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- General Debate Item:10 Technical assistance and capacity-building

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- General Debate - Item:10 Technical assistance and capacity-building - Presentation of country reports and oral briefings of the Secretary-General and High Commissioner for Human Rights on Afghanistan, Libya A/HRC/40/45, A/HRC/40/46 - High Commissioner's annual presentation on the enhancement of technical cooperation and capacity-building in the field of human rights - The report of the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Technical Cooperation in the field of Human Rights A/HRC/40/78 40th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council. HRC extranet (information on daily updates, draft documentation, copies of oral statements etc.) SPEAKERS Mr. Andrew Gilmour, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights (Introduction) Ms. Georgette Gagnon, Director of the Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (Introduction) Mr. Morten Kjaerum, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Technical Cooperation in the Field of Human Rights (Introduction) Afghanistan (Concerned Country), Mr. Hamid Abdulhai Formuli Libya (Concerned Country), Mr. Adel Shaltut Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC), Ms. Aayza Shujaat Angola (on behalf of the African Group), Ms. Marilia Manuel Bahrain (on behalf of the Arab Group), Mr. Husain Abdali Abdulkarim Abdulla Makhlooq Romania (on behalf of the European Union), Mr. Adrian Cosmin Vierita United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (on behalf of 38 Countries), Mr. Julian Braithwaite Cameroon (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Mr. Côme Damien Georges Awoumou Haiti (on behalf of SIDS, Small Island Developing States), Mr. Nazaire Altemar Maldives (on behalf of the Contact Group on Council Membership), Ms. Hala Hameed Samoa (on behalf of Bangladesh, Lesotho, Marshall Islands, Myanmar and Timor-Leste), Ms. Marissa Toomata Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) on behalf of ALBA, Mr. Félix Peña Ramos Bolivia (Plurinational State of) on behalf of a Group of Countries, Mr. Olmer Torrejon Alcoba Pakistan (on behalf of LMG, Like-Minded Group of Countries), Mr. Qazi Saleem Ahmed Khan Rwanda (on behalf of Azerbaijan, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Ecuador, Fiji, Luxembourg, Portugal, Sierra Leone, Thailand and Uruguay), Mr. Moses Rugema Trinidad and Tobago (on behalf of CARICOM, Caribbean Community and Common Market), Ms. Makeda Antoine-Cambridge Spain, Mr. Pablo Nuño Garcia India, Mr. Sudhakara Reddy Annepureddy United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mr. Luke Barfoot Brazil, Ms. Victoria Balthar de Souza Santos Cuba, Mr. Pedro Luis Pedroso Cuesta Iraq, Ms. Suzan Ahmad Muhsen Muhsen Tunisia, Ms. Intissar Ben Attitallah Togo, Mr. Awoki Koinzi Uruguay, Ms. Carla Giovanoni Pérez Italy, Mr. Gian Lorenzo Cornado Egypt, Mr. Alaa Youssef Bulgaria, Ms. Deyana Kostadinova Bahrain, Mr. Husain Abdali Abdulkarim Abdulla Makhlooq China, Ms. Shao Wu Australia, Mr. Kevin Playford Cameroon, Mr. Côme Damien Georges Awoumou Qatar, Mr. Talal Abdulaziz Al-Naama Eritrea, Mr. Adem Osman Idris GCC, Gulf Cooperation Council, Mr. Mudhi Alardi Estonia, Mr. Andre Pung Sudan, Mr. Mustafa Osman Ismail Elamin Lithuania, Mr. Andrius Krivas UNICEF, United Nations Children's Fund, Ms. Berina Arslanagic Germany, Mr. Hans-Peter Jugel Jordan, Mr. Akram S. Harahsheh Libya, Mr. Salem M.M. Abaiss Latvia, Mr. Janis Karklins Finland, Ms. Sari Lehtiranta Thailand, Mr. Sek Wannamethee Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Mr. Félix Peña Ramos Russian Federation, Ms. Kristina Sukacheva Netherlands, Ms. Monique T.G. van Daalen France, Mr. François Gave Costa Rica, Ms. Diana Murillo Solis Maldives, Ms. Hawla Ahmed Didi Azerbaijan, Ms. Marziyya Vakilova-Mardaliyeva Morocco, Ms. Wiam Labiad Chad, Mr. Ahmad Makaila Algeria, Mr. Mehdi Litim Iran (Islamic Republic of), Mr. Javad Kazemi Georgia, Mr. Victor Dolidze Lebanon, Ms. Magida Karaki Greece, Mr. Georgios Kyriakopoulos Malta, Mr. Olaph Terribile UN Women, Ms. Anne-Claire Blok Indonesia, Mr. Aji Harjanto Norway, Ms. Herborg Fiskaa Alvsåker Timor-Leste, Mr. Aurelio Barros