Document submitted by the ICJ to the UN Human Rigths Council Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review on 15 August 2006.
1. The General Assembly Resolution
In Resolution 60/251 of 15 March 2006, establishing the Human Rights Council, the General Assembly decided:
“That the Council shall, inter alia: […](e) Undertake a universal periodic review, based on objective and reliable information, of the fulfilment by each state of its human rights obligations and commitments in a manner which ensures universality of coverage and equal treatment with respect to all states.
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