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Print this pageUniversal Periodic Review - Session 18


From 27/01/2014 to 07/02/2014

Event type:

Universal Periodic Review Session


Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Contact details:

Civil Society Section
Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Palais Wilson, Office 2-031
Geneva, Switzerland

Tel: Tel. +41-(0)22-917-9230
Email: Email:


The 18th Session of the Universal Periodic Review will take place from 27 January to 7 February 2014. Below is a list of the countries to be reviewed during the session.


General information

The following States will reviewed during the 18th session: 

  • Afghanistan   Chile   New Zealand   Uruguay   Vanuatu
  • Viet Nam   Yemen   Cambodia   Comoros
  • Cyprus   Dominican Republic   Eritrea   Macedonia   Slovakia


Your chance to participate!

The deadline for organising side events in 13 January. You need to submit an online request.

The OHCHR's website contains further information on civil society participation in the UPR, including a practical guide.  

UPR Info organises pre-session meetings between civil society and Permanent Missions to discuss the human rights situation of countries to be reviewed in UPR session. Find out how you can participate.

CRIN's extract reports

In the lead up to the session, we will be compiling child rights extracts from the pre-review reports submitted by States, UN bodies and NGOs.

In the meantime, you read our extract reports from the first cycle reviews, here.

Further Information

  • NGOs with ECOSOC status can now make oral interventions during the plenary sessions. Find out how here.
  • Further information and advocacy opportunities here
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Last updated 02/01/2014 10:12:54

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