Explanation of Vote by the United States on item 201 EX/31

Explanation of Vote by the United States on item 201 EX/31 Statement as delivered on May 2, 2017 The United States regrets that the Executive Board was again presented with a one-sided resolution on which our position is well-known.  It is our view that going forward, Members should engage in a more constructive manner to ...
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U.S. Explanation of Vote on Agenda Item 5, Part I (G) at the PX 201st UNESCO Executive Board

U.S. Explanation of Vote on Agenda Item 5, Part I (G) at the PX 201st UNESCO Executive Board As Delivered Paris, April 28, 2017 Echoing the joint statement delivered by Sweden at last month’s information session concerning Crimea, the United States joins members of this Board in restating our unwavering support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity ...
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United States National Statement to the 201st session of the Executive Board

United States National Statement 201st Executive Board Session April 24, 2017   Thank you, President of the Executive Board, Madam Director-General, and fellow Member State delegations. With an election for a new Director-General and Executive Board Members scheduled for this coming November, this seems an appropriate time to underscore where the United States hopes this ...
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National Statement of United States Ambassador Crystal Nix-Hines to the 200th Executive Board

National Statement of United States Ambassador Crystal Nix-Hines to the 200th Executive Board October 10, 2016 Thank you, Mr. Chairman, Madam Director-General Bokova, President of the General Conference, Excellencies. We appreciate the condolences for Hurricane Matthew and extend our profound regrets to the people of Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Cuba. The Director General has ...
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Explanation of Vote by the United States on item 200 EX/26

Explanation of Vote by the United States on item 200 EX/26 Statement as delivered on October 13, 2016 Despite our repeated calls and efforts with other Members on this Board to avoid such one-sided, and damaging resolutions, the Executive Board was once again presented with a near-identical text from earlier sessions. This text – like ...
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Explanation of Vote by the United States on item 200 EX/25

Statement as delivered on October 13, 2016 Before me is a binder containing all the resolutions involving Israel and the Palestinians since 2000. Through 2009, and even as late as 2013, these resolutions were not politicized and were adopted by consensus. But, in recent years, these resolutions have grown increasingly inflammatory and one-sided, to the ...
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