General Information

General Information

More data will be added as we approach the Model UPR Competition dates.

General Resources

Links to Useful Websites about the UPR

 

UPR Info (NGO hich aims to raise awarness on the UPR and providing capacity-building tools to different actors of the process) :

http://www.upr-info.org

 

UN Human Rights Protection Mechanisms (OHCHR) :

http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/Pages/HumanRightsBodies.aspx

 

International Human Rights Law (OHCHR) :

http://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/InternationalLaw.aspx

 

Universal Human Rights Index (OHCHR) :

http://uhri.ohchr.org

 

Online lectures on “Human Rights” (Audiovisual Library of International Law, UN Office of Legal Affairs) :

http://legal.un.org/avl/ls/humanrights.html (Among them, lectures on the ‘Human Rights Council(UPR)’ and ‘Human Rights Bodies’ are highly recommended. Please note that the contents of some lectures may be out-of-date)

Departments and Topics

Topics

1. Freedom of Opinion and Expression

2. Human Trafficking

3. Rights of the Children

4. Climate Change and Environment

5. Gender Inequality and Violence

Topic Government sector
  ROK DPRK China Japan
1 Ministry of the

Interior and Safety

Ministry of Internal Affairs General Administration of

Press and Publication

Ministry of Justice
Ministry of Science and ICT State Science and

Tech Commission

Ministry of Industry and

Information Technology

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2 Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ministry of Civil Affairs Ministry of Justice
Ministry of Justice Ministry of Justice Ministry of Foreign Affairs
National Police Agency State Security Department
3 Ministry of Education Ministry of

Common Education,

Higher Education

National Working

Committee on

Children and Women

Ministry of Health,

Labor and Welfare

Ministry of

Health and Welfare

Ministry of Public Health Ministry of Justice
4 Ministry of Environment Ministry of Land and

Environment Protection

Ministry of Ecology

and Environment

Ministry of the

Environment

Ministry of Land,

Infrastructure and Transport

Ministry of

Land and Maritime Transport

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of

Oceans and Fisheries

Ministry of Fisheries
5 Ministry of

Gender Equality and Family

Ministry of Labor All-China

Women’s Federation

Cabinet Office
Ministry of

Employment and Labor

Ministry of Justice

Participating UPR States
  • States Under Review:

Republic of Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, People’s Republic of China, Japan

  • Recommending States:

North America / Europe Groups (4) : Russia, Spain, United Kingdom, United States of America

Latin America / Caribbean Groups (4) : Brazil, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico

Asia Groups (4) : Indonesia, Mongolia, Philippines, Vietnam

Pacific Groups (4) : Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Solomon Islands

Middle East / Africa Groups (4) : Algeria, Iran, Jordan, Republic of South Africa

Recommending States Matrix

 

ROK ①

USA

DPRK ①

Brazil

China ①

Russia

Japan ①

United Kingdom

ROK ②

Cuba

DPRK ②

Vietnam

China ②

Ecuador

Japan ②

Spain

ROK ③

Indonesia

DPRK ③

New Zealand

China ③

Mongolia

Japan ③

Mexico

ROK ④

Australia

DPRK ④

Fiji

China ④

Solomon Is.

Japan ④

Philippines

ROK ⑤

Rep. of S. Africa

DPRK ⑤

Jordan

China ⑤

Iran

Japan ⑤

Algeria

Modality of Advance Questions

* The number represents the Model UPR Topic number of each State under Review for its convenience (e.g. ROK1: Freedom of expression, China2: Human Trafficking)

Finals: Day 1
State Under Review: ROK

(Respond to questions)

Recommending States

(Raise questions)

State Under Review: CHINA

(Respond to questions)

Recommending States

(Raise questions)

ROK 1 Iran China 1 Cuba
Spain Mexico
New Zealand Fiji
ROK 2 Russia China 2 USA
Mexico Algeria
Brazil Jordan
ROK 3 Solomon Islands China 3 Republic of South Africa
United Kingdom Philippines
Fiji Vietnam
ROK 4 Ecuador China 4 Indonesia
Algeria Spain
Jordan Brazil
ROK 5 Mongolia China 5 Australia
Philippines United Kingdom
Vietnam New Zealand

Finals: Day 2

State Under Review: JAPAN

(Respond to questions)

Recommending States

(Raise questions)

State Under Review: DPRK

(Respond to questions)

Recommending States

(Raise questions)

Japan 1 Indonesia DPRK 1 Republic of South Africa
Ecuador Mongolia
Jordan Philippines
Japan 2 Republic of South Africa DPRK 2 Australia
Solomon Islands Iran
New Zealand United Kingdom
Japan 3 Australia DPRK 3 USA
Iran Ecuador
Brazil Algeria
Japan 4 USA DPRK 4 Cuba
Mongolia Russia
Vietnam Mexico
Japan 5 Cuba DPRK 5 Indonesia
Russia Solomon Islands
Fiji Spain