Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review: Colombia. Addendum: Views on conclusions and/or recommendations, voluntary commitments and replies presented by the State under review

A/HRC/10/82/Add.1

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Views on conclusions and/or recommendations, voluntary commitments and replies presented by the State under review

The numbers with letters refer to recommendations stated in the section I of the Working Group report, entitled “Summary of the proceedings of the review process”.

"37 (a) Non acceptance. The Colombian Constitution and the legal framework establish that all citizens have the obligation to enroll in the military service when the circumstances so require to defend the National sovereignty and the public institutions and to provide security conditions for all citizens. This obligation has been upheld on several occasions by the jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court."

Source: http://lib.ohchr.org/HRBodies/UPR/Documents/Session3/CO/A_HRC_10_82_Add1...