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Press Releases: August 2012



-08/31/12  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Verveer Travel to Morocco and Bangladesh; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/31/12  Commemorating U.S. Peace and Security Partnerships in the Pacific;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Tamarind House; Rarotonga, Cook Islands
-08/31/12  Meets With Staff From Supporting Embassies;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Maniua Beach Hotel; Rarotonga, Cook Islands
-08/31/12  Pardon of Azerbaijani Soldier; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
-08/31/12  Remarks With New Zealand Prime Minister Key;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; New Zealand High Commissioner's Residence, Cook Islands
-08/31/12  Remarks at the Pacific Islands Forum Post-Forum Dialogue;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Cook Islands National Auditorium; Rarotonga, Cook Islands
-08/31/12  Remarks at the Rarotonga Dialogue on Gender Equality;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Rarotonga, Cook Islands
-08/31/12  S/Special Representative for Global Intergovernmental Affairs Reta Jo Lewis Travels to China; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/31/12  The Pacific Maritime Surveillance Partnership; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/31/12  Trilateral Joint Press Statement Australia, New Zealand, and the United States of America Rarotonga, Cook Islands, August 31, 2012; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/31/12  U.S. Engagement in the Pacific; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/31/12  U.S.-Japan Joint Statement on Aid Coordination in the Pacific Region; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/31/12  Vietnam's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/30/12  Certification of the Colombian Government with Respect to Human Rights Related Conditions; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/30/12  On the Occasion of the Slovak Republic's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/30/12  Release of Report by Maldivian Commission of National Inquiry; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/29/12  Amir Hekmati; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/29/12  Background Briefing on Secretary Clinton's Travel to the Cook Islands, Indonesia, China, Timor-Leste, Brunei, and Russia; Washington, DC
-08/29/12  Malaysia Hari Merdeka;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/29/12  Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Foreign Relations, 1969-1976, Volume XXXVIII; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/29/12  Resumed Progress toward Camp Ashraf's Peaceful Closure; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/29/12  U.S. Department of State Announces American Music Abroad Tour to Asia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/28/12  Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation Notice of Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/28/12  Execution of Nine Death Row Inmates in The Gambia; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/28/12  Robert Levinson; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/28/12  Secretary Clinton's Travel to the Cook Islands, Indonesia, China, Timor-Leste, Brunei, and Russia; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/28/12  U.S. Department of State Launches the "Innovation in Arms Control Challenge"; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/27/12  Absentee Voting Information for U.S. Citizens Abroad; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/27/12  Trinidad and Tobago Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/25/12  U.S. Government Economic Delegation to Cairo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/24/12  Acting Under Secretary Rose Gottemoeller Travels to Switzerland, Finland, Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Russia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/24/12  Department of State Laments the Passing of Ambassador Harry G. Barnes, Jr.; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/24/12  First-Ever U.S. Youth Observer at the United Nations General Assembly; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/24/12  U.S. Department of State Exchange Explores Media Literacy with Tunisian, Libyan, and Egyptian Youth Leaders; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/24/12  U.S. Department of State and the NBA Announce Basketball Envoy Program in Senegal; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/24/12  U.S. Department of State and the NBA Announce Burma Basketball Envoy Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/23/12  Arrest and Harassment of Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Activists in Zimbabwe; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/23/12  Final Rules for Dodd-Frank Sections 1502 and 1504; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/23/12  On the Occasion of Moldova's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/23/12  On the Occasion of Ukraine's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/23/12  United States and Macedonia Sign Open Skies Air Transport Agreement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/23/12  Uruguay's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/22/12  Taken Question: Attack on Palestinian Youth in Jerusalem; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/21/12  International Security Advisory Board Report on Mutual Assured Stability; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/21/12  Iranian Women Excluded From Major Areas of University Study; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/21/12  The Passing of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/20/12  Assistant Secretary Jose W. Fernandez Travels to Guatemala, Panama, and El Salvador; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/20/12  U.S.