Summaries of Civil Society Consultations inPreparation for the UPR of the United States
The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a unique process which involves a review of the human rights records of all 192 UN Member States once every four years. The review of the United States will be in November 2010.As part of its preparation, the Department of State, with other federal agencies, has been conductingconsultations in selected cities across the United States.
Below are the Schedule and Summaries (in PDF format) of UPR Civil Society Consultations.
For more additional information about about the United States’ efforts to prepare for our review at the 2010United Nations Human Rights Council, please see theState Department’s UPR webpage
Date: Jan. 27, 2010Location: Xavier UniversityHost Organization: Equity and InclusionSummary of New Orleans Consultation*
Date: Feb. 19, 2010Location: Leadership Conference on Civil and Human RightsHost Organizations: LCCHR, ACLUSummary of Washington, DC Consultation*
Date: Feb 26, 2010Location: Columbia UniversityHost Organization: Columbia University Human Rights InstitutePartner Organizations: National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, UrbanJustice Center Summary of New York Consultation*
Date: Mar. 8, 2010Location: Camino Real HotelHost Organizations: Border Network for Human Rights; Human Rights FirstSummary of El Paso Consultation*
Date: March 16, 2010Location: UNM Law SchoolHost Organization: American Indian Law Center, Navajo NationConsulting Organization: International Indian Treaty Council
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