High-level Commemoration of the 50th session of Human Rights Council - 6th Meeting, 50th Regular Session of Human Rights Council
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High-level commemorative event on the occasion of the 50th session of the Human Rights Council: achievements and lessons learned

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Objectives: The Human Rights Council will mark its 50th session through a high-level interactive discussion that will provide stakeholders an opportunity to reflect on the achievements made and the lessons learned since its 1st session.

Commemoration Video for the 50th session of Human Rights Council

Chair: H.E. Mr. Federico Villegas (Argentina), President of the Human Rights Council

Keynote address: H.E. Mr. Abdulla Shahid, President of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Remarks:
• Mr. Antonio Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General
• Ms. Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
• Estela Carlotto, President, Association of Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo

Moderator:
• Mr. Eric Tistounet, Chief, Human Rights Council Branch, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Panellists:
• Mr. Jan Eliasson, President of the 60th session of the General Assembly and former Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations
• H.E. Mr. Ivan Šimonović, Permanent Representative of Croatia to the United Nations in New York and former Assistant Secretary General for Human Rights
• H.E. Ms. Suphatra Srimaitreephithak, Permanent Representative of Thailand to the United Nations in Geneva
• H.E. Ms. Yvette Stevens (Sierra Leone), Chairperson of the Intersessional seminars on the contribution of the Human Rights Council to the prevention of human rights violations (2018)
• Mr. Victor Madrigal Madrigal-Borloz, Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity, Chair of the Special Procedures Coordination Committee (2021/2022)
• Ms. Mona M'Bikay, Executive Director, UPR Info
-SPEAKERS-

  • H.E. Mr. Abdulla Shahid, President of the General Assembly
  • Mr. Antonio Guterres, U.N Secretary-General   
  • Ms. Michelle Bachelet, High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Ms. Estela Carlotto, President of the Association of Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo   
  • H.E. Mrs. Katharina Stasch, Permanent Representative of Germany to the UNOG
  • Mr. Eric Tistounet, Moderator, Chief, Human Rights Council Branch, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • H.E. Mr. Ivan Simonovic, Permanent Representative of Croatia to the UNHQ
  • Mr. Jan Eliasson, President of the 60th Session of the G.A
  • H.E. Ms. Suphatra Srimaitreephithak, Permanent Representative of Thailand to the UNOG
  • H.E. Ms. Yvette Stevens, Chairperson of the 2019 intersessional seminars
  • Mr. Victor Madrigal-Borloz, Independent Expert on protection against violence
  • Ms. Mona M'Bikay, Executive Director of UPR Info
  • Maldives (on behalf of a group of countries), Mr. Asim Ahmed
  • Pakistan (on behalf of a group of countries), Mr. Khalil ur Rahman Hashmi
  • Bahamas (on behalf of a group of countries), Ms. Patricia Ann Hermanns
  • International Lesbian and Gay Association, Mr. Gabriel Galil
  • European Union, Ms. Lotte Knudsen
  • Cote d'Ivoire, Mr. Kouadio Adjoumani
  • Mexico, Ms. Francisca E. Méndez Escobar
  • China, Mr. Dai Demao
  • Fondation pour l'étude des relations, Mr. Felix Kirchmeier
  • State of Palestine, Ms. Dima Asfour
  • Iceland (on behalf of a group of countries), Mr. Harald Aspelund
  • Switzerland, Mr. Jürg Lauber
  • Center for Reproductive Rights, Ms. Paola Dahler