Political Declaration on Suspension of Veto Powers in Cases of Mass Atrocities

1 August 2015

In August 2015, France, with the support of Mexico, launched the ‘Political Declaration on Suspension of Veto Powers in Cases of Mass Atrocity,’ aimed at securing voluntary restraint on the use of the veto by the Permanent Members of the UN Security Council when faced with mass atrocities.

 

As of March 2020, 103 member states and 2 UN observers have signed the declaration.

Source
The governments of France and Mexico

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