Human Rights Council

U.S. Statement at the Special Session of the Human Rights Council on Aleppo


Theodore Allegra: Airstrikes by Russia and the Asad regime are the cause of this devastation, and they are […]

Fact Sheet: Key Outcomes of U.S. Priorities at the UN Human Rights Council’s 33rd Session


Although the United States is not a voting member of the UN Human Rights Council this year – taking […]

Ambassador Harper: Closing Statement at the 33rd Session of the Human Rights Council

The United Nations Human Rights Council opened its 33rd Session today.  The U.S. Delegation, headed by Ambassador Keith Harper, looks forward to working with partners to highlight critical human rights siutations around the world.  

U.S. Mission Photo/Eric Bridiers

The U.S. congratulates the Council for the groundbreaking appointment of the independent expert on violence and discrimination based on […]

Ambassador Harper: Statement at the General Debate on Technical Assistance & Cooperation

We note the High Commissioner’s recent report on Yemen. We are particularly concerned by the loss of life, […]

Ambassador Harper: Statement on the Report of the Special Rapporteur for Cambodia

The United States expresses its appreciation for the report of the Special Rapporteur. We are pleased to see […]

Joint Statement on Venezuela at the Human Rights Council

We also share the concerns presented by the High Commissioner about the grave and repeated reports of repression of […]