... implementation of recommendations and voluntary pledges under the first cycle of the UniversalPeriodicReview 2012-2014 (Mid-term update)
Thailand presented its first national... ... rights situation in the country at the 12th Session of the UniversalPeriodicReview (UPR) Working Group. The report was adopted at the 19th Session of the Human Rights Council... ... 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 ...
... dire need of protection.
Human rights represent the challenge of our time. Since the Universal Declaration on Human Rights, we have made progress in terms of human rights... ... 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... ... 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...