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Panel Discussion on Article 26 of the Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities - 21st Meeting, 40th Regular Session Human Rights Council
6 Mar 2019 -  Annual interactive debate on the rights of persons with disabilities
Theme: Article 26 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on habilitation and rehabilitation
Chair: H.E. Mr. Coly Seck, President of the Human Rights Council
Opening statement: Ms. Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Panellists:
• Ms. Catalina Devandas Aguilar, Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
• Mr. Lauro Purcil, International Disability Alliance
• Ms. Alarcos Cieza, Coordinator of the Disability and Rehabilitation Team, World Health Organization
• Mr. Jörg Weber, Global Advisor, CBM International
A/HRC/40/32

40th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

HRC extranet (information on daily updates, draft documentation, copies of oral statements etc.)
SPEAKERS
Ms. Michelle Bachelet, High Commissioner for Human Rights
Ms. Catalina Devandas Aguilar, Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
International Disability Alliance, Mr. Lauro Purcil
Coordinator of the Disability and Rehabilitation Team, World Health Organization, Ms. Alarcos Cieza
Global Advisor, CBM International, Mr. Jörg Weber
Bahrain (on behalf of the Arab Group), Mr. Husain Abdali Abdulkarim Abdulla Makhlooq
Mozambique (on behalf of Belgium, Chile, Italy), Mr. Amadeu Da Conçeicão
Malaysia (on behalf of ASEAN), Mr. Amran Mohamed Zin
Brazil (on behalf of the CPLP), Ms. Márcia Canário De Oliveira
Finland (on behalf of Nordic-Baltic Countries), Ms. Sari Lehtiranta
Angola (on behalf of the African Group), Mr. André Da Conceição Domingos
Croatia (on behalf of Slovenia and Austria), Ms. Vesna Batistic Kos
Bahamas (on behalf of CARICOM), Mr. Franck Davis
Oman (on behalf of GCC), Mr. Abdulla Nasser Al Rahbi
Mexico (on behalf of MIKTA), Ms. Socorro Flores Liera
European Union, Mr. Carl Hallergard
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mr. Matthew Preston
Indonesia National Commission on Human Rights, Komnas Ham, Ms. Sandrayati Moniaga
International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Mr. Loren Persi
Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain Inc, Mr. Alessandro Musumeci
Italy, Mr. Gian Lorenzo Cornado
Spain, Mr. Emilio Pin Godos
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Mr. Manuel José Hernández Bustamante
Qatar, Mr. Saeed Alkhayarin
Viet Nam, Ms. Le Duc Hanh
Indonesia, Ms. Amanda Himawan
South Africa, Ms. Wendy Schwartz
Russian Federation, Ms. Galina Khvan
Brazil, Ms. Márcia Canário De Oliveira
Greece, Mr. Elias Kastanas
Maldives, Ms. Hawla Ahmed Didi
Iran (Islamic Republic of), Mr. Hassan Asef
Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation, Ms. Tatiana Moskalkova
Iraqi Development Organization, Ms. Bridget Quitter
Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights Association, Ms. Mennatallah Abdelraouf
Ms. Catalina Devandas Aguilar, Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
International Disability Alliance, Mr. Lauro Purcil
Coordinator of the Disability and Rehabilitation Team, World Health Organization, Ms. Alarcos Cieza
Global Advisor, CBM International, Mr. Jörg Weber