“A growing body of evidence ... shows how women around the world contribute to making and keeping peace."
“Civil society and youth-driven engagement are absolutely essential in combating crime and building more resilient communities."
“Our aim now is to deepen . . . and widen the arc of our cooperation."
Repressive actions are a gross violation of the terms of the Arab League initiative that the Syrian regime agreed to.
“Together we have begun to overcome the false divide that pits religious sensitivities against freedom of expression."
The United States is working in partnership with the corporate sector, NGOs and governments to advance human rights.
The region has witnessed unprecedented levels of economic growth, leading to reductions in poverty without parallel in human history.