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Panel Discussion on Accountability to children in Humanitarian Situations - 18th Meeting, 37th Regular Session Human Rights Council
5 Mar 2018 -  Annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child
Theme: Protecting the rights of the child in humanitarian situations
How can States and the international community be more accountable to children in humanitarian situations?
Chair: H.E. Ms. Marta Maurás, Vice-President and Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council
Moderator: H.E. Mr. Ricardo González Arenas, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Uruguay to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva
Panellists:
• Mr. Gehad Madi, Member, Committee on the Rights of the Child
• Mr. Nicolas Gérard, Head of the Monitoring and Reporting Team, Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children an Armed Conflict
• Mr. Justin Byworth, Global Lead for Disaster Management, World Vision International
• Ms. Shahrzad Tadjbakhsh, Deputy Director, Division of International Protection, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

SPEAKERS
Mr. Ricardo González Arenas, Moderator, Ambassador and PR of Uruguay (Introduction)
Mr. Gehad Madi, Committee on the Rights of the Child
Mr. Nicolas Gérard, Head of the Monitoring and Reporting Team, Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children an Armed Conflict
Mr. Justin Byworth, Global Lead for Disaster Management, World Vision International
Ms. Shahrzad Tadjbakhsh, Deputy Director, Division of International Protection, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

European Union, Ms. Ana E. Brito Maneira
Spain, Mr. Emilio Pin Godos
Azerbaijan, Ms. Aydan Muradova
United Arab Emirates, Mr. Mohamed Saleh Mohammed Alshamsi
Mexico, Mr. Raúl Vargas Juárez
Nepal, Mr. Tirtha Raj Wagle
Chile, Mr. Alex Saldías
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Mr. Edgardo Toro Carreño
Kenya, Ms. Susan Mwochache
Jordan, Ms. Saja S. Majali
France, Ms. Hélène Petit
Uruguay, Ms. Cristina González González
Center for Reproductive Rights, Ms. Paola Salwa Daher
International Human Rights Association of American Minorities (IHRAAM), Mr. Fuad Mohammed
European Union of Public Relations, Mr. Martin Shtern
Iraq, Mr. Fahad Al Jarba
Afghanistan, Mr. Sayed Sameer Bedrud
Sudan, Ms. Suad Abdelal El Tahir
Côte D'Ivoire, Mr. Karim Silue
Angola, Mr. Joe Luís Feijó Sambo
Honduras, Ms. Sandra Ponce
Council of Europe, Dragana Filipović
Switzerland, Ms. Marielle Mumenthaler
Australia, Ms. Emily Langford
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Mr. Ljupcho Gjorgjinski
Syrian Arab Republic, Mr. Mohamed Tawfik Abou Ghalon
China, Ms. Zhao Yang
Association of World Citizens, Ms. Huda Abdullah
African Regional Agricultural Credit Association, Mr. Aleks Cernisovs
Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain, Ms. Duan Dhainy
Mr. Ricardo González Arenas, Moderator, Ambassador and PR of Uruguay (Final Remarks)
Ms. Shahrzad Tadjbakhsh, Deputy Director, Division of International Protection, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Mr. Justin Byworth, Global Lead for Disaster Management, World Vision International
Mr. Nicolas Gérard, Head of the Monitoring and Reporting Team, Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children an Armed Conflict
Mr. Gehad Madi, Committee on the Rights of the Child