Event: human rights defenders and the shrinking space for civil society

This Human Rights Council side event will take place Monday 10th March 2014 at 2pm – 3pm in the Palais des Nations, Room XXII.

The speakers will be:

  • Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Dr. Halah Eldoseri – Researcher on women’s health and women’s rights, Saudi Arabia
  • Maksym Butkevych – Journalist and human rights activist, Ukraine

Moderator: Mary Lawlor, Director of Front Line Defenders.

The event is hosted by Frontline Defenders, and cosponsored by the International Commission of Jurists, Human Rights House, Trocaire, and the Permanent Mission of Ireland.