International Human Rights Day

Press Statement U.S. Department of State Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) to identify common rights and freedoms for all people in all nations. An American, former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, chaired the UN Human Rights Commission that drafted this …

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Statement by Secretary Michael R. Pompeo on International Anticorruption Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Today, on International Anticorruption Day, we reaffirm our commitment to prevent and combat corruption globally. Corruption obstructs economic growth and development, facilitates transnational crime, and fuels terrorism, robbing citizens around the world of their basic rights. Corruption enables and sustains autocratic leaders, weakens faith …

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United States Resumes Targeted U.S. Foreign Assistance for El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE Today the Department informed Congress of my intent to resume targeted U.S. foreign assistance funding for El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. Earlier this year, pursuant to my authority over foreign assistance funds and the direction given to me by President Trump, I directed the Department of State …

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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Honduras’ Independence Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Honduras on the 198th anniversary of your independence. The United States and Honduras are bound by ties of geography, commerce, values, and family. We share a strong …

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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson   Violence against women is a global issue that affects millions of people annually. Every woman and girl deserves a life free from violence. The Unites States is committed to advancing gender equality and preventing and responding to all forms of violence against women and girls, from …

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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Honduras’ Independence Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Honduras on the 197th anniversary of your independence on September 15. The rich history of partnership and cooperation between our two nations will continue to contribute to economic …

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