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Panel Discussion on the question of the death penalty - 9th Meeting, 25th Regular Session Human Rights Council
5 Mar 2014 -  High-level panel discussion on the question of the death penalty
Chair: H.E. Mr. Baudelaire Ndong Ella, President of the Human Rights Council
Video message: Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
Opening remarks: Ms. Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Moderator: H.E. Mr. Nicolas Niemtchinow, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations Office at Geneva
Panellists:
• Mr. Kirk Bloodsworth, Director of Advocacy, Witness to Innocence
• Mr. Valentin Djenontin-Agossou, Minister of Justice and Human Rights, Republic of Benin
• Ms. Asma Jahangir, Commissioner, International Commission against the Death Penalty
• Ms. Khadija Rouissi, Vice-President, National Parliament of Morocco

SPEAKERS
Namibia, Ms. Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah
Brazil, Ms. Maria Do Rosário Nunes
Sudan, Mr. Isam Eldin Abdelgadir Elzieh
Mongolia, Ms. Jigmeddash Bayartsetseg
Sierra Leone, Ms. Ebun Strasser-King
Saudi Arabia, Mr. Bandar Bin Mohammed Aliban
Singapore on behalf of LMG Countries, Ms. Tan Yee Woan
Switzerland, Mr. Urs Schmid
Kuwait, Ms. Malek Alwazan
European Union, Ms. Mariangela Zappia
Ireland, Ms. Patricia O'Brien
New Zealand, Ms. Rose Jago
Penal Reform International, Mr. Oliver Robertson
Amnesty International, Mr. Gotzon Onandia Zarrabe
International Harm Reduction Association, Ms. Aurelie Placais
Slovenia, Mr. Vojislav Šuc
Belgium, Mr. Bertrand De Crombrugghe
Council of Europe, Mr. Petru Dumitriu
Indonesia, Mr. Caka Awal
Morocco, Ms. Majda Mouchou
Italy, Mr. Maurizio Enrico Serra
Switzerland, Ms. Nicole Wyrsch
Mexico, Mr. Raúl Heredia
Austria, Mr. Gerold Vollmer
Australia, Ms. Emily Hill
Spain, Mr. Luis Angelo Redondo Gómez
Rwanda, Mr. Moses Rugema
International Federation for Human Rights, Mr. Nicolas Agostini
International Organization for the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, Ms. Daniela Donges
Verein Südwind Entwicklungspolitik, Ms. Tahereh Jafari
China, Mr. Li Bingzhou
France, Mr. Thibault Samson
Egypt, Mr. Walid Abdelnasser
- 9th Plenary Meeting 25th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

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