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PEN holds consultative status with the UN, and has been making submissions to the UPR since they began in 2007, highlighting particular freedom of speech concerns and making recommendations to the Member States. Click through below for our full list of our submissions to the UPR. PEN International also conducts advocacy at the UN during the sessions. Click here to read more about our side events at the 16th UPR session in 2013, and here for PEN’s response to last year’s review of Cameroon.