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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.
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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
Morning 
No meeting
Afternoon
No meeting
Friday 15 May 2009
Morning 
No meeting
Afternoon
The Working Group concludes its 5th session
 
 

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