New Zealand has joined as a co-sponsor to the resolution on Sri Lanka adopted by the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) recently.
The resolution on Sri Lanka submitted to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) and adopted without a vote now has 39 co-sponsors.
The deadline for more co-sponsors to add their names to the list is October 16, according to the UNHRC Secretariat.
Albania, Australia, Germany, Greece, Latvia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Sri Lanka, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America were the original sponsors and co-sponsors.
Estonia, France, Ireland, Japan, Netherlands, Republic of Korea, Sierra Leone, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Georgia, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, New Zealand, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland are the additional co-sponsors. (Colombo Gazette)