Human Rights Council

EOP on Boko Haram Special Session Resolution

The United States joins consensus on the resolution presented at this special session in solidarity with the countless individuals […]

U.S. Statement at Special Session of the HRC on Boko Haram

The United States joins in condemning the shocking atrocities being committed in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, and Niger by Boko Haram.

Ambassador Harper: Statement on the Death of Somali Ambassador Bari-Bari

One could not meet Yusuf without being struck by his kindness, his compassion, and his unrelenting commitment to the […]

Key U.S. Outcomes at the UN Human Rights Council 28th Session

The outcomes of the 28th Session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) underscored the importance of robust U.S. […]

U.S. Explanation of Vote with Regard to the Right to Development

The concerns of the United States about the existence of a “right to development” are long-standing and well known. […]

Joint Statement on Independence of the OHCHR Cosigned by the United States

The independence of the thought and action of the High Commissioner and his office is crucial for the advancement […]