Bhutan presents its UPR

 

Bhutan presented its 3rd Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the UN Human Rights Council’s Working Group in Geneva, Switzerland.  Bhutan is one of the 14 States to be reviewed.

The documents on which the reviews are based are:

  1. national report – information provided by the State under review;
  2. Information contained in the reports of independent human rights experts and groups, known as the Special Procedures, human rights treaty bodies, and other UN entities;
  3. Information provided by other stakeholders including national human rights institutions, regional organizations and civil society groups.

During the presentation of the UPR, the Foreign Minister, Lyonpo Tandi Dorji commended the work of the UN’s Human Rights Council and the UPR in promoting and protecting Human Rights around the world.

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