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Remarks at a UN Security Council Arria-Formula Meeting on Addressing Challenges of Children without Parental Care in Conflict Situations

Conflict is the main driver behind the increasing number of unaccompanied and separated children around the world, in the U.S. government’s view. An estimated 220 million children worldwide – one in 10 – live without parental care or are at risk of losing it. Many of these children – especially young girls – also carry ...
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Media Advisory: Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield to Head U.S. Delegation to Virtual UN Peacekeeping Ministerial Hosted by the Republic of Korea

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Representative to the United Nations, will lead the U.S. delegation to the virtual 2021 UN Peacekeeping Ministerial hosted by the Republic of Korea on December 7-8. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield will focus on enabling peacekeeping missions to respond to the needs of everyday people caught in conflict. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield will encourage participants at ...
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Statement by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield on the International Day for Peoples with Disabilities

On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the United States celebrates the progress made to facilitate inclusion and accessibility for people with disabilities. Much progress remains to be made, both at home and abroad, and we are committed to redoubling our efforts so that persons with disabilities can participate in all aspects of everyday ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield at a UN General Assembly Meeting Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the UN Volunteers Program

At its core, diplomacy is about forming bonds. When we laugh with each other, we eat with each other, and we enjoy each other’s company – even if we don’t share a common language or culture – we make the world a more peaceful place; we realize we are more alike than we are different, ...
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Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing by the 1267, 1373, and 1540 Committees

The 1267, 1373, and 1540 Committees play important and complementary roles in assessing and countering terrorist threats, terrorist activities, and in stopping support for terrorism in general. Over the past year, the global terrorist threat has evolved, with increased attacks by ISIS, its affiliates, and its supporters. ISIS branches and affiliates have expanded their influence ...
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