U.S. Department of State

Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 06:25
U.S. Secretary of State Kerry reaffirmed the Administration’s commitment to combating corruption at the Anti-Corruption Summit in London this week.The Administration has deepened its commitment to fiscal transparency and is reaffirming the effort to fight corruption at home and abroad.
Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 08:41
Thank you so much for the warm introduction. It is a pleasure to be here today, especially at Columbia with folks like Professor Sarah Cleveland, Professor Elazar Barkan, and Greta Moseson here today.
Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 08:02
That demonstrated for me the need to highlight the fragile but significant developments in the region that have been fostered and sustained due primarily to assiduous diplomatic efforts.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 11:52
We issued a report on our human rights observations around the world, the purpose of this document is not to scold and it’s not to name and shame. It is to enlighten and to energize, and most importantly, to empower people.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 08:37
We’re proud that this marks the 15th year of producing a Trafficking in Persons Report, and it’s also the 15th anniversary of the landmark Trafficking Victims Protection Act, or TVPA.
Friday, June 26, 2015 - 05:23
Secretary Kerry submitted the 2014 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (commonly known as the Human Rights Reports) to the U.S. Congress.
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 06:52
The Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) is a U.S. Government-funded security assistance program working to strengthen international capacity and capabilities to execute United Nations (UN) and regional peace operations.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 13:25
The newsletter of the Bureau of International and Law Enforcement Affairs reports on new gang resistance education and training in Guatemala, the "Mandela Rules" on global prison standards, the expansion of anti-gang programs in Honduras, and the symposium on Empowering Women in Mixed Legal Systems.
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 09:26
Assistant Secretaryès remarks on three areas: 1) progress made implementing the European Phased Adaptive Approach (or EPAA) and NATO missile defense; 2) cooperation on missile defense with allies and partners outside of Europe, and 3) a few points on Russia and missile defense.
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 07:25
U.S. assistance means helping partner governments develop professional, effective military and police units—units that share our values, that respect the rights of others, including those they perceive as adversaries. The United States “shall, to the maximum extent practicable, assist the foreign government in taking effective measures to bring the responsible members of the security forces to justice.”

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