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Remarks

2008
--12/08/08  Remarks At the 2008 International Human Rights Day Awards Ceremony; Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
--11/22/08  Remarks at the Holodomor Memorial Event; David J. Kramer, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Ukrainian Embassy; Washington, DC
--11/03/08  Human Rights and Governance in Ethiopia; David J. Kramer, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Remarks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; Washington, DC
--10/19/08  Review and Evaluation of the Forum's Initiative; David J. Kramer, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Closing Remarks at the Forum for the Future Ministerial Session; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
--10/15/08  Helsinki to Helsinki: The Future of the OSCE; David J. Kramer, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Washington, DC
--10/08/08  Remarks at the Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Democracy Promotion; Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Washington, DC
--10/02/08  Advancing Democracy through the UN: The Challenges on the Ground; Erica Barks-Ruggles, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Speech at University of California Washington Center's UNDP Roundtable; Washington, DC
--09/26/08  Remarks at the Ministerial Meeting of the Community of Democracies on Global Challenges to Democratic Governance ; David J. Kramer, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Remarks as Prepared for Delivery before the Community of Democracies Ministerial ; New York City
--09/19/08  Remarks on Release of 2008 International Religious Freedom Report; John V. Hanford III, Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom; Washington, DC
--09/16/08  Holodomor Exhibit Opening; David J. Kramer, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Ralph J. Bunche Library; Washington, DC
--09/16/08  On Democracy and Human Rights in Belarus; David J. Kramer, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Statement Before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe; Washington, DC
--09/15/08  Aiding Free Societies: Democracy Group Leads the Way; Paula J. Dobriansky, Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs; Op-Ed; The Washington Times
--07/29/08  Democracy and Human Rights in Azerbaijan; David J. Kramer, Assistant Secretary for Democracy,Human Rights and Labor; Statement before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe; Washington, DC
--07/24/08  Courageous Voices: Speaking Out for Prisoners of Conscience; T. Vance McMahan, U.S. Representative to UN Ambassador; Panel Discussion at the United Nations in Conjunction with the Commemoration of the Declaration on Prisoners of Conscience; New York City
--06/11/08  Remarks to The Brookings Institution; Erica Barks-Ruggles, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Doha, Qatar
--06/09/08  Remarks at BMENA Forum for the Future Subministerial Panel on "Political Reform"; David Kramer, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Washington, DC
--06/09/08  Remarks at BMENA Forum for the Future Subministerial Panel on "Review of G-8 / BMENA Initiatives"; David Kramer, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Washington, DC
--05/25/08  Human Rights, Democracy, and the U.S. Relationship With China; David Kramer, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Remarks at Beijing Foreign Affairs University; Beijing, China
--05/12/08  Remarks at Advisory Committee on Democracy Promotion ; Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Washington, DC
--04/10/08  Policy Podcast: U.S. Efforts to Promote Freedom and Democracy Around the World
--03/11/08  Remarks on the State Department's 2007 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices; Jonathan Farrar, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Remarks on the State Department's 2007 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices; Washington, DC
--02/07/08  Taking Stock: Combating Anti-Semitism in the OSCE Region; Gregg Rickman, Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism; Testimony Before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe; Washington, DC

2007
--05/01/07 Policy Podcast: Press Freedom Day; Erica Barks-Ruggles, Deputy Assistant Secretary, DRL
--12/08/07  Press Conference in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan; Erica J. Barks-Ruggles, Deputy Assistant Secretary For Democracy, Human Rights And Labor; U.S. Embassy; Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
--10/31/07  Promotion and Protection of Human Rights; Amb. Zalmay Khalilzad, U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN; Statement before the Third Committee of the 62nd U.N. General Assembly; Washington, DC
--10/24/07  On-The-Record Briefing with Secretary of Commerce Carlos M. Gutierrez and Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Thomas A. Shannon On Cuba Policy; Carlos Gutierrez, Secretary of Commerce; Washington, DC
