printable banner

U.S. Department of State - Great Seal

U.S. Department of State

Diplomacy in Action

Press Releases: December 2009



-12/31/09  Michelle Kwan To Visit South Korea; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/31/09  U.S. Department of State Honors Nestor Tedesco of Argentina As State Alumni Member of the Month for January 2010; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/30/09  Burma's Independence Day;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-12/29/09  Republic of Haiti Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/29/09  U.S. Welcomes Chad-Sudan Engagement;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-12/28/09  On-the-Record Briefing;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-12/27/09  Forced Return of Lao Hmong Asylum Seekers;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-12/24/09  Involuntary Deportation of Ethnic Lao Hmong from Thailand to Laos; Acting Spokesman Mark C. Toner, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
-12/24/09  Return of Sean Goldman;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/24/09  Trial Verdict of Chinese Activist Liu Xiaobo; Acting Spokesman Mark C. Toner, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
-12/23/09  Consular Access for Amir Hossein Ardebili; Washington, DC
-12/23/09  Niger: U.S. Imposes Travel Restrictions and Suspends Aid After Tandja Refuses To Step Down;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-12/23/09  Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Foreign Relations, 1969-1976, Volume XXXI, Foreign Economic Policy, 1973-1976; Washington, DC
-12/23/09  On-the-Record Briefing;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-12/23/09  Southern Sudan Referendum Bill;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-12/21/09  Car Explosion in Ingushetia Strikes Relatives of Late Human Rights Defender;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-12/19/09  Cambodia's Forcible Return of Uighurs to China; Acting Spokesman Gordon Duguid; Washington, DC
-12/18/09  Thirtieth Anniversary of the United Nations' Adoption of CEDAW;  Deputy Department Spokesman Robert Wood; Washington, DC
-12/18/09  UN Again Calls on Iran to Address Serious Human Rights Violations;  Deputy Department Spokesman Robert Wood; Washington, DC
-12/17/09  20th Anniversary of the Fall of Communism in Romania;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/17/09  Assistant Secretary Jones Appointed as Special Representative on Avian and Pandemic Influenza And Pandemic Influenza Coordinator; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/17/09  Department of State Announces Redesign of www.state.gov; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/17/09  Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Foreign Relations, 1969-1976, Volume E-3, Documents on Global Issues, 1973-1976; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/17/09  Release of Aminatou Haidar;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/17/09  Remarks at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Copenhagen, Denmark
-12/17/09  Setting the Record Straight: No Justification for Piracy off the Coast of Somalia; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/16/09  Economic Partnership Dialogue Advances U.S.-Brazil Cooperation; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/16/09  Qatar National Day, December 18, 2009;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/16/09  Remarks at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for SA-5 ;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Annex Building; Washington, DC
-12/16/09  U.S. Citizen To Be Returned From Brazil;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/16/09  U.S. Government Employee Travel to Cuba (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/16/09  U.S.-Brazil Biofuels Partnership Steering Group Meeting; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/16/09  UPDATE: Secretary Clinton to Commemorate 15th Anniversary of International Conference on Population and Development; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/16/09  UPDATE: Special Press Briefing on 21st Century Statecraft; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/16/09  United States - United Arab Emirates Agreement for Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/15/09  Bahrain National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/15/09  Message on the Indictment of Chinese Activist Liu Xiaobo;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-12/15/09  Remarks With Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-12/15/09  Secretary Clinton Calls for Broad Operational Agreement on Climate Change; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/15/09  Secretary Clinton to Commemorate 15th Anniversary of International Conference on Population and Development; Washington, DC
-12/15/09  Special Press Briefing by Special Representative for North Korea Policy Ambassador Stephen Bosworth; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/15/09  U.S. - Israel Joint Economic Development Group Mid-Year Review Joint Statement; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/15/09  United States Participation in the UN Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/14/09  Burma: Kyaw Zaw Lwin Update (Taken Question); Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/14/09  Georgia: "Elections" in the Abkhazia region of Georgia;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-12/14/09  Kazakhstan's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/14/09  Nepal: Child Soldiers (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-12/14/09  Proposal for Increase of Nonimmigrant Visa Application Fees ; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/14/09  Remarks on the Human Rights Agenda for the 21st Century;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Georgetown University's Gaston Hall; Washington, DC
-12/14/09  U.S. Special Envoy Gration to Travel to Sudan, Germany, and Belgium; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/14/09  United States Funds Post-Conflict Cleanup in Georgia; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/11/09  Remarks at the First Diplomacy Briefing Series Meeting, Focused on the Issues and Challenges of U.S. Relations With Latin America;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/11/09  Secretary Clinton to Deliver Human Rights Speech; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/11/09  Turkey: Turkish High Court Closes the Democratic Society Party (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/11/09  U.S. - Poland Supplemental Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-12/10/09  Assistant Secretary Arturo Valenzuela Travels to the Southern Cone; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/10/09  Interview With Amir Zia of SAMAA TV;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/10/09  Interview With Hassan Abbas of Watandost.blogspot.com;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/10/09  Interview With Riz Khan of Al Jazeera TV English;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/10/09  Madagascar's AGOA Eligibility;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-12/10/09  U.S.-Japan Open Skies Meetings (Taken Question);  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-12/09/09  Remarks With El Salvadoran Foreign Minister Hugo Martinez Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-12/09/09  Remarks With Ukrainian Foreign Minister Petro Poroshenko After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-12/09/09  Secretary Clinton Honors Champions of Human Rights: Marks International Human Rights Day; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/09/09  Secretary Clinton Marks International Anti-Corruption Day with Video Address to OECD Conference; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/09/09  Secretary Clinton Presents Awards for Corporate Excellence; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/09/09  Secretary Clinton Presents the 11th Annual Awards for Corporate Excellence;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-12/09/09  U.S. Department of State Launches Open Government Initiative; Washington, DC
