Nomination of Secretary of State: Hearing Before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, First Session, January 8, 1997, Volume 4

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Page 138 - Except under circumstances specified in this section, no security assistance may be provided to any country the government of which engages in a consistent pattern of gross violations of internationally recognized human rights.
Page 146 - International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will be allowed to monitor this freeze, and the DPRK will provide full cooperation to the IAEA for this purpose. - Dismantlement of the DPRK's graphite-moderated reactors and related facilities will be completed when the LWR project is completed. - The US and the DPRK will cooperate in finding a method to store safely the spent fuel from the...
Page 137 - That the United States understands that this Covenant shall be implemented by the Federal Government to the extent that it exercises legislative and judicial jurisdiction over the matters covered therein, and otherwise by the state and local governments; to the extent that state and local governments exercise jurisdiction over such matters, the Federal Government shall take measures appropriate to the Federal system to the end that the competent authorities of the state or local governments may take...
Page 20 - The purpose of enlargement is to do for Europe's east what NATO did fifty years ago for Europe's west: to integrate new democracies, defeat old hatreds, provide confidence in economic recovery, and deter conflict.
Page 20 - At the center of that framework, however, are our key alliances and relationships. These are the bonds that hold together not only our foreign policy, but the entire international system. When we are able to act cooperatively with the other leading nations, we create a dynamic web of principle, power, and purpose that elevates standards and propels progress around the globe.
Page 27 - Albright was the President of the Center for National Policy. The Center is a non-profit research organization, formed in 1981 by representatives from government, industry, labor and education. Its mandate is to promote the study and discussion of domestic and international issues. As a Research Professor of International Affairs and Director of Women in Foreign Service Program at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, she taught undergraduate and graduate courses in international affairs,...
Page 16 - Because the United States has unique capabilities and unmatched power, it is natural that others turn to us in time of emergency. We have an unlimited number of opportunities to act. But we do not have unlimited resources, nor unlimited responsibilities. If we are to protect our own interests and maintain our credibility, we have to weigh our commitments carefully, and be selective and disciplined in what we agree to do. Recognizing this, we have...
Page 154 - Women's empowerment was the principal subject of the Fourth World Conference on Women, held in Beijing in September 1995. The Conference's final declaration, although not binding on governments, does give women's issues new visibility.
Page 138 - The United States shall, in accordance with its international obligations as set forth in the Charter of the United Nations and in keeping with the constitutional heritage and traditions of the United States, promote and encourage increased respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms throughout the world without distinction as to race, sex, language, or religion.
Page 103 - If there is no further business to come before the Committee, we are adjourned.

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