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Interactive Dialogue on the Effects of Foreign Debt and Extreme Poverty – Item 3

The United States takes note of the reports of the independent expert on the effects of foreign debt and other international financial obligations on human rights and development as well as the report on extreme poverty and human rights. We appreciate the opportunity to comment on both. The United States has long recognized the potentially ...
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Report by the High Commissioner for Human Rights and OHCHR Reports on Extreme Poverty and Armed Conflict

June 5, 2009 We thank the High Commissioner for her report and presentation on situations throughout the globe and her reports on human rights and armed conflict and extreme poverty. This week and this month in particular, the United States recalls the courage of those who stand to defend and promote human rights and fundamental ...
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Election of Professor Dinah Shelton to the IACHR

The United States is pleased to note the election of Professor Dinah Shelton to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). Professor Shelton, a skilled legal scholar, joins the seven-member commission dedicated to reviewing cases on human rights within the framework of the inter-American system's legal instruments. Her three-year term begins in January 2010. Professor ...
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