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Statements 2013
 

Mine Ban Convention - First Preparatory Meeting for Maputo Review Conference

Statement on Elements for the post-Review Conference working programme by Ms Namdi Payne, 6 December 2013

Statement on Elements of a Plan of Action by Ms Namdi Payne, 6 December 2013

 

Mine Ban Convention - 13th Meeting of States Parties

Statement on Universalisation by Ms Christine Pahlman, 5 December 2013

Statement on Cooperation and Assistance by Ms Christine Pahlman, 5 December 2013

Statement on Compliance by Ms Anne Giles, 5 December 2013

Statement during the Partnership for Implementation panel discussion by Ms Christine Pahlman, 3 December 2013

Statement on Victim Assistance by Ms Anne Giles, 3 December 2013

Statement on Assessing the Conventions Cooperation and Assistance Machinery by Ms Christine Pahlman, 3 December 2013

Statement on Article 5 Extension requests by Ms Anne Giles, 2 December 2013
 

World Trade Organization - Joint Statement on 9th Ministerial Conference

Press statement, 29 November 2013

 

Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
- Briefing on Typhoon Haiyan Emergency

Statement by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 26 November 2013

 

Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) - Meetings of States Parties

Statement at the Meeting of High Contracting Parties - MOTAPM by Mr Luke McGreevy, 14 November 2013

Statement at the Meeting of High Contracting Parties - General Exchange of Views by Mr Ian McConville, Chargé d'Affaires, 14 November 2013

Statement on Amended Protocol II - General Exchange of Views by Ms Hulya Koc, 13 November 2013

Statement on Protocol V - Cooperation and Assistance by Mr Martin Sheehan, 12 November 2013

Statement on Protocol V - General Exchange of Views by Ms Namdi Payne, 11 November 2013

 

17th Session of the Universal Periodic Review Working Group

Statement on Malta by Mr Henry Norris, 30 October 2013

Statement on Republic of Congo by Ms Emily Hill, 30 October 2013

Statement on Israel by Ms Ruth Stone, Chargé d'Affaires, 29 October 2013

Statement on Chad by Ms Emily Hill, 29 October 2013

Statement on Belize by Ms Lauren Stasinowsky, 28 October 2013

Statement on Monaco by Ms Genevieve Auld, 28 October 2013

Statement on Central African Republic by Ms Emily Hill, 25 October 2013

Statement on Malaysia by Ms Ruth Stone, Chargé d'Affaires, 24 October 2013

Statement on Jordan by Ms Emily Hill, 24 October 2013

Statement on Mauritius by Ms Lauren Stasinowsky, 23 October 2013

Statement on Mexico by Ms Ruth Stone, Chargé d'Affaires, 23 October 2013

Statement on Nigeria by Ms Emily Hill, 22 October 2013

Statement on China by Ms Ruth Stone, Chargé d'Affaires, 22 October 2013

Statement on Senegal by Ms Lauren Stasinowsky, 21 October 2013

Statement on Saudi Arabia by Ms Ruth Stone, Chargé d'Affaires, 21 October 2013

 

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women - 56th Session

Statement in the half-day discussion on rural women, by Ms Lauren Stasinowsky, 7 October 2013

 

Human Rights Council - 24th Session

Statement in the Item 10 General Debate, by Ms Ruth Stone, 26 September 2013

Statement in the Interactive dialogue on the Situation of Human Rights in the Central African Republic, by Ms Emily Hill, 25 September 2013

Statement in the Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Sudan, by Ms Ruth Stone, 25 September 2013

Statement in the high level panel on Somalia, by Ms Ruth Stone, 24 September 2013

Statement in the Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Cambodia, by Ms Ruth Stone, 24 September 2013

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Indigenous Peoples and the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Persons (EMRIP), by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 18 September 2013

Statement in the annual half-day discussion on indigenous persons, by Ms Emily Hill, 17 September 2013

