Highlights of Thailand’s implementation of recommendations and voluntary pledges under the first cycle of the UniversalPeriodicReview 2012-2014 (Mid-term update)
Thailand presented its first national report on the human rights situation in ... ... 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.
... parallel activities on “Thailand’s implementation of recommendations and voluntary pledges under the first cycle of the UniversalPeriodicReview (UPR) 2012 – 2014”, of which he highlighted Thailand’s three years progress on the UPR. The UPR serves as the HRC’s reviewing mechanism on overall human 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 President of the Human Rights Council for 2010 ...
Also, the Council will need to constantly adjust its engagement as the situations evolve and unfold. Such is the case of Myanmar where we see real and genuine process of reform gaining momentum.
Fourth, we have to work together in making the UniversalPeriodicReview – 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 how recommendations accepted during the first cycle are implemented at the national level.
While we should encourage better implementation, we all know that we should ...