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HRC25 High Level launch event of CAT

26.02.2014  10:41
High Level launch event of the Convention against Torture Initiative

High Level launch event of the
Convention against Torture Initiative
 A new global initiative for universal ratification and implementation of the UN Convention against Torture


 

Tuesday 4 March 2014 13:00-14:30


for the High Level launch event of the Convention against Torture Initiative

A new global initiative for the universal ratification and implementation
of the UN Convention against Torture

 

Room XXIV, Palais des Nations
(refreshments will be provided as of 12:45)
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Opening address by Ms Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Moderated discussion, led by Mr Mark Thomson, Secretary General of the Association for the Prevention of Torture.

Current challenges faced by States in the ratification and implementation of the Convention against Torture will be addressed by high level panellists:


H.E. Minister Delegate for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Morocco, Ms Mbarka Bouaida
H.E. Under Secretary of State for Legal Affairs MFA Denmark, Mr Jonas Bering Liisberg
H.E. Permanent Representative of Chile to the UN in Geneva, Mr José Luis Balmaceda
H.E. Permanent Representative of Indonesia to the UN in Geneva, Mr Triyono Wibowo
Deputy Permanent Representative of Ghana to the UN in Geneva, Mr Ebenezer Appreku

The Permanent Missions of Chile, Denmark, Indonesia and Morocco to the UN in Geneva invite you to save the date