On Tuesday, 10 April the Prime Minister of Jordan, Omar Razzaz, issued a memo to all ministries and governmental associations to implement the recommendations of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of human rights endorsed by the Jordanian government. Jordan was reviewed in the third cycle of the UPR on November 8th, 2018 and the government committed to implement 149 recommendations out of 226.
- UPR INFO CONCLUDES A SUCCESSFUL PRE-SESSION
IN ADVANCE OF THE 33RD UPR WORKING GROUP
- On March 14th - 15th, the Human Rights Council (HRC) addressed Item 6 during its 40th Session. The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) outcomes of the 31st UPR Working Group were considered for adoption in the plenary. States Under Review (SuR) during the 31st Session were:
- On the occasion of the 40th Session of the Human Rights Council, UPR Info delivers a statement for the general debate on Item 6. UPR Info focuses on themes relating to women's rights in light of the recently observed International Women's Day. In particular, the importance of specificity in recommendations and of adopting right bearers, rather than victimizing, language in law and practice is stressed.