Making justice truly accessible - 2nd Meeting, 3rd Session Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and Rule of Law
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Third session of the Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law on "Equal access to justice for all: a necessary element of democracy, rule of law and human rights protection" - Making justice truly accessible to all

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The panel will look at the importance of legal empowerment and at how intersecting forms of discrimination limit the ability of people to have their voices heard, hold decision makers accountable, and seek remedy for crimes and human rights violations and abuses. 
--- Presentations by: 
- Mr. Joshua Castellino, Executive Director, Minority Rights Group 
- Mr. Larry Salomon, Lawyer and Indigenous Representative, Nicaragua, Former Fellow, OHCHR Indigenous Fellowship Programme 
- Ms. Claire Carlton-Hanciles, Executive Director, Legal Aid Board of Sierra Leone 
- Moderator: Ms. Ana Maria Suarez Franco, Permanent Representative in Geneva, FIAN International 
--- Discussion 
--- LIST OF SPEAKERS: - Ms. Ana Maria Suarez Franco, Moderator, Permanent Representative in Geneva, FIAN International (Introduction)
- Mr. Joshua Castellino, Executive Director, Minority Rights Group
- Ms. Claire Carlton-Hanciles, Executive Director, Legal Aid Board of Sierra Leone
- United States of America
- Egypt
- China
- Cuba
- Mr. Anton Korynevych, Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine in the Republic of Crimea
- United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
- International Committee for the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas
- Pan African Women Association (PAWA)
- Organization for Defending Victims of Violence (ODVV)
- Khmer National Liberation Front
- China Society for Human Rights Studies
- National Human Rights Commission of Bangladesh
- Human Rights Information and Training Center
- NGO
- Crimean Tartar Resource Center
- The International Bar Association
- The Institute of Human Rights of Catalonia
- Ms. Claire Carlton-Hanciles, Executive Director, Legal Aid Board of Sierra Leone
- Mr. Joshua Castellino, Executive Director, Minority Rights Group
- Chong King Center for Equal Social Development
- National Human Rights Association
- Brain Sluice Africa Childs
- York University
- Larry Solomon, Former Fellow of Indigenous Fellowship Training Programme – OHCHR
- Mr. Joshua Castellino, Executive Director, Minority Rights Group
- Ms. Claire Carlton-Hanciles, Executive Director, Legal Aid Board of Sierra Leone
- Ms. Ana Maria Suarez Franco, Moderator, Permanent Representative in Geneva, FIAN International (Final Remarks)