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Press Releases: January 2012



-01/31/12  Advisory Board on Implementation of OECD Corporate Social Responsibility Guidelines; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/31/12  Grenada Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/31/12  Syria: Assistant Secretary Feltman's Meetings at the United Nations (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/30/12  Deputy Secretary Burns Completes Week-long Trip to Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/30/12  International Holocaust Remembrance Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/30/12  Meeting of the Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/30/12  Sharp Escalation of Regime Violence in Syria;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/30/12  United States and Russian Federation Conclude Joint Inspection in Antarctica; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/27/12  21st Century Statecraft Month: Digital Engagements January 30-31; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/27/12  Assistant Secretary Campbell Travel to the Republic of Korea, Vietnam, and Cambodia, January 30 - February 4, 2012; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/27/12  Bahrain Security Assistance (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/27/12  G-8 Global Partnership Meetings (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/27/12  Guinea: Status of Legislative Elections (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/27/12  Joint Statement of the United States-Philippines Bilateral Strategic Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/27/12  Secretary Clinton Meets with Members of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/27/12  Secretary Clinton to Travel to Germany and Bulgaria; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/27/12  Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies' Travel to Russia, January 31 - February 3, 2012; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/27/12  Toward a Deeper Alliance: United States-Philippines Bilateral Cooperation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/27/12  Under Secretary's Travel to Colombia, Mexico, and Brazil January 29 - February 4, 2012; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/26/12  Assistant Secretary Fernandez Appoints Kimberley Process Chair; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/26/12  Terrorist Designations of Yassin Chouka, Monir Chouka and Mevlut Kar; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/26/12  Town Hall Meeting on the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
-01/26/12  Wave of Arrests, Harassment, and Death Sentences in Iran; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/25/12  Briefing on Issues of Ongoing Concern in Sudan and South Sudan;  Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan Princeton Lyman; Via Teleconference
-01/25/12  Conversations With America: The Role of Religion in Foreign Policy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/25/12  Democratic Conditions in Nicaragua;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/25/12  Israel: Foreign Minister Lieberman's Meetings with U.S. Officials (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/25/12  Reports of U.S. Citizen Kidnapped in Northern Somalia (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/25/12  Secretary Clinton Meets With Brazilian Youth Participating in the Youth Ambassadors Program;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-01/25/12  U.S. Congratulates Mexico on Accession to Wassenaar Arrangement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/25/12  U.S. Department of State Marks the 10th Anniversary of the Youth Ambassadors Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/25/12  Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman's Travel to Yemen; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/25/12  Yemen: Saleh Immunity (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/24/12  Australia's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/24/12  Briefing on U.S. Efforts in the Humanitarian Crisis in the Horn of Africa; Acting Assistant Secretary David M. Robinson, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-01/24/12  Deputy Secretary of State Burns to Travel to Africa January 26-30, 2012; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/24/12  Nigeria: Attacks in Kano and Bauchi State; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/24/12  Secretary Clinton to Greet Youth Ambassadors from Brazil; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/24/12  Special Representative for Global Intergovernmental Affairs Reta Jo Lewis Travel to Brazil; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/24/12  Statement by Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Maria Otero; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/23/12  21st Century Statecraft Month: Digital Engagements January 23-27; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/23/12  Israel: Deputy Secretary Burns' Meeting with Israeli Vice Prime Minister Ya'alon (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/23/12  Kenya: Confirmation of International Criminal Court Charges; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/23/12  Syria: U.S. Citizen Travel to Syria (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/23/12  U.S. Assumes Chairmanship of G8 Related Nonproliferation Groups; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/23/12  U.S. Department of State Launches Turkish-Language Twitter Account, @ABDTurk; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/23/12  U.S. Passport Card Online Application Now Available; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/23/12  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Travels to Paris, France; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/23/12  United States Welcomes Additional European Union Sanctions on Iran; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/23/12  United States and the Republic of Korea to Sign Environmental Cooperation Agreement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/22/12  