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Panel Discussion on Human Rights of IDPs - 18th Meeting, 38th Regular Session Human Rights Council
26 Jun 2018 -  Panel discussion on the human rights of internally displaced persons in commemoration of the twentieth anniversary of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement

Chair: H.E. Mr. Vojislav Šuc, President of the Human Rights Council
Opening statements:
Mr. Adam Abdelmoula, Director of the Human Rights Council and Treaty Mechanisms Division, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Mr. Volker Türk, Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Moderator: Ms. Cecilia Jimenez-Damary, Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons
Panellists:
• Ms. Maya Sahli Fadel, Member of the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights and Special Rapporteur on Refugees, Asylum Seekers, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons in Africa
• H.E. Ms. Alba Marcela Castañeda, Under-Secretary for Human Rights of Honduras
• H.E. Ms. Nazhat Shameem Khan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and Permanent Representative of Fiji to the United Nations Office in Geneva
A/HRC/DEC/35/101

38th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

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SPEAKERS
Mr. Adam Abdelmoula, Director of the Human Rights Council and Treaty Mechanisms Division of OHCHR
Mr. Volker Turk, Assistant High Commissioner for Protection UNHCR
Ms. Cecilia Jimenez-Damary, Moderator, Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons
Ms. Maya Sahli Fadel, Panelist, Member of the ACHPR and SR on refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and internally displaced persons in Africa
H.E. Ms. Alba Marcela Castañeda, Panelist, Under-Secretary for Human Rights of Honduras
H.E. Ms. Nazhat Shameem Khan, Panelist, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Fiji to the UNOG
European Union, Mr. Jerôme Bellion Jourdan
Togo (on behalf of the African Group), Mr. Ousmane Salifou
United Arab Emirates (on behalf of the LEA), Mr. Obaid Salem Saeed Al Zaabi
China, Ms. Sisi Zhang
Azerbaijan, Mr. Javid Sadikhov
Russian Federation, Mr. Egar Shulgin
Colombia, Ms. Beatriz Londoño Soto
Ecuador, Ms. Ana Jacome
Iraq, Mr. Yahya Ibraheem Fadhil Al-Obaidi
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Mr. Lenín Antonio Pérez Rangel
Serbia, Mr. Vladan Lazovic
Denmark, Mr. Carsten Staur
Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions, Ms. Katerina Rose
Christian Aid, Ms. Opha Atumga
Franciscans International, Mr. Alberto Quero Garcia
Botswana, Mr. Bolokang Mothusi Motshwane
Lesotho, Ms. Molebatseng Lydiah Makhata
UNDP, Ms. Sara Sekkenes
Ireland, Ms. Amy Sheils
Austria, Ms. Julia Isabelle Thallinger
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mr. Matthew Forman
Syrian Arab Republic, Ms. Rania Al Haj Ali
Switzerland, Ms. Ariadna Pop
Kuwait, Mr. Abdullah Alkhubaizi
Armenia, Ms. Anahit Harutyunyan
Tunisia, Ms. Intissar Ben Attitallah
Norway, Mr. Kjetil Elsebutangen
Al-Haq, Law in the Service of Man, Ms. Mona Sabella
Verein Sudwind Entwicklungspolitik, Ms. Jaleh Razmi
International Institute of Mary Our Help of the Salesians of Don Bosco, Ms. Giuditta Gualandi
H.E. Ms. Nazhat Shameem Khan, Panelist, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Fiji to the UNOG
H.E. Ms. Alba Marcela Castañeda, Panelist, Under-Secretary for Human Rights of Honduras
Ms. Maya Sahli Fadel, Panelist, Member of the ACHPR and SR on refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and internally displaced persons in Africa