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Item:9 General Debate - 42nd Meeting, 46th Regular Session Human Rights Council
19 Mar 2021 - 
• Presentation of report by the Intergovernmental Working Group on the Effective Implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action on its 18th session (12-23 Oct. 2020)
• Presentation of oral update by the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, on systematic racism, violations and international human rights law against Africans and people of African descent by law enforcement agencies, especially those incidents that resulted in the death of George Floyd and other Africans and of people of African descent (per HRC res 43/1)
• Followed by General debate under agenda Item: 9 - racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance, follow-up to and implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action A/HRC/46/66, A/HRC/46/67

46th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.
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SPEAKERS
H.E. Mr. Thabang Matjama (on behalf of H.E. Mr. Refiloe Litjobo, Chair-Rapporteur of the eighteenth session of the Working Group), Permanent Representative of Lesotho (Introduction)
Ms. Michelle Bachelet, High Commissioner for Human Rights (Introduction)
Sweden (on behalf of the Nordic-Baltic Countries), Ms. Anna Jardfelt
Portugal (on behalf of the European Union), Mr. Rui Macieira
Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC), Mr. Khalil Hashmi
Cameroon (on behalf of a Group of African States), Mr. Awoumou Côme Damien Georges
Azerbaijan (on behalf of NAM)
Libya (on behalf of a Group of Arab States), Mr. Akram Alshybani
Brazil (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Ms. Maria Luisa Escorel de Moraes
United States of America (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Ms. Lisa Peterson
Mr. Yuri Borissov Sterk, Vice-President of the Human Rights Council (Organizational Remarks)
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