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Panel Discussion on Climate Change and Child Rights - 10th Meeting, 34th Regular Session Human Rights Council
2 Mar 2017 -  Panel discussion on climate change and the rights of the child
Chair: H.E. Mr. Amr Ramadan, Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

Opening statements:
Ms. Peggy Hicks, Director of the Thematic Engagement, Special Procedures and Right to Development Division, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Moderator: H.E. Ms. Maria Teresa T. Almojuela, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Philippines to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva

Panellists:
• H.E. Mr. Ha Kim Ngoc, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam
• H.E. Mr. M. Shameem Ahsan, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva
• Ms. Marilena Viviani, Director, UNICEF Geneva Liaison Office, Division of Public Partnerships, United Nations Children’s Fund
• Ms. Kirsten Sandberg, Member, Committee on the Rights of the Child
• Ms. Kehkashan Basu, Founder, Green Hope Foundation


34th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

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SPEAKERS

Ms. Peggy Hicks, Director of the Thematic Engagement, Special Procedures & Right to Development Division of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (Introduction)
Ms. Maria Teresa T. Almojuela (Moderator), Deputy Permanent Representative of the Philippines to the United Nations Office at Geneva
Mr. Ha Kim Ngoc, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam
Mr. Shameem Ahsan, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations Office at Geneva
Ms. Marilena Viviani, Director of the UNICEF Geneva Liaison Office, Division of Public Partnerships, United Nations Children’s Fund
Ms. Kirsten Sandberg, Member of the Committee on the Rights of the Child
Ms. Kehkashan Basu, Founder of the Green Hope Foundation
Costa Rica (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Ms. Maricela Muñoz Zumbado
European Union, Ms.Luise Auken Wagner
El Salvador (on behalf of CELAC), Ms. Carmen Elena Castillo
Canada (on behalf of OIF), Ms. Catherine Godin
Pakistan (on behalf of OIC), Ms. Saima Saleem
Tunisia (on behalf of the African Group), Mr. Yassine Salah
Kyrgyztan, Mr. Daniiar Mukashev
Argentina, Mr. Héctor Marcelo Cima
Spain, Mr. Emilio Pin Godos
Slovenia, Mr. Klemen Ponikvar
France, Mrs. Elisabeth Laurin
Germany, Mrs. Antje Leenderste
Civicus - World Alliance for Citizen , Mr. Matthew Reading-Smith
Istituto Internazionale Maria Ausiliatrice delle Salesiane di Don Bosco, Ms. Mary Margaret Mason
Friends World Committee for Consultation, Ms. Cassandra Moll
Ms. Kehkashan Basu, Founder of the Green Hope Foundation
Mr. Shameem Ahsan, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations Office at Geneva
Mr. Ha Kim Ngoc, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam
Ms. Kirsten Sandberg, Member of the Committee on the Rights of the Child
Ms. Marilena Viviani, Director of the UNICEF Geneva Liaison Office, Division of Public Partnerships, United Nations Children’s Fund
Ethiopia, Mr. Molla Belete Chekole
Chile, Ms. Carola Muñoz
Greece, Mr. Michail Manousakis
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Mr. Edgardo Toro Carreño
Myanmar, Ms. Thet Thinzar Tun
Sierra Leone, Mrs. Yvette Stevens
Benin, Ms. Sandra Atchekpe
Micronesia (Federated States of), Ms. Norleen Oliver
El Salvador , Ms. Carmen Elena Castillo
Iran (Islamic Republic of), Mr. Amir Abbas Lotfi Sarabi
China, Ms. Sun Sifei
Australia, Ms. Renée Avian
International Lawyers.Org, Ms. Marina Casu
International Youth and Student Movememt for the U.N., Ms. Kalizeta Quedraogo
International Organization for the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, Ms. Mutua Kinga Kobia
Tonga, Ms. Polotu Fakafanua
Malaysia, Ms. Syuhada Adnan
Georgia, Mr. Temuri Pipia
Ireland, Ms. Niamh Clarue
Morocco, Mr. Ahmed Amine Bahnini
Algeria, Mr. Antar Hassani
CIRID (Centre Independent de Recherches et d'Iniatives pour le Dialogue), Mr. Adrieu Olesz Kiewcz
India, Mr. Manish Chauhan
Egypt, Ms. Chahinda Emadeldin Hussein Mohamed
Mr. Ha Kim Ngoc, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam
Mr. Shameem Ahsan, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations Office at Geneva
Ms. Marilena Viviani, Director of the UNICEF Geneva Liaison Office, Division of Public Partnerships, United Nations Children’s Fund
Ms. Kirsten Sandberg, Member of the Committee on the Rights of the Child
Ms. Kehkashan Basu, Founder of the Green Hope Foundation