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Panel Discussion on technical cooperation in human rights - 56th Meeting, 31st Regular Session Human Rights Council
23 Mar 2016 -  Annual thematic discussion on technical cooperation in the promotion and protection of human rights
“Technical cooperation and capacity-building to promote and protect the rights of all migrants, including women, children, older persons and persons with disabilities”

Chair: H.E. Mr. Choi Kyonglim, President of the Human Rights Council
Opening statements: Ms. Kate Gilmore, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights
Moderator: H.E. Mr. Thani Thongphakdi, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Thailand to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva

• Ms. Peggy Hicks, Director, Research and Rights to Development Division Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
• Ms. Kristina Touzenis , Head, International Migration Law Unit, International Organization for Migration
• Ms. Paola Cogliandro, Deputy Head, Office for Migration Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Italy
• Dr. Phusit Prakongsai, Director, Bureau of International Health, Ministry of Public Health of Thailand
• Ms. Yasmina Antonia Filali, President, Fondation Orient-Occident, Morocco

31st Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

HRC extranet (information on daily updates, draft documentation, copies of oral statements etc.)

Dominican Republic on behalf of CELAC, Ms. Katherine Urbaez
Kuwait on behalf of Arab Group, Mr. Saad Ama Almehaini
European Union, Mr. Dominic Porter
Qatar, Ms. Noor Ibrahim Al-Sada
China, Ms. Jing Zhong
United States of America, Ms. Vivian Ekey
Ecuador, Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés
Paraguay, Mr. Santiago Fiorio
Greece, Mr. Michail Manousakis
Germany, Mr. Frank Jarasch
Egypt, Mr. Mohamed Hamdy Mohamed Elmolla
Morocco, Mr. Mohamed Auajjar
Human Rights Watch, Ms. Laila Matar
Institut international pour la paix, la justice et les droits de l'Homme- IIPJDH, Ms. Nora Anbata
Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (CELS) Asociación Civil (Joint statement) Mr. Paulo de Terso Lugon Arantes
Centro Regional de Derechos Humanos y Justicia de Genero
Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Peggy Hicks
Venezuela (Bolivarian State of), Mr. Edgardo Toro Carreño
Indonesia, Ms. Erlina Widyaningsih
Switzerland, Mr. Nicolas Lanza
Turkey, Mr. Umut Deniz
Kyrgyzstan, Mr. Ulan Djusupov
Chile, Mr. Patricio Guesalaga
Viet Nam , Mr. Tran Chi Thanh
Belarus, Mr. Andrei Taranda
Brazil, Ms. Regina Maria Cordeiro Dunlop
Sweden, Ms. Veronika Bard
Colombia, Mr. Carlos Enrique Valencia Muñoz
Algeria, Mr. Moncef Mansri
Arab Commission for Human Rights, Ms. Violette Daguerre
International Organization for the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, Mr. Boris Blasberg
Libya, Mr. Basem Al Dalal
Burkina Faso, Mr. Denis Kabore
Sudan, Mr. Osman Hassan Mohamed Hassan
Myanmar, Ms. Thet Thinzar Tun
Peru, Ms. Ana Teresa Lecaros Terry
Ghana, Ms. Rebecca Adjalo
Philippines, Ms. Cecilia B. Rebong