Statement on Agenda Item 24- ‘Natural Plant Fibers and Sustainable Development’

Courtney R. Nemroff
Acting U.S. Representative to the Economic and Social Council
U.S. Mission to the United Nations
New York, New York
November 21, 2019


We congratulate Bangladesh on this new resolution, and for your skill-full and stalwart facilitation to bring us to consensus today on this exciting new text. Thank you so much. We are pleased to join consensus on this resolution and refer you to our remarks delivered earlier this morning regarding our position with respect to climate change language contained in the resolution.