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Panel Discussion on COVID-19 & Women's rights - 21st Meeting, 44th Regular Session Human Rights Council
14 Jul 2020 -  Annual full-day discussion on the human rights of women
Panel 2: COVID-19 and women's rights
Chair: H.E. Mr. Nasir Ahmad Andisha, 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
• H.E. Ms. Arancha González Laya, Minister for Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of Spain (Video Message)
Panellists:
• Ms. Editar Adhiambo Ochieng, Founder of the Feminist for Peace Rights and Justice Centre and feminist activist from Kibera informal settlement, Kenya (Video Message)
• Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (Video Message)
• Ms. Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India (Video Message)
• Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) (Video Message) and Ms. Åsa Regnér, Deputy Executive Director of UN-Women (Concluding Remarks)

44th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

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SPEAKERS
H.E. Ms. Marise Payne, Minister for Women and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Australia (Video Statement)
H.E. Ms. Yvonne Dausab, Minister of Justice of Namibia (Video Statement)
European Union, Mr. Walter Stevens
Norway (on behalf of the Nordic and Baltic Countries), Mr. Hans Brattskar
Liechtenstein (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Mr. Peter Matt
Denmark (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Ms. Lone Thorup
Chile (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Mr. Frank Tressler Zamorano
Monaco, Mr. Johannes de Millo Terrazzani
Ecuador, Mr. Alejandro Dávalos Dávalos
Qatar, Mr. Talal Abdulaziz Al-Naama
Angola, Ms. Marília Angélica Dos Santos Manuel
China
Asian-pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women (ARROW), Ms. Shamala Chandrasekaran (Joint Statement)
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Ms. Melissa Torres
International Planned Parenthood Federation, Ms. Estelle Wagner (Joint Statement)
Belgium, Mr. Pieter Leenknegt
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Mr. Manuel Enrique García Andueza
Tunisia, Ms. Intissar Ben Attitallah
India, Ms. Mini Devi Kumam
Iran (Islamic Republic of), Mr. Hamid Ahmadi
Cuba, Mr. Jairo Rodríguez Herndández
Brazil, Mr. Sérgio Rodrigues dos Santos
Botswana, Mr. Dimpho Tsiane
South Africa, Mr. Ivan Charles Vosloo
Netherlands, Ms. Tess Van der Zee
Greece, Ms. Natalia Panourgia
Sudan, Mr. Ahmed Taha
European Region of the International Lesbian and Gay Federation, Ms. Kseniya Kirichenko (Joint Statement)
Action Canada for Population and Development, Ms. Emeline Dupuis
Plan International, Inc., Ms. Gisela Schmidt-Martin (Joint Statement)
Ms. Editar Adhiambo Ochieng, Founder of the Feminist for Peace Rights and Justice Centre and feminist activist from Kibera informal settlement, Kenya (Video Statement)
Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (Video Statement)
Ms. Åsa Regnér, Deputy Executive Director of UN-Women (Concluding Remarks)
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