40th Universal Periodic Review of human rights: UK closing statement

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Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon welcomes conclusions of the 40th Universal Periodic Review: The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a unique peer review mechanism of the United Nations Human Rights Council that scrutinises the human rights record of every UN Member State once every 5 years. This session, the last of the current UPR cycle, reviewed 12 States: Togo, Syria, Iceland, Venezuela, Zimbabwe, Lithuania, Uganda, Timor-Leste, Moldova, South Sudan, Haiti and Sudan. Modern slavery and human trafficking As the world emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic, it brings with it 160 million children in child …

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