Human Rights Council

Secretary Tillerson’s Statement on the Passing of Liu Xiaobo

Mr. Liu dedicated his life to the betterment of his country and humankind, and to the pursuit of justice and liberty.

Item6: Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Good Practices and Lessons Learned

The United States is pleased to take part in this interactive dialogue, and appreciates the work EMRIP has done […]

EMRIP Item 7: Indigenous Peoples’ Participation in the UN System

Indigenous peoples’ effective participation in the UN system has been and continues to be a top priority for the United States.

EMRIP Item 3: New Mandate of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Activities and Methods of Work

The U.S. government and U.S. tribal leaders place priority on reforming EMRIP so that it can better help Member […]

U.S. Disappointed by the Verdict Sentencing Human Rights Activist Nabeel Rajab

We believe no one anywhere should be prosecuted or imprisoned for exercising their human rights or fundamental freedoms, including […]

The United States Reaffirms Support for Cypriot Unification

The United States is disappointed the Conference on Cyprus in Crans Montana, Switzerland, has closed without an agreement.