Resolution 55/1 (South Sudan) A/HRC/RES/55/1

3 April 2024

On 3 April the UN Human Rights Council adopted Resolution 55/1 on South Sudan. The resolution renewed the mandate of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan and recalls that “the Government of South Sudan has the responsibility to protect its population from genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity.” The resolution was adopted by a vote of 21 in favor, 8 against and 18 abstentions.

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