Remarks


Remarks 2016
12/18/16 International Migrants Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/07/16 Background Briefing on Humanitarian Response and Preparation for Post-Operational Mosul; Via Teleconference
10/11/16 Remarks at Naturalization Ceremony;  Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel; E. Barrett Prettyman Courthouse; Washington, DC
09/29/16 First Meeting of Ministers and National Authorities of the Americas on the Right to Identity;  Health Attache U.S. Embassy Mexico Michelle McConnell; Mexico City, Mexico
09/27/16 Briefing on Syria Humanitarian Assistance;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
09/22/16 Remarks at the Brookings Migration Forum;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; New York City
09/19/16 Remarks at the UN High-Level Plenary Meeting on Refugees and Migration;  Secretary of State John Kerry; United Nations Headquarters; New York City
08/29/16 Syrian Refugee Admissions;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/25/16 Press Availability With Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Royal Terminal; Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
08/22/16 Remarks With Kenyan Foreign Minister Amina Mohamed;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Rosa Kempinski Hotel; Nairobi, Kenya
08/19/16 World Humanitarian Day 2016;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/20/16 Remarks With Pledging Conference in Support of Iraq Co-Chairs;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Dean Acheson; Washington, DC
07/20/16 Remarks at the Pledging Conference in Support of Iraq;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
07/18/16 Background Briefing on the Pledging Conference in Support of Iraq; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference
07/12/16 Remarks at a Reception in Celebration of Eid al-Fitr;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/20/16 Remarks With College Students at the U.S. Diplomacy Center Refugee Simulation;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Harry S. Truman Building; Washington, DC
06/20/16 Remarks With Special Envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Angelina Jolie Pitt;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
06/20/16 Remarks at World Refugee Day Naturalization Ceremony;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum; Washington, DC
06/20/16 Remarks at the Interfaith Iftar Reception;  Secretary of State John Kerry; ADAMS Center; Sterling, Virginia
06/20/16 World Refugee Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
05/11/16 On Kenya's Announcement to End Hosting of Refugees;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/08/16 Press Availability in Baghdad, Iraq;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Embassy Baghdad; Baghdad, Iraq
04/06/16 The Global Philanthropy Forum;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Redwood City, CA
02/08/16 Assistance to Syria;  Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Simon Henshaw, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; via teleconference hosted by The Brussels Media Hub
02/04/16 Background Briefing Previewing the Syria Donors Conference; London, United Kingdom
02/04/16 Remarks at the Syria Donors Conference;  Secretary of State John Kerry; London, United Kingdom
01/29/16 Remarks at a Refugee Education Workshop at Stanford University;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Stanford, CA
01/13/16 Remarks After Meeting With Refugees;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Silver Spring, Maryland

Remarks 2015
04/15/16 World Bank MENA Financing Facility;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; World Bank; Washington, DC
12/18/15 International Migrants Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
12/18/15 International Migrants Day;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Catherine Wiesner, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
12/04/15 Joint Press Availability With Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Athens, Greece
11/25/15 On International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/19/15 Refugee Screening Process;  Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Simon Henshaw, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
11/19/15 Remarks Following Briefing at the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Hart Senate Office Building; Washington, DC
11/17/15 Background Briefing on Refugee Screening and Admissions; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference
11/16/15 Bridging the Education Gap for Refugee Children in Turkey;  Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Heather Higginbottom; Washington, DC
10/01/15 Remarks at the Action Ministerial on Gender-Based Violence in Humanitarian Emergencies;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Palace Hotel; New York City
09/30/15 Background Briefing on the UN Meeting on Migration and Refugees; Office of the Spokesperson; Palace Hotel; New York City
09/30/15 Remarks on the Humanitarian Situation in Iraq;  Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall; New York City
09/20/15 Joint Press Availability with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Villa Borsig; Berlin, Germany
09/11/15 Background Briefing On the Mechanics of the United States Refugee Admissions Program; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
09/09/15 Background Briefing on the United States Refugee Admissions Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference
07/10/15 World Population Day July 11, 2015;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/18/15 World Refugee Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/03/15 U.S. Refugee and Migration Policy and Programs in Southeast Asia;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Via Teleconference; Jakarta, Indonesia
06/02/15 U.S. National Statement at the UNFPA Segment of the Executive Board Meeting; New York, NY
05/06/15 Senior State Department Official on Refugee Situation in Kenya and Djibouti; Nairobi, Kenya
04/29/15 Keynote Address for ECDC Plenary Session;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Catherine Wiesner, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Arlington, VA
04/13/15 Statement by the United States at the 48th UN Commission on Population and Development; New York City
03/03/15 Health Needs of Refugees and IDP Children Including Vaccination;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
02/09/15 Intervention for South Sudan Pledging Event;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Nairobi, Kenya
01/21/15 U.S. Policies on Refugees and Migration Movements;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS); Dhaka, Bangladesh

