Durban Review Conference

20-24 April 2009, Geneva

Live Webcast

April 2009

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Monday, 20 April 2009

9:00 - 10:00 - "United against Racism": Panel discussion on the Durban review process

[ Segment - English Video ] [ Segment - Original Language ] 43 minutes


United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Ms. Navanethem Pillay introduces a video produced by OHCHR, titled "Voices: everyone affected by racism has a story that should be heard"

[ English] 3 minutes

Screening of the video
"Voices: everyone affected by racism has a story that should be heard"

[ English ] 7 minutes

Stéphane Hessel
Holocaust survivor and a drafter of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

[ English ] [ French ] 5 minutes

Berthe Kayitesi
Rwandan Genocide Survivor

[ English ] [ French ] 9 minutes

Gay McDougall
Independent Expert on Minority Issues and Moderator of the side event series Voices: "Everyone affected by racism has a story that should be heard"

[ English ] 10 minutes

Stéphane Hessel
Holocaust survivor and a drafter of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

[ English ] [ French ] 2 minutes

10:00 - 13:00 - 1st meeting: Opening of the Conference

[ Segment - English Video ] [ Segment - Original Language ] 1 hours and 10 minutes


Surialanga Dance Company of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban (South Africa)
Drumming by Koumba Tosh and a member of the Fifawa band, a Geneva-based African reggae band.
The group specialises in intercultural dance fusion which celebrates tolerance and respect for different cultures, languages and musical traditions. The group works with communities in South Africa and has performed in many countries around the world.

[ Musical performance ] 5 minutes

Ms. Navanethem Pillay
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

[ English ] 2 minutes [ Press Conference ] 32 minutes

United Nations
H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon
Secretary-General

[ English ] 12 minutes [ Press Conference ] 32 minutes
[ English statement ] pdf

Ambassador Francisco José Lacayo
Senior Advisor, to the President of the General Assembly

[ English ] [ Spanish ] 7 minutes

Mr. Martin Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

[ English ] 8 minutes

Ms. Navanethem Pillay
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

[ English ] 14 minutes
[ English statement ] pdf

Message from Nelson Mandela, Former President of South Africa
Read by The Honourable Al Shayma J Kwegyir, National Assembly of Tanzania

[ English ] 3 minutes

South Africa, on behalf of African Group
Ms. Glaudine J. Mtshali

[ English ] 1 minute

Cuba, on behalf of the non-aligned movement
Mr. Juan Antonio Fernandez Palacios

[ English ] [ Spanish ] 1 minute

India, on behalf of the Asian group
Mr. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

[ English ] 1 minute

Item 2: Election of the President of the Review Conference

Ms. Navanethem Pillay
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

[ English ] 1 minute

President of the Conference
Mr. Amos Wako, Kenya Attorney-General

[ English ] 7 minutes

Item 4: Adoption of the rules of procedure

President of the Conference
Mr. Amos Wako

[ English ] 4 minutes

Item 5: Election of other officers of the Conference

President of the Conference
Mr. Amos Wako

[ English ] 5 minutes

Item 6: Establishment of the Credentials Committee

President of the Conference
Mr. Amos Wako

[ English ] 2 minutes

Item 7: Adoption of the agenda

President of the Conference
Mr. Amos Wako

[ English ] 1 minute

Item 8: Organization of work: Establishment of the Main Committee and the Drafting Committee

President of the Conference
Mr. Amos Wako

[ English ] 27 minutes

Announcement by Secretary of the Durban Review Conference
Mr. M. G. Lebakine

[ English ] 1 minute

President of the Conference
Mr. Amos Wako

[ English ] 1 minute

15:00 - 18:00 - 2nd meeting: High-level segment

[ Segment - English Video ] [ Segment - Original Language ] x hours and xx minutes


President of the Conference
Mr. Amos Wako

[ English ] 3 minute

Iran (Islamic Republic of)
H.E. Dr. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
President

[ English ] [ Original Language] 34 minutes

Norway
H.E. Mr. Jonas Gahr Store
Minister for Foreign Affairs

[ English ] 10 minutes

South Africa
H.E. Ms. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma
Minister for Foreign Affairs

[ English ] 12 minutes

Cameroon
H.E. Mr. Henri Eyebe Ayissi
Minister for External Relations

[ English ] [ English / French ] 13 minutes

United Republic of Tanzania
Hon. Bernard Kamillius Membe
Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

[ English ] 8 minutes

Botswana
Hon. Dikgakgamatso N. Seretse
Minister of Defence, Justice and Security

[ English ] 12 minutes

Brazil
H.E. Mr. Edson Santos
Chief Minister, Special Secretariat for Policies for the Promotion of Racial Equality

[ English ] [ Original Language] 12 minutes

Egypt
H. E. Ms. Fayza Aboulnaga
Minister of International Cooperation

[ English ] [ Arabic ] 13 minutes

Sri Lanka
Hon. Douglas Devananda
Minister of Social Services and Social Welfare

[ English ] 8 minutes

Mozambique
H. E. Mrs. Maria Benvinda Levi
Minister of Justice

[ English ] 8 minutes

Senegal
H.E. Maitre Madicke Niang
Minister of State for Justice

[ English ] [ French ] 8 minutes

Tunisia
H.E. Mr. Béchir Tekari
Minister of Justice and Human Rights

[ English ] [ Arabic] 8 minutes

Morocco
H.E. Mr. Abdelwahad Radi
Minister for Justice

[ English ] [ French ] 7 minutes

Organization of the Islamic Conference
H.E. Prof. Ekmeleddine Ihsanoglu
Secretary General

[ English ] 13 minutes

Mexico
Ms. Perla Bustamante
President National Council for the Prevention of Discrimination

[ English ] [ Spanish ] 8 minutes

President of the Conference
Mr. Amos Wako

[ English ] 1 minute

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