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Remarks at a Meeting of the Sixth Committee on Agenda Item 109: Measures to Eliminate International Terrorism

Emily Pierce Counselor U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City October 3, 2018 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States reiterates both its firm condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations as well as our commitment to the common fight to end terrorism. All acts of terrorism – by ... Read More»

Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on Counterterrorism by Chairs of Subsidiary Bodies of the Security Council

Ambassador Jonathan Cohen U.S. Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City October 3, 2018 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President. Let us first congratulate Bolivia on assuming the presidency of the Security Council, and we wish you every success in the month ahead. And thank you ... Read More»

Remarks at a Meeting of the Third Committee on Agenda Item 28: General Discussion on Social Development

Sofija Korac ECOSOC Advisor U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City October 2, 2018   AS DELIVERED Thank you. The United States champions social development and the empowerment of social groups through government policies and programs at the domestic and international levels. These groups, including older persons, youth, and persons with disabilities participate ... Read More»

Remarks at a Meeting of the Third Committee on Agenda Item 28: Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of All Human Rights b

Courtney Nemroff Deputy U.S. Representative to ECOSOC U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City October 2, 2018   AS DELIVERED The United States thanks the Independent Expert for her report on the social exclusion of older persons. We view housing, social protection, employment, health, and independent living as goals to be realized over ... Read More»