Engagement on Recommendations made to Canada under its third Universal Periodic Review: join the conversation and share your ideas

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The Department of Canadian Heritage needs your help to better understand which human rights issues in Canada are the most pressing. We want to hear your perspective on:

  • The Universal Periodic Review recommendations that you believe should be a priority in Canada and why.
  • Practical suggestions on how Canada could implement the accepted recommendations in the short term and in the long term.

Join in: how to participate

We have created an anonymous virtual space where you can share your thoughts and ideas about the recommendations Canada received during its third Universal Periodic Review.

Here are four ways to get involved:

  • Vote on other people's statements (select agree, disagree or pass/unsure).
  • Join in: If you want to add to the conversation, submit your opinion in the official language of your choice.
  • Share: Share the link to this virtual conversation with others in your network. Understanding issues from as many diverse perspectives as possible offers true insight.

Who can participate

While this conversation will be of special interest to those directly involved in Canada’s international human rights reporting process, it is open to all Canadians.

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Contact the Human Rights Policy team for more information or if you have questions.


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