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Panel on Right of Persons with Disabilities, 19th Session Human Rights Council
1 Mar 2012 -  Annual Interactive debate on right of persons with disabilities (theme:participation in political and public life) 11th Meeting - 19th Session of the Human Rights Council.
Moderators:
Amb. Laura Dupuy Lasserre, President of the Human Rights Council
Amb. Christian Strohal, Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

Opening statement:
Ms. Navi Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights

Panellists:
Ms Theresia Degener, Rapporteur, Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Mr Alex Ndeezi, Member of Parliament, Uganda
Mr J Patrick Clarke, President, Down Syndrome International
Ms Shantha Rau Barriga, Researcher/Advocate on disability