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Statement at the 74th General Assembly Sixth Committee Agenda Item 83: Rule of Law at the National and International Levels

Julian Simcock Deputy Legal Adviser United States Mission to the United Nations New York, NY October 11, 2019 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. Chairman. First, let me join other delegations in thanking the Secretary-General for his report on this agenda item.  I would also like to thank the Rule of Law Coordination and Resource Group ...
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Remarks at a UN Third Committee Meeting on Agenda Item 69: Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Jason Mack Counselor U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York, NY October 11, 2019 AS DELIVERED Thank you Mr. Chair. Under the agenda item “Rights of Indigenous Peoples,” it is appropriate to call attention to the continuing violence, discrimination, persecution, and human rights abuses that indigenous peoples face around the world. Indigenous peoples themselves ...
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Explanation of Position on the High-level Political Declaration on Universal Health Coverage

Courtney Nemroff Acting U.S. ECOSOC Representative U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City October 10th, 2019 AS DELIVERED The United States believes that our shared ambitions toward achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) must be viewed in the light of the goal toward which we as nations have been working toward at the United ...
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Remarks at the Adoption of the SAMOA Pathway Political Declaration

Courtney Nemroff Acting U.S. ECOSOC Representative U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City October 10th, 2019 AS DELIVERED On behalf of the U.S. government, I would like to extend our thanks to co-facilitators Ambassador Prasad, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Fiji, and Ambassador Nason, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Ireland for ...
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