Wednesday, 5 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)
Dominican RepublicRepresented by five-member delegation headed by Ms. Alejandra Liriano de la Cruz, Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs.
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India, Gabon and Peru.
Few points raised in the opening statement of State under review:(See full statement on the
Dominican Republic page on the UPR Extranet **)
In total 49 States participated in the dialogue: 19 HRC members and 30 observers (Statements available on
Dominican Republic 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 Dominican Republic. These pertained to the following issues,
The adoption of the report of the UPR Working Group on Dominican Republic is scheduled to take place on
7 February 2014.
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