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Tuesday, September 27 • 10:00 - 12:00
PANEL DISCUSSION ON THE RIGHT TO WORK IN CONNECTION WITH CLIMATE CHANGE ACTIONS

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Panel discussion on the future of the right to work in connection with climate change actions, responses and impacts in the context of sustainable and inclusive economies

A/HRC/RES/49/11A/HRC/51/NGO/33A/HRC/51/NGO/69A/HRC/51/NGO/150A/HRC/51/NGO/180;
A/HRC/51/NI/2

Opening statements:

Ms. Nada Al-Nashif, Acting United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
H.E. Mr. Ahmed Ihab Abdelahad Gamaleldin, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva 

Panellists: 
  • Mr. Vic Van Vuuren, Deputy Director-General for Policy ad interim of the International Labour Organization
  • Mr. Ian Fry, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of climate change (video message)
  • Mr. Mahmoud Mohieldin, United Nations Special Envoy on Financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and Climate Change High-Level Champion for COP27 (video message)
  • Ms. Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (video message)
For panel discussions the online inscription for the lists of speakers opens on Tuesday, 6 September at 4 p.m., and closes 24 hours before the meeting in which the respective debate is scheduled to start. In exceptional cases, after the online inscription has closed, delegations may still inscribe or withdraw by either approaching the list of speakers desk in room XX or sending an email to ohchr-hrclistofspeakers@un.org.
NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online. Speakers intending to participate in person are requested to confirm their participation at ohchr-ngoconfirmation@un.org.

Speaking time is 2 minutes for all. Please also refer to announcements made in Room XX and through Sched and SMS alert.
The list of speakers for each panel discussion will be generated by the system based on the indicated priority and the time of inscription, thus allowing a broader representation of delegations participating in panel discussions over the course of the session. Please refer to the guidance note on the Extranet for further details.
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Tuesday September 27, 2022 10:00 - 12:00 CEST
Room XX / Zoom