ICJ and NJCM statement on adoption of the Universal Periodic Review of the Netherlands

In an interactive dialogue with representatives of the Government of the Netherlands, the ICJ and the Dutch section of the ICJ, the NJCM, called for greater consultation with civil society.

The ICJ and NJCM also urged the Netherlands to give human rights a prominent place in civic education.

The statement was delivered today during the adoption by the UN Human Rights Council of the Universal Periodic Review outcome document on the Netherlands, during the course of the 21st regular session of the Council.

HRC21-UPR-Netherlands-OralStatement-non-legal submission-2012 (download statement, in PDF)

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