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 less 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 7 out of 10 visit requests, and has responded to 8 of 14 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.