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Remarks at a UN General Assembly Meeting on Agenda Item 76: Report of the International Criminal Court

Carlos Trujillo Special Advisor United States New York City October 30, 2017 AS DELIVERED President Gurmendi, thank you for your update on the ICC’s activities from August 1, 2016, to July 31, 2017. The United States remains deeply committed to accountability for atrocity crimes, and we continue to support myriad international, regional, hybrid, and domestic ...
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Explanation of Vote in the First Committee on Resolution L.54, Agenda Item 97(b): No First Placement of Weapons in Outer Space

Ambassador Robert Wood U.S. Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament New York City October 30, 2017 AS DELIVERED Mr. Chairman, my delegation will vote “No” on draft resolution L.54, “No first placement of weapons in outer space,” or “NFP.” The United States finds that Russia’s NFP initiative continues to contain a number of significant ...
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Ambassador Haley Delivers Remarks at a UN Security Council Meeting on the Sahel

10/30/2017 “We understand the force will need ongoing support and are eager for opportunities to work closely with our partners to make this effort a successful one. But we believe that the G5 force must be, first and foremost, owned by the countries of the region themselves. We expect that the G5 countries will take on full regional ownership of the force within a period of three to six years, with continued U.S. engagement. This is the approach that will be most effective, in the end, in freeing the region from terror.” – Ambassador Nikki Haley  
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Remarks at a UN Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace, and Security

Ambassador Michele J. Sison U.S. Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City October 27, 2017 AS DELIVERED Thank you to the Chef de Cabinet who briefed us on the Secretary-General’s report on implementation of the Women, Peace, and Security Agenda. And thank you also to Executive ...
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Statement on Anti-Israel Report and Comments by UN Special Rapporteur ‎Michael Lynk

October 27, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The United States is deeply disturbed by recent comments from UN Special Rapporteur Michael Lynk calling for academic and economic boycotts against Israel, and by his report to the ‎UN General Assembly. Unsurprisingly, the mandate for this report comes from the Human Rights Council’s Agenda Item 7, the only ...
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