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Universal Periodic Review

Media information for the 3rd session, 1-15 December 2008

Background press release

Working group of Human Rights Council to review third group of states under its Universal Periodic Review mechanism

The third group of States to be reviewed under the Universal Periodic Review are: Botswana, Bahamas, Burundi, Luxembourg, Barbados, Montenegro, United Arab Emirates, Israel, Liechtenstein, Serbia, Turkmenistan, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Colombia, Uzbekistan and Tuvalu. The meeting took place in Room XIX at the Palais des Nations.

Third session meeting highlights

Monday , 1 December
Review of Botswana
Review of Bahamas
Tuesday, 2 December

Review of Burundi

Review of Luxembourg

Wednesday, 3 December
Morning: Afternoon:
Review of Barbados Review of Montenegro
Thursday, 4 December
Morning: Afternoon:
Review of the United Arab Emirates Review of Israel
Friday, 5 December
Morning: Afternoon:
Review of Liechtenstein Review of Serbia
Tuesday, 9 December
Morning: Afternoon:
Review of Turkmenistan Review of Burkina Faso

Wednesday, 10 December
Morning: Afternoon:
Review of Cape Verde Review of Colombia
Thursday, 11 December
Morning: Afternoon:
Review of Uzbekistan Review of Tuvalu
Friday , 12 December 
No meeting


Monday, 15 December

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