Category Archives: UPR

National Seminar on One year after UPR 2018: Where are we?

“If considerable space is not created to flourish healthy political practices, evil and crooked political agents will fill in the gaps. High level of political will and commitment is required…

Development of one-year Progress Report on UPR 2018 Commitments

Human rights situation of Bangladesh was reviewed by the the United Nations Human Rights Council in its 30th session under the Universal Periodic Review on 14 May 2018 for the third…

Implementation of Bangladesh’s International Human Rights Obligations

With the aim of highlighting Bangladesh’s international human rights obligations under treaty bodies, UPR, UN Special Procedures and voluntary pledges, Human Rights Forum Bangladesh (HRFB) organized a round-table discussion on…

Stakeholders’ Dialogue with the Government of Bangladesh

The Human Rights Forum Bangladesh (HRFB), convened a Stakeholders’ Dialogue with the Government of Bangladesh on the Third Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), on 02 August 2018 at…

Adoption of the Outcome of the UPR of Bangladesh

The Government of Bangladesh (GoB) accepted 178 recommendations out of 251 recommendations and noted 73 recommendations relating to revision of media laws, decriminalization of defamation, prosecution of violence against human…

Lobby Mission of HRFB during the UPR Working Group Session

Human Rights Forum Bangladesh (HRFB) conducted a lobby mission in May 2018 during the 30th UPR Working Group Session where human rights situation in Bangladesh was reviewed for the third…

Briefing the Media after UPR session

HRFB Urged to the Government to accept UPR recommendations to implement human rights pledges   On 14 May 2018, the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in its 30th session has…

UPR Pre-Session

UPR Pre-session on Bangladesh 12 April 2018 As the Convener of Human Rights Forum Bangladesh (HRFB), ASK’s Executive Director, Sheepa Hafiza, attended the UPR Pre-session on Bangladesh, and did a…

Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Bangladesh

Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Bangladesh: An Alternative Report to the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Bangladesh: An Alternative Report to the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights