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Panel Discussion on Vienna Declaration - 2nd Meeting, 22nd Regular Session Human Rights Council
25 Feb 2013 -  High-Level Segment - 2nd Plenary Meeting - 22nd Regular Session of the Human Rights Council. High-level panel discussion to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the adoption of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action

Opening statement :
Video message by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
Ms. Navy Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights
H.E. Mr. Reinhold Lopatka, State Secretary for European and International Affairs of Austria
H.E. Mr. Gennady Gatilov, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation
Mr. Stavros Lambrinidis, EU Special Representative for Human Rights

Mr. Adama Dieng, Special Advisor of the Secretary-General for the prevention of genocide and participant in the World Conference
Ms. Safak Pavey, Member of the Turkish Parliament and member of the Committee on the rights of persons with disabilities
Ms. Carla Del Ponte, former Prosecutor of United Nations international criminal law tribunals
Ms. Hina Jilani, human rights lawyer and participant in the World Conference
Mr. Albert Sasson, Special Advisor, Conseil National des Droits de l'Homme du Maroc and participant in the World Conference
Mr. Gustavo Gallon, Director of the Colombian Commission of Jurists and participant in the World Conference

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HRC extranet (Information on daily updates, draft documentation, copies of oral statements as delivered by States and other stakeholders, and draft resolutions, etc.) SPEAKERS

Mr. Ban-Ki MOON Secretary-General of U.N Video Message
Mr. Bacre NDIAYE on behalf of High Commissioner
Mr. Reinhold LOPATKA State Secretary for European & International affairs of AUSTRIA
Gennady GATILOV Deputy Foreign Minister-Russian Federation
Mr. Stavros LAMBRINIDIS EU S.Representative for Human Rights
Mr. Adama DIENG Special Advisor of the Secretary-General
Ms. Safak PAVEY Member of Turkish Parliament and CRPD
Ms. Carla DEL PONTE Former Prosecutor of UNICLT
Ms. Hina JILANI Human Rights Lawyer
Mr. Albert SASSON Special Advisor of the Conseil National de DH du Maroc
Mr. Gustavo GALLON Director of Colombian Commission of Jurists
Mr. Božo CERAR SLOVENIA ( On behalf of Platform for HR Education and Training)
Mr. Yusuf Abdulkarim BUCHEERI BAHRAIN
Mr. Seyed Mohammad REZ SAJJADI IRAN (Islamic Republic of)
Ms. Madiha AFTAB PAKISTAN (on behalf of OIC)
Mr. Pedro OYARCE CHILE (on behalf of GRULAC)
Mr. LIU Zhenmin CHINA
Mr. Baudelaire NDONG ELLA GABON (on behalf of African Group)
Mr. Zamir DHALE European Disability Forum and Disabled Peoples International on behalf of International Disability Alliance
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