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Session 1: Reflection on RoL, HR, and Social Contract post COVID-19
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Achim Steiner

Administrator, UNDP 

Asako Okai 

Director, Crisis Bureau 


George Conway 

Deputy Director, Crisis Bureau

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Birgitta Tazelaar

Deputy Director-General, International Cooperation at the Netherlands
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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Anisul Huq

Former Member of Parliament, Bangladesh 

Bessolé Réné Bagoro

Burkina Faso's acting Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Civic Promotion, Keeper of the Seals


Dr. Deepika Udagama

Chairperson, Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka 

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Kristinne Grigoryan

Deputy Minister of Justice, Armenia


James Roscoe

Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Kingdom Mission to the UN


Katy Thompson, 

Head, Rule of Law, Security and Human Rights, UNDP

Session 2: Global Focal Point
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Alexandre Zouev

Assistant Secretary-General,

Rule of Law and Security Institutions.

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Ilze Brands Kehris

 Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights,

UN Human Rights Office

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Louis Guerro Plancher

Chief of Staff, Haitian Penitentiary Administration

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Bruno Lemarquis

Deputy Special Representative,

United Nations Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH)

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Denise Brown

Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA)

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Alejandro Alvarez

Chief of the Rule of Law Unit at the Executive Office of the United Nations’ Secretary General

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Asako Okai 

Director, Crisis Bureau 

Session 3: Access to Justice and Securing the Social Contract 
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Maaike de Langen

Program Lead, Justice for All 

Beatrice Akua Duncan 

Global Adviser on Rule of Law,

UN Women

Candice Welsch

Deputy Director, Division for Operations of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

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Pablo de Greiff

Director of the Transitional Justice Program,

Center for Human Rights & Global Justice of the School of Law at NYU

Session 4: The Future of Business and Human Rights
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Albachir Macassar, 

National Director for Human Rights and Citizenship in the Ministry of Justice, Constitutional and Religious Affairs


Anita Ramasastry, 

Member, United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights


Shubha Sekhar,  

Director Human & Workplace Rights, Eurasia & North Africa
The Coca-Cola Company


Livio Sarandrea, 

Lead Advisor and Team Leader of B+HR Asia
United Nations Development Programme


Katy Thompson, 

Head, Rule of Law, Security and Human Rights, UNDP

Session 5 - Digital Transformation and Justice Innovations in Context of COVID 19

Sam Muller

Founding Director of HiiL

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Robert Opp 

Chief Digital Officer, UNDP

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Oleksandr Baranov,

Director a.i., Deputy Director of the Coordination Centre for Legal Aid Provision of Ukraine

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Dafina Gercheva

UNDP Resident Representative in Ukraine

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Julie Van Dassen 

Access to Justice Technical Advisor

UNDP Pacific Office


Revai Makanje Aalbaek

Team Leader for Effective Governance with the UNDP Pacific Office Fiji


Samuel Gbaydee Doe

Resident Representative for UNDP in Sierra Leone

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