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Panel Discussion on Disabilities 19th Meeting 22nd Regular Session Human Rights Council
6 Mar 2013 -  Panel Discussion - Concept Note*

Opening statement :
- Ms. Navanetham Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Moderator:
- H.E. Mr. Luis Gallegos Chiriboga, Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

Panellists:
- Mr. Frederick Ouko Alucheli, Director, Action Network for the Disabled, Kenya
- Mr. Ronald McCallum, Chairperson, Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
- Ms. Barbara Murray, Senior Disability Specialist, ILO
- Mr. Valery Nikitich Rukhledev, President, All-Russian Society of the Deaf
- Ms. Susan Scott-Parker, CEO, Business Disability Forum

* In line with established practice the interactive debate and its webcast are made accessible to persons with disabilities through captioning and sign language interpretation in international sign. In case of any inconsistency between the spoken intervention in the original language and the sign language interpretation or captioning, the text of the original spoken intervention prevails.

19th Meeting - 22nd Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

HRC extranet (information on daily updates, draft documentation, copies of oral statements as delivered by States and other stakeholders, and draft resolutions, etc.)

SPEAKERS

Ms. Navi PILLAY, High Commissioner for Human Rights
Mr. Ron McCALLUM, Chairperson of CRPD
Ms. Barbara MURRAY, Senior Disability Advisor - ILO
`Mr. Frederick OUKO-ALUCHELI, Director Action Network for the Disabled
Ms. Susan SCOTT-PARKER, CEO - Business Disability Forum
Mr. Valery RUKHLEDEV, All-Russian Society of the Deaf
Ms. Holly WARREN, NEW ZEALAND
Mr. Yusuf Abdulkarim BUCHEERI, BAHRAIN (on behalf of Arab Group)
Mr. Muruthala MOOSA, MALDIVES
Mr. Nicholas PURTELL, AUSTRALIA
Ms. Gisele FERNADEZ LUDLOW, MEXICO (on behalf of GRULAC)
Mr. Rafael BUSTAMANTE, EUROPEAN UNION
Mr. Evan P. GARCIA, PHILIPPINES
Ms. Noumisa Pamella NOTUTELA, SOUTH AFRICA
Mr. Amr ESSAM, EGYPT
Mr. Yuri SEILENTHAL, ESTONIA
Mr. Huber BILAN, PERU
Mr. Petru DUMITRIU, COUNCIL OF EUROPE
Mr. Liundiwe MAKATE, NHRI of MOROCCO,
Mr. Yannis VARDAKASTARIS, European Disablilty Forum
Mr. Ron McCALLUM, Chairperson of CRPD
Ms. Barbara MURRAY, Senior Disability Advisor - ILO
Ms. Susan SCOTT-PARKER, CEO - Business Disability Forum
Mr. Valery RUKHLEDEV, All-Russian Society of the Deaf
Genashtim, Video Message
Mr. Baudelaire NDONG ELLA, GABON (on behalf of African Group)
Mr. Antti RYTOVUORI, FINLAND
Mr. Pedro OYARCE, CHILE
Mr. Johannes STRASSER, AUSTRIA
Mr. Sui LI, CHINA
Ms. Valeria RABAGLIA, ARGENTINA
Mr. Albero DURAN, SPAIN
Ms. Danielle HAVEN, BELGIUM
Mr. Norman LIZANO ORTIZ, COSTA RICA
Mr. Jerzy BAURSKY, POLAND
Mr. Prashanth SHANTHIKUMAR, SINGAPORE
Mr. Madhuka WICKRAMARACHCHI, SRI LANKA
Mr. Yokoudema KADOKALIH, TOGO
Ms. Lindiwe MOKATE, NHRI
Ms. Genevieve JOURDAN, ASSOTIATION OF WORLD CITIZENS
Ms. Yurmika FERNADEZ PALACIOS, CUBA
Ms. Etika JUSTISIANINGRUM, INDONESIA
Ms. Rosangela BERMAN-BIELER, UNICEF
Mr. Ron McCALLUM, Chairperson of CRPD
Ms. Barbara MURRAY, Senior Disability Advisor - ILO
`Mr. Frederick OUKO-ALUCHELI, Director Action Network for the Disabled
Ms. Susan SCOTT-PARKER, CEO - Business Disability Forum
Mr. Valery RUKHLEDEV, All-Russian Society of the Deaf