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Album Title: Panel discussion on DPRK - 16th Meeting 30th Regular Session of Human Rights Council
Date: September 21, 2015
Location: Geneva

Chair: H.E. Mr. Joachim Ruecker, President of the Human Rights Council 
Moderator: Mr. Michael Kirby, former Chair of the Commission of Inquiry on human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

•    Mr. Marzuki Darusman, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
•    Mr. David Hawk, scholar and researcher 
•    Mr. Koichiro Iizuka, Vice Secretary-General, Association of Families of Victims Kidnapped by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
•    Ms. Kwon Eun-kyoung representing the International Coalition to Stop Crimes Against Humanity in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

- 16th Plenary Meeting 30th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council. 

HRC extranet (information on daily updates, draft documentation, copies of oral statements etc.) 

Democratic People's Republic of Korea (Concerned Country), Mr. Myong Nam Choe 
Japan, Mr. Shoichiro Ishikawa
European Union, Mr. Peter Sorensen
Ireland, Ms. Nuala Ní Mhuircheartaigh
Albania, Ms. Filloreta Kodra
Cuba, Ms. Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo
Germany, Mr. Frank Jarasch
United States of America, Mr. Robert R. King
Latvia, Mr. Janis Karklins
China, Ms. Wang Ying
Norway, Mr. Paul Bjordal
France, Ms. Elisabeth Laurin
Czech Republic, Mr. Daniel Hic
Liechtenstein, Mr. Peter Matt 
United Nations Watch, Ms. Yeonmi Park
Human Rights Watch, Ms. Balkees Jarrah
New Zealand, Mr. Carl Reaich
Poland, Ms. Agnieszka Karpinska
Netherlands, Mr. Roderick van Schreven
Costa Rica, Ms. Elayne Whyte
Australia, Mr. John Quinn
Austria, Mr. Karl Prummer
Republic of Korea, Mr. Ahn Youngjip
Lithuania, Mr. Rytis Paulauskas
Syrian Arab Republic, Mr. Abdulmaola Al Nuqari
Russian Federation, Mr. Sergey Kondratyev
Estonia, Mr. Jaanus Kirikmae
Slovenia, Mr. Vojislav Suc
Conscience and Peace Tax International, Mr. Chrisophe Barbey
World Evangelical Alliance, Mr. Hengellar Albert
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Mr. Edgardo Peña 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mr. Julian Braith Waite
Iran (Islamic Republic of), Mr. Mohammad Zareian
Portugal, Ms. Ana Helena Pinheiro Marques
Spain, Mr.Luis Angel Redondo
Canada, Ms. Catherine Godin
Belarus, Ms. Inna Vasilevskaya
Lao People's Democratic Republic, Mr. Thongphane Savanphet
Slovakia, Ms. Sona Danová
Belgium, Mr. Karl Dhaene


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