ANNOUNCEMENT: Discussion “UN Universal Periodic Review – Implementation of Recommendations for Croatia”

Human Rights House Zagreb and Office of the Ombudswoman, in cooperation with the Human Rights House Foundation, are jointly organizing a discussion on the implementation of the 3rd Cycle Recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review (UPR).

Discussion will be held on October 19, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in online format.

The aim of the discussion is to increase the visibility of the Universal Periodic Review as an international mechanism for the protection of human rights and to improve cross-sectoral cooperation and dialogue between state institutions and civil society organizations related to the implementation of UPR recommendations at the national level.

List of the panelists:

Tena Šimonović Einwalter, Ombudswoman

Milorad Pupovac, President of the Committee on Human Rights and the Rights of National Minorities of the Croatian Parliament

Matthew Jones, Human Rights House Foundation (Geneva), International Advocacy Officer

Boris Milošević, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia for Social Affairs and Human Rights

Romana Kuzmanić Oluić, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, Advisor to the Minister

Anja Mihajlović, Association B.a.B.e, program manager

Sara Lalić, Center for Peace Studies, program coordinator

Ivan Novosel, program director of the Human Rights House Zagreb

The discussion will be moderated by: Tatjana Vlašić, Deputy Ombudswoman

The discussion envisages the participation of representatives of national institutions important for the implementation of UPR recommendations, representatives of civil society organizations and representatives of diplomatic missions accredited in Croatia and at the United Nations in Geneva.

Simultaneous translation into English will be provided during the discussion.

If you are interested in participating in the discussion, please register by October 14 via application form or confirm your participation at the e-mail address:

Photo: Universal Rights Group 

The activity is part of the project “A New Beginning – Sectoral Innovations for a Proactive, Progressive and Influential Human Rights Civil Society” funded from the Active Citizenship Fund Croatia through the financial mechanisms of the European Economic Area and the Kingdom of Norway.