H.Con.Res.172 - Affirming the commitment and leadership of the United States to improve the lives of the world's 1.3 billion people living in extreme poverty and conditions of misery.109th Congress (2005-2006)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] (Introduced 05/26/2005)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/26/2005 Referred to the House Committee on International Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.172 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/26/2005)
Reaffirms President Bush's support for the United Nations (UN) Millennium Declaration and supports a sustained U.S. commitment to work with other nations to advance the policy reforms, leadership, and resources necessary to reduce extreme poverty and promote human dignity.
Urges the President, the Secretary of State, and other executive branch officials to use every opportunity, including at the forthcoming G-8 Summit in Scotland and the UN Summit on the Millennium Declaration in New York, to provide U.S. leadership and resources to help achieve the Millennium Development Goals.
Expresses gratitude for the compassion and generosity of the American people and their desire to promote global security and prosperity while striving to eliminate poverty and human suffering.