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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

Morning:
Review of Botswana
Afternoon:
Review of Bahamas

Tuesday, 2 December

Morning:
Review of Burundi
Afternoon:
Review of Luxembourg

Wednesday, 3 December

Morning:
Review of Barbados
Afternoon:
Review of Montenegro

Thursday, 4 December

Morning:
Review of the United Arab Emirates
Afternoon:
Review of Israel

Friday, 5 December

Morning:
Review of Liechtenstein
Afternoon:
Review of Serbia

Tuesday, 9 December

Morning:
Review of Turkmenistan
Afternoon:
Review of Burkina Faso

Wednesday, 10 December

Morning:
Review of Cape Verde
Afternoon:
Review of Colombia

Thursday, 11 December

Morning:
Review of Uzbekistan
Afternoon:
Review of Tuvalu

Friday , 12 December 

No meeting

Monday, 15 December

Afternoon
Session concludes

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