Human Rights Council

Secretary Kerry: Statement on HRC Resolution on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity

“Today the community of nations made an historic statement in support of LGBT rights, which are human rights.”

Dissociation and Explanation of Position: On Hazardous Substances and Wastes

We are committed to the proper management of such hazardous substances and wastes.

Human Rights Council Expresses Grave Concern About Violence Against LGBT Persons

We are pleased to see that today the international community is visibly and publicly upholding the rights of LGBT individuals.

Explanation of Position: Resolutions on Rights of the Child

We are glad that the Human Rights Council is addressing these important matters on the well-being of children.

Debate on Resolution on Civil Society Space

This timely resolution underscores the important role civil society plays both in the promotion and protection of human rights, […]

Explanation of Vote: on Vulture Funds

The United States remains committed to the stability of the international financial system and to the development of its […]