Monday, 11 May 2015

Minister Dunya returns to a warm welcome after concluding UPR

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11 May 2015, Male’;The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Ms Dunya Maumoon returns to Male’, after concluding her official visit to  Geneva to attend the Maldives review under the Universal Periodic Review which was held on 6 May 2015.

During Minister Dunya’s address to the Human Rights Council she stated that the Government was committed to further improve the human rights situation and making the Maldives resilient. She further reaffirmed the Government’s commitment towards continuing to work on improving and cultivating values and building resilience to the many challenges the Maldives face.  The Human Rights Council adopted the report of the Maldives review under UPR on Friday 8 May 2015.

The Maldives review was successfully concluded with countries praising the huge gains attained by the Maldives over the last four years.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Republic of the Maldives

Website: www.foreign.gov.mv

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