Human Rights Council

First Meeting of the U.S.-Brazil Global Human Rights Working Group

On September 2, U.S. and Brazilian officials participated in the first meeting of the U.S.-Brazil Global Human Rights Working […]

Addendum of the United States of America to the Report of the Working Group on its Universal Periodic Review

The U. S. government has carefully reviewed the 343 recommendations received during its Universal Periodic Review. This response reflects […]

Ambassador Harper: Statement at Organizational Meeting for 30th Session of Human Rights Council


We plan to offer a resolution on Sri Lanka to follow up on the new Sri Lankan government’s efforts […]

Key U.S. Outcomes at the UN Human Rights Council 29th Session

The outcomes of the 29th Session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva underscored the importance of […]

U.S. HRC Joint Statement on Protection of the Family

Ensuring that families are safe environments where all members are able to reach their full potential and enjoy their […]

U.S. EOV on HRC Cooperation and Assistance to Ukraine

The United States applauds the Government of Ukraine for bringing forth this resolution. We also commend Ukraine for its […]