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Panel Discussion on Accelerating Gender Equality - 30th Meeting, 42nd Regular Session Human Rights Council
23 Sep 2019 -  Annual discussion on the integration of a gender perspective throughout the work of the Human Rights Council and that of its mechanisms

Theme: Gender-responsive initiatives to accelerate gender equality

Chair: H.E. Mr. Carlos Mario Foradori, Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

Opening statement: Ms. Kate Gilmore, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights

Moderator: Ms. Caitlin Kraft-Buchman, Founder of Women@The Table

Panellists:
• Ms. Elizabeth S. Salmón, Chair of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee
• Ms. Alejandra Vicente, Member of the Secretariat of the GQUAL Campaign and Head of Law at REDRESS
• Ms. Mariana Duarte Mutzenberg, Programme Officer, Gender Partnership Programme, Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)

- 30th Plenary Meeting
42nd Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

HRC extranet (information on daily updates, draft documentation, copies of oral statements etc.)

SPEAKERS
Ms. Kate Gilmore, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights (Introduction)
Ms. Caitlin Kraft-Buchman, Founder of Women@The Table
Ms. Elizabeth S. Salmón, Chair of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee
Ms. Alejandra Vicente, Member of the Secretariat of the GQUAL Campaign and Head of Law at REDRESS
Ms. Mariana Duarte Mutzenberg, Programme Officer, Gender Partnership Programme, Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)
Chile (on behalf of a Group of States), Mr. Juan Eduardo Eguiguren
Sweden (on behalf of a Group of States), Ms. Karin Bolin
Mexico (on behalf of a Group of States), Mr. Diego Ruiz Gayol
Marshall Islands (on behalf of a Group of States), Ms. Teri Elbon
Angola (on behalf of African Group), Ms. Marília Angélica Dos Santos Manuel
Zambia (on behalf of a Group of States), Ms. Lois Kapeza
Saint Kitts and Nevis (on behalf of a Group of States), Mr. Sheldon Henry
Burkina Faso (on behalf of the OIF), Ms. Eliéle Nadine Traore Bazie
Saint Lucia (on behalf of a Group of States), Ms. Zizi Pitcairn
European Union of Public Relations, Mr. Carl Hallergard
Bahamas (on behalf of a Group of States), Mr. Frank Davis
Austria (on behalf of a Group of States), Ms. Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger
Plan International (Joint Statement), Ms. Anya Gass
International Commission of Jurists, Mr. Matthew Pollard
World Jewish Congress, Ms. Yana Barinova
Brunei Darussalam (on behalf of ASEAN), Ms. Masurai Masri
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Ms. Rita French
Qatar, Ms. Maha AL-Moadhadi
Marshall Islands, Ms. Teri Elbon
Greece, Ms. Nina Miranda Menicou
Iraq, Ms. Suzan Ahmad Muhsen Muhsen
Fiji, Ms. Nazhat Shameem Khan
Israel, Mr. Jacob Korssia
Russian Federation, Ms. Kristina Sukacheva
Bulgaria, Ms. Deyana Kostadinova
Indonesia, Ms. Mia Padmasari
Ireland, Ms. Jean McDonald
Federation for Women and Family Planning, Ms. Urszula Grycuk
Health and Environment Program (HEP), Ms. Madeleine Scherb
Institute for NGO Research, Ms. Rebecca Wertman
Ms. Elizabeth S. Salmón, Chair of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee
Ms. Alejandra Vicente, Member of the Secretariat of the GQUAL Campaign and Head of Law at REDRESS
Ms. Mariana Duarte Mutzenberg, Programme Officer, Gender Partnership Programme, Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)