Remarks 2014
12/12/14 U.S. Humanitarian Assistance in Response to the Iraq Crisis;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Kelly Clements, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission; Washington, DC
12/09/14 U.S. Plans To Lead in Resettling Syrian Refugees;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Geneva, Switzerland
11/25/14 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and 16 Days of Activism;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/18/14 Remarks at the Launch of UNFPA's State of the World Population Report;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Woodrow Wilson Center; Washington, DC
11/18/14 Remarks at the UNHCR Event: Out of the Shadows: Ending Statelessness in the Americas;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; The Newseum; Washington, DC
10/23/14 Remarks at the Ribbon Cutting of "Peace and Hope," a Syrian Children's Art Installation on the National Mall;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
10/15/14 Investing in the Future: Protecting Refugee Children in the Middle East and North Africa;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Remarks at the First Regional Conference Dedicated to the Protection of Refugee Children and Adolescents; Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
10/12/14 Remarks at the Gaza Donors Conference;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Cairo, Egypt
09/22/14 Remarks at the Call to Action Ministerial on Protection from Gender Based Violence in Emergencies;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Waldorf Astoria; New York City
09/15/14 Central African Republic: Resumption of Operations at Embassy Bangui;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/09/14 The International Conference on Population and Development: A 20 Year Review;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Plenary Session on the ICPD +20, Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
09/08/14 Remarks on the 20th Anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Institute of Peace Headquarters; Washington, DC
08/19/14 World Humanitarian Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/30/14 The United States Contributes $378 Million in Additional Funding to Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/21/14 Remarks With UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Cairo, Egypt
06/20/14 Commemorating World Refugee Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/13/14 Joint Press Availability With United Kingdom Foreign Secretary Hague and UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie;  Secretary of State John Kerry; ExCeL Conference Center; London, United Kingdom
06/13/14 Remarks at The Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict;  Secretary of State John Kerry; ExCeL Conference Center; London, United Kingdom
06/12/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to London; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
06/09/14 Let There Be No Hiding Place For Rapists in War;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Evening Standard
06/04/14 Press Availability in Beirut, Lebanon;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Beirut, Lebanon
05/01/14 U.S. Policy and Response to Recent Refugee Crises in Africa;  Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Simon Henshaw, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Ethiopian Community Development Council; Washington, DC
04/23/14 Ethiopia's Investments in Family Planning;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Center for Strategic and International Studies; Washington, DC
04/08/14 World Relief National Conference;  Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Simon Henshaw, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Denver, CO
02/25/14 Discussion on Ending and Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Situations;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
01/15/14 Press Availability at the Syria Donors' Conference;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bayan Palace; Kuwait City, Kuwait
01/15/14 Remarks With Lebanese Prime Minister Mikati Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bayan Palace; Kuwait City, Kuwait
01/15/14 Remarks at the Delegation Pledging Session of the Syria Donors' Conference;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bayan Palace; Kuwait City, Kuwait
01/07/14 The Syrian Refugee Crisis;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Statement Submitted for the Record to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights; Washington, DC

