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U.S. EOP on the Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism
March 24, 2017

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

Mr. President,

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.

Thank you.