-12/09/09  United Nations Climate Change Conference: Hacked Email Messages (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-12/08/09  Bombings in Iraq;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/08/09  Remarks With Quartet Representative Tony Blair Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-12/08/09  Secretary Clinton Presents 2009 Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide Secretary of State's Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad and the Eleanor Dodson Tragen Award;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-12/08/09  U.S. Condemns Use of Violence Against Protestors in Sudan;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/07/09  Elections in Bolivia;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-12/07/09  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Science on a Sphere is Centerpiece of U.S. Center in Copenhagen: International SphereCast Set for Tuesday, December 8; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/07/09  Remarks to U.S. Global Leadership Coalition;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Grand Hyatt Hotel; Washington, DC
-12/07/09  Secretary Clinton to Present 2009 Awards for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/07/09  U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief Launches Five-Year Strategy Annexes; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/05/09  Remarks at the Kennedy Center Honors Dinner;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-12/04/09  Background Briefing At NATO Headquarters;  Senior Official Senior Department Official, Office of the Spokesman; NATO Headquarters; Brussels, Belgium
-12/04/09  Secretary Clinton Hosts "Diplomacy at Home for the Holidays" Honoring Employees Serving Unaccompanied Tours and Their Family Members in Newly Decorated Rooms for the Holidays ; Washington, DC
-12/04/09  Secretary Clinton Records Two Videos To Reach Afghan and Pakistani Audiences; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/04/09  Secretary Clinton To Deliver Remarks at the First Diplomacy Briefing Series Meeting; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/04/09  Secretary Clinton to Host the Portrait Unveiling Ceremony and Reception in Honor of General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret), Former Secretary of State; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/04/09  Senior Administration Officials on Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan's Trip to D.C.; Washington, DC
-12/04/09  Somalia: U.S. Condemns Mogadishu Bombing;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-12/04/09  Sri Lanka: A/S Blake's Upcoming Trip (Taken Question); Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/04/09  U.S.-Russia Joint Statement on Expiration of the START Treaty; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/04/09  United States and Mexico Sign Border Spectrum Accord; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/03/09  Afghanistan: Assessing The Road Ahead ;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Opening Remarks Before the United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-12/03/09  Briefing En Route Brussels, Belgium;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; En Route Brussels, Belgium
-12/03/09  Remarks on Recent Developments in Honduras;  Assistant Secretary Arturo Valenzuela, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-12/03/09  Remarks to the Press;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/03/09  Rewards for Justice - Reward Offer for Pan Am Flight 73 Hijackers; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/03/09  Secretary Clinton To Attend U.S. Global Leadership Coalition Dinner; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/03/09  Secretary Clinton To Be Guest of Honor at American Pakistan Foundation Inaugural Benefit; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/03/09  Secretary Clinton to Present Lynne Tracy with the Secretary's Award for Heroism; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/03/09  Three Senior Administration Officials On Recent Developments in Honduras;  Senior Official Senior Department Official, Office of the Spokesman; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-12/03/09  U.S. Department of State Honors Dr. István Sértõ-Radics of Hungary As State Alumni Member of the Month; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/02/09  International Day for the Abolition of Slavery;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/02/09  Secretary Clinton to Present 2009 Awards for Corporate Excellence; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/01/09  Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation Notice of Meeting; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/01/09  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to Travel to Brussels; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/01/09  Special Briefing On the U.S. Commitment to Fight AIDS and the Launch of PEPFAR's New Five-Year Strategy;  U.S. Ambassador M.D. Eric Goosby, Global AIDS Coordinator; Washington, DC
-12/01/09  Statement on Kenyan Consideration of a New Constitution;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/01/09  U.S. Government and the Global Fund Collaborate to Treat 3.7 Million Living with HIV/AIDS ; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/01/09  U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief Launches Five-Year Strategy; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/01/09  U.S. Statement at the Cartagena Summit on a Mine-Free World; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/01/09  UAE National Day - December 2, 2009;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/01/09  United States Humanitarian Mine Action Assistance to Colombia ; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC

Sign-in

Do you already have an account on one of these sites? Click the logo to sign in and create your own customized State Department page. Want to learn more? Check out our FAQ!

OpenID is a service that allows you to sign in to many different websites using a single identity. Find out more about OpenID and how to get an OpenID-enabled account.