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UPR40: The Czech Republic will participate in the review of human rights in UN member states


The 40th Session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), a mechanism examining human right situation in all UN Member States, takes place from 24 January to 4 February 2022. The Czech Republic will engage in reviews of eight countries. more ►

33rd Special Session of the Human Rights Council

The Human Rights Council held a Special Session on 17 December to address the grave human rights situation in Ethiopia. more ►

The Czech Republic calls for universalization of the Convention on Conventional Weapons


During the Sixth Review Conference, the Czech Republic supported the universalization of the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the use of Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW). Also, he underlined its role related to the application of… more ►

Ambassador Václav Bálek met with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet


At the meeting on 8 December they discussed possible cooperation during the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU in 2022 and current human rights challenges. more ►

The Czech Republic continues to support better integration of developing countries into international trade

The Czech Republic aims to better integrate developing and least developed countries into international trade, while at the same time enhancing the resilience of cross-border supply chains. The latest contribution of CZK 550 thousand (approx.… more ►