UNHRC Delegations Praised Eritrea on Human Rights | 32nd Session Universal Periodic Review

 




 

 

UNHRC Delegations Praised Eritrea on Human Rights at the 32nd Session Universal Periodic Review

 

 

www.ohchr.org | Jan. 29, 2019 

 

 

GENEVA — Nation after nation lined up at the UN’s human rights council yesterday to shower praise on Eritrean government’s human rights record in a mandatory review that all UN member states undergo every five years. (See below today’s statements praising Eritrea’s human rights record.)

 

 

H.E. Mr. Tesfamichad Gerhatu, Ambassador of Eritrea (Introduction) – no sound 5min

 

 




 

 

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Following is a selection of the praise that Eritrea received when its human rights record was reviewed.

 

 

Russia: “Eritrea has progressed significantly in the sphere of human rights.”

 

 

China: “Highly appreciates Eritrea’s progress in the promotion and protection of human rights.”

 

 

Saudi Arabia: Commends “a number of achievements (by Eritrea), distinguished in promoting human rights.”

 

 

South Africa: Our delegation is “encouraged by (Eritrea’s) efforts to promote the development and well being of children.”

 

 

Sudan: “We commend positive development (by Eritrea) in plans for rural development.”

 

 

Zimbabwe: “Eritrea devised a number of initiatives to enhance economic, social, and cultural rights.”

 

 

Bahrain: “We hail the relentless efforts undertaken by the government (of Eritrea) in the health sector.”

 

 

Mexico: “We recognize the progress made (by Eritrea), including in the increased registration of girls in schools.”

 

 

Myanmar: “We congratulate Eritrea for the implementation of recommendations made during the last cycle.”

 

 

Pakistan: “We appreciate efforts made by the government (of Eritrea) in education, health, political participation, improvement of the justice system, and food security.”

 

 

Philippines: Our delegation “recognizes efforts made by the government (of Eritrea) to advance the protection of women and children.”

 

 

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Source: https://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/UPR/Pages/ERIndex.aspx

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