“Together we have begun to overcome the false divide that pits religious sensitivities against freedom of expression."
It is critical to follow the recipient country's lead to “spark self-sustaining progress.”
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.
The United States is deeply disappointed that the pardon was not extended to Alan Gross.
Two Swedish journalists face up to 11 years in prison after a court in Ethiopia convicted them of supporting terrorism.
Sixty years ago this month, the United Nations Convention relating to the Status of Refugees began the ratification process.
The UN General Assembly has approved a resolution denouncing the serious human rights abuses occurring in Iran.
New efforts are under way to help establish a viable government and lay the groundwork for economic growth.