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Timothy Wirth Statement on UN Reform

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Statement by Senator Timothy E. Wirth, President of the United Nations Foundation, on United Nations Reform WASHINGTON, D.C.  Former Senator Timothy E. Wirth, President of the United Nations Foundation, issued the following statement regarding today’s House International Relations Committee hearing [Room 2172, Rayburn House Office Building] on UN reform.

PRESIDENT BUSH’S UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY SPEECH RECOGNIZES VALUE OF THE UN

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Statement Attributable to Senator Timothy E. Wirth, President of the United Nations Foundation and Better World Fund “President George W. Bush’s remarks today to the UN General Assembly demonstrate that the UN continues to play a key role in U.S. foreign policy. The President cited the UN’s valuable contribution

Congress Funds U.S. Return to UNESCO

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Congress Takes Important Step Toward Keeping President’s Pledge to Rejoin UNESCO House Also Supports Important UN Provisions on Peacekeeping, Budget Washington, D.C.  Congress took an important step today toward keeping President Bush’s promise that the United States will rejoin the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The

Organizations Send Letter to Congress Backing America’s Return to UNESCO

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Washington, D.C.  Forty-nine educational, cultural, and human rights groups today called on members of the U.S. House of Representatives to support passage of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act (H.R. 1950) that authorizes the appropriation of $71 million for the U.S. to pay dues necessary to rejoin the United Nations