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Intimidation and reprisals for cooperation with the UN: global trends and good practices

7 November @ 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM EST

Free

Side event on Intimidation and reprisals for cooperation with the UN: global trends and good practices

In September, the Secretary General released the 2022 report on intimidation and reprisals for cooperation with the UN. Join us for a discussion on main findings, and to explore good practices to prevent and address intimidation and reprisals, both online and offline.

*UN Headquarters meeting room for onsite participation TBC – registrants will be notified.

Please RSVP here (bit.ly/3DDqFwM) by Thursday 3 November 2022.

Program

Moderator:

  • Madeleine Sinclair, ISHR

Welcome remarks:

  • H.E. Mrs. Zsuzsanna Horváth, Permanent Representative of Hungary to the UN

Speakers:

  • Ms. Ilze Brands Kehris, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights
  • Ms. Rebecca Vernon, legal advisor at the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
  • Ms. Esther Omam Njomo, Executive Director of Reach out Cameroon
  • Mr. Ahmed Adam Abdulla, Vice President of the Human Rights Commission of Maldives

Interventions/comments from the floor (30 min)

Concluding remarks:

  • H.E. Mr. Donal Kenneally, Deputy Permanent Representative of Ireland to the UN

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Venue

Hybrid | New York | Virtual
New York, NY 10017 United States
Phone:
+1.212.973.1701
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Organizer

Permanent Mission of Ireland, Permanent Mission of Hungary, Front Line Defenders, International Service for Human Rights and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights