November 2, 2016
STATEMENT BY THE DELEGATION OF INDONESIA 26TH SESSION OF THE WORKING GROUP ON UNIVERSIAL PERIODIC REVIEW CONSIDERATION OF THE NATIONAL REPORT OF LITHUANIA
Indonesia would like to thank the Government of Lithuania for presenting a comprehensive and an up-to-date national report on the progress made as well as the remaining challenges.
Indonesia welcomes the progress made by the Government of Lithuania since their first cycle. Indonesia commends the Government’s efforts in mainstreaming human rights in all government programmes and in enhancing efforts towards gender equality. Indonesia also commends the Government of Lithuania for their efforts in engaging civil society in the promotion and protection of human rights, as well as in improving the system for the protection of the rights of the child.
In further enriching the already positive developments, my delegation would like to recommend the followings to the Government of Lithuania:
- Develop a comprehensive National Action Plan on Human Rights;
- Consider signing and ratifying the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families.
Indonesia wishes the Government of Lithuania a successful UPR.
I thank you.
Geneva, 2 November 2016