Making Yourself Heard at the UPR — Writing a Stakeholder Submission

Engaging with the Universal Periodic Review can be a bit of a headache for civil society organisations. Here’s a speedy guide to getting your human rights concerns on the record.

James Marchant
Jun 10 · 7 min read
An overview of the primary ways civil society organisations can engage with the UPR across a full cycle.
Coordinate your submissions! A little teamwork goes a long way.
One of the main purposes of the UPR is to create obligations for your target state. So make sure to hold them to their UPR pledges in the period after their review.
Watch out! If you don’t frame problems in the proper human rights language, diplomats may not get the message.

UPROAR

Championing digital rights at the Universal Periodic Review

James Marchant

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Research Manager at @Small_Media

UPROAR

UPROAR

Championing digital rights at the Universal Periodic Review