Policy paper

Third Universal Periodic Review: UK’s 2018 update on recommendations

UK update in 2018 on 5 thematic areas from the Universal Periodic Review recommendations.


UK’s 2018 update on recommendations

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In its response to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) recommendations received during the dialogue with the Human Rights Council on 4 May 2017, the UK government committed to follow up the recommendations by: preparing an update on up to five recommendations in 2018, and a mid-term report on all recommendations in 2019.

This document fulfils the commitment to follow up in 2018, and is based on contributions from relevant central departments, the Devolved Administrations, the Crown Dependencies and, via the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Overseas Territories.

Given the range of issues arising from UPR recommendations that the UK received in 2017, a decision was taken not to pick five individual recommendations, but instead to cover five thematic areas from UPR recommendations.

Published 9 August 2018