-Brazil Joint Action Plan Technical Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/19/12  International Humanitarian Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/19/12  On the Occasion of Eid al-Fitr;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/17/12  Afghanistan's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/17/12  Appointment of Lakhdar Brahimi as Joint Special Representative for Syria;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/17/12  Firebomb Attack in West Bank; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/17/12  Government of Sudan's Release of Detained Protesters; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/17/12  On the Occasion of Hungary's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/17/12  Sentencing of Nabeel Rajab; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/17/12  Sentencing of Pussy Riot Punk Band Members in Russia; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/17/12  Special Representative for Global Intergovernmental Affairs Reta Jo Lewis Travels to Brazil; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/17/12  Taken Question: Conventions on Diplomatic Asylum and OAS Permanent Council Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/17/12  Taken Question: U.S. Assistance to the Palestinians; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/16/12  Assistant Secretary Brimmer's Participation in the Pacific Islands Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/16/12  Economic Conference on South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/16/12  Russia: Under Secretary Sherman's Schedule (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/16/12  The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Signs Cooperative Agreements with Several U.S. State Corrections Departments; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/16/12  U.S. Department of State and espnW Announce Final Participants for Inaugural Global Sports Mentoring Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/15/12  Department of State Implementation of the United States National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/15/12  Gabonese Republic's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/15/12  OIC Suspension of Syria; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland; Washington, DC
-08/15/12  Republic of Indonesia's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/15/12  Special Envoy Hussain's Meetings at the OIC Heads of State Summit in Mecca; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/14/12  Firm Selections Announced for Architect and Engineering Services IDIQ Contracts; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/14/12  Sudan: Rudwan Dawod Trial (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/14/12  U.S.-China Middle East Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/13/12  Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Robert O. Blake Jr. Travels to Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/13/12  Fulbright Public Policy Fellowship Launched to Tackle Global Public Policy Challenges; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/13/12  India Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/13/12  Pakistan Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/13/12  Republic of Congo's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/13/12  Republic of Korea Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/13/12  Special Advisor for Children's Issues Travels to Kyrgyzstan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/13/12  Special Envoy Hussain's Travel to Mecca; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/13/12  Special Representative for Global Partnerships Kris Balderston To Lead Innovation Delegation to Brazil; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/13/12  U.S. Department of State Announces Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship Winners; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/12/12  International Youth Day, August 12, 2012;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/11/12  Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Those Fleeing the Violence in Syria; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/11/12  Remarks With Foreign Minister Davutoglu After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Conrad Hotel; Istanbul, Turkey
-08/11/12  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman's Travel to China, Russia, and the United Kingdom; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/10/12  Background Briefing By a Senior State Department Official En Route Abuja, Nigeria; En Route Abuja, Nigeria
-08/10/12  Background Briefing By a Senior State Department Official, Accra, Ghana; Accra, Ghana
-08/10/12  Background Briefing on Further Sanctions Under the Iran Sanctions Act; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-08/10/12  Briefing On the Designation of Hezbollah for Supporting the Syrian Regime;  Coordinator Daniel Benjamin, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-08/10/12  Departments of State and Energy Meet with Linkin Park on Access to Energy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/10/12  Release of First United States Strategy To Prevent and Respond to Gender-based Violence Globally; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/10/12  Remarks Following Her Meeting with Beninese President Boni Yayi;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Presidential Palace; Cotonou, Benin
-08/10/12  Support for Decrees Reorganizing Yemeni Military;  Director Patrick Ventrell, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
-08/10/12  Syrian State-Run Oil Company Sanctioned under the Iran Sanctions Act; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
-08/10/12  Travel of Assistant Secretary Philip H. Gordon to Turkey and Romania, August 10-13; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/09/12  Death of USAID Officer in Afghanistan;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/09/12  Remarks Following Expanded Meeting with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan And the National Security Council;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Presidential Villa; Abuja, Nigeria
-08/09/12  Seating of the Libyan General National Congress;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/08/12  Current Situation in Belarus; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
-08/08/12  Ecuador's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/08/12  Meeting With Staff and Families of U.S. Embassy Cape Town;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Table Bay Hotel; Cape Town, South Africa
-08/08/12  New Government in Timor-Leste; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
-08/08/12  Remarks at a Visit to Delft South Clinic and PEPFAR Transition Signing;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Delft South Clinic; Cape Town, South Africa
-08/08/12  Remarks: The United States - South Africa Partnership: Going Global;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; University of Western Cape; Cape Town, South Africa
-08/08/12  Youth TechCamp: U.S. Department of State Hosts TechCamp to Empower Youth with Digital Skills; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/07/12  Humanitarian Access for Rohingya in Bangladesh; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/07/12  Joint Statement on the 2012 South Africa-United States Strategic Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/07/12  Remarks With South Africa Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane Before their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Pretoria, South Africa
