All articles from: September, 2014

Dissociation and Explanation of Position: On Hazardous Substances and Wastes

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

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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.

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Resources for the Future Policy Leadership Forum: Climate Change Discussion with the EPA

Simply put: the economy isn’t a reason to fear action, it’s a reason to take it.

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Launch of Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture

The launch of the Global Alliance offers the opportunity to share knowledge, make investments, and develop policies that will empower all producers to adapt to climate change and to mitigate greenhouse gases in agriculture while increasing sustainable production.

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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.

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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, democracy, and the rule of law, and in providing expertise and advocacy within the UN system.

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Kerry: Under U.S. Leadership, World Will Defeat ISIS

What we are confronting is nothing less than a violent extremist enterprise.

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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 partners around the world.

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Frank A. Rose on the Threats to Outer Space and Multilateral Efforts toward a Stable and Sustainable Space Environment

For over five decades the global community has been inspired by humanity’s space endeavors.

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Secretary Kerry’s Remarks at a High-Level Dialogue on Combating Violence Targeting LGBT

LGBT violence anywhere is a threat to peace and stability and prosperity everywhere.

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