15 Sep 2014
Joint NGO Letter to H.E. Mr. John F. Kerry, Secretary of State of the United States of America, on the Voluntary Restraint of the Use of the Veto by the UN Security Council's Permanent Members
On 15 September the Global Centre and six other organizations sent the following letter to Secretary John Kerry urging him to publicly declare that the United States supports voluntary restraint on the use of the veto in mass atrocity situations. The letter also respectfully requests Secretary Kerry attend the 25 September Ministerial-level meeting on the veto, which is being co-hosted by the French and Mexican Foreign Ministers during the opening of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly.