Monday, 3 February 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)
EritreaRepresented by six-member delegation headed by Mr. Tesfamichael GERAHTU, Ambassador of Eritrea to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
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Austria, Indonesia and Sierra Leone.
Few points raised in the opening statement of State under review:(See full statement on the
Eritrea page on the UPR Extranet).
In total 70
States participated in the dialogue: 27 HRC members and 43 observers (Statements available on the
Eritrea 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 Eritrea. These pertained to the following issues,
The adoption of the report of the UPR Working Group on Eritrea is scheduled to take place on
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