At the Council’s 34th Session in Geneva from February 27-March 24, U.S. leadership proved critical to shaping the international response to urgent human rights situations and issues.
Report by South Sudan Human Rights Commissioners details grave human rights violations and abuses, including ethnically-motivated killings of civilians and extreme violence against women and children.
Through their work, these panelists bear witness to the suffering of the Syrian people and give hope for a just and peaceful end to the conflict.
Human Rights Council 34: Interactive Dialogue with Asma Jahangir, Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran Statement of the United States of America As Delivered by William J. Mozdzierz Head of Delegation Director for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs Bureau of International Organization Affairs Geneva, Switzerland March 13, 2017 Thank you Mr. President. The United […]
At the Council’s 34th Session in Geneva from February 27-March 24, U.S. leadership proved critical to shaping the international […]
U.S. EOV on the Elaboration of Complementary Standards to the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
The United States remains deeply concerned about speech that advocates national, racial, or religious hatred.
U.S. EOP on the Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance
The United States must again dissociate from consensus on this resolution.
U.S. EOV on the Mandate of the Intergovernmental Working Group on the Effective Implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action
The United States is firmly committed to combating racism and racial discrimination.
The human rights situation in South Sudan is deeply alarming to us all.
The United States strongly and unequivocally opposes the existence of the Human Rights Council’s Agenda Item Seven.
The U.S. agrees with other members of the Council that protection of the environment is important to sustainable development, […]
The U.S. is pleased to introduce for adoption Resolution L.27 on “Freedom of Opinion and Expression: Mandate of the […]
The U.S. joins consensus on the Rights of the Child resolution with the understanding that the provisions of this […]