What is National Report?

The National Report (Opening Statement) aims to provide the issues that had been discussed during the state’s most recent UPR. By summarizing recent human rights situation of the states, information on topics raised, and recommendation and implementation status, candidates may be aware of various perspectives and be prepared for the main discussions.


Font : Times New Roman

Size : 12, Single line spacing

Word Limit : No Limit, but the length shall be adjusted for 5 minute-presentation

Name of the File : ‘2018_UPR_National Report_[Name of the State Under Review].doc’

Title of the Email : 2018UPR National Report for [Name of the State Under Review]


Deadline : July 21st (submission shall be made to ‘’)

  • Exclude ritual remarks (greetings or recommendations)
  • Include information on the recommendations received by the State Under Review of its most recent UPR session
  • Include the implementation status of the State Under Review’s most recent UPR session
National Reports by States under Review