Solicitor Normal Tushar Mehta to guide India at United Nations Human Rights Council’s Common Periodic Evaluate

The Indian delegation on the forty first Session of Common Periodic Evaluate (UPR) of the United Nations Human Rights Council shall be headed by Solicitor Normal (SG) Tushar Mehta.

As per an announcement, the session is scheduled to be held at Geneva from November 7 to 18. It’ll witness peer evaluate of the human rights efficiency of all international locations. India’s nationwide report shall be reviewed on November 10, added the assertion.

It mentioned senior officers from the Ministry of Exterior Affairs, Ministry of Girls and Little one Welfare, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Ministry of Minority Affairs, NITI Aayog and the Vice Chancellor of the Nationwide Regulation College, Delhi, will accompany the SG to Geneva, as a part of the delegation.

The assertion additional mentioned that the nationwide report of India, which was submitted on August 5, 2022, outlined the steps taken by the nation in the direction of the promotion and safety of human rights, together with the implementation of suggestions accepted by the nation within the third UPR cycle held in 2017.

Numerous stakeholders, together with members from the judiciary, nationwide human rights establishment, academia, civil society organisations and most of the people held critical discussions on the above topics, resulting in the preparation of this report, it added.