Sri Lanka

Next review: 2023

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
06-11-2017
Adoption outcome report
05-2018
Stakeholders report deadline
14-07-2022
National report deadline
10-10-2022
Pre session
01-12-2022
UPR Working Group
01-01-2023

Civil Society Materials

Documentation for CSOs

Factsheets

UPR Advocacy Factsheets Sri Lanka

Official OHCHR documents

National report

National report

A/HRC/WG.6/28/LKA/1

Compilation of UN information

Compilation of UN information

A/HRC/WG.6/28/LKA/2
A/HRC/WG.6/28/LKA/2/Annex

Summary of other stakeholders information

Summary of other stakeholders information

A/HRC/WG.6/28/LKA/3

Civil society and other submissions

NHRI submissions

HRC-SL - Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka

NGO submissions

ACF - Action Contre la Faim
ADF International
AETF - Association des étudiants tamouls de France
Bharathi CCFT - Association Bharathi Centre Culturel Franco-Tamoul
CSW - Christian Solidarity Worldwide
CTC - Canadian Tamil Congress
CWVHR - Centre for War Victim and Human Rights
EAJCW - European Association of Jehovah's Christian Witnesses
FfT - Freedom from Torture
FLD - Front Line Defenders - The International Foundation for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders
GIEACPC - Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children
HRW - Human Rights Watch
ICJ - International Commission of Jurists
ITJP - The International Truth and Justice Project - Sri Lanka
JS1 - Joint Submission 1
JS10 - Joint Submission 10
JS11 - Joint Submission 11
JS12 - Joint Submission 12
JS13 - Joint Submission 13
JS14 - Joint Submission 14
JS15 - Joint Submission 15
JS16 - Joint Submission 16
JS17 - Joint Submission 17
JS18 - Joint Submission 18
JS19 - Joint Submission 19
JS2 - Joint Submission 2
JS20 - Joint Submission 20
JS21 - Joint Submission 21
JS22 - Joint Submission 22
JS3 - Joint Submission 3
JS4 - Joint Submission 4
JS5 - Joint Submission 5
JS6 - Joint Submission 6
JS7 - Joint Submission 7
JS7 - Joint Submission 7
JS8 - Joint Submission 8
JS9 - Joint Submission 9
JUBILEE - Jubilee Campaign
JUBILEE - Jubilee Campaign
LE PONT - Association LE PONT
PEARL - People for Equality and Relief in Lanka
STPI - Society for Threatened Peoples International
TAG - Together Against Genocide
Tamil Uzhagam - Association Tamil Uzhagam
TCHR - Tamil Centre for Human Rights - TCHR
TGTE - Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam
Tourner La Page - Association Tourner La Page

Other submissions

SLB - Sri Lanka Brief

Review in the Working Group

Report of the Working group (draft)

A/HRC/WG.6/28/L.14

Questions written in advance

Questions written in advance

Adoption in the Plenary session

Report of the Working group (final)

A/HRC/37/17

Report of the HRC session

A/HRC/37/2

Oral statement by the State under Review (adoption)

Statement by Sri Lanka

Oral statement by other stakeholders (adoption)

Advocates for Human Rights
Amnesty International
Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development
Federatie van Nederlandse Verenigingen tot Integratie Van Homoseksualiteit - COC Nederland
Franciscans International
International Commission of Jurists
International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR)
United Nations Children's Fund
World Evangelical Alliance

Follow-up

Miscellaneous documents

3rd cycle recommendations Sinhala
3rd cycle recommendations Tamil
Letter from OHCHR on Implementation in 3rd Cycle
NGO Submission Matrix Sri Lanka - To complete

Official OHCHR documents

National report

National report

A/HRC/WG.6/14/LKA/1

Corrigendum National report

A/HRC/WG.6/14/LKA/1/Corr.1

Compilation of UN information

Compilation of UN information

A/HRC/WG.6/14/LKA/2

Summary of other stakeholders information

Summary of other stakeholders information

A/HRC/WG.6/14/LKA/3

Civil society and other submissions

NHRI submissions

HRCSL - Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka
HRCSL - Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka - Annex

