We will be streaming live on our YouTube channel the opening session of the Geneva Consultation: Human Rights Guiding Principles on State Obligations with regards to Private Involvement in Education. The event is organised jointly by NORRAG, the Missions of Finland, France, and Portugal, the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, Amnesty International, the Equal Education Law Centre, the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the Initiative for Economic and Social Rights, and the Right to Education Initiative.
Mark your agendas as we will be broadcasting on 5 February from 9am CET.
Programme of the event:
09.00 – 09.40: Opening (moderated by Gita Steiner-Khamsi, Director, NORRAG)
- H.E. Terhi Hakala, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Finland to the UN in Geneva
- H.E. Elisabeth Laurin, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of France to the UN in Geneva
- Dr Boly Barry, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to education
- Dr Ann Skelton, Director of the Centre for Child Law at the University of Pretoria, Member of the UN Committee on the Rights of Child
Watch the live stream here: http://www.rebrand.ly/gva-consultation