30 Steps on the Way to Effectiveness. Usage of UPR Mechanism for Defense and Promotion of Human Rights

26 Jun 2013


This guide provides practical advices for human rights defenders and journalists who have a desire to participate actively in the process of Universal Periodic Review (UPR) and use it in their work.

The publication was prepared within the framework of UNDP project "Promoting change through the mechanism of Universal Periodic Review: Support the efforts of civil society and journalists in the field of human rights’ protection". The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) promotes the development of countries, increasing their capacities to withstand to crises, supports economic growth, what has it's aim in improving of each person life. Working in 177 countries, we offer a global perspective, taking into account specifics of local development. It has results in the empowerment of human rights and enhance the vitality of states.  Democratic governance and local development, reduction of poverty, the achievement of prosperity and the Millennium Development Goals, Energy and Environment (www.undp.org.ua) are the main spheres of activities in the scope of UNDP, organized with the financial support of the British Embassy in Ukraine.