… to hold fourth session in Geneva
Next Group of 16 Countries To Be Reviewed During Fourth Session of Universal Periodic Review Working Group from 2 to 13 February. (See list of troikas for fourth session)
The fourth session of the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review Working Group will be held in Geneva from 2 to 13 February during which the next group of 16 States will have their human rights records examined under this new mechanism.
The fourth group of States to be reviewed under the Universal Periodic Review are (in order of review): Germany, Djibouti, Canada, Bangladesh, the Russian Federation, Azerbaijan, Cameroon, Cuba, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, China, Nigeria, Mexico, Mauritius, Jordan and Malaysia. The meeting will take place in Room XVII at the Palais des Nations.
Representatives of the 16 countries are expected to come before the Working Group, which comprises the entire membership of the 47-member Human Rights Council, to present efforts they have made in fulfilling their human rights obligations and commitments, assessing both positive developments and identifying challenges.