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Statement by Ambassador Donahoe on Renewal of Commission of Inquiry on Syria by Human Rights Council

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

2012-09-17

Thank you, Madame President. The United States thanks the Commission of Inquiry for its continued diligent and critical work during the past year responding to the grave and escalating situation... Read More

Remarks by Secretary Clinton and Libyan Ambassador Aujali at Reception Marking Eid ul-Fitr

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Libyan Ambassador to the U.S. Ali Aujali

2012-09-14

Good evening, and although I am many weeks overdue in saying it: Eid Mubarak. No matter how belated we are honoring Eid and the end of Ramadan, this is a... Read More

Statement by Secretary Clinton on Deaths of U.S. Security Personnel in Benghazi

Washington, DC

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-09-14

The attack on our diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya on Tuesday claimed the lives of four Americans. Yesterday, I spoke about two: Ambassador Chris Stevens and Information Management Officer Sean... Read More

Civil Society Activists, Human Rights Defenders and Media Play Crucial Role in Advancing Human Rights

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

2012-09-14

Statement by the Delegation of the United States of America at the Human Rights Council 21st Session Thank you, Madame President. The United States is delighted to have the opportunity... Read More

Remarks from Assistant Secretary Brimmer on U.N. Peacekeeping Operations in Africa

Washington D.C.

Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Esther Brimmer

2012-09-14

House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Africa Chairman Smith, Ranking Member Bass, Distinguished Members of the Committee; First of all, Thank you for convening this hearing on United Nations peacekeeping... Read More

Press Conference with Deputy Assistant Secretary Melia Pre-elections in Georgia

Tbilisi, Georgia

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Department of State for Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Thomas O. Melia

2012-09-14

MELIA: Thank you again for coming out this afternoon. I bring greetings from President Obama and Secretary Clinton to the people of Georgia.  They have sent to Georgia this week... Read More

Remarks from Deputy National Security Advisor McDonough at International Religious Freedom Conference

Washington, D.C.

Deputy National Security Advisor Denis McDonough

2012-09-13

AS PREPARED Good evening.  Your Eminence, Cardinal McCarrick, thank you for your very kind introduction.  Even more, thank you for your leadership as one of our nation’s most eloquent voices... Read More

Remarks from Ambassador Rice at the Holocaust Memorial Museum Risa K. Lambert Luncheon

Chicago, Illinois

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Susan E. Rice

2012-09-13

Ambassador Rice: Thank you very much, Mike. Thank you all so much for having me. Josh, thank you for that very kind introduction. I’d like to come to your question... Read More

Secretary Clinton and Moroccan Foreign Minister Al-Othmani at the Opening Plenary of the U.S.-Morocco Strategic Dialogue

Benjamin Franklin Room, Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Moroccan Foreign Minister Saad-Eddine Al-Othmani

2012-09-13

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good morning.  Well, let me welcome our friends and colleagues from Morocco here to the Benjamin Franklin Room on the eighth floor of the State Department for this... Read More

Secretary Clinton Comments on Violence in Libya, Egypt and Yemen

2012-09-13

The following is an excerpt from Secretary State Hillary Rodham's remarks with Moroccan Foreign Minister Saad-Eddine Al-Othmani at the Opening Plenary of the U.S.-Morocco Strategic Dialogue President Obama: Remarks by President... Read More

Freedom Online Conference Launches Digital Defenders Partnership

Washington, D.C.

Office of the Spokesperson, U.S. Department of State

2012-09-13

On September 6-7, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Michael Posner, led the U.S. delegation to Nairobi, Kenya for the Freedom Online conference. This event was the follow-up... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Interview with CBS News in Russia

Vladivostok, Russia

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-09-12

QUESTION: Madam Secretary, thank you for making time at the end of a very long trip. Rebuilding the relationship with Russia has been a prime focus of the Obama Administration’s... Read More

Statement by Secretary Clinton on the election of a New Somali President

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-09-12

Statement on the Election of New Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud I want to congratulate President Hassan Sheikh and the Somali people on yesterday’s election. I commend former President Sheikh... Read More

Statement by Secretary Clinton on the Attack in Benghazi

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-09-12

I condemn in the strongest terms the attack on our mission in Benghazi today. As we work to secure our personnel and facilities, we have confirmed that one of our... Read More

Statement by President Obama on the Attack in Benghazi

Washington, D.C.

President Barack Obama

2012-09-12

President Obama: Remarks by President Obama on the Deaths of U.S. Embassy Staff in Libya  Secretary Clinton: Remarks from Secretary Clinton On the Deaths of American Personnel in Benghazi, Libya ... Read More

Remarks from Secretary Clinton On the Deaths of American Personnel in Benghazi, Libya

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-09-12

President Obama: Statement by President Obama on the Attack in Benghazi Secretary Clinton: Statement by Secretary Clinton on the Attack in Benghazi Secretary Clinton Comments on Violence in Libya, Egypt... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Rice on the Death of Americans in Benghazi, Libya

New York, N.Y.

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Susan E. Rice

2012-09-12

President Obama: Remarks by President Obama on the Deaths of U.S. Embassy Staff in Libya Statement by President Obama on the Attack in Benghazi Secretary Clinton: Remarks from Secretary Clinton... Read More

Remarks by President Obama on the Deaths of U.S. Embassy Staff in Libya

Washington, D.C.

President Barack Obama

2012-09-12

  President Obama: Statement by President Obama on the Attack in Benghazi Secretary Clinton: Remarks from Secretary Clinton On the Deaths of American Personnel in Benghazi, Libya Statement by Secretary... Read More

Remarks by Ambassador Rice at UNICEF Board Meeting

New York, N.Y.

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Susan E. Rice

2012-09-12

(AS DELIVERED) Thank you so much, Mr. President, and members of the Bureau. I wanted to be here in particular to thank you for your hard work and commitment to... Read More

Special Representative Lewis at the China International Friendship Cities Conference

Chengdu, China

U.S. Department of State Special Representative for Global Intergovernmental Affairs, Reta Jo Lewis

2012-09-12

Thank you for that kind introduction. Good morning distinguished Madam Li and guests. I would like to express my appreciation to the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign... Read More



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