REVIEW OF SOMALIA’S HUMAN RIGHTS RECORD UNDERWAY



STORY: REVIEW OF SOMALIA’S HUMAN RIGHTS RECORD UNDERWAY
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SOURCE: UNSOM PUBLIC INFORMATION
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CREDIT REQUIRED: UNSOM PUBLIC INFORMATION LANGUAGE: ENGLISH/SOMALIA/NATURAL SOUND DATELINE: 2014/08/03, MOGADISHU, SOMALIA
SHOT LIST
1. Wide shot, Minister of Women and Human Rights Development HE Zahra Ali Samantar arriving at the meeting
2. Med shot, Minister of Women and Human Rights Development HE Zahra Ali Samantar and Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General Nicholas Kay seated
3. Close up, Minister of Women and Human Rights Development HE Zahra Ali Samantar
4. Med shot, women participants listening to the opening remarks
5. Close up, woman participant listening to the opening remarks
6. Med shot, Minister of Women and Human Rights Development HE Zahra Ali
Samantar and Special Representative of the United Nations
Secretary-General Nicholas Kay seated
7. SOUNDBITE (Somali) Minister of Women and Human Rights Development
HE Zahra Ali Samantar, “​The Ministry of Women and Human Rights prioritized the gathering of information that will be used to respond to the recommendations. To address the recommendations it is necessary that all federal states, regional administrations and every Government official place their recommendations forward. The Ministry also emphasized that every ministry in the federal government of Somalia should have a focal point that will work on the Universal Periodic Review report,”
8. Wide shot, workshop participants listening to the opening remarks
9. Med shot, workshop participants listening to the opening remarks
10. S​OUNDBITE (English), Special Representative of the United Nations
Secretary-General Nicholas Kay, “​It is really a great pleasure to be with you today at the first consultative workshop on the Universal Periodic Review for the preparation of Somalia’s national report. I commend the Federal Government and the Somali stakeholders for their commitment to the Universal Periodic Review process and the ministry of Women and Human Rights for leading the process.”
11. Med shot, workshop participants listening to the opening remarks
12. Close up, workshop participants listening to the opening remarks
13. Med shot, Minister of Women and Human Rights Development HE Zahra Ali
Samantar and Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General Nicholas Kay shake hands
STORY
A national consultative workshop on Somalia’s human rights record opened in Mogadishu on Monday, a few months before Somalia is due for peer review. The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a process through which countries’ human rights situation and is assessed by the UN Human Rights Council every four years.
Somalia will be peer reviewed in January to February 2016. Next year’s Universal Periodic Review will be Somalia’s second, the first review having been conducted in 2011, where the country received 155 recommendations in the outcome report from the UN Human Rights Council.

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