High-level Panel discussion on FGM - 5th Meeting…

23 June 2021

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High-level Panel discussion on FGM - 5th Meeting, 47th Regular Session Human Rights Council

Production Date: 
23 Jun 2021

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02:00:11

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High-level panel discussion on the multisectoral prevention of and response to female genital mutilation (FGM)
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--High-level panel discussion on the multisectoral prevention of and response to female genital mutilation (FGM)--Objectives: The high-level panel provides a platform to highlight commitments, including at the global level, to advocate, influence, mobilize, build and sustain support in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic for human rights-based and gender responsive multisectoral coordination, planning, financial and monitoring arrangements and actions to end the practice of female genital mutilation.--Chair: H.E. Ms. Nazhat Shameem Khan, President of the Human Rights Council--Opening statements: • Ms. Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (video message)• H.E. Ms. Helène Marie Laurence Ilboudo, Minister for Women, National Solidarity, Family and Humanitarian Action of Burkina Faso, on behalf of H.E. Mr. Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, --Moderator: Ms. Anna Widegren, Director of End FGM European Network --Panellists: • Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) (video message) and Ms. Monica Ferro, Director of the UNFPA Geneva Office (concluding remarks)• H.E. Ms. Amira Elfadil Mohammed Elfadil, Commissioner for Social Affairs of the African Union Commission (video message)• Mr. Bahrul Fuad, Commissioner at the National Commission on Violence against Women (Komnas Perempuan) of Indonesia (video message)--<SPEAKERS>----Ghana – Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Mr. Godfred Yeboah--Egypt – President of Egypt's National Council for Women, Ms. Maya Morsy--Portugal (on behalf of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries), Mr. Rui Macieira--Cameroon (on behalf of the Group of African States), Mr. Salomon Eheth--Egypt (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Mr. Ahmed Ihab Abdelahad Gamaleldin--Burkina Faso, Mr. Dieudonné W. Désiré Sougouri--Norway (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Ms. Tine Mørch Smith--Egypt (on behalf of the Group of Arab States), Ms. Yasmeen Abul Fadl Abdo Mahmoud Khattab--Belgium (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Mr. Marc Pecsteen de Buytswerve--European Union, Mr. Thomas Wagner--Mauritania, Ms. Diamilatou Dia--Iraq, Ms. Zina Mudhafar Hussein Al Salman--Angola, Ms. Margarida Rosa Da Silva Izata--International Parenthood Federation, Ms. Amal Ahmed--Defence for Children International, Ms. Cecile Pilot--ARROW, Ms. Keshia Mahmood--Senegal, Mr. Coly Seck--Italy, Mr. Gian Lorenzo Cornado--Kenya, Mr.  Cleopa K. Mailu--South Africa, Mr. Mxolisi Nkosi--Austria, Ms. Elisabeth Tichy--Fisslberger--Sudan, Ms. Shafaq Abdaljaleel Jubartallah Mokwar--UN Women, Ms. Tanja Tuominen--Niger, Mr. Laouali Labo--United Republic of Tanzania, Ms. Maimuna Kibenga Tarishi--Monaco, Mr. Gilles Realini--Switzerland, Ms. Charlotte Day--Namibia, Ms. Julia Imene--Chanduru --RADDHO, Mr. Biro Diawara--Geneve pour les droits de l'homme: Formation Internationale, Ms. Diana Sousa Cordeiro--Ms. Anna Widegren, Moderator--Director of End FGM European Network--Ms. Monica Ferro (on behalf of Dr. Kanem)--Mr. Bahrul Fuad, Commissioner at the National Commission on Violence against Women (Komnas Perempuan) of Indonesia--Ms. Amira Elfadil Mohammed Elfadil, Commissioner for Social Affairs of the African Union Commission
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