Universal Periodic Review
Media information for the 5th session, 4 - 15 May 2009
Background press release
Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review Working Group to review 16 more countries during its 5th session from 4 to 15 May
The fifth group of States to be reviewed under the Universal Periodic Review are (in order of review): the Central African Republic, Monaco, Belize, Chad, Congo, Malta, New Zealand, Afghanistan, Chile, Viet Nam, Uruguay, Yemen, Vanuatu, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Comoros and Slovakia. The meeting will take place in Room XX – The Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations room - at the Palais des Nations, marking the first time the Universal Periodic Review Working Group is to meet in this new room.
Fifth session meeting highlights
Rolando Gomez Media Relations Officer