High-level panel discussion on human rights main streaming (on the theme of the human rights of migrants) - 4th Meeting, 25th Regular
Session of Human Rights Council (3rd - 28th March 2014)


High-level panel discussion on human rights main streaming (on the theme of the human rights of migrants)

Chair: H.E Mr. Baudelaire Ndong Ella, President of the Human Rights Council

Opening statements:

• Video message by Mr. Jan Eliasson, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General

• Ms. Navi Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights

• H.E. Mr. Jean-Marie Ehouzou, Ambassador and Permanent Observer of the African Union to the United Nations Office and other
international organizations in Geneva

• H.E. Mr. Benedetto della Vedova, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs of Italy

Keynote speaker: Mr. Francois Crepeau, Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants


• Mr. Guy Ryder, Director General, International Labour Organisation

• Ms. Laura Thompson, Deputy Director General, International Organisation for Migration

• Mr. Volker Türk, Director, Division of International Protection, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

• Mr. John Sandage, Director, Division for Treaty Affairs, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

• Mr. Christian Salazar, Deputy Director, Programme Division, United Nations Children's Fund


Namibia, Ms. Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah
Portugal, Mr. Rui Chancerelle De Machete
Burkina Faso, Ms. Julie Prudence
Somda Nigna
Philippines, Mr. Evan Garcia
Sierra Leone, Ms. Ebun Strasser-King
Morocco, Ms. Mbarka Bouaida
Ethiopia (on behalf
of African Group), Mr. Minelik Alemu Getahun
Senegal (on behalf of French-speaking countries), Mr. Fodé Seck
Pakistan (on behalf of
OIC), Mr. Afaq Ahmad
Costa Rica (on behalf of CELAC), Mr. Manuel Dengo
Ethiopia (on behalf of Like-minded Group), Ms. Habte
NHRI Mauritania, Ms. Irabinha Mint Abdel Wedoud
Save the Children, Ms. Diarra Diop
International Catholic Migration
Commission, Mr. John Bingham
Switzerland, Mr. Alexandre Fasel
United States of America, Ms. Sarah B. Sewel
European Union, Ms.
Mariangela Zappia
Egypt, Mr. Walid M. Abdelnasser
Indonesia, Mr. Edi Yusup
China, Mr. Wang Mingqing
ICRC, Mr. Alexandre
Australia, Mr. Peter Woolcott
ICC Geneva on behalf of NHRI Morocco, Ms. Catharina ROSE

- 4th Plenary Meeting 25th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

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