Travel of Ali Abdullah Saleh; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/21/12  On the Sudan - South Sudan Oil Negotiations; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/21/12  Secretary Clinton's Call with Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/21/12  United Nations Cyprus Negotiations; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/21/12  United States and Russian Federation to Conduct Joint Inspection in Antarctica; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/20/12  Assistant Secretary Rose E. Gottemoeller Travels to Geneva and Vienna; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/20/12  Deputy Secretary of State Thomas R. Nides and Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Neal S. Wolin Travel to Israel; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/20/12  Inaugural Meeting of Secretary Clinton's International Council on Women's Business Leadership; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/20/12  Remarks With German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/20/12  Status of Pakistan Civilian Assistance (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/20/12  Status of U.S. Embassy Damascus; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/20/12  U.S. Conventional Weapons Destruction Program in Iraq; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/20/12  U.S. Position on the Falkland (Malvinas) Islands (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/20/12  United States and the Republic of Korea to Sign Environmental Cooperation Agreement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/20/12  United States to Engage With Nigeria on Regional Security; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/19/12  Apps4Africa: Winners In East Africa Contest; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/19/12  G8 Political Directors Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/19/12  Lunar New Year;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/19/12  New State-Defense Personnel Exchange Agreement Reached; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/19/12  New Visa Guidelines;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/19/12  Russia: Readout of Meetings with Deputy Foreign Minister Karasin (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/19/12  Taken Question: Vladimir Zdorovenin; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/19/12  Visa Pilot Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/18/12  Briefing on the Keystone XL Pipeline;  Assistant Secretary Kerri-Ann Jones, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-01/18/12  Denial of the Keystone XL Pipeline Application; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/18/12  Joint Statement of the United States-Singapore Strategic Partners Dialogue; Washington, DC
-01/18/12  Meeting with Honduran President Lobo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/18/12  Secretary Clinton Announces Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as Cultural Ambassador; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/18/12  Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Presents Awards for Corporate Excellence; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/18/12  Taken Question: Appointment of Venezuela's Defense Minister; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/18/12  Teaching Respect for All; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/18/12  U.S. Department of State Welcomes Teachers on International Leaders in Education Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/18/12  U.S. Representative Torsella to Address the American Agenda for UN Reform; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/17/12  Appointment of Ambassador Ertharin Cousin as Executive Director of the World Food Programme;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/17/12  International Code of Conduct for Outer Space Activities;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/17/12  Meeting with Staff and Families of Embassy Abidjan;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; U.S. Embassy Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
-01/17/12  Remarks With President Alassane Ouattara After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
-01/17/12  Remarks at the Youth and Community Leaders Reconciliation Roundtable;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Center for Research and Action for Peace; Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
-01/17/12  U.S. - Japan - Republic of Korea Trilateral Meeting in Washington; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/17/12  United States Dedicates New Embassy Compound in Monrovia, Liberia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/16/12  Assistant Secretary Jose Fernandez Traveling to Morocco, Algeria, and France; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/16/12  Meeting With the Staff and Families of Embassy Monrovia;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Embassy Monrovia; Monrovia, Liberia
-01/16/12  Parliamentary Elections in Kazakhstan; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/16/12  U.S. - Maghreb Entrepreneurship Conference, January 16-18, 2012; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/15/12  Background Briefing En Route Liberia; Senior Administration Official, Office of the Spokesperson; ERT Monrovia, Liberia
-01/14/12  Taiwan Presidential Election; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/13/12  21st Century Statecraft Month: Digital Engagement January 16-20, 2012; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/13/12  Assistant Secretary Brimmer's Travel to France; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/13/12  Bureau of International Information Programs Coordinator Dawn L. McCall Travels to Indonesia, Singapore, and Malaysia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/13/12  Recent Developments on Burma;  Senior Department Official; Washington, DC
