Wednesday, 23 May 2012 (Afternoon)For use of information media; not an official record
FinlandRepresented by 25-member delegation headed by Ms. Heidi HAUTALA, Minister for International Development of Finland.
To access national report, compilation of UN information, and summary of stakeholders’ information, visit
the Finland page on UPR website.
Djibouti, Jordan, Peru.
Key points from opening statement of State under review:
(See full statement on
the Finland page on UPR Extranet)
42 States participated in the discussion: 18 HRC members and 24 observers (Statements available on
Finland page on UPR Extranet)
Positive achievements noted by delegations included, among others:
Main issues and questions raised by the Working Group:
In total, States participating in the discussion posed a series of
recommendations to Finland. These included, among others:
The adoption of the report of the UPR Working Group on Finland is scheduled to take place on Friday, 25 May 2012.
The troikas are a group of three States selected through a drawing of lots who serve as rapporteurs and who are charged with preparing the report of the Working Group on the country review with the involvement of the State under review and assistance from the OHCHR.
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