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Posted byon October 24, 2012 at 10:51 AM EST
On the anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, we mark the progress we've made toward pursuing a lasting peace and promoting human dignity.
Posted byon October 23, 2012 at 11:53 AM EST
U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Panamanian Minister of Commerce and Industry Ricardo Quijano signed a letter exchange setting October 31, 2012 for the entry-into-force of the U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA).
Posted byon October 5, 2012 at 4:46 PM EST
Samantha Power and Valerie Jarrett take to Twitter for a Q&A about Equal Futures, a new partnership to advance the rights and opportunities of women and girls.
Posted byon October 5, 2012 at 9:16 AM EST
Violence. Narco-trafficking. Illegal Immigration. A place of great insecurity. Listen to the national media and these are the images they would have you believe define and characterize the U.S.-Mexico Border.
Posted byon September 27, 2012 at 6:50 PM EST
Following President Obama's speech about his administration’s efforts to combat human trafficking, White House Administration Officials joined a live video chat to answer questions from the public.
Posted byon September 26, 2012 at 2:20 PM EST
Join us on Thursday, September 27th at 12:00 p.m. EDT, for a White House Google+ Hangout to learn more about the Obama Administration’s efforts to combat human trafficking at home and abroad.
Posted byon September 25, 2012 at 12:50 PM EST
As we head into the solemn day of the Jewish Calendar, I wanted to call your attention to the President's speech this morning to the United Nations General Assembly. The speech covered several topics, including freedom of speech and human rights.
Posted byon September 25, 2012 at 12:40 PM EST
Speaking to the United Nations General Assembly, President Obama remembers Ambassador Chris Stevens and delivers a defense of both free speech and the spirit of tolerance.
Posted byon September 25, 2012 at 8:53 AM EST
President Obama will address the General Assembly this morning at 10:10 am EDT. You can watch the President's remarks live on whitehouse.gov/live.
Posted byon September 24, 2012 at 3:41 PM EST
Felicia Escobar joins over 1000 participants from all across the country at the opening session of the Office of Refugee Resettlement’s (ORR) 2012 National Consultation. This conference brings together the nation’s leaders in refugee and asylum efforts who work to provide a sense of home, security, and possibility for those who have sought freedom from persecution.