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80 States speak out on reprisals at UN General Assembly

On 14 October 2021, the UK delivered a cross-regional statement on behalf of 80 countries, condemning intimidation and reprisals, and calling on States to prioritise and support the meaningful participation of civil society at the UN. 

On 14 October 2021, the UK delivered a cross-regional statement on behalf of 80 countries, condemning intimidation and reprisals, and calling on States to prioritise and support the meaningful participation of civil society at the UN. 

The joint statement is the third annual such statement to be delivered by the UK at the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee. The number of countries signing on increased from last year when 75 countries joined. 

Earlier this week, 37 NGOs sent a letter to all Member States urging them to sign the statement. 

States who joined the statement: 

1. Afghanistan
2. Antigua and Barbuda
3. Albania
4. Andorra
5. Argentina
6. Australia
7. Austria
8. Bahamas
9. Belgium
10. Belize
11. Bosnia & Herzegovina
12. Bulgaria
13. Cabo Verde
14. Canada
15. Chile
16. Colombia
17. Costa Rica
18. Croatia
19. Cyprus
20. Czech Republic
21. Denmark
22. Dominican Republic
23. Ecuador
24. El Salvador
25. Estonia
26. Fiji
27. Finland
28. France
29. Germany
30. Georgia
31. Greece
32. Guatemala
33. Honduras
34. Hungary
35. Iceland
36. Ireland
37. Italy
38. Japan
39. Latvia
40. Lebanon
41. Liberia
42. Liechtenstein
43. Lithuania
44. Luxembourg
45. Malta
46. Marshall Islands
47. Mexico
48. Moldova
49. Monaco
50. Mongolia
51. Montenegro
52. Nauru
53. Netherlands
54. North Macedonia
55. Norway
56. Palau
57. Panama
58. Paraguay
59. Peru
60. Poland
61. Portugal
62. Republic of Korea
63. Romania
64. Samoa
65. San Marino
66. Seychelles
67. Slovakia
68. Slovenia
69. Spain
70. Sweden
71. Switzerland
72. Timor-Leste
73. Tunisia
74. Turkey
75. Tuvalu
76. Ukraine
77. United Kingdom
78. USA
79. Uruguay
80. Vanuatu

 

 

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