Draft report of UN Periodic Human Rights Review - NZ
United Nations General Assembly
29 January 2014
Human Rights Council
Working Group on the
Universal Periodic Review
Geneva, 27 January – 7 February 2014
Draft report of the Working Group on the
Universal Periodic Review* New Zealand
final document will be issued under the symbol A/HRC/26/3.
The annex to the present report is circulated as received.
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