US Government 2016 Calendar for UPR Consultations

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Updated UPR Calendar

Working Group 1: Civil Rights & Discrimination (Date/Location: August 4, 2016 -Washington, DC)

  • Date/Location: August 4, 2016, 10:30am - 1:00pm, U.S. Department of State, Harry S. Truman Building, 2201 C Street NW, Room 1105
  • Lead Agency: U.S. Department of Justice - Civil Rights Division

Working Group 2: Criminal Justice (August 1, 2016, Washington, DC)

  • Date/Location: August 1, 2016 - 1:30-4pm, U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street NW, Room 1482, Washington, DC
  • Lead Agency: U.S. Department of Justice - Criminal Division

Working Group 3: Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights; Indigenous Peoples; and the Environment

  • Date/Location: August 17, 2016, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Washington DC
  • Lead Agencies: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and U.S. Department of the Interior

Tentative Agenda




10am – 10:15am

Introductory Remarks

Guest speaker

10:15am – 11:45am

The Consultation Process and Civil Society Q/A

WG3 Leaders will discuss the updated consultation process and the upcoming work schedule of future WG3 consultations. Civil Society will have an opportunity to provide statements and recommendations on further enhancing the consultation process.

11:45am – 12pm



12pm – 1:30pm

Inter-agency Panel

Agencies will discuss some of the work that relates to the recommendations

1:30pm – 2:30pm



2:30pm – 4pm

Breakout Sessions

Facilitated breakout discussions on (i) non-discrimination; (ii) environment; (iii) Indigenous issues; and (iv) economic/social/cultural rights between the Government and civil society.

Working Group 4: National Security (Date/Location: June 9, 2016, Washington DC)

  • Date/Location: June 9, 2016 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, U.S. Department of State, 2201 C Street NW, Room 1408, Washington DC
  • Lead Agencies: U.S. Department of Defense and Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Working Group 5: Immigration, Migrants, Trafficking, Labor, and Children (Date/Location: September 15, 2016, Washington DC)

  • Date/Location: Thursday, September 15, 1-3pm EST, Department of Labor, Francis Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Avenue., N.W., Washington, D.C.  20210 (or via phone)
  • Lead Agencies: U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Department of Labor

Working Group 6: Treaties, International Mechanisms, and Domestic Implementation (Tentative Date/Location: April 27, 2016, Washington DC)

  • Lead Agency: U.S. Department of State

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