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Item 1: Decision Adoption – EOV by the United States of America – Right to Development Resolution

The United States has a longstanding and strong commitment to support development. In fact, we are the world’s largest bilateral donor of overseas development assistance. Our Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, has repeatedly emphasized that the promotion of development and human security is one of the crucial pillars of our country’s foreign policy.
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Item 1: Decision Adoption – EOP by the United States of America – Resolution: Transitional Justice

The United States is pleased to join consensus on this resolution. The United States strongly supports transitional justice initiatives and has long supported efforts to hold responsible the perpetrators of atrocities, such as genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and other serious human rights abuses. We are among the largest donors and supporters of post-conflict ...
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Item 9: Report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance

The United States is committed to the fight against discrimination, intolerance, and xenophobia based on race, religion, or otherwise, and we appreciate the consideration of these issues undertaken by the Rapporteur. While we do not support the concept of “defamation of religions” for reasons well known to this Council, my government is strongly committed to ...
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