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Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on the Situation in the Middle East

We once again call on all parties to refrain from unilateral actions that increase tensions and undercut efforts to advance a negotiated two-state solution, such as settlement activity, demolitions, incitement to violence, and evictions. President Biden will travel to the region in July to meet with Israeli and Palestinian leaders to urge calm and explore ...
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Statement by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield on Supreme Court Ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

What makes this decision so heartbreaking is that Americans had a clear and unequivocal Constitutional right stripped away. Roe v. Wade not only protected the right to privacy, it also reaffirmed basic principles of gender equality – that all women have the power to control their own destinies and make intensely personal choices free from ...
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Media Advisory: Ambassador Christopher Lu and Special Envoy Jessica Stern to participate in the New York City Pride March

Ambassador Christopher Lu, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations for Management and Reform, and Jessica Stern, U.S. Special Envoy to Advance the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex (LGBTQI+) Persons, will participate in the New York City Pride March on June 26.
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Remarks at a UNGA Plenary on the Responsibility to Protect and the Prevention of Genocide, War Crimes, Ethnic Cleansing, and Crimes Against Humanity

Member States should make every effort to implement the seven priorities listed in the Secretary-General’s report this year. In particular, we need to leverage education for peace and the prevention of atrocities. Teachers can play a critical role in building societies that are inclusive, tolerant, respectful of diversity, and able to manage conflict.
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