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[Announcement] Child Rights Coalition Asia (CRC Asia) and the UPR

Dear Everyone, Good day! I wish to share with you recent website articles concerning the UPR of the Philippines. “Philippines Human Rights record reviewed by the Human Rights Council” http://www.childrightscoalitionasia.org/philippines-human-rights-record-reviewed-by-human-rights-council “HR Council adopted UPR working group report on Philippines; Government accepted 53 recommendations” http://www.childrightscoalitionasia.org/hr-council-adopted-upr-working-group-report-on-philippines-government-accepted-53-recommendations Please feel free to share this with other colleagues and networks…

[Statement] Statement of the Philippine Civil Society Organizations on the UPR

Statement of the Philippine Civil Society Organizations on the UPR* (Late posting) 29 May, GENEVA – As the Senate sitting as impeachment court have declared Chief Justice Renato Corona guilty, the Philippine government is currently reporting to the Thirteenth Session of United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Universal Periodic Review from 9AM – 12:30 PM…

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[From the web] Universal Periodic Review: Series of recommendations to Philippines -OHCHR.org

In total, States participating in the discussion posed a series of recommendations to Philippines. These included, among others: To step up efforts to fully prohibit and address cases of torture, extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances and ensure there were mechanisms in place to address such cases; To enhance human rights-based training for all law enforcement…

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[From the web] Human Rights Council UPR to commence 2nd cycle with 13th Working Group session on 21 May to 4 June 2012 -www.ohchr.org

Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review to commence second cycle with thirteenth Working Group session to be held from 21 May to 4 June 2012 UPR Working Group to Review Human Rights Records of 14 States 15 May 2012 The thirteenth session of the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group will be…

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[Event] Forum on the Joint Civil Society Report for the 2nd cycle of the UPR 13th Session

April 20, 2012 Dear fellow human rights defender, The Philippines, among other States Parties, will be the focus of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 13th session from May 21-June 4, 2012 by the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council. The UPR is a process which provides “the opportunity for each State to declare what actions…

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[From the web] CIVICUS Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review 13th Session of the UPR Working Group

Philippines Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review 13th Session of the UPR Working Group Submitted 28 November 2011 Submitted by CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation 1. (A) Introduction 1.1 CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation is an international movement with members in more than 100 countries worldwide. Established in 1993, CIVICUS nurtures the foundation,…

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[From the web] Amnesty International Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review, May-June 2012

Amnesty International Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review, May-June 2012 INTRODUCTION In this submission, prepared for the UN Universal Periodic Review of the Philippines taking place in May-June 2012, Amnesty International comments on the government’s implementation of recommendations supported by the Philippines during its previous UPR in 2008, including recommendations concerning women’s rights, torture, extra-judicial executions, and…

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[From the web] Frontline Defenders and HRDP Joint UPR 2nd Cycle Submission – Free Zone

Frontline Defenders and HRDP Joint UPR 2nd Cycle Submission Source: Free Zone Submission by: Front Line Defenders and Human Rights Defenders – Pilipinas Related to: The Philippines UPR Session: 13th Session of UPR, 21 May – 4 June 2012 Submitted:28 November 2011 1. The following submission has been prepared jointly by Front Line Defenders –…

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[From the web] Joint Civil Society Report for the 2nd Cycle Universal Periodic Review (UPR) – www.philippinehumanrights.org

Joint Civil Society Report for the 2nd Cycle Universal Periodic Review (UPR) This submission was prepared through facilitation of the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) with assistance of the Philippine Human Rights Information Center (PhilRights) in coordination with sixty-three (63) civil society organizations (see annex 1). Four (4) national workshops and consultations including…

[People] Engaging governments through the UPR process by Dr. Boyet Mabunga

by Dr. Boyet Mabunga FREE ZONE (Note:  This article was first published in HUMAN RIGHTS FORUM, Volume 5, Number 1issue.  Updated and modified to incorporate latest developments and preparation on the Philippine 2nd Cycle Universal Periodic Review slated on the 13th HRC/UPR Working Group session in May to June 2012.) …………………………………………………………………………………….. “Every day we are…