Highlights of Thailand’s implementation of recommendations and voluntary pledges under the first cycle of the Universal Periodic Review 2012-2014 (Mid-term update)
Thailand presented its first national report on the human rights situation in the country at the 12th Session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group. The report was adopted at the 19th Session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) in March 2012. Thailand received ... ... civil society organizations for them to help monitor the government’s efforts in this regard. Thailand will go through the second cycle of the UPR at the 25th UPR Working Group in 2016.
... Secretary for Foreign Affairs and Acting Foreign Minister, attended the 26th Session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) in Gevena, Switzerland.
On 12 – 13 June 2014, Mr. Sihasak... ... implementation of recommendations and voluntary pledges under the first cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 2012 – 2014”, of which he highlighted Thailand’s three years progress on... ... rights situation. Thailand is scheduled to present the report of the national UPR at the second cycle of the 25th UPR Working Group in 2016.
Mr. Phuangketkeow, who was former...
... process of reform gaining momentum.
Fourth, we have to work together in making the Universal Periodic Review – the so-called crown jewel of the Council – more effective.
We are now entering the second cycle of the review. The success of this process will depend in large part on... ... hundred recommendations. Capacity building must therefore be part and parcel of the UPR process.
The voluntary mid-term update is also important. It should not be about... ... and need assistance and capacity building.
Last but not least, we should consider how human rights should be reflected in the Post-2015 Development Agenda.