Background information about Namibia:

Universal Periodic Review

Namibia was examined under the Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review mechanism during the 10th session of the UPR Working Group on 24 January-4 February 2011.

Treaty Bodies


Committee on the Rights of the Child

Namibia will be examined by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) - which is responsible for monitoring the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child - at its 61st session, 17 September - 5 October 2012 in Geneva.


Special Procedures

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Ms. Catarina de Albuquerque, will visit Namibia on 4-11 July 2011.

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