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(Session-III) Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Annual Parliamentary Hearing: Inequality and discrimination: the development impacts, and ways to reverse the tide (20 November 2014)
20 Nov 2014 -  Session-III:
Leading questions
-Why are discriminatory laws that violate human rights and hamper development so hard to eliminate?
-What should be the attitude of the international community to support legal reforms that does not result in conditionality?
-What can be done to strengthen solidarity among people so that all will see the benefit of eliminating exclusion and discrimination?

-Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, Speaker of Parliament, Uganda
-Hon. Farooq Hamid Naek, Senator, Pakistan
-H.E. Mr. Juan Carlos Mendoza-García, Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the United Nations
-Dr. Anne Marie Goetz, Clinical Professor, Center for Global Affairs; Chief Advisor on Peace and Security, UN Women (on sabbatical)
-Prof. Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, New School; Vice Chair of UN Committee on Development Policy

Ms. Nermeen Shaikh, broadcast journalist, Democracy Now!

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