10th of October: 10th International Day against the death penalty

by | Oct 6, 2012 | Agendas, Events

On this occasion, the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty – of which ICJ is a member – will hold an interactive panel discussion in Geneva.

The discussion on “Abolition of the death penalty – Ten years of joint efforts” will take place at the Palais des Nations.

The event will gather activists from around the world to discuss and analyze, each with their own perspective, the progress made over the past decade and the remaining challenges to the fight against the death penalty.

Panelists include Ms. Emma Bonino, Vice-president of the Senate of the Republic of Italy; Mr. Renny Cushing, Murder Victims’ Families for Human Rights; Ms. Ravdan Yanjmaa, Amnesty International Mongolia; and Mr. Fabian Omar Salvioli, Vice-Chairperson of the Human Rights Committee. Ms. Kyun-wha Kang, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, will open the discussion with a few remarks.

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