ICJ submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Pakistan

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:

  1. independence of the judiciary;
  2. business and human rights, concerning safety and security for miners;
  3. protection of the rights of the child; and
  4. 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