Statement on agenda item 70c “Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran”

Courtney R. Nemroff Acting U.S. Representative to the United Nations Economic and Social Council U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York, New York November 14, 2019 AS DELIVERED The United States is pleased to cosponsor this resolution on the human rights situation in Iran, and we thank Canada for its leadership in achieving a …

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Remarks on co-tabling agenda item 74 (c) “Situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic”

Cherith Norman Chalet Acting U.S. Deputy Representative to the United Nations U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City Thursday, November 14, 2019 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Chair. The United States is proud to co-table with Saudi Arabia this year’s Third Committee resolution on the human rights situation in the Syrian Arab Republic. In …

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Remarks at a UN Security Council Debate on Peace and Security in Africa

The United States supports the UN and AU’s efforts to establish systems that offer predictable, sustainable, and reliable financing for future operations. But any mechanism using UN-assessed contributions requires a deliberate approach with appropriate safeguards. Any resolution on this topic must address longstanding U.S. policy positions, including with respect to financial transparency and trade measures. …

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