Resolution 55/22 (Syria) A/HRC/RES/55/22

4 April 2024

On 4 April the UN Human Rights Council adopted Resolution 55/22, which renewed the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry on Syria for one year and reiterated the call for all states, relevant UN bodies, international organizations and civil society to coordinate further efforts on the issue of missing persons, including those who have been subjected to enforced disappearance, and to support the right of the families of the missing to know the truth. The resolution recalled the importance of promoting the full and meaningful participation of victims, survivors and their families in all efforts aimed at searching for the disappeared. The resolution also demanded that “the Syrian authorities meet their responsibility to protect the Syrian population and to respect and protect the human rights of all persons within its jurisdiction, including persons in detention and their families.” The resolution was adopted by a vote of 27 in favor, 5 against and 15 abstentions.

United Nations Human Rights Council

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