Available languages:
Panel Discussion on Rights of the child and SDGs - 14th Meeting, 46th Regular Session Human Rights Council
1 Mar 2021 -  Annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child
Theme: Rights of the child and the Sustainable Development Goals

Objectives: The event will be an opportunity to follow up on the Human Rights Council full-day meeting on the rights of the child in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development held at its 34th session. It will identify the implications of a child rights approach for the Decade of Action to accelerate delivery on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including how children being left behind within and beyond the context of the COVID-19 pandemic can urgently be reached.
Chair: H.E. Ms. Nazhat Shameem Khan, President of the Human Rights Council
Opening statement:Ms. Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (video message)
Panellists and themes:
Ms. Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) (video message) and Ms. Afshan Khan, Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia, UNICEF (concluding remarks) A child rights approach to SDG implementation and building back better
Fred, Child human rights defender (video message)
Children’s rights and views upfront: transformative, empowering and sustainable solutions
Ms. Trisha Shetty, Chief Executive Officer of SheSays and President of the Steering Committee of the Paris Peace Forum (video message)
Ms. Mary Robinson, Chair of The Elders (video message)
Galvanizing global commitments and actions on the ground to deliver on children’s rights and the pledge to leave no one behind

46th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

HRC extranet [username: hrc extranet (with space); password: 1session] (information on daily updates, draft documentation, copies of oral statements etc.)

SPEAKERS
Ms. Michelle Bachelet, High Commissioner for Human Rights (Introduction)
Ms. Henrietta Fore, Executive Director, UNICEF
Mr. Fred, Child human rights defender
Ms. Trisha Shetty, Chief Executive Officer of SheSays and President of the Steering Committee of the Paris Peace Forum
Ms. Mary Robinson, Chair of The Elders
Estonia (on behalf of the Nordic-Baltic Countries), Mrs. Katrin Saarsalu-Layachi
European Union, Mr. Thomas Wagner
Croatia (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Ms. Vesna Batistić Kos
Luxembourg (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Mr. Pierre-Louis Lorenz
Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC), Mr. Tahir Andrabi
Cameroon (on behalf of the African Group), Mr. Côme Damien Georges Awoumou
Azerbaijan (on behalf of NAM), Ms. Marziyya Vakilova-Mardaliyeva
Bahrain (on behalf of the GCC), Mr. Yusuf Abdulkarim Bucheeri
Slovenia, Mr. Bilal Shafee
North Macedonia, Ms. Teuta Agai-Demjaha
FAO, Mr. Celso Mendes de Carvalho
Libya, Mr. Hesham Huwisa
Defensoria del Pueblo de la Nacion of Argentina, Mr. Juan Jose Bockel
World Vision International, Ms. Tamara
Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Ms. Sarah Jameson
Maldives, Mr. Asim Ahmed
Thailand, Mr. Rongvudhi Virabutr
India, Mr. Puneet Agrawal
Uruguay, Ms. María Alejandra Costa Prieto
Viet Nam, Ms. Le Thi Tuyet Mai
Chad, Ms. Zigro Mbirimba
Georgia, Ms. Nino Bakradze
United Arab Emirates, Mr Saeed Aljarwan
Niger, Mr. Laouali Labo
Poland, Mr. Zbigniew Czech
Malta, Mr. Christopher Grima
Qatar, Mr. Talal Al-Naama
China Family Planning Association, Mr. Hong Ping
Chinese Association for International Understanding, Ms. Hui Zhao
China Soong Ching Ling Foundation, Mr. Liying Rong
Ms. Mary Robinson, Chair of The Elders
Ms. Trisha Shetty, Chief Executive Officer of SheSays and President of the Steering Committee of the Paris Peace Forum
Ms. Henrietta Fore, Executive Director, UNICEF
Mr. Fred, Child human rights defender (Final Remarks)
Open Video Category
Member States