Statement in the Item 4 General Debate: Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention, by Ms Ruth Stone, 17 September 2013

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Commission of Inquiry on the DPRK, by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 17 September 2013

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Commission of Inquiry on the Arab Republic and the Special Rapporteur on Internally Displaced Persons, by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 16 September 2013

Statement in the annual discussion on integration of a gender perspective, by Ms Ruth Stone, 12 September 2013

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on truth, justice, reparation and non-recurrence and the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, by Ms Haylee Davis, 12 September 2013

Statement in the panel on the rights of children of parents sentenced to death or executed, by Ms Emily Hill, 11 September 2013

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Special Representative of the Secretary General for children and armed conflict, by Ms Emily Hill, 10 September 2013

 

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Australia's Appearance

Opening statement by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 3 September 2013

Closing statement by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 4 September 2013

 

International Organization for Migration - 102nd (Special) Session of Council

Statement on the Election of a Director General, by Ms Kate O’Malley, 14 June 2013

 

Human Rights Council - 23rd Session

Statement during general comments after action on resolutions and decisions, by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 14 June 2013

Statement in the Item 10 General Debate, by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 12 June 2013

Statement in the panel on democracy and the rule of law, by Ms Sally Dawkins, 11 June 2013

Statement on the submission of Australia’s National Human Rights Action Plan 2012 constituting Australia’s Universal Periodic Review mid-term report, by Ms Ruth Stone, 10 June 2013

Statement in the Annual Discussion on Women’s Human Rights, by Ms Ruth Stone, 5 June 2013

Statement in the Item 4 General Debate: Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention, by Ms Ruth Stone, 5 June 2013

Statement in the interactive dialogue with Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Eritrea, by Ms Ruth Stone, 5 June 2013

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Commission of Inquiry on Syria, by Ms Ruth Stone, 4 June 2013

Statement in the clustered interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Opinion and Expression and the Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, its Causes and Consequences, by Ms Sally Dawkins, 3 June 2013

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice, by Ms Sally Dawkins, 3 June 2013

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on education, by Ms Emily Hill, 31 May 2013

Statement in the Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association and the Working Group on the Issue of Human Rights and Transnational Corporations and other Business Enterprises, by Ms Sally Dawkins, 31 May 2013

Statement in the panel on the contribution of parliaments to the work of the Human Rights Council and its Universal Periodic Review, by Ms Penelope Toledo-Ocampo, 30 May 2013

Statement in the panel on the contribution of parliaments to the work of the Human Rights Council and its Universal Periodic Review, by Ms Sally Dawkins, 29 May 2013

Statement in the urgent debate on the deteriorating situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic, and the recent killings in Al Qusayr, by Ms Ruth Stone, 29 May 2013

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and laywers, by Ms Sally Dawkins, 28 May 2013

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children, by Ms Sally Dawkins, 28 May 2013

 

International Organization for Migration - 102nd Session of the Council

Statement by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 14 June 2013

 

Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention - May 2013 Intersessionals

Statement on the Standing Committee on the General Status and Operation of the Convention - Update on the Sponsorship Programme by Ms Namdi Payne, 30 May 2013

Statement on Article 3 – Update on land mines retained for training and research by Ms Namdi Payne, 30 May 2013

Statement on International Cooperation and Assistance by Ms Laura Tomizzi, 30 May 2013

Statement on Victim Assistance by Ms Namdi Payne, 29 May 2013

 

16th Session of the Universal Periodic Review Working Group

Statement on Cuba by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 1 May 2013

Statement on Cameroon by Ms Beth Griffith-Clarke, 1 May 2013

Statement on Azerbaijan by Ms Sadia Stathis, 30 April 2013

Statement on the Russian Federation by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 29 April 2013

Statement on Bangladesh by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 29 April 2013

Statement on Canada by Ms Ruth Stone, 26 April 2013

Statement on Djibouti by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 25 April 2013

