Ending reprisals: Discussion with human rights defenders and experts

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Wednesday 19 September

16:00-17:30

Room XXIV, Palais des Nations

This event seeks to provide a space for human rights defenders and experts to shed light on the nature and extent of reprisals and intimidation against those cooperating with the UN; discuss and expand on the Secretary-General’s report; and to consider efforts to date to address reprisals and intimidation against those cooperating with the UN as well as ways to further develop and strengthen policies and practices to prevent and address reprisals.

Participants:

  • Andrew Gilmour, Assistant Secretary General for Human Rights
  • Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
  • National human rights defenders

Moderator: Phil Lynch, Director of ISHR

The event is co-sponsored by member States of the core group on reprisals (Fiji, Ghana, Hungary, Ireland and Uruguay).

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