Human Rights Council

Secretary Kerry Travel to Geneva, Montreux, Riyadh, and London

Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Geneva, Switzerland, on March 2, to address the high-level segment of […]

The U. S. Supports the Consensus Decision taken by the Human Rights Council on the OHCHR’s report on Sri Lanka

We commend the pledges made by the new Sri Lankan government to revive Sri Lanka’s democracy, improve governance, support […]

Submission of U.S. Universal Periodic Review Report to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

The United States is proud of its human rights record and the role we have played in promoting human […]

U.S. Statement at the UPR Intervention for Kuwait

We are encouraged that Kuwait has committed to improving the situation of its stateless population. Persons previously identified […]

U.S. Statement at the UPR of Guyana

We welcome Guyana’s voluntary commitment to hold national consultations on issues from Guyana’s first UPR session, including whether to […]

U.S. Statement at the UPR of Turkey

We are concerned about growing restrictions on freedom of expression, including censorship of news media and the Internet, and […]