Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power for her determined efforts to mobilize support among JUSCANZ members to correct this long-standing diplomatic anomaly.
Israel had been a member of JUSCANZ in Geneva, but, until this action, not in New York.
They said JUSCANZ
, which groups Japan, the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, is fighting for the interests of multinational corporations instead of the general public.
Working through the JUSCANZ delegates, the industry advocated keeping "elimination" out of this specific section of the treaty.
Throughout the negotiations, the European Union supported the inclusion of a precautionary approach to evaluating new chemicals, while the JUSCANZ (and the chemical industry) vigorously resisted, insisting that this approach was "unscientific.
Israel has higher voting coincidence with JUSCANZ
members than even the U.
In the early hours of Saturday morning, JUSCANZ
reluctantly folded and agreed to remove language from the document that asked countries to "train and equip health service providers and take other measures to ensure that abortion is safe and accessible.
But this coalition is under fierce attack from the powerful Western alliance known as JUSCANZ
(Japan, United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand).
Rather than sever the strings of population control tied to humanitarian aid, JUSCANZ
would merely "discourage the adoption of .