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Human Rights Council
Seventeenth Session

30 May - 17 June 2011

at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland
Live Webcast

   
 

Monday, 20th June 2010
10:00 - 13:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - Organizational Session of the Human Rights Council for its 6th Cycle
video [English] [Original language] 2 Hours 21 Minutes

 
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
     
 


Ms. Navanethem Pillay

The High Commissioner for Human Rights

video [English] 7 Minutes

 
     
 

Statement as outgoing President of the Human Rights Council

H.E. Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Thailand to the United Nations Office at Geneva

video [English] 8 minutes

 
     
 

Election of Human Rights Council Officers

 
     
 

Election of new President of Human Rights Council

 
 


(Costa Rica as Coordinator of the Group of Latin American and Caribbean States)
(Nomination of H.E. Ms. Laura Dupuy Lasserre, Permanent Representative of Uruguay)

video [English] [Spanish] 2 Minutes

 

New President of the Human Rights Council elected by acclamation

     
 

Statement by newly-elected President of Human Rights Council

Ms. Laura Dupuy Lasserre
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [Spanish] 9 Minutes

 
     
 

Election of four Vice-Presidents as designated to constitute the Bureau of the Council

 
 

 

  • H.E. Mr. Anatole Fabien Marie Nkou, Permanent Representative of Cameroon, for the Group of African States;

  • H.E. Mr. András Dékány, Permanent Representative of Hungary, for the Group of Eastern European States;

  • H.E. Ms. Gulnara Iskakova, Permanent Representative of Kyrgyzstan, for the Group of Asian States; [Vice-President-Rapporteur].

  • H.E. Mr. Christian Strohal, Permanent Representative of Austria, for the Group of Western European States and Others;

 

New Bureau of the Human Rights Council elected by acclamation

     
     
 

Statements from delegations

 
 


Nigeria (on Behalf of African Group)

video [English] 10 minutes

 
 


Indonesia (ASEAN)

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Austria (Group of Western European States and Others)

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Brazil

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Hungary

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Egypt

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Slovakia

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


United States of America

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Costa Rica (on behalf of GRULAC)

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


India

video [English] 1 minutes

 
 


Morocco

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Italy

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Kuwait

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Philippines

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Japan

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Algeria

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Peru

video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 


China

video [English] [Chinese] 4 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Qatar

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


Romania

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Cameroon

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Palestine (on behalf of the Arab Group)

video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Benin

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Chile

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation

video [English] [Russian] 2 minute

 
 


Republic of Congo

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

video [English] 3 minutes

 
     
 


H.E. Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Thailand to the United Nations Office at Geneva

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
     
 

Consideration of Annual programme of work for the Sixth year of the Council and calendar of meetings for 2011/2012

 
 


Ms. Laura Dupuy Lasserre
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minutes

 
 


Chile
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Egypt
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Ms. Laura Dupuy Lasserre
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 

Annual programme of work for the Sixth year adopted

     



 

15:00 - 18:00 - Selection of Order of Review and of Troikas for Universal Periodic Review
video [English] [Original Language] 49 minutes Selection of Troikas 12th Session

 
 
President of the Human Rights Council
Uganada, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Ethiopia

video [English] [Spanish / English] 8 minutes

 
     
 

Selection of Troikas for the 12th session of the UPR Working Group

 
     
STATE UNDER REVIEW TROIKA
Tajikistan

Mauritius

Thailand
Costa Rica
Tanzania
Russian Federation
Malaysia
Yemen
Antigua and Barbuda
Ecuador
Mauritania
India
Swaziland
Switzerland
Hungary
Cameroon
Trinidad and Tobago
Philippines
United States of America
Peru
Thailand
Cuba
Indonesia
Nigeria
Ireland
Bangladesh
Italy
Republic of Moldova
Togo
Poland
Botswana
Kuwait
Syrian Arab Republic
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
Djibouti
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Guatemala
Burkina Faso
Czech Republic
Iceland
Angola
Jordan
Austria
Zimbabwe
China
Spain
Senegal
Italy
Norway
Qatar
Republic of Congo
Uganda
Nigeria
Maldives
Uruguay
Timor-Leste
Romania
Jordan
Chile
Republic of Moldova
Mauritius
Hungary
Kyrgyzstan
Haiti
Belgium
Burkina Faso
Mexico
     
  Closure of the Organizational Session of the Human Rights Council for its 6th Cycle  
 


Ms. Laura Dupuy Lasserre
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 

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