Map of the Month

34. Special Session of UN Human Rights Council on Ukraine

by Dr. Olaf Wientzek, Sarah Ultes, Lindgard Buder

Map of the Month 05/2022

On 12 May, the 34th Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council on the deteriorating human rights situation in Ukraine stemming from the Russian aggression took place in Geneva. Ukraine had requested the session and also submitted a draft resolution. It was adopted with only China and Eritrea voting against. It strengthens the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry. Many diplomats also expressed concern about the global impact of the war on food and energy security. Russia boycotted the meeting.
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Dr. Olaf Wientzek

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Director of the Multilateral Dialogue Geneva

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Sarah Ultes

Sarah Ultes

Research Assistant

sarah.ultes@kas.de +41 22 748 70 73