-08/07/12  Remarks With South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Pretoria, South Africa
-08/07/12  Remarks at Meeting With U.S. and South African Business Leaders;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Department of International Relations and Cooperation; Pretoria, South Africa
-08/07/12  Remarks at a Dinner Hosted by South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Johannesburg, South Africa
-08/07/12  Republic of Singapore National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/07/12  State Department Contributes Additional $41 Million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/07/12  Terrorist Designation of Azzam Abdullah Zureik Al-Maulid Al-Subhi; Washington, DC
-08/07/12  U.S. Department of State Announces Sports Visitor Program for Baseball and Softball Players; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/07/12  U.S. Government Assistance to Yemen; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/06/12  Israeli Government's Renewal of the Closure of Palestinian Organizations in Jerusalem (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/06/12  Jovenes en Accion Completion Ceremony; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/06/12  Remarks at the U.S.-South Africa Business Partnership Summit;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Hilton Sandton Hotel; Johannesburg, South Africa
-08/06/12  Summit of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/06/12  United States Breaks Ground on New Embassy in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/05/12  Concern About Grameen Bank; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
-08/05/12  Cote d'Ivoire Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/05/12  Remarks to Embassy Staff and Families at U.S. Embassy Lilongwe;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Lilongwe, Malawi
-08/05/12  Remarks With President Joyce Banda Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Lilongwe, Malawi
-08/05/12  Remarks at Camp GLOW, Peace Corps, PEPFAR Event;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Camp GLOW; Lilongwe, Malawi
-08/05/12  Remarks at Feed the Future Lumbadzi Milk Bulking Event;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Lilongwe, Malawi
-08/04/12  Background Briefing on Secretary Clinton's Travel to Africa;  Senior Official; Intercontinental Hotel; Nairobi, Kenya
-08/04/12  Remarks Following a Meeting With Kenyan Chief Justice Willy Mutunga;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Judiciary; Nairobi, Kenya
-08/04/12  Remarks at a Meeting With Somali Roadmap Signatories;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Intercontinental Hotel; Nairobi, Kenya
-08/04/12  Remarks at a Meeting With Staff and Families of Embassy Nairobi;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Nairobi, Kenya
-08/04/12  Remarks at a Meeting With the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission and Civil Society Followed by a Press Availability;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Intercontinental Hotel; Nairobi, Kenya
-08/04/12  Statement on the Oil Agreement Between South Sudan and Sudan;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/03/12  Government of Israel-Palestinian Authority Agreement on Tax Revenues; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
-08/03/12  Press Availability With South Sudanese Foreign Minister Nhial Deng;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Presidency; Juba, South Sudan
-08/03/12  Remarks at Presentation of Human Rights Defenders Award;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; U.S. Embassy; Kampala, Uganda
-08/03/12  Remarks at Reach Out Mbuya Health Center;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Kampala, Uganda
-08/03/12  Remarks to Embassy Staff and Families at U.S. Embassy Kampala;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; U.S. Embassy; Kampala, Uganda
-08/03/12  Secretary Clinton Highlights U.S. Support for HIV/AIDS Prevention in Uganda; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/03/12  South China Sea; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
-08/03/12  State Department to Lead Business Trade Mission to South Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/03/12  U.S. Department of State Welcomes Youth Ambassadors from Haiti; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/02/12  Adoption of Somalia's Provisional Constitution;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/02/12  Bolivia's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/02/12  Jamaica Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/02/12  Readout on Special Representative to Muslim Communities Farah Pandith's Trip to Burma (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/02/12  Resignation of Kofi Annan as Joint Special Envoy for Syria;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/02/12  U.S. Department of State Welcomes 2012-13 Fulbright Participants; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/02/12  U.S. Humanitarian Aid Reaching Syria and Neighboring Countries; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/01/12  Assistant Secretary Jose Fernandez Traveling to Hong Kong,Taiwan, and Indonesia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/01/12  Background Briefing: Senior Administration Official Provides a Readout of the European Union Emissions Trading System (ETS) Meeting;  Senior Official; Washington, DC
-08/01/12  Benin National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/01/12  Bolivia: Hearing Delays for U.S. Citizen Jacob Ostreicher (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/01/12  Concern about Camp Ashraf; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
-08/01/12  Meeting With Embassy Staff and Families;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Radisson Blu Hotel; Dakar, Senegal
-08/01/12  Niger National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/01/12  PEPFAR Announces Implementation Science Awards; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/01/12  Remarks Following Meeting With Senegalese President Macky Sall;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Presidential Palace; Dakar, Senegal
-08/01/12  Remarks on Building Sustainable Partnerships in Africa;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; University of Cheikh Anta Diop; Dakar, Senegal
-08/01/12  U.S. Department of State Honors Steven Youngblood as State Alumni Member of the Month; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

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