Resolution 78/222 (Syria) A/RES/78/222

19 December 2023

On 19 December 2023 the UN General Assembly adopted Resolution 78/222 on the situation in Syria. Resolution 78/222 deplores the fact that March 2023 marked 12 years since the peaceful uprising and brutal repression that led to the conflict in Syria, which has had and continues to have a devastating impact on civilians, including through grave violations and abuses of international human rights law and violations of international humanitarian law. The resolution strongly demands that the Syrian regime meet its responsibility to protect the Syrian population and to respect, protect and fulfil the human rights of all persons within its territory and subject to its jurisdiction. Resolution 78/222 also demands that all parties take all appropriate steps to protect civilians, including members of ethnic and religious communities.

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