Deadline for NGOs and NHRIs submission for the 27th Session of the UPR

The deadline for the submission of Non-Governmental Organisations and National Human Rights Institutions for the 27th Session of the UPR Working Group is the 22 September 2016.

The 27th Session  will open the 3rd UPR cycle, starting in April/May 2017, with the review of the following States: Algeria, Bahrain, Brazil, Ecuador, Finland, India, Indonesia, Morocco, Netherlands, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, Tunisia, and the United Kingdom.

The UPR process provides for the participation of all relevant stakeholders, including non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and national human rights institutions (NHRIs). Civil society actors and NHRIs can submit information which can be added to the “other stakeholders” report which is considered during the review.