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Human Rights Defenders Policy Forum 2006: Conference Invitees

List of Participants

Forum Chairs

President Jimmy Carter
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour

Featured Guest

Hina Jilani, U.N. Special Representative to the High Commissioner for Human Rights Defenders

Human Rights Defenders (by U.N. regional classification)

Africa:
Betty Murungi, Kenya
Delphine Djiraibe, Chad
Marcel Wetsh'okonda, DRC
Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim, Egypt
Sihem Bensedrine, Tunisia
J. Aloysius Toe, Liberia
Clement Nwankwo, Nigeria

Americas:
Michele Montas, Haiti
Gabriela Contreras, Guatemala
Guillermo Vilela Diez de Medina, Bolivia
Gustavo Gallon, Colombia
Sofia Macher, Peru

Asia:
Yevgeniy Zhovtis, Kazakhstan
Nozima Kamalova, Uzbekistan
Dr. Sima Samar, Afghanistan
Dr. Fatemeh Haghighatjoo, Iran
Antonio Pradjasto, Indonesia
Somchai Homlaor, Thailand
Dr. Leyla Yunusova, Azerbaijan


Europe:
Dzmitry Markusheuski, Belarus
Dr. Yuri Dzhibladze, Russian Federation
Tanya Lokshina, Russian Federation

International NGO Representatives

Maureen Byrnes, Human Rights First
Neil Hicks, Human Rights First
Felice Gaer, Jacob Blaustein Institute
Hans Thoolen, President of the Martin Ennals Award and representing HURIDOCS
Eric Sottas, Executive Director of OMCT
Simia Ahmadi, FIDH
Mary Lawlor, Frontline Defenders, Ireland
Musa Gassama, International Service for Human Rights
Aisling Reidy, Human Rights Watch

Policymakers

Reine Alapini-Gansou, Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders in Africa, African Union
Paul Wolfowitz, World Bank*
Engelbert Theuermann, Austria/European Union
Santiago Canton, Organization of American States
Senator Joseph Biden, United States*
Barry Lowenkron, US Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

*Invited