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Panel Discussion on the Death Penalty - 4th Meeting, 40th Regular Session Human Rights Council
26 Feb 2019 -  Biennial high-level panel discussion on the question of the death penalty
Theme: Human rights violations related to the use of the death penalty, in particular with respect to the rights to non-discrimination and equality

Chair: H.E. Mr. Coly Seck, President of the Human Rights Council
Opening statements:
Ms. Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
H.E. Mr. Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign and European Affairs, and Defense, in charge of Beliris and of the Federal Cultural Institutions of Belgium
Moderator: Mr. Yuval Shany, Chair of the Human Rights Committee

Panellists:
• H.E. Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal
• Ms. Melinda Janki, Director of the Justice Institute Guyana
• Ms. Fatimata M’Baye, Lawyer and Co-Founder of the Mauritanian Human Rights Association

40th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

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