FM Gerapetritis: Greece active in international debate on human rights’ protection

Greece's candidacies as non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (2025-26) and as member of the Human Rights Council (2028-2030) will focus on close collaboration with all countries and UN mechanisms to safeguard human rights, Foreign Minister George Gerapatritis said during his address at the 55th UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva on Wednesday.

"Ιn times of great challenges for human rights, Greece is present in the debate regarding their protection taking place internationally," Gerapetritis said.

He noted that unfortunately, at the moment human rights are in a great decline, both because of the crises that are occurring, especially the wars in Ukraine and the Middle East, and also because of climate crisis, the food crisis and the health crisis.

Gerapetritis laid out the government's policy on the protection of minorities and vulnerable groups...

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