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  • UPR Info Annual Report 2018 now online!

    UPR Info has issued its Annual Report 2018, which offers a concise summary of the work carried out by the organization over the past year.

    2018 saw UPR Info broaden its engagement with a wider range of stakeholders and introduce innovative activities to its programmes.



  • Open NGO letter on budget challenges for UN expert bodies

    On 28 May 2019, over two hundred and fifty NGOs addressed a letter in unison to all permanent missions in New York and Geneva to express their concern over a significant funding gap affecting the ability of various human rights mechanisms and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to effectively carry out their mandates. Due to funding shortages, the sessions of six Treaty Bodies will no longer be held in Autumn 2019. Fact-finding missions and Commissions of Iniquiry investigating human rights violations may similary be adversely affected.

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