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Meeting Highlights for the 5th Session


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.
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Fifth session meeting highlights


Monday 4 May 2009

Morning
Review of Central African Republic
Afternoon
Review of Monaco

Tuesday 5 May 2009

Morning
Review of Belize 
Afternoon
Review of Chad

Wednesday 6 May 2009

Morning
Review of Congo
Afternoon
Review of Malta

Thursday 7 May 2009

Morning 
Review of New Zealand 
Afternoon
Review of Afghanistan

Friday 8 May 2009

Morning
Review of Chile
Afternoon
Review of Viet Nam

Monday 11 May 2009

Morning 
Review of Uruguay
Afternoon
Review of Yemen

Tuesday 12 May 2009

Morning 
Review of Vanuatu
Afternoon
Review of Former Republic of Macedonia

Wednesday 13 May 2009

Morning 
Review of Comoros
Afternoon
Review of Slovak Republic

Thursday 14 May 2009

No meeting

Friday 15 May 2009

Afternoon
The Working Group concludes its 5th session

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