× 1 About the UPR
2 Nationality & statelessness in the UPR
3. Tips for civil society engagement
4 Upcoming UPR sessions
5. Past UPR sessions
6. Resources & database
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4 Upcoming UPR sessions

 

28th Session: November 2017

The next set of countries to be reviewed, during the 28th UPR Session, in November 2017, are: Argentina, Benin, Czech Republic, Gabon, Ghana, Guatamala, Japan, Pakistan, Peru, Republic of Korea, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Ukraine and Zambia. The Institute has worked with civil society partners to prepare country submissions on nationality and statelessness issues in Japan (with the Statelessness Network Asia Pacific); Switzerland (with Humanrights.ch, the European Network on Statelessness and Terre des hommes Foundation), including completing the matrix on implementation of previous recommendations to Switzerland on statelessness issues; and Ukraine (with DESYATE KVITNYA, R2P, the European Network on Statelessness and the European Roma Rights Centre). We also prepared a summary document which outlined key nationality and statelessness issues in all of the countries under review.

29th Session: January 2018

During the 29th UPR Session, in January 2018, the following countries will be reviewed: Bahamas, Barbados, Botswana, Burundi, France, Israel, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Mali, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Tonga and the United Arab Emirates. The Institute has worked with civil society partners to prepare country submissions on nationality and statelessness issues in Bahamas (with the Global Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights), Barbados (with the Global Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights), Botswana (with SADC CRAI Network on Statelessness, DITSHWANELO and Lawyers for Human Rights), Burundi (with Association Des Femmes Juristes du Burundi and the Global Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights), Serbia(with Praxis, the European Network on Statelessness and the European Roma Rights Centre), and the United Arab Emirates.

30th Session: May 2018

During the 29th UPR Session, in May 2018, the following countries will be reviewed: Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Colombia, Cuba, Djibouti, Germany, Russia, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu and Uzbekistan. The deadline for the submission of stakeholder reports for the countries which are under review is 5 October 2017.

Click here for a full overview of when countries will be reviewed under the 3rd cycle and to see what the deadlines are for stakeholder submissions.