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Meeting on the role of poverty alleviation - 12th Meeting, 46th Regular Session Human Rights Council
26 Feb 2021 -  Meeting on the role of poverty alleviation in promoting and protecting human rights
With a view to advancing mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of human rights, this meeting will discuss the role of poverty alleviation in promoting and protecting human rights, with the participation of senior officials from States to share good practices and experience in their countries with regard to particular aspects of the promotion and protection of human rights. The meeting is also aimed at encouraging States to take this opportunity to share information and facilitate relevant technical cooperation.
Chair:H.E. Ms. Nazhat Shameem KHAN, President of the Human Rights Council
Opening statement:Ms. Peggy HICKS, Director of the Thematic Engagement, Special Procedures and Right to Development Division, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Discussants:
H.E. Mr. Kung PHOAK, Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN for ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (video message)
Ms. SU Guoxia, Director-General of the General Affairs Department and Spokesperson of the National Administration of Rural Revitalization of China (video message)
Mr. Sonnia-Magba Bu-Buakei JABBI, Director of the Demographic, Health and Social Statistics Division and Head of Research and Innovation at Statistics Sierra Leone (video message)
Mr. Máximo TORERO, Chief Economist of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) (video message)

46th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

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SPEAKERS
European Union, Ms. Ida Krogh Mikkelsen
Cameroon (on behalf of the Group of African States), Mr. Awoumou Côme Damien Georges
Brunei Darussalam (on behalf of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations), Ms. Mazlizah Pg Hj Mahalee
Norway (on behalf of Nordic and Baltic Countries), Ms Tine Mørch
Mauritania, Mr. Bal Mohamed El Habib
Germany, Mr. Ralf Schröer
Australia, Mr. Nicholas Burrage
Armenia, Ms. Armine Petrosyan
Libya, Mrs. Intsar Elsbaai
Senegal, Ms. Adja Khourédia Ndiaye
Russian Federation, Mr. Artur Chernyakov
International Service for Human Rights, Ms. Sarah M. Brooks
Make Mothers Matter, Ms. Mélanie Nédélec
Associazione Comunita Papa Giovanni XXIII, Ms. Maria Mercedes Rossi
Saudi Arabia, Mr.mohanad Al Basrawi
Iraq, Mr. Alaa Sami Mohammed
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Mr. Luis Romano Damiani Pellegrini
South Africa, Ms. Nelia Barnard
Pakistan, Mr. Khalil Hashmi
Egypt, Mr. Ahmed Moharam
Lao People's Democratic Republic, Mr. Kham-Inh Khitchadeth
Nepal, Mr. Uttam Shahi
Uruguay, Ms. Carla Giovanoni
Mexico, Ms. Alondra Lisette Mendoza Carlos
Viet Nam, Ms. Nguyen Phuong Anh
Action Canada for Population and Development, Ms. Amanda Hodgeson
Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights Association, Ms. Mariam Massoud
International Federation for the Protection of the Rights of Ethnic, Religious, Linguistic & Other Minorities, Mr. Herdiani Hidayanti
China (Right of Reply), Mr. Fang Zhengxiao
International Federation for the Protection of the Rights of Ethnic, Religious, Linguistic & Other Minorities, Mr. Herdiani Hidayanti
Ms. SU Guoxia, Director-General of the General Affairs Department and Spokesperson of the National Administration of Rural Revitalization of China
Mr. Sonnia-Magba Bu-Buakei Jabbi, Director of the Demographic, Health and Social Statistics Division and Head of Research and Innovation at Statistics Sierra Leone
Mr. Máximo Torero, Chief Economist of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
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