Panel Discussion on Rights of the Child - 19th meeting, 49th Regular Session of Human Rights Council
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PART II - Family reunification in the context of armed conflict and counter-terrorism

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Annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child - Theme: The rights of the child and family reunificationChair: H.E. Mr. Federico Villegas, President of the Human Rights Council Video screening: 

  • A repatriated child tells his story, video prepared by UNICEF

Panellists:

  • Ms. Virginia Gamba, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict 
  • Mr. Cornelius Williams, Associate Director of Child Protection, United Nations Children's Fund 
  • Ms. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Ms. Helen Durham, Director of International Law and Policy, International Committee of the Red Cross

SPEAKERS:

  • A repatriated child tells his story, video prepared by UNICEF
  • Ms. Virginia Gamba, Special Reporesentative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict
  • Mr. Cornelius Williams, Associate Director of Child Protection, UNICEF
  • Ms. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Ms. Helen Durham, Director of International Law and Policy at the International Committee of the Red Cross
  • European Union, Ms. Lotte Knudsen
  • Portugal (on behalf of CPLP), Mr. Rui Macieira
  • Qatar, Mr. Abdulla Al-Moadid
  • Iraq, Ms. Zainab Alabatan
  • Ghana, Ms. Aba Ayebi-Arthur
  • Azerbaijan, Ms. Narmin Huseynova
  • Cuba, Mr. Jairo Rodriguez
  • UN Women, Mr. Akseli Lamminmaki
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Ms. Rita French
  • Indonesia, Ms. Mia Padmasari
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Mr. Emilio Barroeta Gullén
  • Russian Federation, Ms. Kristina Sukacheva
  • Save the Children International, Ms. Diarra Diop
  • Plan International, Mr. Dorian Hall (Joint Statement)
  • Amnesty International, Mr. Nathaniel Baverstock
  • Uzbekistan, Mr. Askar Mirsaidov
  • Kazakhstan, Ms. Dilnoza Minbayeva
  • Asociacion HazteOir.org, Ms. Daniela Garcia
  • Beijing Children's Legal Aid and Research Center, Mr. Tongg Lihua
  • China Soong Ching Ling Foundation, Mr. Jun Zhao
  • Ms. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Mr. Cornelius Williams, Associate Director of Child Protection, UNICEF