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Panel Discussion on 70th Anniversary Universal Declaration of Human Rights - 9th Meeting, 37th Regular Session Human Rights Council
28 Feb 2018 -  High-level panel discussion
Seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and twenty-fifth anniversary of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action

Chair: H.E. Mr. Vojislav Šuc, President of the Human Rights Council
Opening statements:
Mr. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
H.E. Mr. Anatoly Victorov, Director of the Department for Humanitarian Cooperation and Human Rights of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Foreign Ministry Commissioner for Human Rights, Democracy and Rule of Law
• H.E. Mr. Christian Strohal (Austria), Special Representative for the Austrian OSCE Chairmanship 2017, former Special Representative and Ambassador for the Vienna World Conference on Human Rights (1992-1993)
• Ms. Leilani Farha (Canada), Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context
• Mr. Christof Heyns (South Africa), member of the Human Rights Committee and former Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions (2010 – 2016)
• Ms. Safak Pavey (Turkey), Senior Advisor at Women Political Leaders (WPL) Global Network and former member of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
37th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

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