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Panel Discussion on Parliaments Facing Global Challenges - 2nd Session Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and Rule of Law
22 Nov 2018 -  III. Parliaments facing current global challenges to human rights,democracy and the rule of law
Discussions will include a reflection on the actions available to parliaments in light of current global challenges to human rights, democracy and the rule of law, including those affecting democratic institutions and principles, such as: undue restrictions on public freedoms, the use of hate speech, attacks against journalists and the rise of populism. Discussions will also examine the challenges and opportunities posed by migration, and the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Presentations by:
• Mr. Momodou Malcolm Jallow, Member, Riksdag - Parliament of Sweden
• Ms. Kimberly Stanton, Democratic Staff, Senior Professional Staff, Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, House Committee on Foreign Affairs, United States Congress
• Mr. Jean Paul Briere, Member, Congress of the Republic of Guatemala
• Mr. Kenneth Okoth, Member, National Assembly of the Republic of Kenya
• Ms. Sandrine Mörch, Member, National Assembly of France (Députée de la 9ème circonscription de la Haute-Garonne)

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