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55th Session -- UN Commission on Human Rights March 22-April 30, 1999

The 55th Session of the UN Commission on Human Rights is meeting in Geneva, Switzerland from March 22 to April 30, 1999.

"The primary focus of our involvement here this year is to acknowledge the vital link between democracy and human rights. As most of you know, the United States is introducing a resolution on the right to democracy that makes just that point."

Assistant Secretary Harold Hongju Koh

Texts of remarks by U.S. officials and delegates to the Commission will be posted to this page as they become available.


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