Upcoming Pre-sessions

Pre-sessions of 31st UPR

UPR Info is organising the next round of UPR Info’s Pre-sessions between civil society organisations (CSOs), national human rights institutions (NHRIs) and Permanent Missions will take place on 9-12 October 2018 at the Palais des Nations, Geneva. The Pre-sessions are organised ahead of the 31st UPR Working Group session (November 2018), and will discuss the human rights situation of the States to be reviewed: Belize; Central African RepublicChadChinaCongo (Republic of)JordanMalaysiaMalta; Mauritius; MexicoMonacoNigeriaSaudi Arabia; and Senegal.

Timetable for Pre-session 31

Palais des Nations
, Room XXV, Building E


Applications are now closed for UPR Pre-sessions 31! 

Thank you to everyone who applied. We are currently reviewing all applications and we will contact you in the following weeks. 

Pre-sessions of 32nd UPR

The application process is now open for speakers at UPR Info’s 32ndUPR Pre-sessions!

The next round of UPR Info’s Pre-sessions with civil society organisations (CSOs), national human rights institutions (NHRIs) and Permanent Missions will take place from 11-14 December 2018 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The Pre-sessions are organised ahead of the 32nd UPR Working Group session(January/February 2019), and will discuss the human rights situation of the States to be reviewed: AfghanistanCambodiaChileComorosCyprusDominican RepublicEritreathe Former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaNew ZealandSlovakiaUruguayVanuatuViet Nam, and Yemen.

Candidates can apply to speak at the December pre-sessions through one of the following links:

  • Grantee countries (applicants from Cambodia and Vietnam)  EN  /  FR 
  • Non-grantee countries  EN  / FR / ES

The deadline for applications is 9pm CET on 15 October 2018

For more information on the Pre-sessions, consult the concept note here