Basic Facts about the Universal Periodic Review

  • Author: OHCHR website 2008, compiled by Mariana Berbec Rostas


Short descriptions of: what the UPR is; how it was established; its goal; when States' human rights records are reviewed; who conducts the review; bases for the reviews; how reviews are conducted; NGO participation; which human rights obligations are addressed; outcome of review; review adoption process; follow-up steps after review; and what happens if a State is not cooperating with the UPR.

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