Original HRC document


Document Type: Final Decision

Date: 2017 Apr

Session: 34th Regular Session (2017 Feb)

Agenda Item: Item6: Universal Periodic Review



Human Rights Council Thirty-fourth session

27 February–24 March 2017

Agenda item 6

Decision adopted by the Human Rights Council on 17 March 2017

34/111. Outcome of the universal periodic review: South Sudan

The Human Rights Council,

Acting in compliance with the mandate entrusted to it by the General Assembly in its

resolution 60/251 of 15 March 2006, and with Human Rights Council resolutions 5/1 of 18

June 2007 and 16/21 of 21 March 2011, and President’s statement PRST/8/1 of 9 April

2008, on the modalities and practices for the universal periodic review process,

Having conducted the review of South Sudan on 7 November 2016 in conformity

with all relevant provisions contained in the annex to Council resolution 5/1,

Adopts the outcome of the review of South Sudan, comprising the report thereon of

the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review,1 the views of the State concerning

the recommendations and/or conclusions made, and its voluntary commitments and replies

presented before the adoption of the outcome by the plenary to questions or issues not

sufficiently addressed during the interactive dialogue held in the Working Group.2

44th meeting

17 March 2017

[Adopted without a vote.]

1 A/HRC/34/13.

2 A/HRC/34/13/Add.1; see also A/HRC/34/2, chap. VI.