27th UPR adoptions to take place in September

The 36th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) is scheduled to take place from 11-29 September 2017, during which the Working Group (WG) Reports from the 27th session of the UPR will be adopted. 

The WG Reports of the following States will be adopted from 21-22 September: AlgeriaBahrain, BrazilEcuadorFinland, IndiaIndonesiaMoroccoNetherlandsPhilippinesPolandSouth AfricaTunisia, and United Kingdom. These States are expected to publish, in writing, their responses to the recommendations received during their review in May 2017. A General Debate on the UPR under Item 6 will follow.  

NGOs can make brief oral statements during both the adoptions and General Debate. To request a speaking slot, register online here from Wednesday, 6 September at 14h00 (Geneva time).

The draft programme of work for the 36th session is now available in English and French.