2012 Global Women's Issues: Remarks and Testimony

12/11/12 Video Remarks Central Asia and Afghanistan Women's Business Association Launch;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Astana, Kazakhstan
12/10/12 Closing Remarks South Asia Women's Entrepreneurship Symposium;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Dhaka, Bangladesh
12/10/12 Eleven Words;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
12/09/12 Opening Remarks at the South Asia Women's Entrepreneurship Symposium;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Dhaka, Bangladesh
12/09/12 South Asia Women's Entrepreneurship Summit;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Dhaka, Bangladesh
12/08/12 When Women Drive Economic Growth;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; The Hindu
11/28/12 African Women's Leadership Roles in Today's World;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Willard Hotel; Washington, DC
11/27/12 Ending the Dual Epidemics of HIV and Gender-based Violence: A Commemoration of World AIDS Day and the 16 Days of Activism;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; UNAIDS and Together for Girls Event; Washington, DC
11/27/12 Remarks to the International Council on Women's Business Leadership Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
11/27/12 The Launch of the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
11/25/12 War's Silent Scourge: Sexual Violence Against Women;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Ambassador Verveer and UK Ambassador Peter Westmacott's Joint Blog to Commemorate IDEVAW; Washington, DC
11/12/12 Video Remarks on Refugees International;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; 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
10/13/12 Video Remarks, The Hunger Project Annual Fall Gala;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
10/10/12 Remarks to A Group of Visiting Girl Scouts in Honor of The First-ever International Day of the Girl;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; George C. Marshall Center; Washington, DC
10/05/12 Video Remarks for Empowering Women;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Pristina, Kosovo
10/04/12 Effective Leadership for the 21st Century Economy: Popular Culture and Positive Role Models for Women and Girls;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; The Georgia Aquarium; Atlanta, GA
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
09/26/12 Breaking Barriers: What It Will Take To Achieve Security, Peace, and Justice;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, Women PeaceMakers Program; Washington, DC
09/25/12 Interview With Moira Forbes;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; New York City
09/24/12 Lift Up Women to Lift the World;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
09/24/12 Previewing the Equal Futures Partnership Launch;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Waldorf-Astoria; New York City
09/14/12 Women in Law and Business Conference at the Law Society of Northern Ireland;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
08/31/12 Remarks at the Rarotonga Dialogue on Gender Equality;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Rarotonga, Cook Islands
08/22/12 Gender, Disability and Development Institute (GDDI);  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Eugene, OR
08/20/12 London Olympics Make the Case for Unleashing the Potential of Women and Girls;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Huffington Post; Washington, DC
08/13/12 iLIVE2LEAD China International Leadership Summit;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Beijing, China
08/03/12 Strengthening Micronesian Women Through Culture, Tradition and Knowledge to Meet Today's Challenges;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Micronesian Women's Regional Summit, Palau; Washington, DC
07/25/12  Women and Girls and HIV Gender Equality
07/24/12 HIV/AIDS PSA;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
07/23/12 Remarks at the Center for American Progress;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
07/19/12 Evidence and Impact: Closing the Gender Data Gap;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
07/19/12 Evidence and Impact: Closing the Gender Data Gap;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
07/19/12 Remarks on Evidence and Impact: Closing the Gender Data Gap;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Gallup; Washington, DC
07/16/12 Lower Mekong Initiative Joint Statement on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/15/12 Remarks to Egyptian Women Leaders;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Ambassador's Residence; Cairo, Egypt
07/12/12 Opening Address to the Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment Policy Dialogue for the Lower Mekong Initiative;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Lower Mekong, Cambodia
07/10/12 Keeping Faith in Afghanistan;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
07/10/12 Remarks at Imagine Cup;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
07/09/12 Remarks to the International Women's Leadership Forum;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Government House; Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
06/29/12 Remarks at the APEC Women and the Economy Forum;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Catherine Palace; St. Petersburg, Russia
06/22/12 TechGirls: Empowering Girls in the Middle East and North Africa through Technology; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/21/12 International Efforts To Empower Women and Girls Through Sports;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
06/21/12 Remarks at the National Partnership for Women and Families;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington Hilton Hotel; Washington, DC
06/11/12 Remarks at the Opening of the Inaugural Women in Public Service Institute;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Wellesley College; Wellesley, Massachusetts
06/02/12 Remarks at China University for Women;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Beijing, China
05/30/12 Address to Mary Kay National Sales Directors of Latin America;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
05/30/12 Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
05/30/12 Video Message for Ukraine;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
05/30/12 World Press Freedom;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
05/25/12 The Role of Women in Burma;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Embassy of Czech Republic; Washington, DC
05/10/12 Remarks to the Media at U.S. Embassy Rangoon;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Rangoon, Burma
05/10/12 Secretary Clinton Delivers the Keynote Address and Receives the Century Award at the New York Women's Foundation Breakfast;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Marriott Marquis Hotel; New York City
05/06/12 Remarks at Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's Residence;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Rangoon, Burma
04/30/12 Remarks at the Reception for Fortune's Most Powerful Women;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Thomas Jefferson Room; Washington, DC
04/26/12 Remarks at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Gala;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Four Seasons Hotel; Washington, DC
04/23/12 Why Women Are a Foreign Policy Issue;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Foreign Policy Magazine; Washington, DC
04/13/12 Remarks at the WEAmericas Women's Entrepreneurship Event;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Cartagena, Colombia
03/30/12 Championing Women Globally;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Johns Hopkins University; Washington, DC
03/21/12 Ankara Entrepreneurship Conference;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
03/21/12 International Convention on the Role of National Women's Machinery for a More Equal Society for All;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
03/20/12 Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton To Host the Tenth Anniversary Celebration of the U.S.-Afghan Women's Council; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/15/12 Women as Global Leaders 2012: Creating a Sustainable Future for the World;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Washington, DC
03/10/12 Girls Leadership Summit hosted by the UN Foundation's Girl Up Campaign;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
03/10/12 Remarks at the Women in the World Summit;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Lincoln Center; New York City
03/09/12 Remarks at the Innovation Awards For the Empowerment of Women and Girls Ceremony;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; 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
03/06/12 International Women's Day;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
03/06/12 Remarks to Oxfam;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
03/06/12 Remarks to Womens Leadership in Water Event in Marseille;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
02/28/12 Women in Haiti Policy Platform Conference, Port-au-Prince Sponsored by Vital Voices Global Partnership;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
02/27/12 U.S.-China Panel on Rural Women and Sustainable Development United Nations Commission on the Status of Women Meetings;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; New York City
02/16/12 Remarks at the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
02/15/12 Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C);  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
02/15/12 Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C);  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
02/15/12 Remarks At the Town Hall Meeting for USAID Employees on the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Ronald Reagan Building; Washington, DC
02/13/12 Remarks at Techwomen Conference;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; San Francisco, CA
02/06/12 International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
02/05/12 Remarks at Women's Breakfast;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Prinz Carl Palais; Munich, Germany
02/05/12 Remarks at a Roundtable With Young Roma Professionals;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Embassy Sofia; Sofia, Bulgaria
02/03/12 Women Leadership in Development;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
01/24/12 Inaugural Meeting of the International Council on Women's Business Leadership;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
01/19/12 Gender Equity and Sustainable Development: Prioritizing Actions To Achieve Results;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC