Human Rights Council

U.S. Presents Resolution on Burundi at Human Rights Council Special Session

We are pleased that the resolution calls on the High Commissioner to urgently deploy a team of independent experts […]

Ambassador Harper: HRC Special Session on Burundi – Now is the Time to Stand Against Violence


The United States is committed to the goal of restoring peace and stability in Burundi.

US Deeply Alarmed at Spiraling Violence in Burundi, U.S. Supports HRC Special Session

We believe that a Human Rights Council Special Session is urgently needed to address the human rights crisis in […]

Ambassador Harper: Migration Challenges – We Must Identify and Protect the Truly Vulnerable

“Improved migration and border management are key, but we need to ensure that efforts to shut down smuggling do […]

Remarks by Ambassador Keith Harper at the OHCHR Briefing on the Situation of Human Rights in Ukraine

The situation in eastern Ukraine and Russian-occupied Crimea remains dire. As the OHCHR report notes, Russia-backed separatists are […]

Statement by the U.S. Delegation to the HRC on the Venezuelan President’s Address

We regret that a head of state would use this Council for blatant domestic political purposes as it risks […]