-01/13/12  Secretary Clinton To Travel to Liberia, Cote d'Ivoire, Togo, and Cape Verde; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/13/12  Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Present the 2011 Awards for Corporate Excellence; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/13/12  Status of Application To Open Indian Consulate in Seattle, Washington (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/12/12  Assistant Secretary of State Michael Posner to Speak on Internet Freedom at the State of the Net Conference; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/12/12  Egypt: Visit of Deputy Secretary Burns (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/12/12  Kuwait Elections (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/12/12  Remarks With Algerian Foreign Minister Mourad Medelci;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-01/12/12  Second Meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Secretary Clinton's Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/12/12  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador Marc Grossman Travels to Turkey; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/12/12  Taken Question: China: Writer Yu Jie's Arrival in the United States; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/12/12  Three Companies Sanctioned Under the Amended Iran Sanctions Act; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/12/12  U.S.-Japan-Republic of Korea Trilateral; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/12/12  Year-on-Year Visa Demand Up in China and Brazil: State Department Continues To Reduce Visa Interview Wait Times; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/11/12  Mosque Attack in the West Bank; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/11/12  Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Maria Otero To Travel to Chile and Colombia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/10/12  Department of State Announces Publication of 29th edition The World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers Report; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/10/12  Passing of Bissau-Guinean President Malam Bacai Sanha; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/10/12  Remarks With Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Store Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-01/10/12  Science Envoy Travels to Bangladesh; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/10/12  Special Advisor for International Children's Issues Susan Jacobs Travels to East Asia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/10/12  Swearing-In Ceremony for Ambassador-designate to Russia Mike McFaul;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-01/09/12  Acquittal of Malaysian Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/09/12  Guantanamo Bay Detainee Transfer (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/09/12  Meeting of the Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/09/12  Secretary Clinton Announces the NeXXt Scholars Initiative at the New York Academy of Sciences, "Celebrating Women in Science" Event; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/09/12  Travel of Assistant Secretary Philip H. Gordon to Germany, Lithuania, and Denmark; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/09/12  U.S. Department of State Announces Second International Sports Exchange with the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/07/12  Recent Violence in Bahrain; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/06/12  January 2012 Designated "21st Century Statecraft Month"; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/06/12  Republic of the Marshall Islands Presidential Elections;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/06/12  Spokesperson Victoria Nuland Takes Questions From Twitter for 21st Century Statecraft Month; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/05/12  21st Century Defense Priorities;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/05/12  Briefing on Establishment of the Office of the Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights;  Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Maria Otero; Washington, DC
-01/05/12  Counterterrorism Bureau Budget Impact (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/05/12  Rewards for Justice (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/05/12  Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Burma Derek Mitchell; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/05/12  Terrorist Designation of the al-Qaida Kurdish Battalions; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/05/12  Travel of Ambassador Luis CdeBaca to Burma; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/05/12  Welcome to Brazil's Science Without Borders Scholarship Recipients; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/04/12  Bureau of Counterterrorism; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/04/12  Establishment of the Bureau of Counterterrorism;  Coordinator Daniel Benjamin, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism; Washington, DC
-01/04/12  U.S. Department of State Announces DanceMotion USA Tour Dates; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/04/12  U.S. Department of State's Global UGRAD-Pakistan Program Kicks Off in Washington January 3; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/03/12  Burma's Independence Day; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/03/12  J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board Elects Chairman and Vice Chair for 2012; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/03/12  Twitter Questions to be Taken from the Podium - 21st Century Statecraft Month; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/03/12  U.S. Department of State Honors Consolata Ndayishimye of Burundi as State Alumni Member of the Month; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/03/12  United States Contributes $55 Million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/02/12  Passing of Kiro Gligorov;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/01/12  Haiti's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/01/12  Jordan Hosts Israeli, Palestinian, and Quartet Envoys Meetings;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC

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