Remarks 2013
12/18/13 Migrants Need Protecting;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Op-Ed for International Migrants Day, December 18, 2013; Washington, DC
12/11/13 UNHCR Dialogue: U.S. Statement on Protecting Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs);  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Geneva, Switzerland
11/15/13 Closing Remarks at the Third International Family Planning Conference;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
11/13/13 Intervention at Call to Action on Protection of Girls and Women in Emergencies;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; London, United Kingdom
11/13/13 Video Remarks on Call to Action on Protecting Women and Girls in Emergencies;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/12/13 Video Remarks on Third International Conference on Family Planning;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/03/13 Humanitarian Assistance and the Syria Crisis;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Bethlehem, PA
10/02/13 UN High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development Plenary Session;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; New York City
09/30/13 Intervention at UNHCR Excom High-Level Segment; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Geneva, Switzerland
09/26/13 Humanitarian Emergency: U.S. Efforts to Save Lives in Syria and Around the World;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; New York, NY
09/25/13 Launch of the International Council of Museums' Emergency Red List of Syrian Cultural Objects at Risk;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Metropolitan Museum of Art; New York City
09/19/13 Examining the Syrian Refugee Crisis;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; As Delivered Opening Remarks Before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa; Washington, DC
09/13/13 Video Statement on U.S. Support to UNRWA and to the Palestinian People;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
08/19/13 World Humanitarian Day 2013;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/07/13 No Country, No Rights: Gender Discrimination and Statelessness; Deputy Assistant Secretary Kelly Clements, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; As-Prepared for a Panel Discussion at Event Sponsored by Women's Refugee Commission, Equality Now, and InterAction; Washington, DC
07/10/13 Srebrenica's Legacy: How the Lessons of the Balkans Animate Humanitarianism Today;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Sarajevo
06/20/13 Remarks at the World Refugee Day Event;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
06/20/13 World Refugee Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/14/13 Statement by the United States of America at the 102nd (Special) Council of the International Organization of Migration; Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Geneva, Switzerland
06/12/13 The Migration-Development Link: It's Too Big;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; MPI-Sweden Sponsored Evidence Base for Octover's High Level Dialogue; Washington, DC
05/24/13 Washington D.C. Release of "Global IDP Overview 2012" Report;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Brookings Institute, Norwegian Refugee Council & Internal Displacement Monitoring Center; Washington, DC
05/20/13 2013 Refugee Resettlement Conferences;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
05/16/13 U.S. Policy and Response to Recent Humanitarian Crisis in Africa;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Ethiopian Community Development Council (ECDC) Africa Conference; Arlington, VA
05/16/13 U.S. Views on Population, Reproductive Health, and Rights;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Funders Network on Population, Reproductive Health, and Rights; Washington, DC
05/10/13 CSIS Panel Discussion: Attacks on Syria's Medical Personnel and Facilities; Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
05/09/13 Protecting the Future: Professional Standards in Humanitarian and Human Rights Work;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; ICRC-InterAction-USIP Event; Washington, DC
05/07/13 "Invisible in the City": Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
05/07/13 Migration and Displacement;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Brookings Institute; Washington, DC
04/29/13 Interaction Forum Press Conference;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
04/10/13 Surmounting Challenges Together;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Annual Conference of Lutheran Services in America; Washington, DC
04/07/13 Remarks With Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ciragan Palace; Istanbul, Turkey
03/20/13 Crisis in Syria: the U.S. Response;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives; Washington, DC
03/19/13 The Syrian Humanitarian Crisis;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs, United States Senate; Washington, DC
03/16/13 The Voice of the Syrian Refugees;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; SIP Event: Syria's Humanitarian Crisis; Anaheim, CA
02/28/13 Government Responses to Statelessness; Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
02/09/13 The World Refugee Crisis: Conflict, Consequences, Cooperation;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Young Leaders of the World Affairs Council; Atlanta, GA
02/06/13 U.S. Humanitarian Response to the Crisis in Syria;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
01/30/13 International Pledging Conference for Syria;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Kuwait

