Wednesday, 30 October 2013 (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)
CongoRepresented by nine-member delegation headed by Mr. Bienvenu OKIEMY, Minister of Communication and Relations with Parliament, Government Spokesperson.
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Congo page on the UPR website.
Austria, Ethiopia, Indonesia.
Few points raised in the opening statement of State under review:(See full statement on the
Congo page on the UPR Extranet)
States participated in the dialogue: 30 HRC members and 44 observers (Statements available on Congo 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 Congo. These pertained to the following issues,
The adoption of the report of the UPR Working Group on Congo is scheduled to take place on
Friday, 1 November 2013.
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