United Arab Emirates is covered by the OHCHR Regional Office of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Established in 2002, the office focuses on monitoring and reporting the human rights situation in the region, providing technical advice and support, and promoting transparent and inclusive processes to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 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.