Ukraine was elected a member of the Council on human rights UNUncategorized October 17, 2017
Ukraine was elected a member of the Board of the United Nations (UN) on human rights in 2018-2020. About this in his Twitter said the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Sergiy Kyslytsya.
“Ukraine is elected by the General Assembly of the United Nations the Council on human rights for the period 2018-2020 Another area where Ukraine will defend the rights of people in the world and in the occupied territories of Crimea and Donbass in particular. Congratulations to all who supported this worthy cause,” wrote Sorrel.
The UN Council on human rights consists of 47 members. The Board shall prepare recommendations and draft international instruments in the field of human rights.
As reported in the report of the UN stated that the situation with human rights in Crimea after its occupation by the Russian Federation significantly deteriorated.