Original HRC document


Document Type: Final Decision

Date: 2019 Mar

Session: 40th Regular Session (2019 Feb)

Agenda Item: Item6: Universal Periodic Review



Human Rights Council Fortieth session

25 February–22 March 2019

Agenda item 6

Decision adopted by the Human Rights Council on 15 March 2019

40/114. Outcome of the universal periodic review: Malta

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 Malta on 14 November 2018 in conformity with all

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

Adopts the outcome of the review of Malta, 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

38th meeting

15 March 2019

[Adopted without a vote.]

1 A/HRC/40/17.

2 A/HRC/40/17/Add.1; see also A/HRC/40/2, chap. VI.