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Panel Discussion on ICTs and child sexual exploitation - 17th Meeting, 31st Regular Session Human Rights Council
7 Mar 2016 -  Annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child

“Information and communications technology and child sexual exploitation”

Theme: ICTs and child sexual exploitation: international framework and challenges

Chair: H.E. Mr. Choi Kyonglim, President of the Human Rights Council

Opening statements: Ms. Kate Gilmore, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights
Moderator: Mr. John Carr, Founding Director of Internet Watch Foundation
Video: Messages of children victims
Panellists:
•Mr. Benyam Dawit Mezmur, Chairperson of the Committee on the Rights of the Child
•Ms. Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography
•Mr. Ernie Allen, Chairperson of the International Advisory Board of the United Kingdom initiative WePROTECT and Founder, former President and Chief Executive Officer of the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children
• Mr. Preetam Maloor, Acting Head of the Corporate Strategy Division, International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
A/HRC/31/34 , A/HRC/31/34/Corr.1

31st Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.
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SPEAKERS

Ms. Kate Gilmore ,United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights (Introduction)
Founding Director of Internet Watch Foundation, Mr. John Carr (Video: Messages of children victims)
Chairperson of the Committee on the Rights of the Child, Mr. Benyam Dawit Mezmur
Ms. Maud de Boer-Buquicchio
Mr. Ernie Allen
Mr. Preetam Maloor
European Union, Ms. Nicole Miller
Kuwait on behalf of Arab Group, Mr. Mashal Almansour
South Africa on behalf of African Group, Mr. Xavier Amelio Carim
Dominican Republic on behalf of CELAC, Ms. Katherine Urbaez
United States of America, Ms. Amanda Wall
Estonia, Ms Merje Mägi
Ethiopia, Mr. Yibza Aynekullu Tesfay
Mexico, Mr. Raul Vargas Juárez
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Ms. Jinelle Adams
Indonesia, Ms. Mustika Hanum Widodo
China, Ms. Hu Miao
Russian Federation, Ms. Anastasia Bagdatieva
Terre Des Hommes Federation Internationale, Ms. Eylah Kadjaf-Hamouda
Alsalam Foundation, Mr. Ali Ahmed Ebrahim Ahmed
Human Rights Advocates Inc., Mr. Cooper Findlay
Mr. Ernie Allen, Chairperson of the International Advisory Board of the United Kingdom initiative WePROTECT and Founder, former and Chief Executive Officer of the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (Comments and Asnwers)
Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography, Ms. Maud de Boer-Buquicchio
Acting Head of the Corporate Strategy Division, International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Mr. Preetam Maloor
Chairperson of the Committee on the Rights of the Child, Mr. Benyam Dawit Mezmur
Sweden on behalf of Nordic States, Ms. Veronika Bard
Israel, Mr. Brian E. Frenkel
Saint Kitts and Nevis, Ms. Thouvia France
Ecuador, Ms. Ana Jacome
Sierra Leone, Ms. Yvette Stevens,
Spain, Ms. Ana María Menéndez Pérez
Australia, Ms. Renée Arian
Philippines, Mr. Enrico Fos
Austria, Mr. Thomas Hajnoczi
Brazil, Ms. Regina Maria Cordeiro Dunlop
Egypt, Mr. Mohammad Abdelsalam Adbdelhamid Elshahed
Canada (on behalf of the Groupe Francophone), Ms. Catherine Godin
Save the Children International", Ms. Anya Gass (Joint-statement)
International-Lawyers.Org, Mr. Hussein Aboul Enein
Libya, Mr. Salem Abaiss
Greece, Ms. Aphrodite Anastasaki
Netherlands, Mr. Saya Abdullah
Qatar, Ms. Noor Ibrahim Al Sada
India, Mr. Alok Ranjan JhaTunisia, Ms. Raja Youssfi
Georgia, Mr. Irakli Jgenti
Chile, Ms. Marta Maurás
OIF, Mr. Ridha Bouabid
Peru, Ms. María Antonia Masana García
Ireland, Ms. Théodora Castan
Senegal, Mr. Serigne Dieye
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Mr. Edgardo Toro Carreño
Saudi Arabia, Mr. Waleed Abdulaziz I. Al Mutawa
Colombia, Mr. Carlos Enrique Valencia Muñoz
Republic of Korea, Ms. JUNG Su-young
Ms. Maud de Boer-Buquicchio,
Mr. Ernie Allen
Mr. Benyam Dawit Mezmur
Mr. Preetam Maloor (Final remarks)