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Explanation of Position on the Financing for Development Outcome Document

Stefanie Amadeo U.S. Deputy Representative to ECOSOC U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City May 23, 2017 AS DELIVERED Good afternoon. I would like to start by thanking the co-facilitators, Ambassador Pecsteen de Buytswerve and Ambassador Matjila, for their strong leadership throughout this process. They ably guided this negotiation over the last few ...
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Remarks on ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development Outcome Document

Stefanie Amadeo U.S. Deputy Representative to ECOSOC U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City May 23, 2017   AS DELIVERED Good afternoon. I would like to start by thanking the co-facilitators, Ambassador Pecsteen de Buytswerve and Ambassador Matjila, for their strong leadership throughout this process. They ably guided this negotiation over the last ...
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Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Iraq

Ambassador Michele J. Sison U.S. Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City May 22, 2017 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President, and thank you, Special Representative Kubis, for your briefing. First, we must express our support to the Government of Iraq for its ongoing efforts to ...
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Ambassador Nikki Haley Meets with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein

New York City May 19, 2017   Ambassador Nikki Haley met yesterday with Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. ‎The two discussed a number of countries with deteriorating human rights situations, and Ambassador Haley underscored that human rights remains a core element of U.S. foreign policy.‎ ‎‎ Ambassador Haley and High ...
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Press Release: North Korea’s Patent Application at WIPO for the Production of a Banned Substance

May 19, 2017   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The United States continues to be concerned about the way the World Intellectual Property Organization has handled North Korea’s patent application for the production of sodium cyanide. “The thought of placing cyanide in the hands of the North Koreans, considering their record on human rights, political prisoners, and ...
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