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Senate Confirms United Nations Ambassador

WASHINGTON - The Senate confirms Linda Thomas-Greenfield as the US Ambassador to the United Nations.

Eric LeCompte, the Executive Director of Jubilee USA Network and a United Nations expert, releases the following statement on the confirmation of Linda Thomas-Greenfield as US Ambassador to the UN:

“From climate change to the health and economic crises spurred by the coronavirus, Thomas-Greenfield has the right experience to help solve the urgent challenges facing the United Nations.

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"She has a strong and proven diplomatic background. 

“At a time when the UN focuses on African countries struggling with access to vaccines, skyrocketing poverty and debt crises, her knowledge of the region will be an asset.”

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Jubilee USA Network is an alliance of more than 75 US organizations and 650 faith communities working with 50 Jubilee global partners. Jubilee USA builds an economy that serves, protects and promotes the participation of the most vulnerable. Jubilee USA wins critical global financial reforms and won more than $130 billion in debt relief to benefit the world's poorest people. www.jubileeusa.org

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