155 States took the floor during this session on Albania, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominica, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Nicaragua, Norway, Portugal and Qatar.
The average number of recommendations received by each State under Review was 202, which is also the record so far. From the "recommending States" perspective, each made an average of 2.6 recommendations to each State under Review.
The percentage of specific recommendations (category 5 in our database) was 34.7%, the highest of the second cycle.
The three main issues raised by delegations were women’s rights, international instruments, and the rights of the child.