Friday, 25 October 2013 (Morning)
(Disclaimer: The following brief is not an official record, provides a brief factual summary of the UPR Working Group meeting with the State under review, and does not cover all points addressed)
Central African RepublicRepresented by 8 member delegation headed by H.E. Mr. Claude Lenga, Minister of Human Rights.
To access national report, compilation of UN information, and summary of stakeholders’ information, visit
the Central African Republic page on the UPR website.
Mauritania, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) and Italy.
Few points raised in the opening statement of State under review:(See full statement on the
Central African Republic page on the UPR Extranet **)
States participated in the dialogue: 33 HRC members and 37 observers (Statements available on the
Central African Republic page on the UPR Extranet).
Positive achievements noted by delegations included, among others:
Issues and questions raised by the Working Group included,
States participating in the dialogue posed a series of
recommendations to the Central African Republic. These pertained to the following issues,
The adoption of the report of the UPR Working Group on the Central African Republic is scheduled to take place on
Thursday, 31 October 2013.
*The troikas are a group of three States selected through a drawing of lots who serve as rapporteurs and who are charged with preparing the report of the Working Group on the country review with the involvement of the State under review and assistance from the OHCHR.
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