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USG response to OHCHR regarding the Defamation of Religions resolution

We are writing in response to your letter dated June 10, 2009 referring to Human Rights Council resolution 10/22 of March 26, 2009 entitled “Combating Defamation of Religions,” which requests the High Commissioner to report on the implementation of the resolution to the Human Rights Council at its twelfth session. Resolution 10/22 was adopted by ...
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President Obama to chair high-level meeting of the U.N. Security Council

I am pleased to announce that President Obama will chair a high-level meeting of the U.N. Security Council on nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament when the United Nations convenes for the opening of the General Assembly in September. The special session of the Security Council occurs while the United States holds the presidency of the council, ...
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