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Remarks at a Commemorative Meeting of the UN General Assembly to Mark the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatla

Stefanie Amadeo U.S. Deputy Representative to ECOSOC U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City March 24, 2017   AS DELIVERED Thank you very much, Mr. President. Today, we remember the horrors of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. We remember the millions of Africans torn from their families; the countless people who suffered and died ...
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Media Advisory: Ambassador Nikki Haley to Speak at the Council on Foreign Relations, March 29, 2017

New York City March 24, 2017   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley will deliver remarks at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York on Wednesday, March 29 at 8:00 a.m. EST. Her remarks will be followed by a moderated conversation with Richard Haass, president of the Council on ...
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Explanation of Vote at the Adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 2347 on the Destruction and Trafficking of Cultural Heritage by Terrorist Groups

Ambassador Michele J. Sison U.S. Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City March 24, 2017   AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President. The United States thanks the Governments of France and Italy for taking the initiative to rally the international community to protect our world’s common ...
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U.S. Statement on a Resolution on the “Situation of and Assistance to Palestinian Women” at the 2017 Commission on the Status of Women

Matthew Dolbow, Counselor for Economic and Social Affairs, U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City March 24, 2017   AS DELIVERED The United States strongly objects to this biased and counterproductive resolution as well as this body’s insistence on including political elements and one-sided condemnations. This political posturing detracts from the real challenges ...
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U.S. Statement on a Resolution on Preventing and Eliminating Sexual Harassment in the Workplace at the 2017 Commission on the Status of Women

Stefanie Amadeo U.S. Deputy Representative to ECOSOC U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City March 24, 2017   AS DELIVERED The United States thanks Israel for taking the initiative to bring about the first CSW resolution devoted to addressing sexual harassment in the workplace. We are pleased to co-sponsor this resolution. It is ...
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