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Panel Discussion on Disabilities - 14th Meeting, 31st Regular Session Human Rights Council
4 Mar 2016 -  Chair: H.E. Mr. Choi Kyonglim, President of the Human Rights Council

Opening statements: Mr. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Panellists:
• Ms. Catalina Devandas Aguilar, Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
• Ms. Diane Kingston, Vice-Chair of the Committee on the rights of persons with disabilities
• Ms. Kirstin Lange, Senior Disability Advisor, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
• Mr. Setareki Macanawai, Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Disability Forum
• Ms. Myroslava Tataryn, Regional Inclusion Adviser, Handicap International
A/HRC/31/30

31st Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

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

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SPEAKERS

Mr. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Ms. Catalina Devandas Aguilar, Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
Ms. Diane Kingston, Vice-Chair of the Committee on the rights of persons with disabilities
Ms. Kirstin Lange, Senior Disability Advisor, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Mr. Setareki Macanawai, Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Disability Forum
Ms. Myroslava Tataryn, Regional Inclusion Adviser, Handicap International
European Union, Ms. Christina Kokkinakis
Kuwait (on behalf of Arab Group), Mr. Meshal Almansour
Dominican Republic (on behalf of CELAC), Ms. Katherine Urbaez
South Africa (on behalf of African Group), Ms. Ncumisa Pamella Notutela
Thailand, Mr. Thani Thongphakdi
Mexico, Mr. Jorge Lomónaco
India, Ms. Uma Sekhar
United Arab Emirates, Ms. Remma Ibrahim Ali Alsharji Almannaee
Israel, Mr. Brian E. Frenkel
Senegal, Mr. Serigne Dieye
China , Ms. Wang Yi
France, Mr. Samuel Brunet
Verein Sudwind Entwicklungspolitik, Ms. Mansoureh Masoumzadeh
Canners International Permanent Committee, Mr. Meiirli Kenespek
Human Rights Watch, Mr. John Fischer
Austria, Mr. Thomas Hajnoczi
Georgia, Ms. Ekaterine Meshveliani
Egypt, Mr. Amr Essameldin Sadek Ahmed
New Zealand, Ms. Amy Hamerton
Finland, Ms. Riitta Resch
Paraguay, Mr. Santiago Fiorio
Japan, Ms. Yuki Kobayashi
Nepal, Mr. Suresh Adhikari
Tunisia, Mr. Sami Bougacha
Russian Federation, Ms. Anastasia Bagdatieva
Canada, Ms. Rosemary Mc Carney
Italy, Ms. Simona Battiloro
Pan African Union for Science and Technology, Ms. Aigul Adilova
Arab Commission for Human Rights, Mr. Adrien Oleszkiewicz
UNICEF, Ms. Nicoletta Moodie
Philippines, Ms. Marivil V. Valles
Iran (Islamic Republic of), Mr. Amir Abbas Lotfi Sarabi
Portugal, Mr. Nuno Gabriel Lopes Cabral
Spain, Mr. Amir Abbas Lotfi Sarabi
Sudan, Mr. Omar Hassan
South Africa , Ms. Kefilwe Notsumi
Bulgaria, Mr. Ivan Piperkov
Australia, Ms. Tanya Bennett
Indonesia, Mr. Acep Somantri
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Mr. Edgardo Toro Carreño
Saudi Arabia, Mr. Khaled Mohammed Al Manzlawiy
Libya, Mr. Ayman Badar
Estonia, Ms. Aliis Kuusik
Brazil, Ms. Regina Maria Cordeiro Dunlop
Ecuador, Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés
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