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Joint Statements on Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Tibet and further votes at 47th UN Human Rights Council

by Dr. Olaf Wientzek, Sarah Ultes

Map of the Month 07/2021

The 47th UN Human Rights Council met in Geneva from June 21 to July 14, 2021, marking its 15th anniversary. Important joint statements were made, among other things, on the human rights situation in Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Tibet or on the role of democracies. There were votes, among other things, on the human rights situation in the Ethiopian region of Tigray or on the question of whether the Council may discuss the situation of a country without its presence.

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Dr. Olaf Wientzek

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Director of the Multinational Development Policy Dialogue Brussels

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Sarah Ultes

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