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* UK to present a resolution on Sri Lanka at UNHRC
Tue, Feb 9, 2021, 08:21 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 09, Colombo: The United Kingdom informed the UN Human Rights Council yesterday that it as part of the Core Group intends to present a resolution on Sri Lanka to the Council during the 46th session in Geneva.

The Core Group on Sri Lanka comprising Canada, Germany, Montenegro, North Macedonia and the United Kingdom will present a further resolution on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office said.

The resolution will be informed by the recent report of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).

In its resolution 30/1, the Human Rights Council requested OHCHR to continue to assess progress on the implementation of its recommendations and other relevant processes related to reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka. In its resolution 40/1, the Council also requested OHCHR to present a comprehensive report, to be followed by a discussion on the implementation of Council resolution 30/1, at its forty-sixth session.

The Council will consider the comprehensive report of OHCHR (A/HRC/46/20) on 24 February during the 46th session.

 

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