Haiti's UPR postponed

Haiti's delegation asked this morning during the Human Rights Council 13th Special Session on "Support to recovery process in Haiti: A Human Rights approach" to postpone the day of its review at the UPR.

This proposal was backed by numerous States and accepted by the HRC. The resolution passed during this session decided to "postpone relevant deadlines related to its Universal Periodic Review within the Human Rights Council to a date no later than December 2011".

Haiti's review was scheduled on 11 May at 2.30pm.