UPR Info will hold the side event “Promoting Women as Right Holders through the UPR and SDGs” on Friday 8th March 2019 from 14:00 – 15:00 in Room XXV of the Palais des Nations. The event, co-sponsored by UNFPA, marks UPR Info’s first action to fulfill the commitments within the Gender Champions Initiative.
- The deadline for Civil Society Organisations and National Human Rights Institutions to submit "Other stakeholders" written contributions for the 34th Session of the UPR is March 28th 2019. The 34th Session of the UPR will take place in November 2019.
- The beginning of February saw the conclusion of the 32nd Session of the Universal Period Review (UPR) Working Group, which reviewed the human rights situation in fourteen United Nations (UN) Member States from the 21st January to the 1st of February in Geneva, Switzerland.
- In view of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 32nd Working Group session to be held 21st January to 1st February 2019, UPR Info is organising a seminar on the role of Recommending States at the UPR on Tuesday 15 January 2019 in room Concordia 4, Palais des Nations.
The seminar will be provided in English from 10:00 to 11:00 and in French from 11:00 to 12:00.
- The thirty-second session of the Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group will be held in Geneva from 21 January to 1 February 2019 during which the next group of 14 States are scheduled to have their human rights records examined under this mechanism.