Friday, March 1st (panels)

9am - 11am

Blue room

The role of NHRIs in the fight against the death penalty

Organised by : ECPM
French and English

NHRIs are mandated to protect and promote Human rights. Abolition is part of this mandate. In order to encourage and strengthen their action in the fight for the universal abolition, ECPM launched a Guide of Best Practices. Participants will be consulted in order to develop and finalise this guide.

11.30am - 1.30pm

Blue room

The role of parliamentarians in the abolition of the death penalty (private meeting)

Organised by : ECPM, PGA
French and English

Through legislation drafting, parliamentarians have a decisive role in the abolitionist process. This private session for parliamentarians from all over the world will focus on strategies and best practices for the universal abolition.