--10/24/07  Remarks by the President on Cuba Policy; President George W. Bush; Benjamin Franklin Room, Department of State; Washington, DC
--10/19/07  President Bush Discusses Sanctions on Burma; President George W. Bush; Diplomatic Reception Room ; Washington, DC
--10/09/07  Remarks at the Organization of American States, Hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations ; Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Washington, DC
--10/01/07  Remarks at the Community of Democracies UNGA Event; Secretary Condoleezza Rice; New York, NY
--09/14/07  Release of the Department of State's Annual Report on International Religious Freedom; John V. Hanford III, Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom; Washington, DC
--08/18/07  Commencement of Second Phase of National Reconciliation Congress ; Statement by Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Washington, DC
--07/17/07  Democracy in Sub-Saharan Africa; Barry F. Lowenkron, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy; Testimony Before the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs; Washington, DC
--07/13/07  U.S. and Europe: Stronger Together; Daniel Fried, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs; Interview with Nuno Rogeiro for "Society of Nations," SIC-TV; Lisbon, Portugal
--07/12/07  Inaugural Organization of American States-African Union Democracy Bridge; Paula J. Dobriansky, Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs; Remarks at the inauguration ceremony; Washington, DC
--07/11/07  Remarks At the Organization of American States/African Union Democracy Bridge Forum; Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Washington, DC
--06/08/07  Renewed Anti-Semitism is a Global Problem; Gregg Rickman, Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism; Op-Ed; The Washington Times
--06/05/07  President Bush Participates in Joint Statement with President Klaus and Prime Minister Topolanek of the Czech Republic; President George W. Bush; Rothmayer Hall Prague Castle; Prague, Czech Republic
--06/05/07  President Bush Visits Prague, Czech Republic, Discusses Freedom; President George W. Bush; Large Hall, Czernin Palace; Prague, Czech Republic
--06/04/07  Remarks at Organization of American States General Assembly Plenary Session; Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Panama City, Panama
--05/01/07  Review of the State Department's 2006 Country Reports; Barry F. Lowenkron, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Written Submission for the Record to the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights and Oversight; Washington, DC
--05/01/07  Statement at the "21st Century Threats to Media Freedom" Conference; Barry F. Lowenkron, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Rayburn House Office Building; Washington, DC
--04/20/07  Remarks to Human Rights Convocation; Nicole Bibbins Sedaca, Senior Director for Strategic Planning and External Affairs; Manchester Community College, Connecticut
--04/16/07  Meeting With Members of the Advisory Committee on Democracy Promotion; Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Washington, DC
--04/13/07  Why We Move: Advancing Human Rights and Democracy in U.S. Foreign Policy; Jonathan D. Farrar, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Remarks to the Dimensions of International Migration Conference; California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California
--04/05/07  On-The-Record Briefing on the Release of the Annual Report, "Supporting Human Rights and Democracy: The U.S. Record - 2006"; Paula Dobriansky, Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs; Washington, DC
--03/26/07  Advancing Human Rights and Democracy as a Foreign Policy Priority; Barry F. Lowenkron, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Remarks to the Commonwealth Club; San Francisco, CA
--03/06/07  On-The-Record Briefing on the State Department's 2006 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices; Paula Dobriansky, Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs; Washington, DC
--02/13/07  Realism: Why Democracy Promotion Matters; Barry F. Lowenkron, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Keynote speech to the National Committee on American Foreign Policy; New York, NY
--01/31/07  Remarks With Heads of Leading Democracy Promotion Non-Governmental Organizations Before Their Meeting; Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Department of State; Washington, DC
--01/10/07  For a Few Dollars More; Jay Lefkowitz, Special Envoy for Human Rights in North Korea; Op-Ed; The Wall Street Journal

2006
--12/14/06  Human Rights Day Commemoration; Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
--11/17/06  Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award; Barry F. Lowenkron, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Statement Congratulating Award Recipient Sonia Pierre; Washington, DC
--11/13/06  Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom John V. Hanford III on the Release of the State Department's 2006 Designations of Countries of Particular Concern for Severe Violations of Religious Freedom
