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Panel on Education as Empowerment - Social Forum 2019
2 Oct 2019 -  Education as empowerment for children and youth

Moderator: H. E. Ms. Jillian Dempster, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of New Zealand to the United Nations Office at Geneva
• Ms. Monica Ferro, Director, United Nations Population Fund Geneva Office – Integrating sexual education in a section on curriculum for schools
• Ms. Kristeena Monteith, UN Young Leader for the Sustainable Development Goals – How education can help children and youth reach their rights
• Ms. Hamda Hasan Abd-al-Rahman Abu Za’in Al-Sulaiti, Secretary General of the Qatari National Committee for Education, Culture and Science – Youth
and children’s education, and economic and cognitive empowerment
• Mr. Alex Conte, Child Rights Connect – Children’s views on education as an essential pillar for empowerment and the promotion of human rights • Mr. Jorge Cardona, Professor of Public International Law, University of Valencia, former member of the Committee on the Rights of the Child – Empowering children with disabilities through inclusive education
• Ms. Sigall Horovitz, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) – Empowering youth through education on the corruption-human rights nexus

- Interactive dialogue