Rwanda

Next review: 2026

Timeline for UPR engagement in the current cycle

Review phasei
Close
From the date of the Working Group session until the Adoption outcome report (approximately 4- 6 months)
Follow up phasei
Close
Approximately 3 years starting from the Adoption of the outcome reports
National consultations and drafting phasei
Close
1 year before the next Working Group
Advocacy phasei
Close
Other Stakeholders Report deadline until Working group session (approximately 7 months)
UPR Working Group
01-2021
Adoption outcome report
07-2021
Stakeholders report deadline
06-2025
National report deadline
10-2025
Pre session
12-2025
UPR Working Group
01-2026

Official OHCHR documents

National report

National report

A/HRC/WG.6/37/RWA/1

Compilation of UN information

Compilation of UN information

A/HRC/WG.6/37/RWA/2

Summary of other stakeholders information

Summary of other stakeholders information

A/HRC/WG.6/37/RWA/3
A/HRC/WG.6/37/RWA/3 - Annex

Civil society and other submissions

Civil society and other submissions

PS 37 Stmt Defend Defenders
PS 37 Stmt Freedom Now
PS 37 Stmt Historically Marginalized Peoples
PS 37 Stmt Ligue des Droits de la personne dans la région des Grands Lacs

NHRI submissions

NCHR-Rwanda - National Commission for Human Rights of Rwanda

NGO submissions

ADF International
AHR - Advocates for Human Rights
AI - Amnesty International
ECLJ - European Centre for Law and Justice
FN - Freedom Now
HRW - Human Rights Watch
JAI - Just Atonement Inc
JS1 - Joint Submission 1
JS10 - Joint Submission 10
JS11 - Joint Submission 11
JS12 - Joint Submission 12
JS2 - Joint Submission 2
JS3 - Joint Submission 3
JS4 - Joint Submission 4
JS5 - Joint Submission 5
JS6 - Joint Submission 6
JS7 - Joint Submission 7
JS8 - Joint Submission 8
JS9 - Joint Submission 9
JUBILEE - JUBILEE CAMPAIGN
MAAT - Maat Foundation for Peace, Development and Human Rights

UN Agencies submissions

UNHCR Submission

Other submissions

AU-ACHPR - African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

Review in the Working Group

Questions written in advance

Advanced Questions - 1
Advanced Questions - 2

Adoption in the Plenary session

Report of the Working group (final)

A/HRC/47/14

Addendum

A/HRC/47/14/Add.1

Civil Society Materials

Follow-up

Civil society and other mid-term reports

Rwanda Civil Society Coalition on UPR mid-term report (January 2018)

Official OHCHR documents

National report

National report

A/HRC/WG.6/23/RWA/1

Compilation of UN information

Compilation of UN information

A/HRC/WG.6/23/RWA/2

Summary of other stakeholders information

Summary of other stakeholders information

A/HRC/WG.6/23/RWA/3

Civil society and other submissions

NHRI submissions

NCHR-Rwanda - National Commission for Human Rights of Rwanda

NGO submissions

ARTICLE 19 - ARTICLE 19
CS - Cultural Survival
EAJCW - EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF JEHOVAH'S CHRISTIAN WITNESSES
GIEACPC - Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children
HRW - Human Rights Watch
ICAAD - International Center for Advocates Against Discrimination
ISHR - International Service for Human Rights
JS1 - Joint Submission 1
JS2 - Joint Submission 2
JS3 - Joint Submission 3
JS4 - Joint Submission 4
JS5 - Joint Submission 5
JS6 - Joint Submission 6
JS7 - Joint Submission 7
JS8 - Joint Submission 8
JS9 - Joint Submission 9
ODESUDI - Open Democracy & Sustainable Development Initiative
PI - Privacy International
RSF-RWB - Reporters Without Borders International
UNPO - Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization
YPDO - The Youth Potters Development Organization

Annex NGO submissions

EAJCW - EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF JEHOVAH'S CHRISTIAN WITNESSES
JS2 - Joint Submission 2
JS4 - Joint Submission 4
JS6 - Joint Submission 6
JS8 - Joint Submission 8
RSF-RWB - Reporters Without Borders International

UN Agencies submissions

One UN - United Nations in Rwanda
UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Review in the Working Group

Report of the Working group (draft)

A/HRC/31/8

Questions written in advance

Advance written questions

Adoption in the Plenary session

Report of the Working group (final)

A/HRC/31/8

Addendum

A/HRC/31/8/Add.1

Report of the HRC session

A/HRC/31/2: Report of the Human Rights Council on its thirty-first session

Oral statement by the State under Review (adoption)

Statement by Rwanda

Oral statement by other stakeholders (adoption)

Action Canada for Population and Development
Afrique Culture Internationale
Article 19
Canners International
CIVICUS (Joint Statement)
Franciscans International
Human Rights Watch
International Service for Human Rights
Rencontre Africaine pour la Defense des Droits de l'Homme
Rwanda National Commission for Human Rights

Official OHCHR documents

Civil society and other submissions

Civil society and other submissions

UPR Assessment Report

Official OHCHR documents

National report

National report

A/HRC/WG.6/10/RWA/1

Corrigendum National report

A/HRC/WG.6/10/RWA/1/Corr.1

Compilation of UN information

Compilation of UN information

A/HRC/WG.6/10/RWA/2

Summary of other stakeholders information

Summary of other stakeholders information

A/HRC/WG.6/10/RWA/3

Civil society and other submissions

NGO submissions

Article 19 - Global Campaign Free Expression
CHRI - Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative
ECLJ - European Centre for Law and Justice
HRW - Human Rights Watch
JS1 - Joint Submission 1
JS2 - Ecumenical Network Central Africa
JS3 - Front Line
UNPO - Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization

UN Agencies submissions

UNHCR

Review in the Working Group

Report of the Working group (draft)

A/HRC/WG.6/10/L.2

Questions written in advance

Advance written questions

Questions written in advance additional

Advance written questions

Adoption in the Plenary session

Report of the Working group (final)

A/HRC/17/4

Addendum

A/HRC/17/4/Add.1

Report of the HRC session

A/HRC/17/2: Report of the Human Rights Council on its seventeenth session

Oral statement by the State under Review (adoption)

Statement by Rwanda

Oral statement by other stakeholders (adoption)

Action Internationale pour la paix et le developpement dans le Region des Grands Lacs
Amnesty International
Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative
Human Rights Watch
Rencontre Africane pour la Defense des Droits de l’Homme
Society for Threatened People

Follow-up

Mid-term Implementation Assessment

UPR Info's Mid-term implementation Assessment
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