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Burma/Myanmar and the UPR 2011: background documents

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Title: UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW -- Basis of the Review of Myanmar
Date of publication: 27 March 2010
Description/subject: Links to relevant texts... The basis of the review is: (a) The Charter of the United Nations; (b) The Universal Declaration of Human Rights; (c) Human rights instruments to which a State is party; (d) Voluntary pledges and commitments made by States, including those undertaken when presenting their candidatures for election to the Human Rights Council (hereinafter"the Council". 2.In addition to the above and given the complementary and mutually interrelated nature of international human rights law and international humanitarian law, the review shall take into account applicable international humanitarian law..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Online Burma/Myanmar Library
Format/size: pdf (129K)
Date of entry/update: 27 March 2010


Title: Universal Periodic Review (UPR) - Powerpoint Presentation
Date of publication: 01 December 2009
Description/subject: Presentation to the ND-Burma 16th MB Meeting...Overview of the process with a focus on the forthcoming UPR session on Burma (February 2011) and what Burma groups can do
Author/creator: Cheery Zahau
Language: English
Source/publisher: Human Rights Education Institute of Burma (HREIB)
Format/size: ppt
Date of entry/update: 25 January 2010


Individual Documents

Title: The Universal Periodic Review (UPR): The State and Civil Society Processes
Date of publication: 01 December 2009
Description/subject: What is the UPR?...What is the HRC?...The UPR Process...Troika...What does the Troika do?...State under Review...Outcome Document...State Obligations...SPDC......Civil Society: Submit Report...Lobby Strategy...
Language: English
Source/publisher: Human Rights Education Institute of Burma (HREIB)
Format/size: pdf (62K)
Date of entry/update: 25 January 2010