“UPR (Universal Periodic Review) Midterm Planning Meeting” was held with members from Burma/Myanmar UPR Forum and some representatives from CSOs in Myanmar for three days, on 13 to15 February at Central Hotel in Myanmar.
30 representatives participated in the meeting and discussed about UPR midterm report to be submitted. Executive Director of Equality Myanmar, U Aung Myo Min, facilitated the meeting and Ma Cheery Zahua presented and explained about examples of UPR midterm report submitted by other governments and NGOs as a researcher.
During the days of the meeting, the participants learned about all the recommendations accepted by Myanmar government. Based on the accepted recommendations, the participants categorized thematic issues to be included in the midterm report, including emerging issues which are not accepted by Myanmar government though.