World Humanitarian Day Message From Secretary Pompeo

World Humanitarian Day PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 19, 2019 Today, on World Humanitarian Day, we recognize the tireless efforts of humanitarian workers, who every day risk their personal safety on behalf of people whose lives are disrupted when crises hit. We applaud the commitment of humanitarian aid workers who persist ...
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Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released the U.S. Department of State’s 43rd annual “Country Reports on Human Rights Practices” (Human Rights Reports) on Wednesday, March 13. The Human Rights Reports cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights in 200 countries and territories, through information from U.S. embassies and consulates abroad, foreign government ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Statement on the Sixth Anniversary of Pope Francis’s Election

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO On the Commemoration of the Anniversary of Pope Francis’ Election March 13, 2019 On behalf of the United States Government, I wish to congratulate His Holiness Pope Francis on the sixth anniversary of his election to the papacy. I appreciate his steadfast leadership in promoting peace and advancing religious freedom and ...
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Sister Orla Treacy Receives International Woman of Courage Award

March 7, 2019 Now in its 13th year, the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage (IWOC) Award recognizes women around the globe who have demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for peace, justice, human rights, gender equality, and women’s empowerment, often at great personal risk and sacrifice.  Since the inception of this award ...
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