Costa Rica

Relevant documents

National Report

‘The National Report for Costa Rica was considered during the UPR 6th Session.

‘National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 (A) of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1. Costa Rica’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/6/CRI/1, 4 September 2009.

Date of consideration: Tuesday 8 December 2009

Compilation of UN information

‘Compilation Prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, in Accordance with Paragraph 15(B) of the Annex to Human Rights Council Resolution 5/1. Costa Rica’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/6/CRI/2, 18 September 2009.

Summary of stakeholders’ information

‘Summary prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, in accordance with Paragraph 15(C) of the Annex to Human Rights Council Resolution 5/1. Costa Rica’, UN Doc.A/HRC/WG.6/6/CRI/3, 8 September 2009.

Individual Stakeholders’ reports are available here.


Outcome of the review: Report of the Working group

‘Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review. Costa Rica’, UN Doc. A/HRC/13/15, 4 January 2010.


Recommendations


Recommendation: Enhance the policy to prevent, combat and eradicate torture, improve the situation in the prison system and establish alternative sanctions

Recommending State: Brazil

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Detention conditions

Session: 6

Recommendation: Ensure sufficient resources for effective functioning of its national preventive mechanism provided for in the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment OP-CAT and further strengthen mechanisms for independent investigation of alleged cases of torture and for effective access of victims to remedies with special attention to protection of women, children and persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity

Recommending State: Czech Republic

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. International instruments

Session: 6

Recommendation: Ensure effective implementation of the provisions punishing acts of torture

Recommending State: France

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment

Session: 6