Wednesday, 30 April 2014 (Afternoon)
(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)
BhutanRepresented by 15 member, delegation headed by Mr. Lyonpo Damcho DORJI, Minister for Home and Cultural Affairs of Bhutan.
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Maldives, Peru and South Africa.
Few points raised in the opening statement of State under review:(See full statement on the
Bhutan page on the UPR Extranet **)
88 States participated in the dialogue: 35 HRC members and 53 observers (Statements available on
Bhutan 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 Bhutan. These pertained to the following issues,
The adoption of the report of the UPR Working Group on Bhutan is scheduled to take place on
Friday, 2 May 2014.
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