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Wednesday, July 1 • 10:00 - 12:00
Annual discussion on child rights

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Annual full-day discussion on the human rights of the child
Panel 1: A healthy environment as a child rights concern: setting the scene

Chair: H.E. Ms. Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger, President of the Human Rights Council

Opening statement: Ms. Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Moderator: H.E. Mr. Walter Stevens, Ambassador and Head of the European Union Delegation to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva

  • Mr. Clarence Nelson, Member of the Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Dr. Maria Neira, Director - Environment, Climate Change and Health, World Health Organization
  • Junior, Child environmental human rights defender from Côte d’Ivoire (video message)

A/HRC/RES/40/14, A/HRC/43/30, A/HRC/44/NGO/10, A/HRC/44/NGO/12, A/HRC/44/NGO/47, A/HRC/44/NGO/119

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Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger

President of the Human Rights Council
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Michelle Bachelet

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Wednesday July 1, 2020 10:00 - 12:00 CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

Attendees (8)