Michael H. Posner

Michael H. Posner

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January 7, 2013

Advancing Human Rights Vital to U.S. National Interests

Secretary Clinton commemorated Human Rights Day in Dublin, underscoring that not only are universal values vital to who we are… more
December 10, 2012

Celebrating Human Rights Day

Sixty-four years ago today, on December 10, 1948, the world came together to adopt the Universal Declaration of Human Rights… more
October 18, 2012

Internet and Academic Freedom in the Digital Age

In today's world, Internet freedom lies at the heart of academic freedom. An open online platform where information and ideas… more
May 24, 2012

The 2011 Human Rights Reports: Recording a Year of Transition

Since 1977, the State Department has produced the annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. Congress mandated these reports to… more
January 5, 2012

Year in Review: Democracy, Human Rights and Labor

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Assistant Secretary Michael Posner highlights issues the Bureau of Democracy, Human… more
December 9, 2011

Freedom Online -- Preserving an Open Internet

Today in the Netherlands, 23 countries from every region in the world, including the United States, have come together with… more
September 15, 2011

International Day of Democracy

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor… more
April 8, 2011

The 2010 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Assistant Secretary Michael Posner highlights the 2010 Country Reports on Human… more
December 10, 2010

International Human Rights Day

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Michael… more