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Panel Discussion on Human Rights and SDGs - 33rd Meeting, 38th Regular Session Human Rights Council
4 Jul 2018 -  Annual thematic discussion on technical cooperation in the promotion and protection of human rights
Theme: Human rights and the Sustainable Development Goals: enhancing human rights technical cooperation and capacity-building to contribute to the effective and inclusive implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Chair: H.E. Mr. Evan P. Garcia, Vice-President of the Human Rights Council
Opening statements: Ms. Georgette Gagnon, Director of the Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Moderator: H.E. Mr. Sek Wannamethee, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Thailand to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva
Panellists:
• Ms. Nahla Haidar, Chair of the Working Group on Gender Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Change at CEDAW
• Ms. Valerie Julliand, United Nations Resident Coordinator in Nepal
• Ms. Mary Wanyonyi, Director of Strategy & Development and Focal Point for the Sustainable Development Goals of Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS)

- 33rd Plenary Meeting
38th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

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SPEAKERS
Ms. Georgette Gagnon, Director of the Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division of the OHCHR
H.E. Mr. Sek Wannamethee, Moderator, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Thailand to the UNOG
Ms. Nahla Haidar, Chair of the Working Group on Gender Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Change at CEDAW
Ms. Valerie Julliand, United Nations Resident Coordinator in Nepal
Ms. Mary Wanyonyi, Director of Strategy & Development and Focal Point for the SDGs of KNBS
Brazil (on behalf of the CPLC), Mr. João Lucas Quental Novaes de Almeida
European Union, Mr. Jerôme Bellion Jourdan
Turkey (on behalf of MIKTA), Ms. Beliz Celasin Rende
Denmark (on behalf of a group of countries), Mr. Carsten Staur
Singapore (on behalf of the ASEAN), Mr. Foo Kok Jwee
Australia (on behalf of a group of countries)
Togo (on behalf of the African Group), Mr. Yackoley Kokou Johnson
Brazil (on behalf of a group of countries), Mr. João Lucas Quental Novaes de Almeida
Morocco (on behalf of the French Speaking States), Mr. Ahmed Amine Bahnini
Portugal (on behalf of a group of countries), Ms. Manuela Teixeira Pinto
Netherlands (on behalf of a group of countries), Ms. Elsbeth Akkerman
Australia, Ms. Annie Jiang
Myanmar, Ms. Yin Po Myat
Australian Human Rights Commission - NHRI, Ms. Rosalind Croucher
International Lesbian and Gay Association, Ms. Diana Carolina Prado Mosquera
Action Canada for Population and Development, Ms. Danielle Rosset
Pakistan, Mr. Tahir Hussain Andrabi
Costa Rica, Ms. Diana Murillo Solis
Botswana, Ms. Bokani Edith Sesinyi
Honduras, Ms. Sandra Ponce
Ireland, Ms. Amy Sheils
Senegal, Mr. Serigne Dieye
United Arab Emirates, Mr. Mohamed Saleh Mohammed Alshamsi
United Nations Development Programme - UNDP, Ms. Sara Sekkenes
Sri Lanka, Ms. H.S.T. Somaratne
International Organization of Francophony, Mr. Henri Eli Monceau
Iran (Islamic Republic of), Mr. Javad Kazemi
Chad, Mr. Adji Mallaye
Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions, Ms. Katarina Rose
United Towns Agency for North-South Cooperation, Ms. Eya Essif
Association of World Citizens, Ms. Noza Maklouf
H.E. Mr. Sek Wannamethee, Moderator, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Thailand to the UNOG
Ms. Valerie Julliand, United Nations Resident Coordinator in Nepal
Ms. Nahla Haidar, Chair of the Working Group on Gender Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Change at CEDAW
Ms. Georgette Gagnon, Director of the Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division of the OHCHR