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Special Envoy Randy Berry’s Visit to Sydney

A Message from Special Envoy Randy Berry: Working Together in Support of Dignity for All October 12, 2016    When he announced my appointment as the United States’ first-ever Special Envoy for the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Persons, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stressed that advancing human rights globally ...
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Secretary of State John Kerry On the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Secretary of State John Kerry On the Trans-Pacific Partnership September 28, 2016 Wilson Center Washington, D.C. REMARKS    SECRETARY KERRY:  Jane, thank you for a wonderful introduction.  I hugely appreciate your support, your counsel.  And obviously, we are living in complicated times.  I want to thank you for many, many years of remarkable service to ...
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Ambassador Berry’s remarks at the American Chamber of Commerce Breakfast – Adelaide Festival Centre

(As prepared for delivery – September 7, 2016)   It is an honor and a privilege to be back in Adelaide and back at the American Chamber of Commerce! One of the highlights of my time here as Ambassador has been our Embassy’s close, collaborative relationship with AmCham. Not only does AmCham play a pivotal ...
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“The United States and Australia: Infinite Possibilities – the New Normal” – Ambassador Berry’s Remarks at the National Press Club of Australia

  (As prepared for delivery –August 31, 2016) Almost four years ago, when President Obama asked me: “John, what would make you happy?”  I answered him with one word: Australia. Thus began my once-in-a-lifetime sojourn as U.S. Ambassador to this Lucky Country.  But in all fairness, I consider myself the lucky one. My three years ...
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