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Panel discussion on Forced marriage - 30th Meeting 26th Regular Session of Human Rights Council
23 Jun 2014 -  Panel discussion on preventing and eliminating child, early and forced marriage A/HRC/26/22, A/HRC/26/22/Corr.1

Panel discussion on preventing and eliminating child, early and forced marriage
Opening statement: Ms. Flavia Pansieri, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights
Moderator: H.E. Ms.Yvette Stevens, Permanent Representative of Sierra Leone
Panellists:
• Ms. Violeta Neubauer, Chair of the Working Group on harmful practices, Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women;
• Ms. Soyata Maïga, Special rapporteur on Rights of Women in Africa at the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights;
• Ms. Kate Gilmore, Deputy Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund;
• Ms. Pooja Badarinath, Programme Coordinator, Advocacy and Research, CREA;
• Mr. Ayman Sadek, Upper Egypt Program Area Manager, Plan International
A/HRC/26/22, A/HRC/26/22/Corr.1

- 30th Plenary Meeting 26th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

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SPEAKERS
Ms. Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda, African Union Goodwill Ambassador to End Child Marriage
Ethiopia (on behalf of African Group), Ms. Aynit Abera
European Union, Ms. Urska Cas Svetek
Austria, Mr. Thomas Hajnoczi
Norway (on behalf of the Nordic Countries), Ms. Harriet E. Berg
Costa Rica (on behalf CELAC), Mr. Christian Guillermet-Fernández
Egypt (on behalf of Arab Group), Mr. Amr Essam
Canada, Ms. Elissa Golberg
UNICEF, Mr. Eric Nyman
Montenegro, Ms. Zorica Maric- Djordjevic
Spain, Mr. Vicente Cacho
Maldives, Ms. Rishfa Rasheed
Belgium, Ms. Danielle Haven
National Council of Human Rights Morocco, Ms. Hannou Allali
Plan International, Inc, Ms. Flore-Anne Bourgeois
Save the Children International, Ms. Diarra Diop
Israel, Ms. Jennifer Motles
United States of America, Ms. Lisa Bradley
Congo, Mr. Massamba
France, Mr. Pierre Le Goff
Italy, Ms. Simona Batteloro
Netherlands, Ms. Alexandra Valkenburg
Honduras, Mr. Mauricio Al-fredo Perez Zepeda
Estonia, Ms. Merje Jogi
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mr. Robert Last
Iran (Islamic Republic of), Ms. Zahra Ershadi
Angola, Mr. Domingos Corrsia
Syrian Arab Republic, Ms. Nadine Issa
Center for Reproductive Rights, Inc., Ms. Katerine Thomasen
Verein Sudwind Entwicklungspolitik, Ms. Sholeh Zamini
British Humanist Association, Ms. Amelia Cooper
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