Press Releases: October 2012

10/31/12 Meeting with Embassy Pristina Staff and their Families;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Swiss Diamond Hotel; Pristina, Kosovo
10/31/12 Remarks With Croatian President Ivo Josipovic After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Zagreb, Croatia
10/31/12 Remarks With Kosovo Prime Minister Hashim Thaci and EU High Representative Catherine Ashton;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Government Building; Pristina, Kosovo
10/31/12 U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA) Enters Into Force;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/30/12 Joint Press Statements by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic, and EU High Representative Cathy Ashton;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Palace of Serbia; Belgrade, Serbia
10/30/12 Meeting With Staff and Families of Embassy Belgrade;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Hyatt Regency Hotel; Belgrade, Serbia
10/30/12 Remarks With Bosnian Presidency Chairman Bakir Izetbegovic and EU High Representative Lady Catherine Ashton;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Presidency; Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
10/30/12 U.S. Conventional Weapons Destruction Programs Promote Security in the Balkans; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/29/12 Background Briefing With a Senior State Department Official; Office of the Spokesperson; Embassy Algiers, Algeria
10/29/12 Parliamentary Elections in Ukraine; Acting Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/29/12 Remarks Following the Meeting With President Abdelaziz Bouteflika;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; El Mouradia Palace; Algiers, Algeria
10/29/12 Remarks at the Meeting With Staff and Families of Embassy Algiers;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Embassy Algiers; Algiers, Algeria
10/28/12 Background Briefing En Route to Algiers; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/26/12 Antigua and Barbuda National Day Message;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/26/12 Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Robert O. Blake Jr. Travels to India and Afghanistan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/26/12 Background Briefing; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/26/12 On the Occasion of the Czech Republic's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/26/12 On the Occasion of the Republic of Turkey's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/26/12 Sakharov Prize Winners;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/26/12 U.S. Department of State Launches Global Connections 2.0 Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/26/12 U.S. Welcomes AU Peace and Security Council Communique on Sudan and South Sudan; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/26/12 Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights María Otero to Travel to Mali; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/26/12 United States and Israel Hold High Level Economic Policy Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/25/12 On the Occasion of Austria's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/25/12 Remarks to the Inauguration of the 2012 National Work-Life and Family Month Event;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; George C. Marshall Conference Center; Washington, DC
10/25/12 Republic of Turkmenistan's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/25/12 The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement and the Woodrow Wilson Center Host a Panel Discussion on "Combating Narcotics Trafficking in West Africa"; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/25/12 Under Secretary Wendy Sherman to Travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/24/12 Dominica National Day Message;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/24/12 Joint Statement from the Fourth U.S.-Brazil Global Partnership Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/24/12 Remarks With Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio de Aguiar Patriota;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
10/24/12 Remarks at Swearing-in Ceremony for U.S. Ambassador to Poland Steve Mull;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
10/24/12 Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for the New Department of State Modernized Nuclear Risk Reduction Center;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/24/12 Secretary Clinton to Travel to Algeria and the Balkans; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/24/12 Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert King Travels to Ottawa, October 25-26; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/24/12 U.S.-China Asia-Pacific Consultations; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/24/12 United States, European Union Advance Work to Promote Open, Transparent, and Nondiscriminatory Investment Policies; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/23/12 Assistant Secretary Kurt Campbell Travels to San Francisco, Tokyo, and Seoul October 23-27; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/23/12 Bureau of Administration's 2012 Annual Awards Ceremony;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
10/23/12 Congratulations to Dr. Lassina Zerbo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/23/12 Edward R. Murrow Program for International Journalists Kicks Off in Washington, DC; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/23/12 Engaging Audiences Worldwide Through Music; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/23/12 Lebanon - October 19 Bombings (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/23/12 Roundtable Discussion With Investors on UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/23/12 St. Vincent and the Grenadines National Day Message;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/22/12 Assistant Secretary Hammer To Travel to Uganda, Kenya, and South Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/22/12 Assistant Secretary Richard Travels to Kenya and South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/22/12 Background Briefing on Secretary Clinton's Visit to Cap Haitien; En Route Caracol, Haiti
10/22/12 Deputy Secretary of State William Burns To Participate in Pathways to Prosperity in the Americas Ministerial in Colombia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/22/12 Remarks at the Caracol Industrial Park Opening Ceremony;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Caracol, Haiti
10/22/12 Remarks to Investors Luncheon;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Sae-A Administration Building; Caracol, Haiti
