Tuesday, 4 February 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)
CyprusRepresented by nine member delegation headed by Ms. Leda KOURSOUMBA, Law Commissioner of the Republic of Cyprus.
To access national report, compilation of UN information, and summary of stakeholders’ information, visitthe Cyprus page on the UPR website.
Republic of Korea, United States and Venezuela.
Few points raised in the opening statement of State under review:
(See full statement on the
Cyprus page on the UPR Extranet **)
In total 53 States participated in the dialogue: 18 HRC members and 35 observers (Statements available on
Cyprus 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 Cyprus. These pertained to the following issues,
The adoption of the report of the UPR Working Group on Cyprus is scheduled to take place on
Thursday, 6 February 2014.
*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.
For access to the UPR Extranet, please fill out the following
form to receive a
username and password
Rolando Gómez, Public Information Officer, OHCHR, + 41(0)22 917 9711,
email@example.comCédric Sapey, Public Information Officer, OHCHR, + 41(0)22 917 9695,
* * * * *