During HRC general discussions, panel debates and interactive dialogues with the Special Procedures, during the past three years, either as an HRC member or not, the State has joined:
Regional or subregional
Overall, as a HRC member, has participated in more than 10% of panel discussions, general debates and interactive dialogues.
Longest outstanding country visit request >
SR on the independence of judges and lawyers, 2013
Received Sub-Committee visit
Ukraine tabled pledges and commitments in support of its candidacy for membership for the period 2008-2011 on 8 February 2008.
At international level, Ukraine pledged to: contribute to the UPR; support resolutions aimed at protecting children’s rights; cooperate with UN Special Procedures; implement recommendations; and facilitate interaction between the Council and individual countries.
Domestically, Ukraine committed to: protect and promote the rights of national minorities, indigenous people, children and women; submit timely periodic reports on the implementation of the international human rights instruments; and ratify the CRPD, OP-CRPD and the CPED.
An analysis of steps taken by Ukraine in fulfilment of its international pledges shows that it has ratified the CRPD (2010), the OP-CRPD (in 2010), and the CPED (in 2015). Regarding cooperation with Special Procedures, Ukraine maintains a Standing Invitation, has accepted 8 out of 15 visit requests, and has responded to 13 of 18 communications sent. For those instruments to which Ukraine is Party, it has no overdue periodic reports, although its latest reports under CEDAW and CERD were submitted late.