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The United States Response to Piracy off the Coast of Somalia: U.S. Press Releases and Remarks



-12/24/13   Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia: Quarterly Update
-11/15/13  Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia Meets in Djibouti; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/21/13   Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia: Quarterly Update
-08/07/13  Sentencing of Somali Pirates Involved in the Attack on the S/V QUEST;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/18/13   Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia: Quarterly Update
-07/05/13  Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Tom Kelly Travels to The Bahamas to Strengthen Cooperation on Counter-Piracy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/29/13  Contact Group on Piracy Off the Coast of Somalia Meets in New York; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/17/13   Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia: Quarterly Update
-04/10/13  Update on Efforts to Combat Piracy;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Statement Before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure's Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation; Washington, DC
-01/03/13  United States to Chair Counter-Piracy Contact Group in 2013; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/10/12  Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia Meets in New York; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/07/12  Republic of Seychelles Conviction of Pirates; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/26/12  Turning the Tide on Somali Piracy;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Remarks to the Atlantic Council; Washington, DC
-10/25/12  The U.S. Government's Approach to Countering Somali Piracy; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas Kelly, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Remarks at Combating Piracy Week; London, United Kingdom
-07/24/12  Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia Meets in New York; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/28/12  A Shared Approach for Shared Challenges: Integrating and Enhancing International Responses and Public-Private Partnerships; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas P. Kelly, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Remarks at UAE-Sponsored Conference; Dubai, United Arab Emirates
-05/21/12  Piracy: Where We Are Today; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas P. Kelly, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; The American Petroleum Institute, Biennial Tanker Conference; Orlando, FL
-04/20/12  International Counter-piracy Update; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas P. Kelly, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC
-04/06/12   Counter Piracy: Global Community Gathers to Take Action
-04/05/12  Counter-Piracy Contact Group Confronts Maritime Crime in the Horn of Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/29/12  Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia Meets in New York; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/27/12  Piracy Off the Horn of Africa;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Remarks to the Center for American Progress; Washington, DC
-03/13/12  Expanding Private Sector Partnerships Against Piracy;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Remarks to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Washington, DC
-03/06/12  Republic of Seychelles Prosecution of Suspected Pirates; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/16/11  Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia Meets in New York; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/26/11  Taking Diplomatic Action Against Piracy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/26/11  UN Security Council Unanimously Urges Pursuit of Somali Piracy Kingpins; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/06/11  Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia Launches New Website; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/13/11  Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia Meets in New York; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/13/11   Counter-Piracy Contact Group Meets in New York
-03/31/11  U.S. Approaches to Counter-Piracy; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/30/11  Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs Andrew J. Shapiro to Discuss the U.S. Approaches to Counter-Piracy; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/30/11  U.S. Approaches to Counter-Piracy;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Remarks to International Institute for Strategic Studies; Washington, DC
-03/21/11  Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia Meets in New York; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/15/11  Assuring the Freedom of Americans on the High Seas: The United States Response to Piracy; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Kurt Amend, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Statement Before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure's Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation; Washington, DC
-02/22/11  Pirate Attack on the S/V QUEST;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/03/10  Counter Piracy Update; Washington, DC
-11/09/10  Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia Meets in New York; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/09/10   Making Progress in Combating Piracy Off the Horn of Africa
-08/24/10   Countering Piracy: International Partnership Achieves Steady Progress
-06/11/10  Sixth Plenary Meeting of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/09/10  Contact Group on Piracy Off the Coast of Somalia Meets in New York; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/12/10   Piracy: Building International Partnerships To Bring Pirates to Justice
-03/31/10  Assistant Secretary Shapiro Highlights International Efforts to Bring Pirates to Justice; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/31/10  Counter-Piracy Policy: Delivering Judicial Consequences;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Political-Military Affairs; Keynote Address to American University Law Review Symposium; Washington, DC
-03/19/10  Combating Piracy and U.S. Policy in Somalia; Thomas M. Countryman, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-03/09/10   Safeguarding the Seaways: Increasing Cooperation Means Decreasing Success for Pirates
-02/18/10  Anti-Piracy Efforts; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas Countryman, Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC
-01/29/10  Fifth Plenary Meeting of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia; Washington, DC
-01/26/10  Contact Group on Piracy Off the Coast of Somalia Marks First Anniversary; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/17/09  Setting the Record Straight: No Justification for Piracy off the Coast of Somalia; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/18/09  Remarks at a Security Council Debate on Piracy and Somalia, in the Security Council Chamber; Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Rosemary A. DiCarlo; U.S. Mission to the United Nations; New York City
-11/18/09   Secretary LaHood Reminds Mariners of Best Practices Following Recent Attacks on the Maersk Alabama and M/V Harriett
-11/12/09  Greek Shipowners Discuss Piracy off the Coast of Somalia at U.S. Department of State; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-10/23/09  Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs Shapiro Highlights Recent Efforts to Reduce the Threat of Piracy off the Coast of Somalia; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-10/22/09  Annual Presentation of the AMVER Awards;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Political-Military Affairs; International Propeller Club of the United States, International Port of Piraeus, Greece/Atlantic Merchant Vessel Reporting (AMVER) Dinner Awards; Athens, Greece
-10/16/09   International Counter Piracy Effort Confronts Criminals on the High Seas
-09/17/09   Safeguarding the Seaways: Counter-Piracy Contact Group Meets in New York
-09/16/09  Key Outcomes of 4th Plenary of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-09/16/09  Taking Diplomatic Action Against Piracy;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Political-Military Affairs; Remarks to the Global Maritime Information Sharing Symposium, National Defense University; Washington, DC
-09/11/09  Fourth Plenary Meeting of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-09/10/09   Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia: List of Participating States and Organizations at the 4th Plenary
-09/09/09  Political-Military Affairs: Smart Power Starts Here;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC
-09/09/09  Remarks at the Signing of the "New York Declaration"; Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Rosemary A. DiCarlo; The United Nations; New York City
-09/09/09  The United States Signs "New York Declaration" ; Washington, DC
-09/09/09  U.S. Department of State Announces the United States to Sign "New York Declaration" Safeguarding Ships Against Piracy Off the Coast of Somalia; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-09/09/09  United States Formally Commits to Best Practices to Counter Piracy off the Coast of Somalia; Washington, DC
-09/01/09   United States Actions To Counter Piracy Off the Horn of Africa
-08/03/09   U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration: United States and Philippines Agree to Fight Piracy
-06/09/09   Counter-Piracy Contact Group Meets in New York
-05/26/09   Safeguarding the Seaways From Piracy
-05/19/09   Piracy Against U.S.-Flagged Vessels: Lessons Learned
-05/18/09  The Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia ; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/13/09  Taking Diplomatic Action Against Piracy; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/30/09   Testimony on Combating Piracy on the High Seas
-04/30/09   Testimony on International Efforts to Combat Maritime Piracy
-04/15/09  Announcement of Counter-Piracy Initiatives;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-04/15/09   Secretary Clinton Announces Counter-Piracy Initiatives
-04/12/09   Statement by the President on the Rescue of Captain Phillips
-02/04/09   International Piracy

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