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Panel Discussion on National Policies and human rights - 40th Meeting 28th Regular Session of Human Rights Council
19 Mar 2015 -  Panel discussion on the issue of national policies and human rights

Chair: H.E. Mr. Juan Esteban Aguirre Martínez, Vice-President of the Human Rights Council Opening statement: Mr. Gianni Magazzeni, Chief of the Americas, Europe and Central Asia Branch, Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Moderator: H.E. Mr. Rytis Paulauskas, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Lithuania to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva

Panellists:
• H.E. Mr. Héctor Cárdenas, Minister and Executive Secretary, Ministry of Social Action, Paraguay
• Mr. Pabel Muñoz, National Secretary for Planning and Development, Government of Ecuador
• Mr. Vitit Muntarbhorn, Professor of Law and former Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council, Thailand
• Mr. Giuseppe Nesi, Professor, Director of the Faculty of Law, University of Trento, Italy
• Mme Dalila Aliane, Chargée d'études et de synthèse, Ministère de la solidarité nationale, de la famille et de la condition de la femme, Algerie


- 40th Plenary Meeting 28th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

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SPEAKERS
Ecuador (on behalf of CELAC), Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés
Algeria (on behalf of like-minded Group), Ms. Zahira Abed
European Union, Mr. Rafael De Bustamente
Pakistan (on behalf of OIC), Mr. Afaq Ahmad
Paraguay, Mr. Sebastian Ortiz Montaner
Bahrain, Ms. Alya Salman
Portugal, Mr. Eduardo Pinto Da Silva
India, Mr. Ranjan Alok
Peru, Mr. Luis Enrique Chávez Basagoitia
Republic of Moldova, Mr. Victor Moraru
Indonesia, Mr. Acep Somantri
Burkina Faso, Ms. Myriam Claudine Yabiyuré Poussi
Scottish-NHRIs (Video Statement), Mr. Allan Miller
Korea Center for United Nations H.R Policy, Ms. Keewon Kim
International Service for Human Rights, Ms. Theresa McEnvoy
Iran (Islamic Republic of), Mr. Amir Abbas Lotfi
France, Mr. Pierre Legoff
Estonia, Mr. Jüri Seilenthal
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Mr. Edgardo Toro Carreño
Algeria, Mr. Antar Hassani
Thailand, Mr. Krerkpan Roekchamnong
Namibia, Ms. Gladice Dehlia Sonia Pickering
Colombia, Mr. Carlos Alfredo Carretero Socha
Mexico, Ms. Susana Leija Regalado
Greece, Ms. Ismini Panagopoulou
Morocco, Mr. Saïd Ahouga
China, Mr. Yang Xiaokun
Conseil National des Droits de l’Homme du Maroc, Mr. Ahmed Taoufiq Zainabi
Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain, Mr. Michael Payne
Verein Sudwind Entwicklungspolitik, Ms. Sholeh Zamini
Congo, Mr. Oko Damase
Russian Federation, Ms. Kristina Sukacheva