Annex NHRI submissions

HRCSL - Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka - Annex

NGO submissions

AI - Amnesty International
ARTICLE 19
BTF - British Tamils Forum
CCT - Centre for Canadian Tamils
CIVICUS - World Alliance for Citizen Participation
CSW - Christian Solidarity Worldwide
CTC - Canadian Tamil Congress
CTYA - Canadian Tamil Youth Alliance
CWVHR - Centre for War Victims and Human Rights
ECCHR - European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights
ECLJ - European Centre for Law and Justice
FLD - Front Line Defenders
FT - Freedom from Torture
GIEACPC - Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children
GTF - Global Tamil Forum
HRW - Human Rights Watch
ICJ - International Commission of Jurists
IMADR - International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism
IMADR - International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism - Annex
JS 01 - Joint Submission
JS 02 - Joint Submission
JS 03 - Joint Submission
JS 04 - Joint Submission
JS 05 - Joint Submission
JS 07 - Joint Submission
JS 08 - Joint Submission
JS 09 - Joint Submission
JS 10 - Joint Submission
JS 11 - Joint Submission
JS 12 - Joint Submission
JS 13 - Joint Submission
JS 14 - Joint Submission
JS 15 - Joint Submission
JS 16 - Joint Submission
JS 17 - Joint Submission
MRG - Minority Rights Group
NCCT - National Council of Canadian Tamils
NESoHR - North East Secretariat on Human Rights
PEARL - People for Equality and Relief in Lanka
SLA - Sri Lanka Advocacy Network
STP - Society for Threatened People
TAG - Tamils Against Genocide
TCHR - Tamil Centre for Human Rights
TIC - Tamil Information Centre
TYO - Tamil Youth Organisation

Annex NGO submissions

IMADR - International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism - Annex

UN Agencies submissions

SRSGCAC - Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children in Armed Conflict
UNCT - United Nations Country Team

Review in the Working Group

Report of the Working group (draft)

A/HRC/WG.6/14/L.14

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/22/16

Addendum

A/HRC/22/16/Add.1

Report of the HRC session

A/HRC/22/2: Report of the Human Rights Council on its twenty-second session

Oral statement by the State under Review (adoption)

Statement by Sri Lanka

Oral statement by other stakeholders (adoption)

Action Canada for Population and Development
Amnesty International
CIVICUS
Human Rights Watch
International Commission of Jurists
Jubilee Campaign
UN Watch
World Evangelical Alliance

Written statements by other stakeholders (adoption)

Joint statement: FI, FMSI, COLCGS, Order of Preachers, VIVAT Int
Survival International

Official OHCHR documents

National report

National report

A/HRC/WG.6/2/LKA/1

Compilation of UN information

Compilation of UN information

A/HRC/WG.6/2/LKA/2

Summary of other stakeholders information

Summary of other stakeholders information

A/HRC/WG.6/2/LKA/3

Civil society and other submissions

NGO submissions

Action Canada for Population and Development (Joint Submission)
Amnesty International
Amnesty International - Annex
Asian Centre for Human Rights
Asian Legal Resource Centre
Becket Fund for Religious Liberty
Center on Housing Rights and Evictions
Center on Housing Rights and Evictions - Annex
Christian Solidarity Worldwide
Equal Ground
Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children
HELP Sri Lanka
Human Development Organization (joint Submission)
Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch - Annex
Ilankai Tamil Sangam
ILGA - International Lesbian and Gay Association
Institute on Religion and Public Policy
Interfaith International
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre - Annex
International Commission of Jurists
International Dalit Solidarity Network
International Education Development
International League for the Rights and Liberation of Peoples
International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism
Islamic Human Rights Commission
Joint Civil Society Report
Joint Civil Society Report - Annex
Manitham
Minority Rights Group International
Minority Rights Group International - Annex
People for Equality and Relief in Sri Lanka
Society for Threatened People
Sri Lanka Democracy Forum
Tamil Information Center
Tamil Information Center - Annex
Tamils Rehabilitation Organization
The Sri Lankan Civil Society Working Group on Child Recruitment
The Women and Media Collective
World Organisation Against Torture

Annex NGO submissions

Amnesty International - Annex
Center on Housing Rights and Evictions - Annex
Human Rights Watch - Annex
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre - Annex
Joint Civil Society Report - Annex
Minority Rights Group International - Annex
Tamil Information Center - Annex

UN Agencies submissions

UNHCR
UNICEF

Review in the Working Group

Report of the Working group (draft)

A/HRC/WG.6/2/L.12

Questions written in advance

Advance written questions

Adoption in the Plenary session

Report of the Working group (final)

A/HRC/8/46

Addendum

A/HRC/8/46/Add1

Report of the HRC session

A/HRC/8/52: Report of the Human Rights Council on its eight session

Oral statement by the State under Review (adoption)

Statement by Sri Lanka

Oral statement by other stakeholders (adoption)

Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC)
Interfaith International
International Commission of Jurists
International Educational Development (IED)
International Women’s Rights Action Watch (IWRAW) Asia Pacific
Joint Statement: Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch
Joint Statement: International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism, Pax Romana, Forum Asia