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Monday, February 13 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Keynote panel: Reflections on the contribution of development to the enjoyment of human rights

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This session will examine how and what development policies and strategies can be used to direct economies towards contributing to all human rights for all including through innovation and investment. It will also consider what can be done to ensure the promotion and protection of human rights in the process.

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Nada Al-Nashif

OHCHR, Deputy High Commissioner
Nada Al-Nashif was appointed United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights on 6 December 2019, assuming the position in 10 February 2020. She brings to the role close to 30 years of experience within the United Nations system around the world. As an economist and development... Read More →

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Jomo Kwame Sundaram

Senior Adviser, Khazanah Research Institute
Jomo Kwame Sundaram is Senior Adviser, Khazanah Research Institute, Fellow, Academy of Science, Malaysia, Emeritus Professor, University of Malaya, and Fellow, Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Columbia University. He was UN Assistant Secretary General for Economic Development, Assistant... Read More →
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Chee Yoke Ling

Executive Director, Third World Network
Ms Chee Yoke Ling is an international lawyer whose areas of expertise include the environmental, social and economic impacts of globalization, especially in countries of the South. Since 1993 she has worked closely with key negotiators from the global South, scientists and NGOs to... Read More →
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Wang Xigen

Dean, School of Law, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Xigen Wang, Dean of the Law School of Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Director of the National Human Rights Education and Training Base at HUST. He has been selected as a “Cheung Kong Scholar Distinguished Professor”, a National Leading Talent in Philosophy... Read More →
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Dr. Debapriya Bhattacharya

Member, United Nations Committee for Development Policy (UN-CDP), Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD)
Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, a macroeconomist and public policy analyst, is a Distinguished Fellow at the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) – a globally reputed think-tank in Bangladesh, where he had been its first Executive Director. Earlier, he was a Senior Research Fellow at Bangladesh... Read More →
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Simona Marinescu

United Nations Resident Coordinator covering Cook Islands, Niue, Samoa, and Tokelau
As the UN Resident Coordinator heading a UN Multi-Country Office that serves the Cook Islands, Niue Samoa, and Tokelau, Ms Simona Marinescu leads a UN Country Team of 15 UN agencies, some with a physical presence in Samoa and others operating from MCO Fiji.Ms Marinescu has over 20... Read More →

Monday February 13, 2023 10:30am - 11:30am GMT+07
Conference Room 4, ESCAP

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