William Bell, Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama, Addresses Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Mayor William Bell

Birmingham is a changed city, thanks in part to programs and initiatives that continually remind us that the fight for equality is ever present.

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Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel: Opening Remarks to Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

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On behalf of Governors and Attorneys General throughout the United States, I am proud of our tremendous progress toward the implementation of the goals of the Convention. Of course, there is still much work left to be done.

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Catherine Lhamon: Opening Statement, Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Catherine E. Lhamon

Racial equity is an important part of the Department of Education’s mission.

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Deputy Assistant Attorney General Mark Kappelhoff: Opening Statement Before CERD Committee

Mark Kappelhoff

Since our founding, the people of the United States have strived to realize our Constitution’s promise of equal opportunity and equal justice for all.

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U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch: Statement at the Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

Loretta Lynch

Attorney General Eric Holder – and all of us at the Department of Justice who work on criminal justice issues – take seriously our obligation to protect the safety of all Americans and the security of our nation; to safeguard civil and human rights; to prevent and combat violent crime, financial fraud, and threats to the most vulnerable members of society; and to strengthen collaboration among government, law enforcement and our community partners.

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Deputy Assistant Secretary Paula Schriefer: Opening Remarks to CERD Committee

Assistant Secretary Schriefer

We look forward to our dialogue with the Committee today and tomorrow, and are eager to hear and respond to your questions.

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Ambassador Harper: Opening Remarks at U.S. Presentation to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

Ambassador Keith Harper Makes Opening Statement before CERD Committee

While we have made visible progress that is reflected in the leadership of our society, we recognize that we have much left to do.

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U.S. Delegation to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

The United States takes human rights and its treaty obligations seriously. The 2013 periodic report and the large senior-level delegation sent by the United States to the Committee demonstrate this.

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U.S. Delegation to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

U.S. Delegation to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 85th Session: U.S. Periodic Report Presentation, August 13 & 14, 2014 U.S. Mission Geneva Head of Delegation Ambassador Keith Harper U.S. Representative to the UN Human Rights Council David Sullivan Legal Adviser Kevin Whelan Deputy Legal Adviser Department of State Paula Schriefer Deputy Assistant […]

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