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 Pakistan during its 14th session.
In a submission to the Working Group, the ICJ has focused on the discrete issues of:
- independence of the judiciary;
- business and human rights, concerning safety and security for miners;
- protection of the rights of the child; and
- Pakistan’s party status to international human rights instruments and its cooperation with the UN treaty bodies and the Council’s Special Procedures.
Pakistan-UPR14-StakeholderSubmission-legal submission (2012) (download in PDF)
Pakistan-Comparison-FirstAndSecondCycle-advocacy-2012 (full text in English, PDF)AdvocacyNon-legal submissions