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Posted byon March 17, 2014 at 1:53 PM EDT
President Obama announces new measures intended to send a strong message to the Russian government that there are consequences for their actions that violate the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.
Posted byon September 4, 2013 at 3:21 PM EDT
President Obama arrives in Stockholm for a brief visit ahead of the G-20 meeting in St. Petersburg. His trip marks the first-ever bilateral visit by a U.S. President to Sweden.
Posted byon August 30, 2013 at 6:30 PM EDT
President Obama hosts Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, along with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė and Latvian President Andris Bērziņš, for a meeting at the White House.
Posted byon August 28, 2013 at 2:30 PM EDT
President Obama appoints Ambassador Donald Booth as the new U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan. He is seasoned, determined, and deeply committed to pursuing peace between and within Sudan and South Sudan.
Posted byon June 20, 2013 at 5:11 PM EDT
David Altshuler is being honored as a Champion of Change for the vision he has demonstrated and for his commitment to open science.
Posted byon May 1, 2013 at 2:01 PM EDT
Posted byon March 20, 2013 at 3:45 PM EDT
Posted byon March 14, 2013 at 3:20 PM EDT
Sunshine Week is a good time to reflect on the notable steps the Administration has taken in the last year-and-a-half to fulfill its commitment to implement the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)—a voluntary, global effort designed to increase transparency, strengthen the accountability of natural resource revenues, and build public trust for the governance of these vital activities.
Posted byon October 24, 2012 at 11:51 AM EDT
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 1:50 PM EDT
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.