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Panel Discussion on Children’s Needs and Rights - 16th Meeting, 37th Regular Session Human Rights Council
5 Mar 2018 -  Annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child - Theme: Protecting the rights of the child in humanitarian situations
How can we meet children’s needs and rights in humanitarian situations?
Practices and lessons from different levels.
Chair: H.E. Mr. Vojislav Šuc, President of the Human Rights Council
Opening statements:
Ms. Kate Gilmore, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights
Moderator:
H.E. Mr.Carl Hallegard, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the European Union to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva
Panellists:
• Ms. Helen Durham, Director of International Law and Policy, International Committee of the Red Cross
• Mr. Sikander Khan, Director of the Geneva Office of Emergency Programmes, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
• Mr. Alejandro Gamboa, National Director, Plan International Colombia
• Ms. Monica Ferro, Director of the Geneva Office of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

37th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

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SPEAKERS
Save the Children International (Joint statement) Ms. Davinia Ovett Bondi
Plan International, Inc., Ms. Anne-Sophie Lois
Israel, Mr. Brian Frenkel
Georgia, Ms. Ana Doborjginidze
Brazil, Mr. Rodrigo De Oliveira Morais
Holy See, Mr. Ivan Jurkovič
Italy, Ms. Daniela D’orlandi
Belgium, Mr. Thomas Stevens
India, Mr. Sudhakara Reddy Annepureddy
Mexico, Mr. Guillaume David Michel Blin
Mongolia, Ms. Adiya Ariun
Philippines, Mr. Enrico Fos
United States of America, Mr. Luke Falcon Sapp
Portugal, Mr. Eduardo Pinto Da Silva
Human Rights Watch, Mr. John Fisher
Verein Sudwind Entwicklungspolitik, Mr. Nima Hesabian
World Environment and Resources Council (WERC), Mr. Igor Lachovic
Moderator, Deputy Permanent Representative of EU, Mr. Carl Hallergard
Director of International Law and Policy at the International Committee of the Red Cross, Ms. Helen Durham
Moderator, Deputy Permanent Representative of EU, Mr. Carl Hallergard
Moderator, Deputy Permanent Representative of EU, Mr. Carl Hallergard
Moderator, Deputy Permanent Representative of EU, Mr. Carl Hallergard
Director of the Geneva Office of Emergency Programmes at the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Mr. Sikander Khan
Moderator, Deputy Permanent Representative of EU, Mr. Carl Hallergard
National Director of Plan International Colombia, Mr. Alejandro Gamboa
Moderator, Deputy Permanent Representative of EU, Mr. Carl Hallergard
Director of the Geneva Office of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Ms. Monica
Moderator, Deputy Permanent Representative of EU, Mr. Carl Hallergard
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