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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

66th Ordinary Session Opening Ceremony Programme



 

PUBLIC SESSION - 13 JULY 2020

 

09:00 (GMT-Banjul Time):           Opening Ceremony begins

 

o       AU Anthem

 

o      Introductory Remarks – Ag. Executive Secretary, Ms. Lindiwe Khumalo: Master of ceremony (5 minutes)

 

o      Statement of the NGOs Steering Committee, Mrs. Hannah Forster (5 minutes)

 

o      Statement of the Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI), (6 minutes)

 

o      Statement of the European Union by Mr. Eamon Gilmore, EU Special Representative for Human Rights (6 minutes)

 

o      Statement of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights  Michele Bachelet (OHCHR) (6 minutes)

 

o      Statement of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (7 minutes)

 

o      Statement of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR),  (7 minutes)

 

o      Statement of the Representative of African Union Member States, (7minutes)

 

o      Statement of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission or his representative, (10 minutes)

 

o      Opening Statement of the Chairperson of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights,  Hon. Commissioner Dr. Solomon Ayele Dersso (10 minutes)

 

10:30:    End of Opening Ceremony

 

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