Remarks 2012
10/10/12 Remarks on USG Global Forum on Migration and Development Priorities and Protection Focus;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
10/10/12 The Syrian Humanitarian Crisis;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Women's Foreign Policy Group; Washington, DC
10/09/12 Burma's Rohingya: Beyond the Communal Violence;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Open Society Foundation and Refugees International; Washington, DC
10/09/12 Burma's Rohingya: Beyond the Communal Violence;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Kelly Clements, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Open Society Foundation and Refugees International; Washington, DC
10/04/12 Plenary Address at the 63th Executive Committee Meetings in Geneva;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Geneva, Switzerland
09/19/12 Remarks at the Office of Refugee Resettlement, National Consultation 2012;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
07/12/12 Video Remarks for U.K. Family Planning Summit;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
06/29/12 Remarks to the World Affairs Council;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Pittsburgh, PA
06/26/12 UN Population Fund Executive Board Meeting;  Special Advisor on Population Issues Margaret Pollack, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Annual Session; Geneva, Switzerland
06/21/12 World Refugee Day; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
06/20/12 World Refugee Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
05/21/12 Humanitarian Assistance to Yemen;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Kelly Clements, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
05/17/12 Strengthening Protection for LGBT Refugees;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Human Rights Campaign Office; Washington, DC
05/02/12 Ethiopian Community Development Council's 18th National Conference and Network Training;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
05/02/12 International Community Must Work Together To Ensure Lasting Integration of Afghan Refugees; Geneva, Switzerland
04/26/12 Humanitarian Assistance to People Affected by the Conflict in Syria;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Kelly Clements, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
04/26/12 The North-South Sudan Conflict 2012;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives; Washington, DC
04/25/12 Signing of Memorandum of Understanding With Afghan Minister of Public Health Dr. Dalil;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
04/24/12 Donors' Conference on Durable Solutions for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary David M. Robinson, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
04/11/12 Refugee Resettlement and the U.S. State Department's Role in the U.S. Refugee Admission Program; Acting Assistant Secretary David M. Robinson, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; New York, NY
04/02/12 Humanitarian Situation in Sudan and South Sudan; Deputy Assistant Secretary Catherine Wiesner, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
03/08/12 Charting a New Course for Women in the Pursuit of Civilian Security;  Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Maria Otero; International Women's Day Conference, George Washington University; Washington, DC
03/08/12 Global Health and Diplomacy International Women's Day Luncheon;  Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Maria Otero; The Washington Club; Washington, DC
03/08/12 International Women's Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
02/29/12 Combating Xenophobia: Human Rights First Event; Acting Assistant Secretary David M. Robinson, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC

Remarks 2011
12/08/11 Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Nomination for Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
12/07/11 Remarks at the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Ministerial on the 60th Anniversary of the Refugee Convention;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Geneva, Switzerland
12/07/11 U.S. Government Plenary Statement UNHCR Commemorations Ministerial; Acting Assistant Secretary David M. Robinson, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Geneva, Switzerland
11/10/11 Remarks at a Panel on Human Development in Africa; Acting Assistant Secretary David M. Robinson, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
10/26/11 Protecting the Persecuted: The Successes and Challenges of Safeguarding Refugees; Acting Assistant Secretary David M. Robinson, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission U.S. House or Representatives; Washington, DC
10/26/11 Statelessness and the Dominican Republic; Acting Assistant Secretary David M. Robinson, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Georgetown Law School; Washington, DC
10/05/11 Internal Displacement in Colombia and Beyond: An International Framework for Protection and Assistance;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
09/28/11 Saving Lives, Securing Interests: Reflections on Humanitarian Response and U.S. Foreign Policy;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; U.S. Institute of Peace; Washington, DC
08/19/11 Commemoration of World Humanitarian Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
08/09/11 Briefing on Dr. Jill Biden's Recent Visit to Kenya;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
08/03/11 Drought and Famine in the Horn of Africa;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Reuben Brigety, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs United States Senate; Washington, DC
07/07/11 Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Hearing on Somalia - Assessing the Consequences of the Failed State of Somalia;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Reuben Brigety, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Heath, and Human Rights; Washington, DC
06/14/11 Conversations With America: Helping the World's Refugees; Deputy Assistant Secretary Cheryl Benton, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
06/09/11 Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Dhaka, Bangladesh
04/25/11 Current U.S. Humanitarian Assistance Efforts in Libya;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Reuben Brigety, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC 

