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Panel Discussion on Disabilities - 23rd Meeting…

Panel Discussion on Disabilities - 23rd Meeting, 43rd Regular Session Human Rights Council

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Annual interactive debate on the rights of persons with disabilities

Theme: Article 8 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, on awareness-raising

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Annual interactive debate on the rights of persons with disabilities Theme: Article 8 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, on awareness-raising SPEAKERS Ms. Michelle Bachelet, High Commissioner for Human Rights (Introduction) Ms. Catalina Devandas Aguilar, Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Introduction) Mr. Ishumael Zhou, President of the African Union of the Blind and Member of the International Disability Alliance (Introduction) Mr. Andy Stevenson, Senior Producer Chanel 4 and Whisper (Introduction) Mr. Pham Quang Hieu, Assistant Minister for Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam (Introduction) Italy (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Mr. Tancredi Francese Viet Nam (on behalf of ASEAN), Ms. Le Thi Tuyet Mai Solomon Islands (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Mr. Uneli Peloloule Pakistan (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Ms. Zunaira Latif Bhatti Ecuador (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Mr. Alejandro Dávalos Dávalos Qatar (on behalf of the Arab Group), Mr. Talal Naama Mexico (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Ms. Erika Martinez European Union, Mr. Walter Stevens Finland (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Ms. Sari Lehtiranta United Arab Emirates (on behalf of the Cooperation Council for Arab States of the Gulf), Mr. Obaid Salem Saeed Al Zaabi Guyana (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Ms. Neishanta Benn New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Ms. Paula Tesoriero (Video Statement) Action Canada for Population and Development, Ms. Cordeiro Ishani Iba Sikh Human Rights Group, Mr. Jasdev Rai Burkina Faso, Mr. Dieudonné W. Désiré Sougouri Greece, Ms. Natalia Panourgia Egypt, Mr. Mohaned Mozani Tunisia, Ms. Intissar Ben Attitallah Cambodia, Mr. Sokkhoeurn An Lesotho, Mr. Refiloe Litjobo Cuba, Mr. Jairo Rodríguez Herndández Brazil, Mr. Carlos Henrique Zimmermann Ethiopia, Mr. Abdulkadir Mohammed Barbados, Mr. Ricardo Kellman Ecuador, Mr. Walter Schuldt Espinel Italy, Mr. Gian Lorenzo Cornado Associazione Comunita Papa Giovanni XXIII, Ms. Unda Clerici Khiam Rehabilitation Center for Victims of Torture, Mr. Al-Sanadi Ayesh Ahmed Kassem Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain Inc., Ms. Margaux Cabanel Ms. Catalina Devandas Aguilar, Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Final Remarks) Mr. Ishumael Zhou, President of the African Union of the Blind and Member of the International Disability Alliance (Final Remarks) Mr. Andy Stevenson, Senior Producer Chanel 4 and Whisper (Final Remarks)
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