Virtual Pre-sessions 36
- The Geneva Academy, in collaboration with UPR Info, has opened a call for participation in the training course "The UPR and the UN Human Rights System: Raising the Bar on Accountability".
Deadline for Applications: 18 October 2020
Period: From 2 to 6 November 2020
- The 45th Session of the Human Rights Council resumed on Wednesday the 30th in the Assembly Hall of the Palais des Nations in Geneva. On this occasion, UPR Info delivered a statement for the General Debate under item 6.
UPR Info's statement focused on its participation in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and the impact of the Covid-19 .
- Great developments linked to UPR outcomes and country engagement have been made. In that respect, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), in collaboration with the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI) and UPR Info, published an informative document with useful tips for engagement at country level for national human rights institutions and civil society.
- The OHCHR has made available the calendar of reviews of the UPR 4th cycle, which will officially start in October/November 2022, and will finish in January/February 2027. In the upcoming cycle, States will be reviewed in the same order as in the 3rd cycle. The calendar of the 4th cycle is available here.
The document including the Other Stakeholders Reports deadlines for submission is not available yet.