Four Google+ Hangouts featured discussions with senior UN officials and leading experts on human rights:
Discussion on the impact of business on human rights
Discussion on the rights of persons with disabilities
Discussion on the rights of minorities
Discussion with the High Commissioner for Human Rights
The 15th United Nations Student Conference on Human Rights took place at UN Headquarters in New York on 5-7 December 2012.
See archived video of the event.
A panel discussion at the Ford Foundation on 10 December featured young activists who have played a leading role in enabling the inclusion and participation of marginalized groups. The event was moderated by Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon delivered opening remarks. A musical performance by the band Carimi from Haiti concluded the event.
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