Roueida El Hage and Caroline Ziade attend the conference in Beirut, April 15, 2019. (The Daily Star/AUB, HO)
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Lebanese officials this week launched the process of reporting to the United Nations on the country's progress in implementing its human rights commitments. The Universal Periodic Review is, as the name suggests, a periodic review of the human rights record of U.N. member states.As part of the process, member states make recommendations to other states on ways to improve their human rights records. Lebanon submitted its last UPR report in November 2015 .During the last cycle, Lebanon accepted 128 of the 219 recommendations presented by other member states.
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