Punching Above its weigh with Ambassador Christian Wenaweser, by HRI

Mar 2023

Hear Christian Wenaweser, Ambassador of Liechtenstein to the UN, on crucial rights and accountability issues at the UN.  

The Ambassador will discuss:

-  Raising the cost for the UN Security Council's Five Permanent Members casting their veto to thwart human rights and accountability for the most egregious international crimes 


- With Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the challenges establishing a tribunal for the crime of aggression 

- With widespread war crimes and crimes against humanity in Syria's civil war, creating an unprecedented UN investigative body to facilitate the prosecution of atrocities there.

This event is orchestrated by HRI. Lunch will be provided. 

Event Contact

Human Rights Institute

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