Explanation of Vote on A/C.3/72/L.33 on Promotion of Equitable Geographic Distribution in the Membership of the Human Rights Treaty Bodies

Mordica Simpson
ECOSOC Advisor
United States
New York City
November 16, 2017


Our views on this resolution are longstanding and well-known. Because the United States continues to have reservations about this resolution and a number of controversial elements, we will vote no on this resolution. We urge other Member States to vote against this resolution as well.