Democracy and Human Rights

73 - 84 of 228 Stories
April 18, 2012

'May Their Memory Be for a Blessing'

On April 19, people all over the world will commemorate Yom Ha'Shoah , Holocaust Remembrance Day. In Judaism, when we… more
April 18, 2012

Travel Diary: Secretary Clinton in Brazil

More: Trip Page | Interactive Travel Map Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton traveled to Brasilia, Brazil April 16-17, 2012.… more
April 16, 2012

The New Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations at Work

On April 17, the first-ever Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO), Rick Barton,… more
April 16, 2012

Fulbright in Action: Enrichment Seminars Engage Students on Democracy

The Fulbright Program is perhaps best-known for the one-of-a-kind international experience it offers participants. But for foreign students in the… more
April 5, 2012

Era of Open: An Opportunity and Imperative

Good governance means more than regular elections. It also means active citizens; a free press; an independent judiciary and legislature;… more
April 5, 2012

Our Commitment to Afghan Women

Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the United States… more
April 4, 2012

Senegal: The Path to Promise

As Senegal today celebrates the 52nd anniversary of its independence, I just returned from the inauguration of the country's new… more
April 3, 2012

Secretary Clinton Discusses Elections in Burma

On Sunday, April 1, Burma held parliamentary by-elections. Many Burmese people took part in the campaign and election process for… more
April 2, 2012

Join a Twitter Q&A on the World Summit of Nobel Laureates

"Speak Up, Speak Out" for Human Rights: that's the theme of this year's upcoming World Summit of Nobel Laureates .… more
March 31, 2012

Honoring the Legacy of Cesar Chavez

On March 23, President Obama announced that Americans would celebrate March 31, 2012, in recognition of Cesar Chavez. Cesar Chavez,… more
March 26, 2012

An Important Step Forward for Democracy in Africa

When I arrived in Senegal last August, I knew that it would be an exciting year for this nation's democracy,… more


Latest Stories