Human Rights Council

Readout of the President’s Call with President Hollande of France

The leaders underscored that Russia will face significant additional costs if it continues this behavior.

Key U.S. Outcomes at the UN Human Rights Council 25th Session

Human Rights Council

The U.S. successfully led two resolutions at this session: one on freedom of opinion and expression and another focusing […]

U.S. deeply committed to protecting the rights of children and to preventing violence against children

We look forward to continuing to work with other nations and international partners to ensure justice systems are child-sensitive […]

The Right to Protest Peacefully is an Essential Enabler of Other Rights and Freedoms

National security is too often interpreted overly broadly and is used as a pretext to restrict protests which are […]

US Remains Deeply Troubled by HRC’s Stand alone Agenda Item Directed Against Israel

Actions which help move the parties toward peace remain the surest way to protect the human rights of Palestinians […]

Readout of the President’s Call with President Putin

President Obama underscored to President Putin that the U.S. continues to support a diplomatic path in close consultation with […]