Tuesday, 29 April 2014 (Morning)
(Disclaimer: The following brief is not an official record, provides a brief factual summary of the UPR Working Group meeting with the State under review, and does not cover all points addressed)
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Represented by 15-member delegation headed by Mrs. Wivine MUMBA MATIPA, Minister of Justice of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Algeria, Kuwait and the United States of America.
Few points raised in the opening statement of State under review:(See full statement on
the Democratic Republic of the Congo page on the UPR Extranet **)
94States participated in the dialogue: 35 HRC members and 59 observers (Statements available on
the Democratic Republic of the Congo page on the UPR Extranet).
Positive achievements noted by delegations included, among others:
Issues and questions raised by the Working Group included,
States participating in the dialogue posed a series of
recommendations to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. These pertained to the following issues,
The adoption of the report of the UPR Working Group on the Democratic Republic of the Congo is scheduled to take place on Friday, 2 May 2014
*The troikas are a group of three States selected through a drawing of lots who serve as rapporteurs and who are charged with preparing the report of the Working Group on the country review with the involvement of the State under review and assistance from the OHCHR.
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