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Panel Discussion on Death Penalty - 9th Meeting…

Panel Discussion on Death Penalty - 9th Meeting, 34th Regular Session Human Rights Council
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Biennial high-level panel discussion on the question of the death penalty:
Theme: The death penalty and the prohibition of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading
treatment or punishment

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Biennial high-level panel discussion on the question of the death penalty Theme: The death penalty and the prohibition of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment Chair: H.E. Mr. Joaquín Alexander Maza Martelli, President of the Human Rights Council Opening statements: Mr. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights H.E. Mr. Harlem Désir, Minister of State for European Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, France Moderator: Ms. Verene A. Shepherd (Jamaica), Professor of Social History, University of the West Indies Panellists: • H.E. Dr. Moncef Marzouki, former President of Tunisia (2011-2014) • Ms. Kagwiria Mbogori, Chairperson, Kenya National Commission on Human Rights • Mr. Seree Nonthasoot, Thailand Representative to the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights • Mr. Nils Melzer, Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment A/HRC/RES/26/2,A/HRC/RES/30/5 SPEAKERS 34th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council. HRC extranet (information on daily updates, draft documentation, copies of oral statements etc.) Mr. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, High Commissioner for Human Rights H.E. Mr. Harlem Désir, Minister of State for European Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development of France Ms. Verene A. Shepherd ,Professor of Social History at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica H.E. Mr. Moncef Marzouki, former President of Tunisia Ms. Kagwiria Mbogori, Chairperson of the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights Mr. Seree Nonthasoot, Thailand Representative to the Asean Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights Mr. Nils Melzer, Special Rapporteur on Torture & other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment H.E. Ms. Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi, Minister of International Affairs and Co-operation of Botswana Under-Secretary of Human Rights of Chile, Ms. Lorena Fries Monleón Special Representative for Human Rights of the European Union, Stavros Lambrinidis Mexico (On Behalf of a Group of Countries), Mr. Jorge Lomónaco Brazil (On Behalf of a Group of Countries), Mrs. Maria Nazareth Farani Azevedo Croatia (On Behalf of a Group of Countries), Ms. Vesna Batistic Kos Finland (On Behalf of a Group of Countries), Ms. Terhi Hakala Singapore (On Behalf of a Group of Countries), Mr. Foo Kok Jwee Portugal ( On Behalf of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries), Mr. Pedro Nuno Bártolo Paraguay, Mr. Santiago Fioro Montenegro, Mr. Milorad Sceaanovic Australia, Mr. Alexander Chapman Amnesty International, Mr. Oluwatosin Popoola American Civil Liberties Union, Mr. Jamil Dakwar Center for Global Nonkilling, Mr. Cristophe Barbey Mr. Nils Melzer, Special Rapporteur on Torture & other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Mr. Seree Nonthasoot, Thailand Representative to the Asean Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights H.E. Ms. Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi, Minister of International Affairs and Co-operation of Botswana H.E. Mr. Moncef Marzouki, former President of Tunisia H.E. Mr. Moncef Marzouki, former President of Tunisia Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Greece, Ms. Anna Korka Spain, Mr. Emilio Pin Godos Argentina, Mr. Héctor Marcelo Cima Portugal, Ms. Manuela Teixeira Pinto Mexico, Mr. Diego Ruiz Gayol New Zealand, Mr. Jarrod Philip Clyne Switzerland, Mr. Lukas Heinzer Albania, Ms. Filloreta Kodra Liechtenstein, Mr. Peter Matt Colombia, Ms. Beatriz Londoño Soto Algeria, Mr. Antar Hassani Fidji, Ms. Sudeshna Banih International Federation of ACAT (Action by Christians for the Abolition of Torture), Ms. Marie Salphati Friends World Committee for Consultation, Ms. Catherine Baker Ensemble contre la Peine de Mort, Mr. Ngondji Lievin Council Of Europe, Mr. Edo Korljan Papua New Guinea, Mr. Fred Sarufa India, Mr. Virander Paul Holy See, Mr. Ivan Jurkovic Kenya, Mr. Andrew M. Kihurani Italy, Ms. Daniela D'orlandi International Bar Association, Mr. Phillip Tahmindjis former of Tunisia, Mr. Moncef Marzouki Ms. Kagwiria Mbogori, Chairperson of the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights Mr. Nils Melzer, Special Rapporteur on Torture & other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Mr. Seree Nonthasoot, Thailand Representative to the Asean Intergovernmental Co