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Panel discussion on realizing the right to education - 7th Meeting 29th Regular Session of Human Rights Council
16 Jun 2015 -  Panel discussion on realizing the equal enjoyment of the right to education by every girl

Chair: H.E. Mr. Joachim Ruecker, President of the Human Rights Council
Opening statement: Mr. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Moderator: Ms. Marilena Viviani, Associate Director, Programme Partnerships, Division of Programmes, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Panellists:
• H.E. Ms. Reem Al Hashemi, Minister of State, United Arab Emirates
• Ms. Barbara Bailey, Vice-Chair of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and Chair of the CEDAW Working Group on the right of girls and women to education
• Mr. Kishore Singh, Special Rapporteur on the right to education
• Ms. Hannah Godefa, UNICEF Ethiopia Goodwill Ambassador
• Mr. Adama Coulibaly, Regional Director for the West African Region, Plan International


- 7th Plenary Meeting 29th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

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SPEAKERS
Qatar (on behalf of the GCC), Mr. Faisal Bin Abdulla AL-Henzab
Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC), Ms. Saima Saleem
European Union, Mr. Peter Sørensen
Nigeria (on behalf of a Group States), Mr. Patrick C.Y. Gbemudu
Algeria (on behalf of the African Group), Mr. Boudjemâa Delmi
Tunisia (on behalf of the Arab Group), Mr. Walid Doudech
Egypt (on behalf of a Like-Minded Group of States), Mr. Amr Ramadan
Ecuador, Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés
Slovenia (on behalf of a Group of States), Mr. Jurij Zerovec
Togo, Ms. Nakpa Polo
Canada, Ms. Catherine Godin
Egypt, Mr. Amr Ramadan
National Human Rights, Ms. Rabea Naciri
Plan International, Inc, Mr. Veronica Forciagno (Joint Statement)
Mexico, Mr. Carlos Zorilla
China, Mr. Liang Zhijun
Rwanda, Mr. Moses Rugema
United Arab Emirates, Mr. Obaid Salem Saeed Al Zaabi
India, Mr. Alok Ranjan Jha
Namibia, Ms. Gladice Dehlia Sonia Pickering
Qatar, Ms. Noor Ibrahim Al-Sada
Greece, Ms. Irini
Saudi Arabia, Mr. Khaled Mohammed Al Manzlawiy
Estonia, Ms. Piret Urb
Fiji, Ms. Nazhat S Khan
Bahrain, Ms. Lulwa Alkhalifa
National Human Rights Council of Morocco, Ms. Irabiha Abdel Wedoud
European Disability Forum, Ms. Tchaurea Fleury
International Humanist and Ethical Union, Ms. Josephine Macintosch
Turkey, Mr. Selçuk Özcan
Brazil, Mr. João Lucas Quental
Republic of Korea, Mr. Wi Seokyoon
Sierra Leone, Ms. Yvette Stevens
Nepal, Mr. Suresh Adhikari
Liechtenstein, Ms. Christine Lingg
Colombia, Ms. Ana María Prieto Abad
Amnesty International, Mr. Peter Splinter
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