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Arria-formula Meeting: Accountability in Syria

On Monday (29 November), Security Council members will convene an in-person Arria-formula meeting on “Accountability in the Syrian Arab Republic”. The meeting is being co-hosted by Estonia, France, the United Kingdom, and the United States, jointly with non-Council members Belgium, Canada, Germany, Georgia, Liechtenstein, the Netherlands, Qatar, Sweden, and Turkey. Ambassador Sven Jürgenson (Estonia) is expected to chair the meeting. In addition to Security Council members, other UN member states are expected to speak at the meeting. Anticipated briefers are: Catherine Marchi-Uhel, Head of the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism for Syria (IIIM); Claus Kress, Professor of Criminal Law and Public International Law, University of Cologne; Omar Alshogre, Syrian refugee and human rights activist; and Waad Al-Kateab, Syrian journalist and film director.

The meeting will take place in the ECOSOC Chamber and will be broadcast live on UNTV at 3:00 pm EST.

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