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04/13/11 Achieving the ICPD agenda by 2014 and the MDGs by 2015: Advancing Family Planning and Reproductive Health; Remarks at Commission on Population and Development (CPD) Side Event Sponsored by the UN Foundation and USAID; New York, NY
04/11/11 Statement by the United States at the UN Commission on Population and Development; New York City
04/06/11 Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Refugee Convention;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
04/06/11 Rescue and Refuge: Tribute to Persons of Courage;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Ben Franklin Reception Rooms; Washington, DC
03/14/11 Special Briefing on U.S. Humanitarian Assistance for People Affected by the Crisis in Libya;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
03/12/11 In Libya, Our Aid Matters;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington Post; Washington, DC
03/09/11 U.S. Humanitarian Support on Libya's Borders;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Ras Jdir, Tunisia
03/07/11 U.S. Government Humanitarian Assistance for People Fleeing the Crisis in Libya; Launch of the Regional Flash Appeal Following Recent Events in Libyan Arab Jamahiriya; Palais des Nations, Switzerland

Remarks 2010
11/30/10 Renewal Out of Ruin: Saving Lives and Building Capacity in Fragile and Failed States;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health; Baltimore, MD
11/08/10 Respecting the Dignity and Human Rights of People on the Move: International Migration Policy for the 21st Century ;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Council on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
11/03/10 Remarks at the Screening of the HBO Film Sergio;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies; Washington, DC
10/10/10 Press Briefing at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Kabul, Afghanistan
10/06/10 U.S. Delegation Statement to UNHCR's Executive Committee: International Protection; Geneva, Switzerland
10/04/10 61st Session of the UNHCR Executive Committee - U.S. Government Plenary Statement;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Geneva, Switzerland
10/01/10 UNHCR Roundtable on Asylum-Seekers and Refugees Seeking Protection on Account of Their Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity; Special Assistant Elizabeth Drew, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
09/29/10 Remarks on the Retirement of Terry Rusch;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
09/28/10 Remarks at Reception for Barbara Demick;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Marshall Center; Washington, DC
09/22/10 Kyrgyzstan: Moving Towards a Democratic Future;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Carnegie Endowment Forum; New York City
08/19/10 World Humanitarian Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
08/18/10 Briefing On Upcoming World Humanitarian Day;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
07/22/10 Remarks Before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
06/25/10 Promoting Practices that Reflect Our Ideals: A Sharper Focus for International Migration Policy;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Seventh Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference, Georgetown University Law and Conference Center; Washington, DC
06/22/10 Annual Session of the UNFPA Executive Board; Geneva, Switzerland
06/22/10 Protecting LGBT Asylum Seekers and Refugees;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
06/18/10 World Refugee Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
06/18/10 World Refugee Day and Recent Travel to Australia, Thailand, and Laos;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
06/02/10 Grace Under Fire Film Screening;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
04/12/10 Statement by the United States at the UN Commission on Population and Development Delivered; New York
03/16/10 Advancing Protection in the 21st Century: Reflections on the 30th Anniversary of the U.S. Refugee Act;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
01/08/10 Remarks on the 15th Anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC

Remarks 2009
12/07/09 Conference on Children and Armed Conflict: Risk, Resilience and Mental Health Opening Remarks; National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine; Washington, DC
11/24/09 Preventing and Responding to Crises and Conflicts ;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Council on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
11/16/09 Inauguration of Zarqa Girls' School;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Zarqa Camp; Zarqa, Jordan
11/04/09 The Role of Humanitarians in Government: Perspectives on Advocacy and Impact;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Brookings Institute; Washington, DC
10/30/09 Protecting Stateless Persons: the Role of the U.S. Government;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Conference on Statelessness: Sponsored by Refugee Council USA; Washington, DC
10/28/09 The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' Nansen Awards Ceremony;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
09/25/09 60th Anniversary of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; New York City
09/24/09 Briefing by Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugees and Migration Eric Schwartz and USAID Acting Administrator for Africa Earl Gast;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel; New York, NY
08/19/09 Refugee Issues;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
07/29/09 The Humanitarian Crisis in Pakistan;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
07/27/09 Humanitarian Assistance to Sri Lanka;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Colombo, Sri Lanka
06/20/09 World Refugee Day 2009;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
06/19/09 World Refugee Day; Acting Assistant Secretary Samuel M. Witten, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; National Geographic Society; Washington, DC