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Statement in the Fifth Committee on Accountability in the UN Secretariat

Anca DiGiacomo Adviser for UN Management and Reform U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York, New York March 11, 2020 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. Chair. The United States appreciates the Secretary-General’s Ninth Progress Report on Accountability, as well as the Report of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions. We are encouraged ...
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Explanation of Vote on the UN Security Council Adoption of a U.S.-Draft Resolution on the U.S.-Taliban Agreement

On February 29th, the United States took a decisive step toward a negotiated peace in Afghanistan with the announcement of a joint declaration with the Afghan government and an agreement with the Taliban. We were pleased to introduce this resolution endorsing the U.S.-Taliban agreement and the U.S.-Afghanistan joint declaration, and we appreciate the Security Council’s ...
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CSW 2020: U.S. EOP For Political Declaration (As Delivered)

Ambassador Norman Chalet Acting Deputy Permanent Representative U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York, New York March 9, 2020 AS DELIVERED Thank you. Recognizing the limited time, a longer more complete statement will be posted online, https://go.usa.gov/xdssF . But I would like to highlight a few key points this morning. Enhancing women’s participation in power ...
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CSW 2020 Political Declaration: U.S. EOP for Submission to the UN (As Prepared)

Enhancing women’s participation in power structures across economic, political, and social spheres, and from the local to the international level, is critical to advancing individual human dignity. When governments protect and promote the human rights of women and girls, societies prosper. The United States is proud to be leader in the promotion and protection of ...
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