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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 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.
Posted byon August 7, 2012 at 5:52 PM EST
The San Diego International Rescue Committee (IRC), the recipient of a Social Innovation Fund grant, helps refugees gain financial stability in their new homes.
Posted byon June 27, 2012 at 6:21 PM EST
The Department of State and the Department of Homeland Security hold a naturalization ceremony and celebrate World Refugee Day.
Posted byon May 18, 2012 at 1:08 PM EST
This weekend, the G-8 and African partners will launch the New Alliance for Food and Nutrition Security, a commitment to lift 50 million people out of poverty over the next 10 years through inclusive and sustained agricultural growth
Posted byon March 15, 2012 at 5:10 PM EST
As advocates across the country celebrate Sunshine Week, a time to focus on government transparency, the Department of Health and Human Services is proud of its work in spearheading greater data transparency.
Posted byon March 15, 2012 at 11:53 AM EST
At a State Dinner for Prime Minister David Cameron, President Obama speaks on the nature of the shared values