Thursday, 24 May 2012 (Morning)For use of information media; not an official record
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Represented by 25-member delegation headed by H.E. Lord McNALLY, Minister of Justice of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
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Indonesia, Angola, Norway.
Key points from opening statement of State under review:
60 States participated in the discussion: 25 HRC members and 35 observers (Statements available on
UK 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 United Kingdom. These included, among others:
The adoption of the report of the UPR Working Group on United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, 30 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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