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Remarks at a Sixth Committee Meeting on Agenda Item 85: The Scope and Application of the Principle of Universal Jurisdiction

Emily Pierce Counselor U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City October 10, 2017 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. Chairman. We greatly appreciate the Sixth Committee’s continued interest in this important item. We thank the Secretary-General for his reports, which have usefully summarized the submissions made by states on this topic. Despite the importance ...
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Remarks at a Sixth Committee Meeting on Agenda Item 83: Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening

Remarks at a Sixth Committee Meeting on Agenda Item 83: Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization   Emily Pierce Counselor U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City October 10, 2017 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Chair. We welcome ...
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Remarks at a Sixth Committee Meeting on Agenda Item 79: Report of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law on the Work of Its Fiftieth

Remarks at a Sixth Committee Meeting on Agenda Item 79: Report of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law on the Work of Its Fiftieth Session Emily Pierce Counselor U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City October 9, 2017 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States welcomes the Report of ...
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Remarks at a Sixth Committee Meeting on Agenda Item 146: Administration of Justice at the United Nations

Emily Pierce Counselor U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City October 9, 2017 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President. We would like to thank the Secretary-General, the Internal Justice Council, and the Office of the United Nations Ombudsman and Mediation Services for their reports. I wanted to follow up on the three areas ...
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Remarks at a Sixth Committee Meeting on Agenda Item 78: Criminal Accountability of United Nations Officials and Experts on Mission

Emily Pierce Counselor U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City October 6, 2017 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Chair. The critical issue of criminal accountability for UN officials and experts on mission goes to the heart of the credibility of the United Nations in carrying out its essential work around the world, as well ...
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