Wednesday, 29 January 2014 (morning)
(Disclaimer: The following brief is not an official record, provides a brief factual summary of the UPR Working Group meeting with the State under review, and does not cover all points addressed)
UruguayRepresented by 14-member delegation headed by Mr. Homero Guerrero, Minister to the Presidency for Human Rights.
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Burkina Faso, Chile and France.
Few points raised in the opening statement of State under review:(See full statement on the
Uruguay page on the UPR Extranet **)
81States participated in the dialogue: 30 HRC members and 51 observers (Statements available on
Uruguay page on the UPR Extranet).
Positive achievements noted by delegations included, among others:
Issues and questions raised by the Working Group included,
States participating in the dialogue posed a series of
recommendations to Uruguay. These pertained to the following issues,
The adoption of the report of the UPR Working Group on Uruguay is scheduled to take place on Friday, 31 January 2014.
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