Statement on Germany by Mr James Pettit, 25 April 2013

Statement on Tuvalu by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 24 April 2013

Statement on Uzbekistan by Ms Lauren Stasinowsky, 24 April 2013

Statement on Colombia by Mr Noel Campbell, 23 April 2013

Statement on Cape Verde by Ms Lauren Stasinowsky, 23 April 2013

Statement on Burkina Faso by Ms Sally Dawkins, 22 April 2013

Statement on Turkmenistan by Ms Sally Dawkins, 22 April 2013

 

Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) - April 2013 Intersessionals

Statement by Ms Namdi Payne on clearance, 17 April 2013

Statement by Ms Namdi Payne on compliance, 17 April 2013

Statement by Ms Namdi Payne on national implementation measures, 16 April 2013

Statement by Ms Laura Tomizzi on victim assistance, 16 April 2013

Statement by Ms Christine Pahlman on international cooperation and assistance, 16 April 2013

 

Mine Action Directors' Meeting

Statement by Ms Laura Tomizzi, 11 April 2013

 

Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) - Meetings of Experts

Statement on Amended Protocol II by Mr Paul Wilson, 9 April 2013

 

Human Rights Council 22nd Session

Statement in the panel discussion on the negative impact of corruption on the enjoyment human rights, by Ms Rebecca Beard, 13 March 2013

Statement on human rights situations requiring the Council's attention: Syria, DPRK, Sudan, South Sudan, Mali, Democratic Republic of Congo, Fiji, by Mr Nicholas Purtell, 12 March 2013

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Iran, by Mr Nicholas Purtell, 12 March 2013

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Myanmar, by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 11 March 2013

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 11 March 2013

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the International Commission of Inquiry on Syria, by Mr Nicholas Purtell, 11 March 2013

Statement on thematic reports, by Mr Jared Webster, 8 March 2013

Statement in the annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child, by Ms Sally Dawkins, 7 March 2013

Statement in the clustered interactive dialogue with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children and the Special Rapporteur on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography, by Mr Nicholas Purtell, 6 March 2013

Statement in the annual debate on the rights of persons with disabilities, by Mr Nicholas Purtell, 6 March 2013

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, by Ms Sally Dawkins, 5 March 2013

Statement in the clustered interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders and the Special Rapporteur on torture, by Ms Sally Dawkins, 4 March 2013

Statement in the high-level panel discussion on human rights mainstreaming, by Ms Sally Dawkins, 1 March 2013

Statement in response to the High Commissioner's update, by H.E. Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 1 March 2013

Statement in the high-level panel discussion on the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, by Mr Nicholas Purtell, 25 February 2013

 

Conference on Disarmament 2013

Statement on fissile material by Ms Louise Abbott, 12 March 2013

Statement on draft program of work by Ms Namdi Payne, 12 February 2013

Statement at opening of 2013 first session by H.E. Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 22 January 2013

 

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 56th Meeting of the Standing Committee

Statement on Asia and the Pacific by Ms Kate O’Malley, 5 March 2013

 

15th Session of the Universal Periodic Review Working Group

Statement on Serbia by Mr Nicholas Purtell, 30 January 2013

Statement on the United Arab Emirates by Mr Nicholas Purtell, 28 January 2013

Statement on Montenegro by Ms Lauren Stasinowsky, 28 January 2013

Statement on Barbados by Ms Sally Dawkins, 25 January 2013

Statement on Luxembourg by Ms Sally Dawkins, 24 January 2013

Statement on Burundi by Mr Nicholas Purtell, 24 January 2013

Statement on Bahamas by Ms Sally Dawkins, 23 January 2013

Statement on Botswana by Ms Sally Dawkins, 23 January 2013

Statement on Mali by Mr Nicholas Purtell, 22 January 2013

Statement on Romania by Ms Lauren Stasinowsky, 22 January 2013

Statement on Tonga by Mr Nicholas Purtell, 21 January 2013

Statement on France by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 21 January 2013