Wednesday, 4 November 2015 (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)
NepalRepresented by 15-member delegation headed by Kamal Thapa, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal.
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Latvia, Qatar, Morocco.
Few points raised in the opening statement of State under review:(See full statement on
Nepal page on UPR Extranet **)
In total 73 States participated in the dialogue: 36 HRC members and 37 observers (Statements available on
Nepal page on 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 Nepal. These pertained to the following issues,
The adoption of the report - recommendations section - of the UPR Working Group on Nepal is scheduled to take place on Friday, 6 November 2015.
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