On 8 October 2021, the IAPB’s Head, Jens Modvig, and IAPB representative and Co-founder of the International Committee for the Investigation of Torture in Belarus, Victoria Fedorova, participated in an Aria Formula Meeting on the Situation in Belarus.
The high-level informal virtual meeting was held at the UN Security Council on Estonia’s initiative to draw attention to the deteriorating human rights situation in Belarus and the actions of Belarusian authorities that violate international law, such as the forced landing of a civilian airplane.
The keynote speaker was Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights (OHCHR) in New York Ilze Brands Kehris. Estonia had called the meeting and it had a record number of co-sponsors – 32 countries, including several members of the UN Security Council and other UN members from Europe and beyond.
Watch the recording of the Aria Formula Meeting on the Situation in Belarus here
See the photo gallery of the Aria Formula Meeting on the Situation in Belarus here