On Tuesday, May 8th, the United Nations Correspondents Association held a press conference with Human Rights Watch, Fortify Rights, Amnesty International and the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect on the urgent need for Security Council action on Myanmar following the Council’s recent trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh.
Speakers included: (top photo from left to right)
Moderator: Michelle Nichols, UNCA Executive Committee Member
Savita Pawnday, Deputy Executive Director, Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect
Tawanda Mutasah, Senior Director, International Law and Policy, Amnesty International
Matthew Smith, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Fortify Rights
Param-Preet Singh, Associate Director, International Justice, Human Rights Watch
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