THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW OF COUNTRIES/REPORTS IS A MECHANISM/OPPORTUNITY FOR NGO'S TO REVIEW GENDER COMPONENTS/ISSUES OF INDIVIDUAL COUNTRY UPR REPORTS ON HUMAN RIGHTS.
SHADOW-ALTERNATIVE REPORTS MAY BE SUBMITTED BY NGO'S ACCORDING TO GUIDELINES AND DEADLINES.
UN UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW - 3rd session 1-12 December 2008
The DEADLINE for SUBMISSION of contributions (as NGO UPR Shadow Reports) for the Third UPR Session has been set at 14 July 2008.
Please note that the page limit for submissions is 5 pages when submitted by individual stakeholders, and 10 pages when submitted by large coalitions of stakeholders." _____________________________________________________________
Direct Link to List of COUNTRIES to be reviewed at the THIRD SESSION of the UN Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review:
United Arab Emirates
THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW OF COUNTRIES IS A MECHANISM/OPPORTUNITY FOR NGO'S TO REVIEW GENDER COMPONENTS OF INDIVIDUAL COUNTRY UPR REPORTS ON HUMAN RIGHTS.
SHADOW-ALTERNATIVE REPORTS MAY BE SUBMITTED BY NGO'S ACCORDING TO GUIDELINES AND DEADLINES. Check at: New deadlines for submission of information
UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW - UPR
See full text at: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/UPR/Pages/UPRMain.aspx
The Human Rights Council (HRC), based in Geneva, was established pursuant to General Assembly resolution 60/251 of 15 March 2006 and consists of forty-seven Member States of the United Nations.
FULL SCHEDULE OF COUNTRY REPORTS FOR THE UPR:
TECHNICAL GUIDELINES FOR THE SUBMISSION OF STAKEHOLDERS'
INFORMATION ON THE UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW - UPR
Written information for the UPR review should be sent to the following address: email@example.com. Please avoid sending information to other OHCHR electronic addresses. Please note (a) the OHCHR secretariat will confirm electronically receipt of your message and submission; and (b) while stakeholders are not encouraged to fax or mail a hardcopy of their submission to the OHCHR secretariat, they may in the case of technical difficulties with electronic mail fax their submission to +41 22 917 90 11.
Each electronic submission and relevant e-mail message should concern one country only. In the e-mail message accompanying the submitted documents kindly include:
(a) In the title of the e-mail message: the name of the (main) stakeholder/NGO/NHRI submitting the contribution, the kind of contribution (individual and/or joint), the name of the reviewed country and indicate the month and year of relevant UPR session, e.g., “Women's coalition – joint UPR submission – Brazil – April 2008” ;
(b) In the text of the e-mail message accompanying the submission, kindly indicate the contact details of the reference person in your organization / institution;
(c) A paragraph describing the main activities of the submitting organization/coalition, as well as date of establishment, especially for those organizations which interrelate for the first time with the United Nations, would be also welcomed.
(a) Stakeholders' submissions should not be longer than five pages, to which a more detailed and factual report maybe attached;
(b) Submission documents should be saved as a Word document only, i.e. not as PDF file;
(c) Written contributions should be submitted in United Nations official languages only, preferably in English, French or Spanish;
(d) Kindly submit the final version of your text as revised versions might be difficult to be accepted at a later stage;
(e) Paragraphs and pages of each submission should be numbered;
(f) Submissions may include an introduction paragraph summarizing the main points contained therein;
(g) As a way of introduction, stakeholders are also encouraged to indicate key words in relation to their submission (e.g., domestic violence); and
(h) Stakeholders should refrain from annexing reports from other organizations;
Please note also :
(a) Submissions substantially in excess of the agreed page and/or time limit will not be considered;
(b) Submissions containing language manifestly abusive (i.e., incitement to violence, inherently racial language, etc.) will not be considered.
To leave the list, send your request by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.