Addressing Implementation of UPR Recommendations for PNG

ERI joined with partners from the International Catholic Centre in Geneva (CCIG) for an online event which heard from national and international stakeholders on how to promote and protect human rights in PNG in the light of recommendations stemming from the 3rd UPR cycle.

Panelists included ms Mou Begura from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Papua New Guinea; Dr Silviu Jora, Charge d’Affaires EU Delegation in PNG; Ms Priscilla Kare, Callan Services for People with Disabilities; Rev Roger Joseph, General Secretary PNG Council of Churches and Ms Josephine Mann from the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.

The government of PNG will provide its response to the recommendations received no later than during the 49th Session of the UN Human Rights Council which commences on Feb 28th.

A recording of the event is available  on the CCIG website. (see the heading Online event ‘Safeguarding Human Rights in Papua New Guinea: Addressing Implementation of UPR recommendations’ in the list of project activities.

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