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Panel Discussion on Technical cooperation - 23rd Meeting, 44th Regular Session Human Rights Council
15 Jul 2020 -  Annual thematic panel discussion on technical cooperation and capacity-building
Theme: Upholding the human rights of prisoners, including women prisoners and offenders: enhancing technical cooperation and capacity-building in the implementation of the Nelson Mandela Rules and the Bangkok Rules

Chair: H.E. Mr. Yackoley Kokou Johnson, Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

Opening statement: Ms. Georgette Gagnon, Director of the Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

Moderator: H.E. Mr. Sek Wannamethee, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Thailand to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva

Video screening: Implementation of the Bangkok Rules in practice – Ministry of Justice of Thailand

Panellists:
• H.E. Mr. Sabri Bachtobji, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Tunisia to the United Nations Office at Geneva and specialized institutions in Switzerland
• Ms. Olivia Rope, Director of Policy and International Advocacy, Penal Reform International (Video Message)
• Mr. Sven Pfeiffer, Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer, Justice Section, Division for Operations, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (Video Message)

44th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

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SPEAKERS
Ms. Georgette Gagnon, Director of the Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division – OHCHR (Introduction)
Mr. Wisit Wisitsora-At, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Justice of Thailand (Implementation of the Bangkok Rules in Practice Video Message)
H.E. Mr. Sabri Bachtobji, Permanent Representative of Tunisia to UNOG
Ms. Olivia Rope, Director of Policy and International Advocacy at the Penal Reform International
Mr. Sven Pfeiffer, Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer, Justice Section, Division for Operations, UNODC
European Union, Ms. Marleen Steenbrugghe
Azerbaijan (on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement), Mr. Emin Aslanov
Viet Nam (on behalf of ASEAN), Ms. Le Thi Tuyet Mai
UN Women, Ms. Anne-Claire Blok
Qatar, Mr. Abdulla Hamad Al-Nuaimi
Pakistan, Mr. Junaid Suleman
Senegal, Mr. Amadou Dame Sall
Armenia, Mr. Nairi Petrossian
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Mr. Emilio Segundo Barroeta Guillén
India, Mr. Vimarsh Aryan
Philippines (Video Message), Mr. Evan P. Garcia
Iran (Islamic Republic of), Mr. Hamid Ahmadi
Conectas Direitos Humanos, Mr. Gustavo Huppes
Friends World Committee for Consultation (Joint Statement), Ms. Lucy Hannah Halton

Justiça Global, Ms. Monique de Carvalho Cruz
Cuba, Mr. Lester Delgado Sánchez
Botswana, Ms. Bokani Edith Sesinyi
Costa Rica, Ms. Diana Murillo Solís
Iraq, Mr. Mohamed Qatran
Morocco, Ms. Wiam Labiad
Egypt, Ms. Chahinda Emadeldin Hussein Mohamed
Nepal, Mr. Uttam Kumar Shahi
Indonesia, Mr. Agustinus Anindityo Adi Primasto
Vanuatu, Ms. Antonella Picone
Maldives, Ms. Shahiya Ali Manik
Cambodia, Mr. Sokkhoeurn An
Jordan, Mr. Rami Khawaldeh
Brazil, Mr. Rodrigo de Oliveira Morais
International Service for Human Rights (Joint Statement), Ms. Salma El Hosseiny
International Drug Policy Consortium - IDPC (Joint Statement), Ms. Gloria Lai
Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain, Mr. Jean-Baptiste Puginier
Global Institute for Water, Environment and Health, Mr. Ahmed El Gasir
Institut International pour les Droits et le Développement, Ms. Nour Hamada
Mr. Sven Pfeiffer, Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer, Justice Section, Division for Operations - UNODC (Final Remarks)
Ms. Olivia Rope, Director of Policy and International Advocacy at the Penal Reform International
H.E. Mr. Sabri Bachtobji, Permanent Representative of Tunisia to UNOG
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