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Panel discussion on Climate Change - 14th Meeting, 44th Regular Session Human Rights Council
8 Jul 2020 -  Panel discussion on the rights of persons with disabilities in the context of climate change
Chair: H.E. Mr. Juraj Podhorský, Vice-President of the Human Rights Council
Opening statement: Ms. Nada Al-Nashif, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights
Panellists:
• Ms. Catalina Devandas Aguilar, Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
• Ms. Amalia A. Decena, President of Handicapables Association of Cagayan, Philippines (video message)
• Mr. Sébastien Jodoin, Assistant Professor at the McGill University Faculty of Law and Canada Research Chair in Human Rights and the Environment (video message)
• Ms. Deborah Iyute Oyuu, Programme Officer at the National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (video message)
44th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

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SPEAKERS
Ms. Nada Al-Nashif, Deputy High Commissioner (Introduction)
Ms. Catalina Devandas Aguilar, Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
Ms. Amalia A. Decena, President of Handicapables Association of Cagayan, Philippines (Video Message)
Mr. Sébastien Jodoin (Video Message), Assistant Professor at the McGill University Faculty of Law and Canada Research Chair in Human Rights and the Environment
Ms. Deborah Iyute Oyuu (Video Message), Programme Officer at the National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda
Finland (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Ms. Sari Lehtiranta
European Union, Mr. Walter Stevens
Burkina Faso (on behalf of the African Group), Ms. Wendegoudi Jacqueline Ouedraogo
Azerbaijan (on behalf of NAM), Ms. Marziyya Vakilova-Mardaliyeva
Viet Nam (on behalf of ASEAN), Ms. Le Thi Tuyet Mai
Nauru (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Ms. Joanie Hartman
Mexico (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Ms. Alondra Lisette Mendoza Carlos
Bangladesh (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Mr. Shameem Ahsan
Nepal, Mr. Uttam Kumar Shahi
Ecuador, Mr. Walter Schuldt Espinel
UN Women, Ms. Anne-Claire Blok
Fiji (Video Message), Ms. Nazhat Shameem Khan
National Human Rights Commission of New Zealand, Ms. Paula Tesoriero
Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL), Ms. Nina Pusic
Associazione Comunita Papa Giovanni XXIII, Mr. Domenico Convertino
UNICEF, Ms. Anne Grandjean
Sierra Leone, Mr. Samuel Housman Buggie Saffa
China, Mr. Liu Jia
Pakistan, Mr. Tahir Hussain Andrabi
Senegal, Ms. Dan Makhamba Cissokho
Armenia, Ms. Armine Petrosyan
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Mr. Manuel Enrique García Andueza
Iran (Islamic Republic of), Mr. Hamid Ahmadi
Chile, Mr. Luís Plaza Gentina
Cuba, Mr. Jairo Rodríguez Herndández
Indonesia, Mr. Christian Pradipta Andrea Putra
Earthjustice, Mr. Yves Lador
stitut International pour les Droits et le Développement, Ms. Lara Hamidi
Institut International de l’Écologie Industrielle et de l’Économie Verte, Mr. Alexandre Singeorzan
Ms. Catalina Devandas Aguilar, Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities (Final Remarks)
Mr. Sébastien Jodoin (Video Message), Assistant Professor at the McGill University Faculty of Law and Canada Research Chair in Human Rights and the Environment
Ms. Deborah Iyute Oyuu (Video Message), Programme Officer at the National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda
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