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U.S. Participation in Consultations for the World Conference Against Racism

The State Department will send a delegation to the February 16-19 consultations for the World Conference Against Racism as a means of evaluating the current direction of Conference preparations and whether U.S. participation in the Conference itself is warranted. This will be the first opportunity the Administration has had to engage in the negotiations for ...
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Press Conference by Assistant Secretary Fried on Settlement and Investigation of Georgia Dispute

Assistant Secretary Fried: Good afternoon. I believe you have already heard from the co-chairs and you have heard from Minister Karasin, so I will not repeat what they said, but I will first give thanks to the co-chairs and appreciation especially to Ambassador Pierre Morel who has done and did yesterday and today an excellent ...
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U.S. Statement to the Pledging Conference of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

I am pleased to be here today to express my government’s support for the 2009 Global Appeal of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. On behalf of the United States Government, I am honored to pledge an initial $125 million to UNHCR’s Annual and Supplementary programs for 2009, which matches our initial pledge for ...
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