Wednesday, 13 May 2015 (Morning)
(Disclaimer: The following brief is not an official record, provides a brief factual summary of the UPR Working Group meeting with the State under review, and does not cover all points addressed)
JamaicaRepresented by eight-member delegation headed by Mark Golding, Minister of Justice.
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Algeria, Estonia, Japan.
Few points raised in the opening statement of State under review:
(See full statement on
Jamaica page on UPR Extranet **)
In total 64 States participated in the dialogue: 26 HRC members and 38 observers (Statements available on
Jamaica page on UPR Extranet).
Positive achievements noted by delegations included, among others:
Issues and questions raised by the Working Group included, among others:
States participating in the dialogue posed a series of recommendations to Jamaica. These pertained to the following issues, among others:
The adoption of the report of the UPR Working Group on Jamaica is scheduled to take place on
Friday, 15 May 2015.
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