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Panel discussion on Drones - 28th Meeting 28th Regular Session of Human Rights Council
22 Sep 2014 -  Panel discussion on the use of remotely piloted aircraft or armed drones in counter-terrorism and military operations

Chair: H.E. Mr. Baudelaire Ndong Ella, President of the Human Rights Council

Moderator: Mr. Dapo Akande, Co-Director, Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict, Oxford University

Opening Statement: Ms. Flavia Pansieri, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights

• Mr. Shahzad Akbar, Legal Director, Foundation for Fundamental Rights;
• Mr. Alex Conte, Director of International Law and Protection Programmes, International Commission of Jurists;
• Mr. Ben Emmerson, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism;
• Mr. Christoph Heyns, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary, or arbitrary executions
• Ms. Pardiss Kebriaei, Senior Attorney, Center for Constitutional Rights

- 28th Plenary Meeting 27th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

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China, Ms. Yang Liang
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Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Mr. Edgardo Toro Carreño
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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Ms. Karen Pierce
United States of America, Mr. Peter Mulrean
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Cuba, Mr. Pablo Berti Oliva
ICRC, Ms. Anne-Marie La Rosa
Pakistan, Mr. Zamir Akram
Ecuador, Ms. Ana Jacome
Amnesty International, Mr. Peter Splinter
Organization for Defending Victims of Violence, Ms. Maryam Erzi
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Russian Federation, Mr. Sergey Kondratiev
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Iran (Islamic Republic of), Mr. Mohsen Ghanei
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Brazil, Mr. Joao Lukas Quental N. De Almeida
South Africa, Mr. Pitso Montwedi
Algeria, Ms. Zahira Baed
Nigeria, Mr. Patrick C.Y. Gbemudu
Open Society Institute, Mr. Christopher Rogers
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Ms. Elsa Ramström
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