• [UPR Trax] :No10: UPR Recommendations Database available March 18th

    On February 19, the UPR Working Group concluded a dense and eventful seventh session which reviewed Qatar, Nicaragua, Italy, El Salvador, Gambia, Bolivia, Fiji, San Marino, Kazakhstan, Angola, Iran, Madagascar, Iraq, Slovenia, Egypt and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

    Problems with the list of speakers reached a new peak when delegates queued all night for the review of Iran and started Egypt’s list the day before in the corridors.

  • [UPR Trax] :No9: Haiti's review postponed!

    Next Monday will start the 7th session of the Universal Periodic Review. The following sixteen States will be reviewed in this order:  Qatar, Nicaragua, Italy, El Salvador, Gambia, Bolivia, Fiji, San Marino, Kazakhstan, Angola, Iran, Madagascar, Iraq, Slovenia, Egypt and Bosnia and Herzegovina. All documents pertaining to their reviews are already available on our website. Only Fiji has not submitted its National report yet.

  • [UPR Trax] :No8: UPR Info in Russian!

    On Friday 11 December, the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review concluded its sixth session. This marked the end of the first half of the first cycle. After less than two years of work, the UPR has already reviewed 98 UN member States.

  • [UPR Trax] :No7: Reaching half of UN member States!

    The UPR Working Group is back. In two weeks, this new mechanism which only started over a year and a half ago, will have undertaken the human rights review of half of the United Nations member States! Before that, sixteen States will be reviewed in the following order: Eritrea, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, Cambodia, Norway, Albania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Portugal, Bhutan, Dominica, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Brunei Darussalam, Costa Rica, Equatorial Guinea and Ethiopia.

  • [UPR Trax] :No6: in Spanish!

    From September 23 to 25, the Human Rights Council (HRC) held its item 6 on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) during its 12th session. During three days, it adopted the Working Group (WG) Reports of States reviewed during the 5th UPR session (4 to 15 May 2009): Central African Republic, Monaco, Belize, Chad, Congo, Malta, New Zealand, Afghanistan, Chile, Viet Nam, Uruguay, Yemen, Vanuatu, Macedonia, Comoros and Slovakia.