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Panel Discussion on the question of the death penalty - 9th Meeting, 28th Regular Session Human Rights Council
4 Mar 2015 -  Biennial high-level panel discussion on the question of the death penalty
Chair: H.E. Mr. Joachim Ruecker, President of the Human Rights Council
Opening remarks: Mr. Ivan Šimonovic, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights
Moderator: Ms. Ruth Dreifuss, Former President of the Swiss Confederation
Panellists:
• Ms. Zainabo Sylvie Kayitesi, Chairperson, African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights
• Mr. Stavros Lambrinidis, European Union Special Representative for Human Rights
• Ms. Tracy Robinson, President, Inter-American Commission of Human Rights
• Mr. Mohammed Bedjaoui, Commissioner, International Commission against the Death Penalty
• Ms. Sara Hossain, Commissioner (Asia-Pacific), International Commission of Jurists



SPEAKERS
H.E. Mr. Franklyn Bai Kargbo, Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of Sierra Leone
H.E. Ms. Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi, Minister for foreign affairs Botswana
H.E. Mr. Bandar bin Mohammed Alaiban, Minister and President of the Human Rights Commission Saudi Arabia
H.E. Mr. Utoni Nujoma, Minister of Justice of Namibia
Singapore (on behalf of Group of States), Mr. Jonathan Han
Timor-Leste (on behalf of CPLS countries), Mr. Marciano Da Silva
Argentina, Mr. Alberto Pedro D’Alotto
Australia, Ms. Emily Hill
Austria, Mr. Thomas Hajnoczi
Norway, Mr. Erling Hoem
Belgium, Mr. Bertrand de Crombrugghe
Albania, Ms. Filloreta Kodra
Mr. Tan Sri Hasmy Bin Agam, (Video Message)
Verein Sudwind Entwicklungspolitik
Penal Reform International
European Union, Ms. Charlotte Schynyder
International Organization of la Francophonie, M. Ridha Bouabid
Turkey, M. Umut Deniz
Paraguay, Ms. Raquel Cristina Pereira Farina
Netherlands, Mr. Kees Van Bar
Brazil, Ms. Maria Luisa Escorel De Moraes
Russian Federation, M. Alexey Uslugin
Slovenia, M. Andrej Žitko
South Africa, Ms. Tsholofelo Glenda Tsheole
Republic of Moldova, M. Victor Moraru
Jamaica, M. Wayne McCook
Algeria, M. Mohamed Salim Samar
NHRI'S, Mr. Mohammed Essabbar
Franciscans International, Mr. Budi Tjahjono
Amnesty International, Ms. Patrizia Scannella
Mexico, M. Silvestre Guillermo Reyes Castro
Pakistan, M. Aamar Aftab Qureshi
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mr. Bob Last
France, M. Nicolas Niemtchinow
Portugal, Ms. Ana Helena Pinheiro Marques
Liechtenstein, M. Peter Matt
Ireland, M. James C. O’Shea
Indonesia, Mr. D. Reddy
Sudan, Mr. Shazali Elhaj
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