- The 36th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) saw the adoptions of the Final Working Group Reports of the first 14 States reviewed in the third cycle of the UPR.
On 11-15 September 2017, the Civil Society Collective in Sri Lanka and UPR Info, organised a Pre-session week ahead of Sri Lanka’s review in November. With the overall objective to contribute to an increased number of action-oriented, specific and relevant recommendations, the week encompassed two orientation days and two In-country Pre-sessions; in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and New Delhi, India.
- UPR Info, in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of the Netherlands, the Permanent Mission of Haiti, and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, is organising a seminar on The role of Recommending States at the UPR on Thursday 5 October, from 10:00 to 12:00, Room XXIV, in Palais des Nations.
On 15th and 16th August 2017, UPR Info participated in the Advocacy Factsheet Development Workshop held at the Danish Embassy in Accra, Ghana. The meeting was opened by the Her Excellency Tove Degnbol, the Ambassador of Denmark.
Between 9 and 11 August, UPR Info Africa delivered a presentation on Best Practices for the Implementation of the Recommendations at the Uganda Interactive Dialogue workshop between Government and members of the Civil and Political Rights Cluster Group that was organised by FHRI and ACTV.