At the Council’s 34th Session in Geneva from February 27-March 24, U.S. leadership proved critical to shaping the international response to urgent human rights situations and issues.
Human Rights Council 34: Interactive Dialogue with Asma Jahangir, Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran Statement of the United States of America As Delivered by William J. Mozdzierz Head of Delegation Director for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs Bureau of International Organization Affairs Geneva, Switzerland March 13, 2017 Thank you Mr. President. The United […]
We must always bear in mind that human rights are universal, and that every state has a duty to promote respect and accountability for these universal rights.
Our conversations covered the full range of bilateral issues. We reaffirmed our close cooperation on economic and commercial issues such as energy, legal migration, security, education exchanges, and people-to-people ties.
At the thirty-ninth round of the Geneva International Discussions on the conflict in Georgia March 28-29, the United States […]
No other nation has an entire agenda item dedicated to it at the Council. The continued existence of this […]
The United States has supported, and will continue to support, those around the world who struggle to fulfill their […]
About the U.S. Mission in Geneva
The United States Mission to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva advances U.S. policy on the front lines of multilateral diplomacy at over 100 international organizations in Geneva. U.S. Mission personnel engage daily on issues as diverse as refugee crises, global health, international law, economic development, trade, the environment, arms control and human rights.