All articles from: January, 2017

U.S. UPR Working Groups: 2016 Year-End Summary

The United States is a strong supporter of the UPR process, which provides a unique mechanism for the global community to discuss human rights issues around the world. It is the only process through which all UN Member States undergo review and scrutiny of their human rights records.

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Cabinet Exit Memo by Ambassador Samantha Power

In re-engaging the United Nations, we have not compromised our national interests, but advanced them; we have not overlooked the dysfunctions of the UN system, but sought to tackle them; and we have not muted our values, but defended them vigorously and credibly.

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Exit Memo From Secretary Kerry to President Obama

American greatness is a fact but not an entitlement. It cannot be taken for granted. It must be demonstrated and earned by every generation.

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