY CLINTON:I am delighted to welcome Minister Peiris, the external affairs minister from Sri Lanka. The United States strongly supports the process of reconciliation and reconstruction in Sri Lanka. We... Read More
The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that Ales Byalyatski of Belarus and Uganda’s Civil Society Coalition on Human Rights and Constitutional Law are the joint winners of... Read More
1. We, the Leaders of the Group of Eight, met at Camp David on May 18 and 19, 2012 to address major global economic and political challenges.
The Global... Read More
hank you and good afternoon. It is a pleasure to be in the surroundings of our New Embassy Compound here in Kyiv. And I’d like to especially thank Ambassador Tefft,... Read More
The United States commends Nepal’s political leaders on their recent progress toward drafting a new constitution. While the issues are complex and challenging, all parties have demonstrated a willingness to... Read More
Melanne Verveer serves as the Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues and Barbara Shailor serves as the Special Representative for International Labor Affairs at the Department of State.
On May 14,... Read More
SECRETARY CLINTON: Good afternoon. I am delighted to welcome the foreign minister here today to Washington. We have been looking forward to Minister Wunna Maung Lwin’s visit and the continuation... Read More
TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES:
Section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d)) provides for the automatic termination of a national emergency unless, within 90 days... Read More
Today marks the beginning of a new chapter in the relationship between the United States and Burma. Since I announced a new U.S. opening to Burma in November, President Thein... Read More
On International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, we celebrate human diversity and rededicate ourselves to a basic but essential truth — that human rights are universal and must be protected.... Read More
Good afternoon, Mr. Chairman and distinguished Members of the Commission. I thank the Commission for drawing attention to the issues relating to the status of civil society and human rights... Read More
MR. TILLEMANN: Good morning. I’m Tomicah Tillemann, and I serve as the State Department’s Senior Advisor for Civil Society in Emerging Democracies. Today, it is my privilege to welcome you... Read More
Today, under the auspices of the State Department’s Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society 2012 Summit, Secretary Clinton hosted a Global Town Hall at the State Department’s Harry S. Truman Building... Read More
Today, President Obama signed an Executive Order authorizing sanctions to be imposed on individuals and entities who threaten the peace, security, and stability of Yemen by disrupting the political transition.... Read More
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BLOCKING PROPERTY OF PERSONS THREATENING
THE PEACE, SECURITY, OR STABILITY OF YEMEN
By the authority vested in me as President by... Read More
The United States congratulates the Government of Uganda on the capture of one of the senior commanders of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) by the Ugandan military. The capture of... Read More
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Norway as you celebrate your Constitution Day... Read More