Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

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October 9, 2012

Conversations With America: Promoting Disability Rights

Judith Heumann, Special Advisor for International Disability Rights, will hold a conversation with Ann Cody, Director of Policy and Global… more
October 7, 2012

"Sports Show We Have Power"

As part of its Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports Initiative, the U.S. Department of State brought 18 young female… more
October 6, 2012

Embassies and Consulates Help Overseas U.S. Citizens To Vote

Register and/or request a ballot today using the federal post card application at . Registration deadlines vary and some… more
October 5, 2012

Accomplishments at the Human Rights Council 21st Session

The United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva just concluded its 21st session, which was the last regular session of… more
October 5, 2012

Burma's Women Give Hope for Country's Future

2012 has been a remarkable year for Burma. Under President Thein Sein's leadership, we have seen electoral reforms, the release… more
September 28, 2012

Celebrating Open Government Progress on International Right to Know Day

When President Barack Obama helped launch the Open Government Partnership (OGP) last year, no one could have predicted that it… more
September 28, 2012

Making This Century a Century of Democracies

As leaders from around the world gathered in New York this week for the United Nations General Assembly, strengthening democracy… more
September 24, 2012

U.S. Mission to the EU Spotlights Women in Leadership

As a recent graduate entering the workforce, the issue of women's political and economic equality is a major concern for… more
September 21, 2012

Photo of the Week: Secretary Clinton Meets With Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

Our Photo of the Week comes to us from the Secretary's official photographer, Michael Gross, and shows U.S. Secretary of… more