Tuesday, 5 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)
MalawiRepresented by 12 member delegation headed by Samuel Tembenu, Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs.
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Malawi page on UPR website.
Albania, Kazakhstan, Kenya.
Few points raised in the opening statement of State under review:(See full statement on
Malawi page on UPR Extranet **)
In total 74
States participated in the dialogue: 28 HRC members and 46 observers (Statements available on
Malawi page on 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 Malawi. These pertained to the following issues,
The adoption of the report of the UPR Working Group on Malawi is scheduled to take place on
Friday, 8 May 2015.
*The troikas are a group of three States selected through a drawing of lots who serve as rapporteurs and who are charged with preparing the report of the Working Group on the country review with the involvement of the State under review and assistance from the OHCHR.
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