Thursday, 30 January 2014 (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)
VanuatuRepresented by five-member delegation headed by Ms. Jenny TEVI, Senior Desk Officer in the Department of Foreign Affairs and External Trade for Vanuatu.
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Vanuatu page on the UPR website.
Algeria, Brazil and Maldives.
Few points raised in the opening statement of State under review:(See full statement on
the Vanuatu page on the UPR Extranet)
41States participated in the dialogue: 18 HRC members and 23 observers (Statements available on
the Vanuatu 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 Vanuatu. These pertained to the following issues,
The adoption of the report of the UPR Working Group on Vanuatu is scheduled to take place on
Tuesday, 4 February 2014.
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