Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a process of the review of human rights records of the UN Member States in every four and half year and the issuance of relevant recommendations for them.

It provides the opportunity for each State to declare what actions they have taken to improve the human rights situation in their countries and to fulfil their human rights obligations, as well as the challenges and constraints they are facing in so doing UPR Working Group has considered two periodic reports of the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2009-2013. In both deliberations, delegation of Azerbaijan updated the members of the UPR Working Group about the measures undertaken to advance human rights situation in the country followed by statements and recommendations of the states. Consideration of the next periodic report of Azerbaijan is scheduled for the 30th session of the UPR Working Group to be held in May 2018.

                                                                                                                       Updated: 25.01.2018