UN Human Rights Chief to visit Ukraine, 4


UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk on Sunday begins a four-day official visit to Ukraine, at the invitation of the Government.

During his visit, the High Commissioner is scheduled to visit Kyiv and neighbouring areas, Kharkiv, Izium and Uzhhorod. He is due to meet with senior national and local Government officials and civil society, as well as representatives of victims’ groups, including relatives of missing or captured civilians and prisoners of war.

Türk will hold a news conference in Kyiv at the end of his mission, on Wednesday 7 December at around 13h00 local time. Access to the news conference will be strictly limited to accredited media.

More details about the news conference, including instructions on registration, will follow in a media invitation to be issued locally.

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