10/22/12 Special Advisor for Children's Issues Travels to Asia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/22/12 U.S. Department of State and U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation to Send Off First Group of Dogwood Trees as Part of the U.S.-Japan Friendship Blossoms Initiative; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/19/12 Acts of Terrorism in Beirut;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/19/12 Ambassador at Large for Religious Freedom Opens "Religion, Violence, and Coexistence" Panel Discussion; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/19/12 Bureau of International Information Programs Coordinator Dawn L. McCall Travel to Rangoon and Naypyitaw; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/19/12 Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation Assistant Secretary Thomas Countryman Travels to California; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/19/12 Iraqi Conservation Institute Celebrates Full Implementation of Academic Programs; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/19/12 Secretary Clinton To Travel to Haiti; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/19/12 State Department Hosts Active Citizen Summit for Young Middle East and North African Leaders; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/19/12 Syria: Call for Cease-fire During Eid al-Adha; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/19/12 U.S.-France Joint Commission Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/19/12 U.S.-Japan Policy Cooperation Dialogue on the Internet Economy Fourth Director General-Level Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/19/12 U.S.-Kingdom of the Netherlands Status of Forces Agreement for Territories in the Caribbean; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/19/12 United States Aid to the Palestinian Authority (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/18/12 Department of State to Stream Press Briefings Live on State.gov; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/18/12 Foreign Ambassadors Travel to Arkansas for Experience America Trip; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/18/12 Remarks With Hungarian Foreign Minister Janos Martonyi Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
10/18/12 Rewards for Justice - al-Qaida Reward Offers; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/18/12 U.S. Department of State Welcomes Haitian Performer BélO to the United States, Brings Cultural Diplomacy to Main Street America; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/18/12 U.S. Department of State and the U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation to Hold Send-Off Ceremony for the Friendship Blossoms - Dogwood Trees Initiative; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/18/12 U.S. Makes National Interest Determination Supporting International Financial Institution Assistance to Burma; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/18/12 U.S.-China Young Scientist Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/18/12 Under Secretary Sonenshine To Travel to Syracuse, New York; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/18/12 United States - Russia Bilateral Adoption Agreement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/17/12 Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs Andrew J. Shapiro's Travel to the United Kingdom, Iraq, and Jordan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/17/12 Bureau of International Information Programs Coordinator Dawn L. McCall Travels to Athens, Greece; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/17/12 Secretary Clinton to Deliver Remarks on Energy Diplomacy in the 21st Century; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/16/12 Remarks at the Conference on "Power: Women as Drivers of Growth and Social Inclusion";  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; The Westin Hotel; Lima, Peru
10/16/12 Special Adviser for Global Youth Issues Zeenat Rahman to Travel to El Salvador and Mexico; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/16/12 Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador Marc Grossman Travels to Turkey and Pakistan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/16/12 Special Representative for Global Intergovernmental Affairs Reta Jo Lewis Travels to Central Asia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/16/12 U.S. Department of State's 2012 Global Food Security Seminar for Fulbright Students From Around the World; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/16/12 Women's Entrepreneurship in the Americas (WEAmericas); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/15/12 Acting Under Secretary Rose E. Gottemoeller Travels to Turkey and India; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/15/12 Ambassador Melanne S. Verveer Travels to Peru and Guatemala, October 15-20; Office of Global Women's Issues; Washington, DC
10/15/12 Background Briefing Prior to the Secretary's Visit to Lima; Senior Administration Official, Office of the Spokesperson; En Route Lima, Peru
10/15/12 Chinese Physical Education Exchange Participants Visit United States; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/15/12 Death of His Majesty King Father Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/15/12 Interview With Catherine Chomiak of NBC News;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Lima, Peru
10/15/12 Interview With Elise Labott of CNN;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Lima, Peru
10/15/12 Interview With Margaret Brennan of CBS;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Lima, Peru
10/15/12 Interview With Reena Ninan of ABC News;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Lima, Peru
10/15/12 Interview With Wendell Goler of FOX News;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Lima, Peru
10/15/12 NeXXt Scholars Matriculate at U.S. Women's Colleges To Pursue STEM Careers; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/15/12 Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Foreign Relations, 1969-1976, Volume XXXVII; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/15/12 Remarks After Her Meeting With Peruvian President Ollanta Humala;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Palacio de Gobierno; Lima, Peru
10/15/12 Remarks to Embassy Staff and Families;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/15/12 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to travel to Peru; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/15/12 Senior Advisor for Civil Society and Emerging Democracies Dr. Tomicah Tillemann Travels to Peru and El Salvador; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/15/12 Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs Ambassador Carlos Pascual Highlights Value of Interconnected Energy Systems in the Caribbean; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/15/12 U.S. Department of State Announces Follow-on Training for the African Women Entrepreneurs Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/15/12 U.S. Department of State Welcomes Haitian Performers Compagnie de Danse Jean-René Delsoin to the United States, Bringing Cultural Diplomacy to Main Street America; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/12/12 Apps4Africa 2012: Business Challenge; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/12/12 Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard to Attend High-Level Conference on Violence Against Women & Girls in Emergencies in London; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/12/12 Democratic Transitions in the Maghreb;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS); Washington, DC
10/12/12 Equatorial Guinea National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/12/12 Fulbright NEXUS 2012-2013 Scholars Research Climate Change Adaptation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/12/12 On-Camera Press Briefing in Spanish;  Assistant Secretary Michael A. Hammer, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
10/12/12 Remarks With Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi di Sant'Agata After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
