The draft report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review has been released. During the process 65 delegations made recommendations which can be found in the second part of the following document. Download the report as a PDF

On 25 October 2012, the Republic of Korea was reviewed under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), which is a process to review the overall human rights situation and records of all 193 UN Member States. Unfortunately, the Government did not make a positive response to most recommendations made during the UPR session, except the withdrawal …
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UPR Documentation – Questions & Recommendations

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The following is the information about the lobby activities for the Republic of Korea from the 14th session of the Universal Periodic Review. It is divided into two parts: Part 1 – suggested questions and recommendations for lobbying and Part 2 – a table of the official documentation from the national report, a compilation of …
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The following submission was prepared by 53 South Korean NGOs for the 14th session of the Universal Periodic Review, a process that examines the human rights records of UN Member States, and covers issues such as anti-discrimination legislation, women’s rights, capital punishment, freedom of religion, migrants’ rights, freedom of expression, etc. Click to [peekaboo name=”submission” …
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The following is an urgent appeal from 2008 to the Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council by several South Korean NGOs regarding the Korea-US negotiations on beef imports. [peekaboo name="appeal" onshow="Click to hide" onhide="Click to see the contents."] [peekaboo_content name="appeal"] Joint NGO Urgent Appeal Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council 14 JULY 2008 …
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Asian NGOs Urge the New Asian Member States of the Council ‐ Malaysia, the Maldives, Qatar and Thailand to Strictly Comply with the Highest Human Rights Standards 22 June 2010, Bangkok/Geneva – The UN Human Rights Council (Council) convened its organizational meeting yesterday on its fifth annual cycle (2010‐2011) and elected Ambassador Sihasak Phuangketkeow, the …
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130 non-governmental organizations across the globe call upon the UN Human Rights Council to hold a Special Session on the current human rights catastrophe in Sri Lanka in 2009. [peekaboo name="appeal" onshow="Click to hide" onhide="Read the letter."] [peekaboo_content name="appeal"] 13 May 2009 H.E. Dr. Martin I. Uhomoibhi President of the UN Human Rights Council Fax: …
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On March 24th, 2006 Korean and US NGOs submitted a letter to the United States Trade Representative voicing concern about copyright issues arising due to the Korea-US FTA Negotiation. Read the [peekaboo name="letter" onshow="Click to hide" onhide="Coalition Letter of NGOs to the United States Trade Representative"] [peekaboo_content name="letter"] March 24th, 2006 Ambassador Rob Portman United …
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Informal consultations of the Commission on Human Rights Palais des Nations 22 November 2005 Joint Statement of Asian NGOs on the proposed Human Rights Council We, the following Asian NGOs welcome the informal consultations of the Commission on Human Rights at the initiative of the President of the sixtieth session of the General Assembly and …
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24th May 2011 Human Rights Council Seventeenth session Agenda item 3 Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development Written statement* submitted by MINBYUN – Lawyers for a Democratic Society, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status The Secretary-General has received the following written …
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