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Panel Discussion on Women's Rights - 21st Meeting 23rd Regular Session of Human Rights Council
5 Jun 2013 -  The annual full-day discussion on women’s human rights
Panel 1: Taking stock of efforts to eliminate violence against women, from the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action to the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)
Opening statement :
Ms. Navanethem Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Moderator:
Ms. Rashida Manjoo, Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences

Panellists:
• Ms. Patricia Schulz, member of the CEDAW Committee;
• Ms. Florence Butegwa, Representative to Ethiopia (OIC), and Representative to the African Union and UNECA, UN Women;
• Dr. Fatma Khafagy, Ombudsperson of Gender Equality, Egypt;
• Ms. Simone Cusack, Senior Policy and Research Officer, Australian Human Rights Commission; Author and Expert on Gender Stereotyping ; and
• Juan Carlos Areán, Member of the Secretary-General’s Network of Men Leaders senior program director at the Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVPF)

21st Plenary Meeting - 23rd Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

HRC extranet (information on daily updates, draft documentation, copies of oral statements etc.) ORDER OF SPEAKERS
Ms. Navi Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights
Ms. Rashida Manjoo, Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women
Ms. Patricia Schulz, Member of the CEDAW Committee
Ms. Rashida Manjoo, Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women
Ms. Florence Butegwa, Regional Programme Director for UN Women in Ethiopia
Ms. Rashida Manjoo, Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women
Chile (on behalf of GRULAC), Mr. Vicente Zeran
Lithuania, Ms. Audra Ciapiene
Canada, Ms. Manon Boisclair
South Africa, Ms. Noumisa Notutela
Brazil, Ms. Bruna Vieira De Paula
Estonia, Mr. Juri Seilenthal
Norway, Mr. Steffen Kongstad
Iran (Islamic Republic of), Mr. Mohben Ghanei
Sierra Leone, Ms. Yvette Stevens
United States of America, Ms. Breanna Green
Greece, Ms. Constantina Athanassiadou
European Union, Ms. Hanna Nissinen
Canadian Human Rights Commission, Ms. Sarah Pallesen
Südwind Entwicklungspolitik, Ms. Sholen Zanini
Canners Intl Permanent Committee, Mr. Alex Heidar
Ms. Rashida Manjoo, Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women
Ms. Simone Cusack, Australian Human Rights Commission
Ms. Rashida Manjoo, Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women
Ms. Fatma Khafagi, Ombudsperson of Gender Equality in Egypt
Ms. Rashida Manjoo, Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women
Mr. Juan Carlos Arean, Senior Programme Director VFPF
Ms. Rashida Manjoo, Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women
Qatar, Ms. Al-Anoud Al-Temimi
Senegal, Ms. Françoise Dieme
Algeria on behalf of the Arab Group, Mr. Boualem Chebihi
Maldives, Ms. Rishfa Rasheed
Slovenia, Ms. Alja Klopcic
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Ms. Nerys Cross
Iceland, Ms. Elin Rosa Sigurdardottir
Croatia, Ms. Ivana Kozar Schenck
Malaysia, Ms. Raja Intan Nor Zareen
Poland, Mr. Jeorzej Uszynski
Switzerland, Mr. Alexandre Fasel
Australia, Ms. Ruth Stone
Austria, Mr. Thomas Hajnoczi
Russian Federation, Ms. Kristina Sukacheva
Minority Rights Group International, Ms. Mariem Salem
France Libertés, Ms. Sulatana Khaya
International Humanist and Ethical Union, Ms. Hannah Bock
Saudi Arabia, Mr. Khaled Mohammed Almanzlawiy
Argentina, Ms. Natalia Dumont
Indonesia, Ms. Indah Nuria Savitri
Ms. Rashida Manjoo, Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women
Ms. Fatma Khafagi, Ombudsperson of Gender Equality in Egypt
Ms. Rashida Manjoo, Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women
Ms. Florence Butegwa, Regional Programme Director for UN Women in Ethiopia
Ms. Simone Cusack, Australian Human Rights Commission
Mr. Juan Carlos Areán, Senior Programme Director VFPF
Ms. Rashida Manjoo, Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women
Ms. Patricia Schulz, Member of the CEDAW Committee
Ms. Rashida Manjoo, Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women