Wednesday, 5 February 2014 (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)
Viet NamRepresented by 23-member delegation headed by Mr. Ha Kim Ngoc, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.
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Costa Rica, Kazakhstan and Kenya.
Few points raised in the opening statement of State under review:(See full statement on
the Viet Nam page on the UPR Extranet **)
In total of
106 States participated in the dialogue: 34 HRC members and 72 observers (Statements available on
the Viet Nam 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 Viet Nam. These pertained to the following issues,
The adoption of the report of the UPR Working Group on Viet Nam is scheduled to take place on
7 February 2014.
*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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