Panel Discussion on Peaceful Protests - 26th Meeting, 48th Regular Session Human Rights Council
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Summary

Panel discussion on the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of peaceful protests

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The panel discussion will focus on the protection and promotion of human rights in the context of peaceful protests, with a particular focus on achievements and contemporary challenges. The panel discussion aims to:
-- Take stock of progress made in respecting and ensuring human rights in the context of assemblies, with particular attention to existing tools to assist States in the management of assemblies with due respect for human rights, and assess their effective implementation;
-- Discuss emerging challenges and opportunities, such as the impact of new technologies and the online space on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly, of expression and of association, which would require further work and clarification;
-- Identify areas where further guidance and cooperation may be needed.
- SPEAKERS:
- Ms. Michelle Bachelet, High Commissioner for Human Rights
- Mr. Clément Nyaletsossi Voule, Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
- Mr. Yuval Shany, Chair in Public International Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and former Chair of the Human Rights Committee
- Ms. Lysa John, Secretary General of CIVICUS
- Mr. Luís Carrilho, United Nations Police Adviser
- European Union, Mr. Eamon Gilmore
- Lithuania (on behalf of a group of countries), Mr. Donatas Tamulaitis
- Switzerland (on behalf of a group of countries), Mr. Felix Baumann
- Armenia, Mr. Andranik Hovhannisyan
- Costa Rica, Ms. Catalina Devandas Aguilar
- United Nations Children's Fund, Ms. Anne Grandjean
- United States of America, Ms. Desirée Cormier Smith
- Poland, Mr. Zbigniew Czech
- United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Ms. Laura Frances Callaghan-Pace
- Malawi, Mr. Abels Mkandawire
- Colombia, Ms. Alicia Victoria Arango Olmos
- UNESCO, Mr. Vincent Defourny
- National Human Rights Council Morocco, Ms. Amina Bouayach
- Advocates for Human Rights, Mr. Nathan Madson
- Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (CELS) Asociación Civil, Ms. Dayana Blanco Acendra (Joint Statement)
- Israel, Ms. Merav Marks
- Iraq, Mr. Mohammed Ayad Abdullateef Abdullatteef
- Vanuatu, Ms. Antonella Piccone
- Indonesia, Mr. Agustinus Anindityo Adi Primasto
- Luxembourg, Ms. Lynn Tockert
- Montenegro, Ms. Slavica Milačić
- South Africa, Mr. Ivan Charles Vosloo
- United Nations Development Programme, Ms. Sarah Rattray
- Mauritania, Mr. Mohamed El Habib BAL
- Togo, Mr. Agbessi Togbé Alangue
- Cuba, Ms. Lisandra Astiasaran Árias
- India, Mr. Pawankumar Tulshidas Badhe
- Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, Ms. Nada Awad (Joint Statement)
- Child Rights Connect, Mr. Raul Ernesto Saucedo Ortiz (Joint Statement)
- Global Institute for Water, Environment and Health, Mr. Khaled Saleh Said
- Mr. Clément Nyaletsossi Voule, Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
- Mr. Yuval Shany, Chair in Public International Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and former Chair of the Human Rights Committee
- Ms. Lysa John, Secretary General of CIVICUS
- Mr. Luís Carrilho, United Nations Police Adviser