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US Does Not Nominate Representative to Critical Rights Body

Expand President Donald Trump walks out to begin speaking at an event in the Rose Garden at the White House to declare a national emergency in order to build a wall along the southern border © AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais In yet another example of the US’ backpedaling from multilateralism/international organizations, the Trump Administration has failed to nominate a representative to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), the latest in series of US withdrawals from international treaties and supporting organizations. CERD, which is made up of 18 international…

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