Universal Periodic Review of human rights

  • DATE / TIME:
    2012•04•02    13:30 - 17:00

    Universal Periodic Review of human rights under the auspices of the UN Human Rights Council

    This seminar, organized by the Kyoto Human Rights Research Institute (KHRRI) and UNU-ISP, presents recent research on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) and will feature Christophe Peschoux, Chief of the UPR Team in the Field Operations Division of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Three reports will be presented: (1) “General survey of UPR”, (2) “Past and future study “, and (3) “Japan’s UPR and follow-up”. Mr. Peschoux will offer detailed comments on the three reports, followed by Q&A and an open discussion.

    The seminar will be held in Committee Room 1, UNU Headquarters, Tokyo. Colleagues from UNU and other UN agencies are invited to attend the seminar.

    For further information, please contact Dr. Vesselin Popovski of UNU-ISP (popovski@unu.edu).