Azerbaijani Chairmanship

to the Non-Aligned Movement

2019-2022

Azerbaijan delivered Joint Statement on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement and the European Union at the High Level Panel of the Human Rights Council


On February 25, 2020, the Human Rights Council held a high-level panel discussion on commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, adopted at the Fourth World Conference on Women in 1995.

Michelle Bachelet, High Commissioner for Human Rights, Trine Rask Thygesen, Secretary of State for Development Policy of Denmark, and Chen Xu, Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations Office at Geneva, delivered keynote statements. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women, Bandana Rana, Vice-Chair at the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, and Magalys Arocha-Dominguez, Expert on Human Rights and Gender Equality were on the panel.

During the meeting Mr. Emin Aslanov, First Secretary of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the UN Office and other International Organizations in Geneva delivered Joint Statement on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement and the European Union.

The text of the statement can be found in the "Statements by the NAM Chair" section of the NAM webpage.

February 25, 2020