All articles from: September, 2017

U.S. Explanation of Position on Yemen – HRC36 Resolution L.4

The United States is pleased to be able to join consensus on a resolution that addresses the human rights situation in Yemen.

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U.S. Statement on Cambodia – HRC36 Resolution L.21

We are gravely concerned about the worsening human rights situation in Cambodia, including the crackdown on opposition parties, independent media, and civil society.

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U.S. Statement on Cambodia – HRC36 Resolution L.21 Amendment OP30

The United States is deeply disappointed with the oral revisions to this resolution on advisory services and technical assistance for Cambodia.

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Statements by the United States at the September 29, 2017, DSB Meeting”

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Statements by the United States at the Meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body as delivered in Geneva on September 29, 2017.

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U.S. Explanation of Position on Disposal of Hazardous Substances and Wastes – HRC36 Resolution L.32

The United States recognizes the serious effects that improper management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes may have on the effective enjoyment of human rights.

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U.S. Explanation of Position on Indigenous Peoples – HRC36 Resolution L.27

he United States welcomes the tenth anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

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U.S. Statement on Democratic Republic of Congo – HRC 36 Resolution L.34

We continue to receive reports of serious violations and abuses of human rights including those involving extrajudicial killings, abductions and disappearances, and cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment or punishment, committed by both armed groups and security forces.

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U.S. Statement on Technical Cooperation – HRC36 Resolution L.28

The United States supports technical assistance and capacity-building in the area of human rights.

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Explanation of Position on Mental Health – HRC36 Resolution L.25

The United States strongly supports the right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of mental health.

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U.S. Explanation of Position on Gender Mainstreaming in 2030 Agenda – HRC 36 Resolution L.12

The United States thanks the main sponsors for their constructive approach during the negotiations for this resolution on women and development.

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