Archive for February, 2012

Intervention at The London Conference on Somalia

on 02 27, 2012 | Comments Off

(In progress) parliament and electing a president and speaker. Now that it has agreed to these tasks, we must help them accomplish those. The Transitional Federal Government was always meant to be jus

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Japan: Defense Cooperation

on 02 27, 2012 | 2 Comments

QUESTION: Please provide a readout of the meetings taking place today between Assistant Secretary Shapiro and Japanese officials at the U.S. Department of State. ANSWER: Assistant Secretary of Stat

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Terrorist Designations of Jemmah Anshorut Tauhid

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Today, the Department of State designated Jemmah Anshorut Tauhid (JAT) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) under Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act and as a Specially Designated

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U.S. Delegation To The 56th Session of the UN Commission on The Status of Women

on 02 27, 2012 | 3 Comments

The Department of State is pleased to announce the U.S. Delegation attending the 56th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, to be held from February 27 through March 9, 2012 at UN Headq

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Guyana’s Republic Day

on 02 27, 2012 | 1 Comment

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Guyana as you celebrate the 42nd anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Gu

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U.S. Department of State and MTVU Announce Artists To Help Nominate Candidates For 2012-2013 Fulbright-MTVU Fellowship

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The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and mtvU, MTV’s 24-hour college network, announced today the musical artists who will review and help nominate candidates for the 2012-2013 Fulbr

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U.S.-Iraq Joint Coordinating Committee For Cultural and Educational Cooperation

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The Government of the United States and the Government of Iraq strongly support the preservation and expression of Iraq’s rich heritage, the establishment of a strong Iraqi education system at all l

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Brunei Darussalam National Day

on 02 27, 2012 | 1 Comment

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes and congratulations to the people of Brunei Darussalam as you celebrate your 28th National Day this

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Keynote Address at Global Business Conference

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Well, thank you and welcome to the State Department. I want to thank Bob Hormats for his leadership here in implementing the agenda that he just briefly described, and I also want to thank Tom Nides f

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The State Department: Jobs Diplomacy

on 02 27, 2012 | 2 Comments

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today announced that the State Department will implement “Jobs Diplomacy”, a series of efforts focused on promoting American business, pursuing policy priorities

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