--11/06/06  Inaugural Meeting of Members of the Advisory Committee on Democracy Promotion; Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Washington, DC View Video
--10/27/06  Defending Human Rights; Barry F. Lowenkron, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Remarks to the UN Third Committee; New York, NY
--10/13/06  U.S. Commitment to the Human Dimension; Barry F. Lowenkron, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Remarks at the Closing Session of the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe; Warsaw, Poland
--09/15/06  On-the-Record Briefing on the Release of the Department of State's Annual Report on International Religious Freedom; John V. Hanford III, Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom; Washington, DC
--07/19/06  Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Briefs Congress on U.S.-Saudi Discussions on Religious Practice and Tolerance
--06/08/06  The Essential Role of Non-Governmental Organizations in the Development of Democracy; Barry F. Lowenkron, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Remarks to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
--05/13/06  Commencement Address at the College of William & Mary; Barry F. Lowenkron, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Reves Center for International Studies; Williamsburg, VA
--05/08/06  U.S. Delegation Departure Statement; Departure Statement to the UN Committee Against Torture; Geneva, Switzerland
--05/05/06  Remarks at Espacio USA Conference; Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Inter-American Development Bank; Washington, DC
--05/05/06  Opening Remarks to the Committee Against Torture; John B. Bellinger III, Legal Adviser; Opening Remarks at the U.S. Meeting With the UN Committee Against Torture; Geneva, Switzerland
--05/05/06  Opening Statement to the Committee Against Torture; Barry F. Lowenkron, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor ; Opening Statement at the U.S. Hearing at the UN Committee Against Torture; Geneva, Switzerland
--04/29/06  Burma's Challenge 2006; Barry F. Lowenkron, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Keynote Address at the U.S. Campaign for Burma 2006 National Conference: Burma's Challenge 2006; Washington, DC
--04/26/06  The Endangered Children of Northern Uganda; Jeffrey Krilla, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Testimony Before the House International Relations Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and International Operations; Washington, DC
--04/05/06  Special Briefing on Release of Supporting Human Rights and Democracy: The U.S. Record 2005-2006; Paula Dobriansky, Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs; Washington, DC
--03/16/06  Testimony Regarding the 2005 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices; Barry F. Lowenkron, Assistant Secretary; Testimony Before the House International Relations Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and International Operations; Washington, DC
--03/15/06  Explanation of Vote on the Human Rights Council Draft Resolution; Ambassador John R. Bolton, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations; Statement in the General Assembly; New York City
--03/09/06  Corporate Social Responsibility at the State Department; Jeffrey R. Krilla, Deputy Assistant Secretary; Remarks to the Intertek Ethical Sourcing Forum; New York, NY
--03/08/06  Release of Country Reports on Human Rights Practices; Paula Dobriansky, Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs; Washington, DC
--02/08/06  Human Rights, Civil Society, and Democratic Governance in Russia: Current Situation and Prospects for the Future; Barry F. Lowenkron, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Testimony at a Hearing of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe ; Washington, DC
--02/07/06  What Direction for Human Rights in Burma?; Barry F. Lowenkron, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Testimony Before the House International Relations Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and International Operations and the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific; Washington, DC
--02/06/06  Remarks to the Advisory Committee on Persons with Disabilities; Barry F. Lowenkron, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Washington, DC
--02/01/06  New Russian Law on Nongovernmental Organizations; Barry F. Lowenkron, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Interview on Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; Washington, DC
--01/19/06  Interview with Ekho Moskvy Radio; Barry F. Lowenkron, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Interview with Alexei Venediktov, Editor-in-Chief, Ekho Moskvy Radio; Moscow, Russia
--01/05/06  Briefing on National Security Language Initiative ; Barry Lowenkron, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Washington, DC

  
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