Panel Discussion on Good governance during and after the COVID-19 pandemic - 16th Meeting, 50th Regular Session of Human Rights Council
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Panel discussion on good governance in the promotion and protection of human rights during and after the COVID-19 pandemic
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LONG DESCRIPTION Objectives: The panel discussion will gather representatives of United Nations Member States, international organizations, specialized agencies, programmes and funds, and other stakeholders, with a view to:   • Discuss the most efficient ways of using new technologies to overcome challenges and to ensure the full realization of human rights and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic; • Identify the risks associated with the use of new technologies in governance; • Exchange good practices for United Nations-system support to States in advancing good governance to promote and protect human rights during and after the COVID-19 pandemic; and • Consider ideas for further steps and actions that might usefully be taken by the UN-system, including the Human Rights Council, to help States to adopt good policy and practice on good governance during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Opening statement: Ms. Nada Al-Nashif, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Chair: H.E. Mr. Federico Villegas, President of the Human Rights Council Panellists: • Ms. Jan Beagle, Director-General, International Development Law Organization (IDLO) • Mr. Buhm-Suk Baek, Member of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee and Rapporteur of the report on new and emerging digital technologies and human rights • Mr. Sebastián Smart Larrain, Regional Head, Los Ríos Region, of the National Institute of Human Rights • Ms. Ilia Siatitsa, Programme Director and Senior Legal Officer, Privacy International -SPEAKERS-
  • Ms. Nada Al-Nashif, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights (Introduction)
  • Ms. Jan Beagle, Director-General, IDLO
  • Mr. Buhm-Suk Baek, Member of the HRC Advisory Committee
  • Mr. Sebastián Smart Larrain, Regional Head, Los Ríos Region, of the NHRI
  • Ms. Ilia Siatitsa, Programme Director and Senior Legal Officer, Privacy International
  • Latvia (on behalf of a group of countries), Mr. Bahtijors Hasans
  • Poland (on behalf of a group of countries), Mr. Łukasz Różycki
  • Australia (on behalf of a group of countries), Mr. Jeffrey Roach
  • European Union, Ms. Lotte Knudsen
  • Cambodia (on behalf of ASEAN), Mr. Sokkhoeurn An
  • Brazil, Ms. Luciana Melchert Saguas Presas
  • United Arab Emirates, Ms. Lubna Qassim Mohamed Yousouf Albastaki
  • Nepal, Mr. Amar Rai
  • Bahrain, Ms. Fatima Aldoseri
  • Germany, Ms. Judith Soentgen
  • India, Ms. Jagpreet Kaur
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of), Mr. Nabi Azadi
  • Sierra Leone
  • International Organization for the Right to Education and Freedom of Education (OIDEL), Ms. Josyane Zing
  • Penal Reform International, Ms. Triona Lenihan
  • International Commission of Jurists, Ms. Elina Hammarström
  • Ms. Jan Beagle, Director-General, IDLO (Comments and Answers)
  • Ms. Ilia Siatitsa, Programme Director and Senior Legal Officer, Privacy International
  • Mr. Buhm-Suk Baek, Member of the HRC Advisory Committee
  • Mr. Sebastián Smart Larrain, Regional Head, Los Ríos Region, of the NHRI
  • United Nations Development Programme, Ms. Agi Veres
  • Cuba, Ms. Mirthia Julia Brossard
  • Indonesia, Ms. Mia Padmasari
  • Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Ms. Inés Valeria Carrasco Alurralde
  • Bangladesh, Mr. Md Abdullah Al Forhad
  • Ethiopia, Mr. Bekalu Berhanu
  • Maldives, Mr. Hassan Hussain Shihab
  • Malaysia, Ms. Zest Sze Chan
  • China
  • South Africa, Ms. P. Ravhura
  • Argentina, Mr. Carlos Sebastian Rosales
  • Armenia, Ms. Armine Petrosyan
  • United States of America, Ms. Meryn Schneiderhan
  • Asian-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women (ARROW), Ms. Sai Jyothirmai Racherla
  • Shaanxi Patriotic Volunteer Association, Mr. Cui Guowei
  • Ms. Jan Beagle, Director-General, IDLO (Final Remarks)
  • Ms. Ilia Siatitsa, Programme Director and Senior Legal Officer, Privacy International
  • Mr. Buhm-Suk Baek, Member of the HRC Advisory Committee
  • Mr. Sebastián Smart Larrain, Regional Head, Los Ríos Region, of the NHRI