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Panel Discussion on Gender Integration, 23rd Meeting Human Rights Council
20 Sep 2012 -  At its 6th session the Human Rights Council adopted resolution 6/30 entitled, “Integrating the human rights of women throughout the United Nations system,” by which it decided to incorporate into its programme of work an annual discussion on the integration of a gender perspective throughout its work and that of its mechanisms, including the evaluation of progress made and challenges experienced.

Chair: HE Laura Dupuy Lasserre, President of the Human Rights Council

Moderator: Ms Radhika Balakrishnan, Executive Director, Center for Women’s Global Leadership, Rutgers University

Opening statement:
Mr Bacre Ndiaye, Director, Human Rights Council and Special Procedures Division, OHCHR

Mr Moez Doraid, Director, Coordination Division, UN Women
Ms Fátima Duarte, President of the Portuguese Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality
Ms Leilani Farha, Director, Member of the International Network on ESCR and Executive Director, Canada without Poverty
Ms Pregs Govender, Deputy Chair, South African Human Rights Commission
Ms Magdalena Sepúlveda, UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
23rd Plenary Meeting - 21st Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

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