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Myanmar: National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 5 of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 16/21

By UN Human Rights Council  •  October 20, 2015

1. During the First Cycle of UPR, the promotion and protection of human rights in Myanmar was reviewed on 27 January 2011 at the meeting of the Working Group on UPR.

2. The Constitutional Government assumed the State responsibility in Myanmar in March 2011, and a series of positive political developments followed. The reform process undertaken by the Government has largely contributed to further promotion and protection of human rights in the country. At the First Cycle of UPR, Myanmar received 190 recommendations and has implemented not only the accepted recommendations but also other recommendations along with her political developments. This report reflects the state of current political, social and economic situation in Myanmar.

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