Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance
Explanation of Position by the United States of America
As Delivered by William J. Mozdzierz
Head of the U.S. Delegation
Human Rights Council 34th session
Geneva, March 24, 2017
The United States must again dissociate from consensus on this resolution. The United States concerns regarding the scope of the mandate this resolution renews, including with regard to the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action, are well known.