... Thailand’s implementation of recommendations and voluntary pledges under the first cycle of the Universal Periodic Review 2012-2014 (Mid-term update)
Thailand presented... ... 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... ... recommendations and voluntary pledges in addition to preparation of the mid-term and secondUPR reports. The National Committee is chaired by Permanent Secretary for Foreign...
... speaker in the parallel activities on “Thailand’s 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 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 secondcycle of the 25th UPR Working Group in 2016.
Mr. Phuangketkeow, who was former President of the Human Rights Council for 2010 ...
... essential to the effectiveness and credibility of the Council.
Second, we need to invest in the future through better prevention.... ... gaining momentum.
Fourth, we have to work together in making the Universal Periodic Review – the so-called crown jewel of ... ... Council – more effective.
We are now entering the secondcycle of the review. The success of this process will depend in ... ... recommendations. Capacity building must therefore be part and parcel of the UPR process.
The voluntary mid-term update is also important. It ...