Tuesday, 29 October 2013 (Afternoon)
(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)
IsraelRepresented by 8-member delegation headed by Mr. Eviatar MANOR, Permanent Representative of the Permanent Mission of Israel in Geneva and Mr. Shai NITZAN, Deputy Attorney General.
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Maldives, Sierra Leone, Venezuela.
Few points raised in the opening statement of State under review:(See full statement on the
Israel page on the UPR Extranet **)
73States participated in the dialogue: 28 HRC members and 45 observers (Statements available on
Israel 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 Israel. These pertained to the following issues,
The adoption of the report of the UPR Working Group on Israel is scheduled to take place on
Friday, 1 November 2013.
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