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OHCHR Press Conference
Date: 21 March 2013
15:00 - 15:30
Organization: OHCHR
Location: Room XIX
Subject: The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights will host a panel discussion on “Racism and Sport” on Thursday 21 March, from 13:15 to 14:45, in Room XIX. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, will open the panel discussion, which will be followed by a press conference, from 15:00 to 15:30.



The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights will host a panel discussion on “Racism and Sport” on Thursday 21 March, from 13:15 to 14:45, in Room XIX. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, will open the panel discussion, which will be followed by a press conference, from 15:00 to 15:30.
  • Kevin-Prince Boateng, Professional footballer for AC Milan Football Club and the Ghanaian national team
  • Patrick Vieira, Former captain of the French national football team and current Football Development Executive at Manchester City Football Club
  • William Gaillard, Senior Advisor, UEFA
  • Federico Addiechi, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, FIFA
  • Ambassador Mohamed Siad Douale, Chairperson, Inter-Governmental Working Group on the Effective Implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action
  • Piara Powar, Executive Director, FARE Network, a coalition of organizations dedicated to combatting discrimination in football and using it as a means of overcoming social exclusion


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