Press Release

MEDIA ADVISORY - Press conference by the UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine

13 March 2023

The members of the UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine will give a hybrid press conference in Geneva to launch its comprehensive report. The report follows their oral update to the Human Rights Council (HRC) last September.

Commissioners Erik Møse (Chair), Jasminka Džumhur and Pablo de Greiff will present to the media the Commission’s latest findings and recommendations

Date and time: Thursday 16 March 2023 at 14:00 Geneva time.

The press conference will be streamed live on UN webcast

Venue for in-person participation: the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

Remote participation: via Zoom [link and password will be sent to journalists who confirm their participation].

Media representatives who wish to attend the press conference should email for accreditation.

Background information:

The UN Human Rights Council created the Independent Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine to investigate violations and abuses of human rights, violations of international humanitarian law, and other crimes that may have been committed in the context of the aggression by the Russian Federation against Ukraine. The Commission is required to present its report with findings and recommendations to the Human Rights Council on 20 March 2023.

More information about the Commission can be found here

Media contacts:

Saule Mukhametrakhimova, Commission of Inquiry Media Adviser,

at / +43 676 3493464

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