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Panel discussion on Empowering children - 27th Meeting, 25th Regular Session Human Rights Council
13 Mar 2014 -  Annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child
Empowering children to claim their rights
Chair: H.E. Mr. Baudelaire Ndong Ella, President of the Human Rights Council
Moderator: H.E. Ms. Laura Dupuy Lasserre, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Uruguay to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva
Panellists:
• Ms. Irene Khan, Director-General of the International Development Law Organization
• Ms. Maya Bhandari, Representative of Paralegal Committees, Nepal
• Mr. Nikhil Roy, Programme Development Director, Penal Reform International
• Mr. Abraham Bengaly, International Catholic Child Bureau - Mali
• Ms. Marie Derain, French Children’s Defender

SPEAKERS
Ms. Laura Dupuy Lassere, Moderator
Ms. Irene Khan, Director-General, IDLO
Ms. Maya Bhandari, Representative of Paralegal Committees, Nepal
Mr. Nikhil Roy, Penal Reform International
Mr. Abraham Bengaly, International Catholic Child Bureau - Mali
Ms. Marie Derain, French Children’s Defender
European Union, Ms. Margaret Tuite
Norway, Ms. Bergljot Hovland
El Salvador, Ms. Carmen Elena Castillo
Sri Lanka, Mr. Shavindra Fernando
Slovenia, Mr. Vojislav Šuc
Switzerland, Ms. Barbara Fontana
Honduras, Ms. Yina Elvir
Ireland, Mr. Eoghan McSwiney
Nepal, Mr. Ramesh Dhakal
Council of Europe
Monaco, Mr. Johannes de Millo Terrazzani
Defensoría Del Pueblo, Mr. Esiquio Manuel Sánchez Herrera (video)
Ms. Laure Elmaleh, Groupe des ONG pour la Convention relative aux droits de l'enfant ; Fondazione Marista per la Solidarietà Internazionale ONLUS (Joint Statement)
Mr. Akakpo Alphonse, International Catholic Child Bureau
Ms. Irene Khan, Director-General, IDLO
Mr. Nikhil Roy, Penal Reform International
Mr. Abraham Bengaly, International Catholic Child Bureau - Mali
Ms. Marie Derain, French Children’s Defender
Argentina, Ms. Natalia Dumont
Namibia, Mr. Gerhard Theron
United States of America, Ms. Jon Mitchell
Saudi Arabia, Mr. Faisal Bin Hassan Trad
Libya, Mr. Naser Alzaroug
Romania, Ms. Ioana Dumitriu
Russian Federation, Ms. Anastasia Bagdatieva
Indonesia, Ms. Diana Sutikno
Maldives, Ms. Rishfa Rasheed
India, Ms. Uma Sekhar
Mexico, Ms. Gisele Fernández Ludlow
Egypt, Mr. Emad Morcos
Center for Inquiry, Ms. Maya Stoyanova
Iranian Elite Research Center, Mr. M. A. Farahzadi
Malaysia, Mr. Mohd Hasril Abdul Hamid
Brazil, Ms. Cristina Vieira Machado Alexandre
Uruguay, Ms. Agustina Carilli
Morocco, Ms. Majda Mouchou
South Africa, Ms. Kefilwe Lydia Motsumi
Canadian Human Rights Commission, Mr. David Laughtry

- 27th Plenary Meeting 25th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

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