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Ambassador Tichenor Statement on Human Rights and Transnational Corporations Report

Thank you, Mr. President. The United States would like to thank Professor Ruggie for his report, which seeks to track emerging issues, ideas, proposals and trends throughout the world on this broad topic. The United States remains committed to promoting voluntary corporate social responsibility initiatives in a variety of sectors throughout the world. We believe ...
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Ambassador Tichenor Statement to Human Rights Council on the Palestinian Territories Report

Thank you, Mr. President. We thank the Special Rapporteur for his work. The United States shares the international community’s concerns regarding the hardships faced by Palestinians. We disagree strongly, however, with the assertion that the Quartet, an organization whose membership includes the United Nations, is party to human rights abuses against the Palestinian people. The ...
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U.S. Statement: Inter-Active Dialogue with High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour

Thank you, Mr. President. The United States welcomes this opportunity to engage with High Commissioner Arbour on the important work undertaken by her office. Thank you for your report Madame High Commissioner, the United States salutes and supports the vital work you and your staff perform in the field, often times at risk to their ...
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