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UPR 15th Session - Intervention for The Bahamas

U.S. Department of State

2013-01-23

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 15th Session page. AS PREPARED The United States warmly welcomes the Bahamian delegation. We commend the... Read More

United States Condemns Attack on Worshippers in Iraq

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2013-01-23

The United States strongly condemns the terrorist attack on innocent worshipers today in northern Iraq. The United States stands with the Iraqi people and will continue to support the Government... Read More

UPR 15th Session - Intervention for Mali

U.S. Department of State

2013-01-22

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 15th Session page. AS PREPARED The United States warmly welcomes the Malian delegation. Mali continues to... Read More

Helping the Syrian People in Difficult Circumstances

DipNote Blog - U.S. Department of State

Ambassador Robert S. Ford

2013-01-22

Up-to-date information on the situation in Syria including maps and figures. Robert S. Ford serves as U.S. Ambassador to Syria.I am pleased to announce that I'll be visiting the region... Read More

State Department on Political Dialogue in Bahrain

U. S. Department of State

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2013-01-22

The United States welcomes His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s call to launch an inclusive, comprehensive political dialogue in Bahrain. We are encouraged by the positive responses thus... Read More

UPR 15th Session - Intervention for France

U.S. Department of State

2013-01-21

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 15th Session page. AS PREPARED The United States warmly welcomes Ambassador for Human Rights, François Zimeray,... Read More

UPR 15th Session – Intervention for Tonga

U.S. Department of State

2013-01-21

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 15th Session page. AS PREPARED The United States warmly welcomes H.E. Lord Vaea, Minister of Internal... Read More

Universal Periodic Review – 15th UPR Session

U.S. Department of State

2013-01-18

The United States believes the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) has the potential to effect real change in countries throughout the world. The UPR is not just something that occurs in... Read More

The Power of Partnerships

DipNote Blog - U.S. Department of State

Deputy Special Representative for Global Partnerships, Thomas Debass

2013-01-17

On our final day of this multi-blog series on partnerships, I'd like to highlight other ways in which the Global Partnership Initiative helped advance a number of other meaningful partnership... Read More

Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud's Visit to Washington, DC

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Office of the Spokesperson

2013-01-17

Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud's Visit to Washington, DC On January 17, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received the president of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, at the U.S. Department... Read More

Remarks by Secretary Clinton and President of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud after their Meeting

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and President of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud

2013-01-17

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good afternoon, everyone. It is a great privilege for us to be welcoming President Hassan Sheikh and his delegation here to the State Department. Today’s meeting has been... Read More

USAID's Recognition of the New Somali Government

U.S. Agency for International Development - Washington, D.C.

Deputy Administrator for the U.S. Agency for International Development, Donald Steinberg

2013-01-17

On behalf of USAID, I would like to congratulate President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Parliament on establishing Somalia’s first permanent government after more than 20 years and reinforce our partnership... Read More

On the Visit of President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of Somalia to the White House

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2013-01-17

This morning, President Obama joined a meeting between Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor Denis McDonough and Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in the Roosevelt Room. Following... Read More

Presidential Proclamation on Religious Freedom Day

The White House

President Barack Obama

2013-01-16

Foremost among the rights Americans hold sacred is the freedom to worship as we choose. Today, we celebrate one of our Nation's first laws to protect that right -- the... Read More

The Advancement of Human Rights in Haiti

Port au Prince, Haiti

Assistant Secretary of State for Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Michael H. Posner

2013-01-16

Click the photos above to view captions and photos in a gallery. AS DELIVERED I am pleased to be here in Haiti, a country that has been of special interest... Read More

Transforming the Law on Freedom of Expression

Transformation of Security and Fundamental Rights Legislation Conference -- Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez

2013-01-16

Thank you for your kind introduction and thank you all for welcoming me to this important conference. I have enjoyed meeting each of you and have been humbled by your... Read More

Public Diplomacy in a Changing Middle East

Washington Institute for Near East Policy -- Washington, D.C.

Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Tara Sonenshine

2013-01-16

Public Diplomacy in a Changing Middle East Thank you, Rob, and my thanks to the Washington Institute for Near East Policy – and the organizers of today’s Policy Forum Luncheon... Read More

Spokesperson Nuland on the Attack on the University of Aleppo

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2013-01-16

The United States is appalled by the Syrian regime’s deadly attack yesterday near the University of Aleppo, which reportedly killed more than 80 people and injured more than 150 people. ... Read More

Secretary Clinton on the Disappearance of Lao Civil Society Leader Sombath Somphone

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2013-01-16

We are deeply concerned about the well-being of Lao civil society leader Sombath Somphone, who disappeared one month ago. Reports indicate that Mr. Sombath went missing on December 15, 2012... Read More

Secretary Clinton on Holocaust-Era Looted Art

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

2013-01-16

This month we commemorate the seventieth anniversary of the Inter-Allied Declaration against Acts of Dispossession Committed in Territories under Enemy Occupation and Control, known as the London Declaration of January... Read More



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