“Death penalty. Why and How to Abolish”

On the occasion of the high-level segment of the Human Rights Council

the International Commission against the Death Penalty invites you to participate in a high-level discussion:

 

«Death Penalty. Why and how to abolish.»

An interactive discussion with the International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP)

 

Monday 25 February 2013,

at 13:30-15:00. Palais des Nations, Room XXIV. Geneva.

Refreshments will be served outside the room from 13:00


Welcome: Mr. Federico Mayor, President of ICDP

 

Message on behalf of Mr. Ban Ki Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations

Statement by Ms. Kyung-wha Kang, UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights

 

Roundtable: Moderator: Ms. Ruth Dreifuss, Member of ICDP and former President of the Swiss Confederation

 

Panel:

Mr. Federico Mayor, President of ICDP

Mr. Mohammed Bedjaoui, Member of ICDP and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Algeria

 

High-level representatives from member states of the ICDP Support Group

Ms. Gry Larsen, State Secretary, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Mr. Héctor Marcos Timerman, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Argentina

Mr. Gonzalo de Benito, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs of Spain


Interpretation provided in English, French and Spanish

 

Click here to view the flyer of the event.