Australia is covered by the OHCHR Regional Office for the Pacific (ROP). Part of the office's work is to strengthen rule of law and accountability for human rights violations, enhance and protect civic space and people's participation, and integrate human rights in sustainable development. Read more >
The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a unique process which involves a review of the human rights records of all UN Member States. The UPR is a State-driven process, under the auspices of the Human Rights Council, which provides the opportunity for each State to declare what actions they have taken to improve the human rights situations in their countries and to fulfil their human rights obligations.