OHCHR / BACHELET HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL OPENING

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Opening the 43rd session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva on Monday, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet said “broad participation by people – including young people – and institutions that are transparent and accountable, can advance social harmony, and economic sustainability and innovation.” UNTV CH

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STORY: OHCHR / BACHELET HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL OPENING
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DATELINE: 24 FEBRUARY 2020 GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

SHOTLIST:

1. Exterior shot, flags, Palais des nations
2. Wide shot, podium
3. SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Bachelet UN High Commissioner for Human Rights:
“Threats to human rights, to development and peace may be rising – but so are practical, actionable solutions based on sound human rights norms.”
4. Med shot podium
5. SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Bachelet UN High Commissioner for Human Rights:
“Inventive and resourceful young people must also be seen as part of the solution to the crises we face. Today, many are criticizing inequalities, and calling for more responsive governance, greater equality of opportunity, and respect for human rights.”
6. Close up, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
7. SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Bachelet UN High Commissioner for Human Rights:
“Broad participation by people – including young people – and institutions that are transparent and accountable, can advance social harmony, and economic sustainability and innovation.”
8. Med shot, podium
9. SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Bachelet UN High Commissioner for Human Rights:
“Laws and policies that uphold equality have immediate and long-lasting positive impact on political, social and economic structures. To end inequalities and poverty, and boost social stability, we need to dismantle the discrimination that holds so many people back. “
10. Close up, Bachelet
11. SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Bachelet UN High Commissioner for Human Rights:
“My Office is committed to working with States, UN and regional partners and civil society to ensure there is more rapid progress towards social inclusion and achievement of the SDGs. These achievable goals will benefit every country and community.”
12. Pan right, podium
13. SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Bachelet UN High Commissioner for Human Rights:
“More informed decision-making, greater justice, more sustainable development, and more peaceful relationships – within nations, and between them – are the goals of the monitoring, assistance and advocacy work of my Office, together with civil society and our partners in the UN. “
14. Med shot, podium
15. SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Bachelet UN High Commissioner for Human Rights:
“As fires blazed across parts of Australia in recent months, we saw a phenomenon that inspired horror: the formation of a firestorm. When multiple smaller blazes intersect, they attain heat of such intensity that it draws the surrounding air inwards and upwards. These stronger winds further fan the blaze, creating walls of flame over 200 metres high. They even generate lightning, which sets off yet more fires that in turn contribute to the conflagration, until it becomes impossible for human beings to beat it back.”
16. Med shot, podium
17. SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Bachelet UN High Commissioner for Human Rights:
“Let us not deliver to our young people, and to their children, an uncontrollable firestorm of intersecting and escalating human rights crises. “
18. Close up, podium
19. SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Bachelet UN High Commissioner for Human Rights:
“The human rights agenda offers guidance to resolve grievances and conflicts, improve lives, and create greater justice, more peace and more sustainable development. “
20. Close up, podium
21. SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Bachelet UN High Commissioner for Human Rights:
“I ask you to harness these solutions, and the power of cooperative action, to ensure a more equitable and sustainable world – for all of us; for today's youth; and for tomorrow”.
22. Pan right, podium

STORYLINE:

Opening the 43rd session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva on Monday (24 Feb), the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet said “broad participation by people – including young people – and institutions that are transparent and accountable, can advance social harmony, and economic sustainability and innovation.”

Bachelet also thanked the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for launching his Call to Action to reconfirm and recommit to share protection and prevention agenda covering all human rights.

SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Bachelet United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights:
“Threats to human rights, to development and peace may be rising – but so are practical, actionable solutions based on sound human rights norms.”
SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Bachelet United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights:
“Inventive and resourceful young people must also be seen as part of the solution to the crises we face. Today, many are criticizing inequalities, and calling for more responsive governance, greater equality of opportunity, and respect for human rights.”
SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Bachelet United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights:
“Broad participation by people – including young people – and institutions that are transparent and accountable, can advance social harmony, and economic sustainability and innovation.”
SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Bachelet United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights:
“Laws and policies that uphold equality have immediate and long-lasting positive impact on political, social and economic structures. To end inequalities and poverty, and boost social stability, we need to dismantle the discrimination that holds so many people back. “
SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Bachelet United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights:
“My Office is committed to working with States, UN and regional partners and civil society to ensure there is more rapid progress towards social inclusion and achievement of the SDGs. These achievable goals will benefit every country and community.”
SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Bachelet United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights:
“More informed decision-making, greater justice, more sustainable development, and more peaceful relationships – within nations, and between them – are the goals of the monitoring, assistance and advocacy work of my Office, together with civil society and our partners in the UN. “
SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Bachelet United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights:
“As fires blazed across parts of Australia in recent months, we saw a phenomenon that inspired horror: the formation of a firestorm. When multiple smaller blazes intersect, they attain heat of such intensity that it draws the surrounding air inwards and upwards. These stronger winds further fan the blaze, creating walls of flame over 200 metres high. They even generate lightning, which sets off yet more fires that in turn contribute to the conflagration, until it becomes impossible for human beings to beat it back.”
SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Bachelet United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights:
“Let us not deliver to our young people, and to their children, an uncontrollable firestorm of intersecting and escalating human rights crises. “
SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Bachelet United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights:
“The human rights agenda offers guidance to resolve grievances and conflicts, improve lives, and create greater justice, more peace and more sustainable development. “
SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Bachelet United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights:
“I ask you to harness these solutions, and the power of cooperative action, to ensure a more equitable and sustainable world – for all of us; for today's youth; and for tomorrow”.
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