Uruguay is covered by the OHCHR Regional Office for South America (ROSA). Established in 2009, the office works with State institutions, civil society organizations, regional and international organizations and the UN in order to strengthen their capacities in promoting and protecting all human rights. 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.