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Coordinator for Cyber Issues Christopher Painter Remarks: Digital Rights Challenges – Scalability, Mobility, Simplicity

Ulaanbaatar – Thanks for the invitation to be on this plenary panel. The topic is an important one, and it makes sense for the FOC to be encouraging this likeminded community to think about how we will promote a free and secure internet in the years ahead. When then Secretary Clinton created my position in 2011, ... Read More»

Essay Contest: What Does Democracy Mean to You?

Celebrating the American Independence day the U.S. Embassy in Ulaanbaatar is announcing an Essay Competition! Young people over 13 years of age are invited to participate by submitting an essay on democracy, answering to title of the competition “What Does Democracy Mean to You?” Democracy and respect for human rights have long been central components ... Read More»

Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski Remarks: Democracy and Free Speech – The Mongolian Experience at Twenty-Five Years

ULAANBAATAR – I’m delighted to be here with you to celebrate the 2015 World Press Freedom Day. Every year at this time we reflect on the state of press freedom around the world and honor the sacrifices made by journalists who have lost their lives or been threatened or imprisoned for doing their job, for ... Read More»

Obama on World Press Freedom Day

THE PRESIDENT: Well, as many of you know, Sunday is World Press Freedom Day, a day in which we reaffirm the vital role that a free press plays in democracy and shining a light on the many challenges, cruelties and also hopeful stories that exist in countries all around the world. Journalists give all of ... Read More»

Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs Visits Mongolia

U.S. State Department Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs Amos Hochstein visited Mongolia April 27 – 28 to hold talks on U.S.-Mongolia cooperation on energy issues.  In separate meetings with the ministers of Mining, Industry, Environment, and Energy, Special Envoy Hochstein lauded efforts by the Mongolian government to improve the legal framework for the ... Read More»