10/12/12 State Department Expands Employment Horizons for Persons with Disabilities; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/12/12 U.S. Department of State Hosts Press Briefing in Spanish, Updated Time; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/12/12 UNSC Adoption of Resolution on Mali; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/12/12 Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights María Otero to Travel to Mauritania and France; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/11/12 Death of Qassim M. Aklan; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/11/12 Deputy Secretary William J. Burns' Travel to Japan, Korea, China, Burma and India; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/11/12 MEPI Alumni Support Rural Women Entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/11/12 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Deliver Remarks on the Maghreb in Transition; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/11/12 Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies' Travel to Tokyo and Seoul; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/11/12 Travel of Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/11/12 U.S. Charge d Affairs to Libya; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/11/12 U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission (BPC) Holds Third Sub-Working Group Meeting on Mass Media; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/11/12 United States to dialogue with Nigeria on the Niger Delta; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/10/12 Appointment of New Somalia Prime Minister; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/10/12 On the Occasion of Spain's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/10/12 On-The-Record Briefing by Under Secretary Kennedy;  Under Secretary for Management Patrick F. Kennedy; Washington, DC
10/10/12 U.S. Delegation Travels to Canada for U.S.-Canada Humanitarian Consultations; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/10/12 U.S. Department of State Announces Bluegrass/Americana Group the Boston Boys to Tour Middle East; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/10/12 U.S. Department of State Hosts Press Briefing in Spanish, October 12, 2012; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/09/12 Assistant Secretary Gordon's Travel to Paris, France and Geneva, Switzerland, October 9-12; Washington, DC
10/09/12 Assistant Secretary Jose W. Fernandez Travels to Brazil; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/09/12 Background Briefing on Libya; Office of the Spokesperson; Background Conference Call With Senior State Department Officials; Washington, DC
10/09/12 Republic of Fiji's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/09/12 Secretary Clinton To Launch New Public and Private Initiatives To Raise the Status of Girls; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/09/12 Uganda National Day Message;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/08/12 U.S. Department of State Announces TechWomen 2012 "Tech for Social Good" Discussion @ New America Foundation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/07/12 Finalization of the Philippines - Moro Islamic Liberation Front Framework Agreement;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/06/12 Six-Year Anniversary of the Murder of Anna Politkovskaya; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/05/12 Iraqi Inspection of Iranian Flights (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/05/12 Readout of Internet Freedom Policy Workshop; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/05/12 U.S. Department of State Hosts Spanish-Language Twitter Briefing October 11, 2012; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/05/12 U.S. and Pakistan Convene Law Enforcement and Counterterrorism Working Group; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/04/12 Deteriorating Security Situation in Darfur, Sudan; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/04/12 Lesotho National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/04/12 NATO Secretary General Rasmussen's Extension;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/04/12 Terrorist Designations of Ansar al-Sharia as an Alias for Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/03/12 Accomplishments at the Human Rights Council 21st Session; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/03/12 Capture of Kismayo From Al-Shabaab; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/03/12 Joint Statement on the Inaugural Meeting of the U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Commission; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/03/12 Remarks With Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
10/03/12 Remarks at the World Food Program - USA Awards Ceremony;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
10/03/12 Secretary Clinton Hosts the U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Commission;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
10/03/12 U.S. Department of State Honors Lokman Erturk of Turkey As State Alumni Member of the Month; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/02/12 Ambassador Melanne S. Verveer Travels to Balkans To Promote Regional Initiatives for the Advancement of Women; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/02/12 Design Team Selection Announced for Paris Residential Annex; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/02/12 ESPN's Sage Steele To Emcee Celebration Honoring the Women of the U.S. Department of State and espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/02/12 Georgian Elections;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/02/12 Global Business Conference on Travel and Tourism;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; George C. Marshall Auditorium; Washington, DC
10/02/12 Meeting of the Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/02/12 U.S. Department of State Welcomes Teachers from Around the Globe to Celebrate World Teachers' Day; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/01/12 Adoption of Human Rights Council Resolution on Freedom of Association and of Assembly;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/01/12 Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard Leads U.S. Delegation to the Executive Committee Meeting in Geneva; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/01/12 Conviction of Mam Sonando; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/01/12 Global Travel and Tourism Conference; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
10/01/12 Guinea National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/01/12 Joint Communique From the Second Ministerial Meeting for the U.S.-GCC Strategic Cooperation Forum; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
10/01/12 Remarks at the Forum on Small States Opening Session;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; United Nations; New York City
10/01/12 Special Representative for Global Intergovernmental Affairs Reta Jo Lewis Co-hosts Forum on Global Partnership; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/01/12 Taken Question: Taiwan Defense Industry Event; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/01/12 The Deauville Partnership With Arab Countries in Transition Chair's Summary of the Foreign Ministers Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/01/12 Under Secretary Maria Otero to Deliver Keynote Address at the Launch of the Youth Livelihoods Alliance; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC