Intersessional Activities

Panel 1 - Seminar: The contribution of development…

28 May 2021

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Panel 1 - Seminar: The contribution of development to the enjoyment of all human rights

Production Date: 
28 May 2021

Video Length

02:00:35

Asset Language: 
Original

Summary: 
Intersessional Seminar - The contribution of development to the enjoyment of all human rights
Description: 

Opening

Chair: Mr. Todd Howland, Chief of the Development, Economic and Social Issues Branch, OHCHR

• H.E. Ms. Nazhat Shameen Khan, President of the Human Rights Council

• Ms. Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (TBC)

• H.E. Mr. Chen Xu, Permanent Representative of the People's Republic of China to the United Nations Office at Geneva and other International Organizations in Switzerland

Panel I: General perspectives on the contribution of development to the enjoyment of all human rights

Moderator: Mr. Todd Howland, Chief of the Development, Economic and Social Issues Branch, OHCHR

• Mr. Wang Xigen, Dean of Law School, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), China
- A study on the contribution of development to the enjoyment of human rights

• Mr. Richard Kozul-Wright, Director of Division on Globalization and Development Strategies, UNCTAD
- The role of globalization and development strategies in promoting and protecting human rights

• Ms. Rabia Akhtar, Director of the Centre for Security & Strategy and Policy Research, University of Lahore, Pakistan
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The contribution of inter-connectivity to the enjoyment of human rights
• Mr. Hassan Njifon Njoya, Lecturer at the Department of Political Science, University of Buea, Cameroon
- Contribution of education and of the elimination of digital gap to the enjoyment of human rights

Interactive dialogue

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