Explanation of Position on a Resolution on the New Urban Agenda and Strengthening of the United Nations Human Settlements Program

Jesse Walter
Advisor for Economic and Social Affairs
U.S. Mission to the United Nations
New York, New York
November 24, 2020


The United States is pleased to join consensus on this resolution.

Regarding our position with respect to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, the Paris Agreement, climate change, the New Urban Agenda, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, and inclusive growth, we refer you to our general statement delivered on November 18.