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Remarks at a Meeting of the Fifth Committee on the Scales of Assessments

Ambassador Cherith Norman Chalet U.S. Representative for UN Management and Reform U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City October 10, 2018 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Madam Chair. I would like to thank Ambassador Bernardo Greiver, Chair of the Committee on Contributions, and Mr. Chandru Ramanathan, Acting Controller for introducing their respective reports yesterday, ... Read More»

Remarks at a Meeting of the Fifth Committee on the Activities of the Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS)

Aisha Sabar Counselor for UN Management and Reform U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City October 10, 2018 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Madam Chair. The United States would like to thank Assistant Secretary-General Kanja and Ms. Tan for presenting their respective reports. Madam Chair, the work of OIOS is as important as ever, ... Read More»

Remarks at the Opening of the Main Session of the Fifth Committee

Ambassador Cherith Norman Chalet U.S. Representative for UN Management and Reform U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City October 9, 2018 AS DELIVERED Thank you and good morning, Madam Chair. I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate you on your election as Chair of this Committee. My delegation looks forward to ... Read More»

Remarks at a Meeting of the Third Committee on Agenda Item 70: General Discussion on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Children

Gregory McElwain Advisor U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City October 9, 2018 AS DELIVERED Thank you. Today we will highlight some U.S. activities that respond to the Secretary-General’s report on child, early, and forced marriage, CFEM. We know that CEFM is a human rights issue that arises from and perpetuates inequality of ... Read More»

Remarks at the Opening of the UN General Assembly Second Committee

Ambassador Kelley Currie U.S. Representative for Economic and Social Affairs U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City October 9, 2018 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Madam Chair. On behalf of the United States, let me congratulate you, our Chair, and the rest of the Bureau on your election. I want to thank the Secretary-General ... Read More»