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UN HR: Panel discussion sexual orientation and Gender Identity, 22nd Meeting

Webcast of┬áPanel discussion sexual orientation and Gender Identity, 22nd Meeting – 07 March 2012

Panel discussion sexual orientation and Gender Identity, 22nd Meeting
07 March 2012

Panel discussion on the issue of discriminatory laws and practices and acts of violence against individuals based on their sexual orientation and gender identity: Concept Note

Chair:H.E Ms. Laura Dupuy Lasserre, President of the Human Rights Council

Video message by H.E Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations

Opening statement :Ms. Navanetham Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights

Moderator:H.E Mr. Abdul Minty, Permanent Representative of the Republic of South Africa

Panellists:

Irina Karla Bacci : Vice-President, National Council for LGBT Persons, Brazil

Laurence Helfer : Co-Director, Center for International and Comparative Law, Duke University, USA

Hina Jilani : chair, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan; former Special Representative of the Secretary-General on human rights defenders

Hans Ytterberg : Chairperson of the Council of Europe Expert Committee on Discrimination on Grounds of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

22nd meeting 19th Session of the Human Rights Council. Reports of the 19th Session

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