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  • Turkey rejects Cyprus' recommendations because it does not recognize its existence

    During its Universal Periodic Review on 10 May 2010, Turkey accepted 95 recommendations, left 39 pending and rejected 9. In addition to those 143 recommendations, Turkey declared in the report of the Working Group rejecting the 9 recommendations by Cyprus because it "does neither recognize Republic of Cyprus nor accept its claims to represent the whole island".

  • New proposal for the list of speakers

    The Bureau of the Human Rights Council has released in February a new proposal for the list of speakers. This proposal is very similar to the second proposal dated last November.

  • Updates on follow-up information under item 6

    We have finally updated our information on the follow-up collected under item 6 of the agenda of the Human Rights Council. Now, you will find on each State's individual page which took the floor under item 6 extracts of their statements mentioning the implementation of UPR recommendations.

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