Wednesday, 29 January 2014 (afternoon)
(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)
YemenRepresented by 17-member delegation headed by Ms. Hooria Mashhoyr Ahmed.
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Congo, Czech Republic and Viet Nam.
Few points raised in the opening statement of State under review:
(See full statement on
the Yemen page on the UPR Extranet **)
78States participated in the dialogue: 31 HRC members and 47 observers (Statements available on
the Yemen page on the UPR Extranet).
Positive achievements noted by delegations included, among others:
Issues and questions raised by the Working Group included,
States participating in the dialogue posed a series of
recommendations to Yemen. These pertained to the following issues,
The adoption of the report of the UPR Working Group on Yemen is scheduled to take place on Friday, 31 January 2014.
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