ICJ submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Brazil

Under the second cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism, the UN Human Rights Council Working Group on the UPR will be undertaking a review of Brazil during its 13th session in June 2012.

In a submission to the Working Group, the ICJ has focused on the discrete issues of: access to justice, especially in the context of business and human rights; and Brazil’s party status to international human rights instruments and its cooperation with the UN treaty bodies.

Brazil-ICJ submission UPR-analysis brief-2011 (full text in English, PDF)

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