On 25 September 2014, on the sidelines of the opening of the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Governments of France and Mexico convened a ministerial-level meeting on "Regulating the Veto in Mass Atrocities."
Please find the ICRtoP's statement on the occasion of this meeting here.
For more information on the campaign for permanent members of the UN Security Council to voluntarily restrain from using their veto in situations of genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and ethnic cleansing, please see the following ICRtoP resources:
- Putting Down their Cards: Limiting the Veto in RtoP Cases
- A Responsibility Not to Veto? The S5, the Security Council, and Mass Atrocities