253643 Universal Periodic Review The US Government Perspective

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 9:10 AM

Scott Busby, - , UPR Review, US Department of State, Washington, DC
The Obama Administration has supported the concept of universal periodic review of the human rights record of members of the UN Human Rights Council. For its review of the US record of human rights, the State Department initiated a process of consultation and feedback with stakeholder groups. This presentation will describe US policy toward UPR, the process used for US reporting, and the results

Learning Areas:
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Identify elements of UPR process Assess US response and its effectiveness in reporting Evaluate transparency and openness of the process

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: dept of state employee
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.