Human Rights Council - Tenth special session on
the Impact of the Global Economic and Financial Crises on the Universal Realization and Effective Enjoyment of Human Rights

20 - 23 February 2009


at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

 

   

February, 2009

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Friday, 20 February 2009


 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 1st Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] Part I - 1 Hour 49 Minutes
video [English] [Original language] Part II - 1 Hour 34 Minutes

 
 
Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi

President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 13 Minutes
 
 


Ms. Navanethem Pillay
The High Commissioner for Human Rights

video [English] 12 Minutes

 
 


Egypt (co-sponsors of the special session)
Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] 5 Minutes

 
 


Brazil (co-sponsors of the special session)
Ms. Maria Nazareth Farani Azevêdo

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Cuba (on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement)
Mr. Juan Antonio Fernandes Palacios

video [English] [Spanish] 4 Minutes

 
 


Czech Republic ( on behalf of the European Union)
Mr. Tomas Husak

video [English] 6 Minutes

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference)
Mr. Marghoob Saleem Butt

video [English] 5 Minutes

 
 


Egypt (on behalf of the Arab Group)
Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] [Arabic] 5 Minutes

 
 
Statement by
  • The Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights
    Mr. Cephas Lumina
    video [English] 5 Minutes

  • Representative of the International Labour Organization
    Mr. Raymond Torres, Director of the International Institute for Labour Studies
    video [English] 5 Minutes

  • Representative of the World Trade Organization
    Mr. Willy Alfaro, Senior Counselor in the Trade Policies Review Division
    video [English] 5 Minutes

  • Representative of the World Health Organization
    Mr. Andrew Cassels, Director of Strategy in the Office of the Director-General
    video [English] 5 Minutes
 
     
  Statements of Human Rights Council members  
 


Chile
Mr. Carlos Portales

video [English] [Spanish] 5 Minutes

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. I. Gusti Agung Wesaka Puja

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr. Abdulwahab Abdulsalam Attar

video [English] [Arabic] 3 Minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Valery Loshchinin

video [English] [Russian] 4 Minutes

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Faisal Abdulla AL-Henzab

video [English] [Arabic] 4 Minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Li Baodong

video [English] [Chinese] 5 Minutes

 
 


India
Mr. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

video [English] 6 Minutes

 
 


Maritius
Mr. Shree Baboo Chekitan Servansing

video [English] 5 Minutes

 
 


Angola
Mr. Arcanjo Maria Do Nascimento

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Mexico
Mr. Luis Alfonso de Alba

video[English] [Spanish] 5 Minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. Marius Grinius

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mr. Peter Gooderham

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Djibouti
Mr. Daher Djama Abbas

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Mr. Othman Hashim

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Argentina
Mr.  Alberto J. Dumont

video [English] [Spanish] 5 Minutes

 
 


Nigeria
Mr. Ifeanyi Nwosu

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Bahrain
Mr. Abdulla Abdullatif Abdulla

video [English] [Arabic] 3 Minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Dante Martinelli

video [English] [French] 4 Minutes

 
 


Philippines
Ms. Erlinda F. Basilio

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Ghana
Mr. Kwabena Baah-Duodu

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Md Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 5 Minutes

 
 


Nicaragua
Mr. Carlos Robelo Raffone

video [English] [Spanish] 4 Minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Akio Isomata

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
     
 

15:00 - 18:00 - 2nd Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] Part I - 1 Hour 29 Minutes
video [English] [Original language] Part II - 1 Hour 4 Minutes
video [English] Part III - 6 Minutes

 
     
 
Statement by

  • The Independent Expert on Human Rights and Extreme Poverty
    Ms. Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona
    video [English] [Spanish] 6 Minutes

  • The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Descrimination
    Mr. Alexander-Linos Sicilianos
    video [English] [French] 6 Minutes

  • Representatives of the UN Conference on Trade and Development
    Alfredo Calcagno, Senior Economic Affairs Officer, Division on Globalization and Development Strategies
    video [English] [Spanish] 8 Minutes

  • Representative of the International Organization for Migration
    Michele Klein-Salomon, Director of Migration Policy, Research and Communications
    video [English] 10 Minutes
 
     
 

Statements of Human Rights Council members and observers (continued...)

 
 


Israel
Ms. Amanda M. Grudinskas

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Omar Hillale

video [English] [French] 4 Minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] [French] 4 Minutes

 
 


Yemen
Mr. Ibrahim Saied Mohamed Al-adoofi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 Minutes

 
 


United Arab Emirates
Mr.  Obaid Salem Saeed Al Zaabi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 Minutes

 
 


Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of.
Mr. Germán Mundaraín Hernández

video [English] [Spanish] 2 Minutes

 
 


Panama
Ms. Una Alfu de Reyes

video [English] [Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 
Singapore
Mr.  Tan York Chor

video [English] 3 Minutes
 
 


Côte d'Ivoire
Mr. Bakary Junior Bamba

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Botswana
Mr. O. Rhee Hetanang

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Colombia
Mr. Angelino Garzón

video [English] [Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


African Union
Mr.  Yakdhan El Habi

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Kuwait
Mr. Sadiq M.S. Marafi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 Minutes

 
 


Honduras
Mr.  J. Delmer Urbizo

video [English] [Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


Tunisia
Mr. Ali Chérif

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Turkey
Ms. Asligül Üğdül

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Iran
Mr. Alireza Moaiyeri

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Holy See
Mr. Silvano M. Tomasi

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Norway
Mr. Vebjørn Heines

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Iceland
Mr. Veturlidi Thór Stefánsson

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Sudan
Mr. John Ukec Lueth Ukec

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Palestine
Mr. Imad Zuhairi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 Minutes

 
 


Guatemala
Ms. Angela María Chávez Bietti

video [English] [Spanish] 2 Minutes

 
 


Ecuador
Mr. Juan Holguín

video [English] [Spanish] 4 Minutes

 
 


Bhutan
Ms. Doma Tshering

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Belarus
Mr. Evgeny Lazarev

video [English] [Russian] 2 Minutes

 
 


Kazakhstan
Mr. Abzal Saparbekuly

video [English] [Russian] 3 Minutes

 
 


Nepal
Mr.  Dinesh Bhattarai

video [English] 3 Minutes

 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non Governmental Organizations

 


Dominicans For Justice And Peace (Order Of Preachers) Joint Statement: Association Points-Coeur, International Organization For The Right To Education And Freedom Of Education (OIDEL), Caritas Internationalis (International Confederation Of Catholic Charities), International Catholic Child Bureau (ICCB)

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Rencontre Africaine Pour La Defense des Droits de l'Homme (RADDHO) Joint Statement: International Youth And Student Movement For The United Nations (ISMUN),  Organisation pour la Communication en Afrique et de Promotion de la Coopération Economique Internationale (OCAPROCE International)

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Nord-Sud XXI

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Europe-Third World Centre

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


International Federation of Human Rights Leagues (FIDH)

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Indian Movement Tupaj Amaru (MITA)

video [English] [Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


Permanent Assembly For Human Rights (APDH)

video [English] [Spanish] 2 Minutes

 
 


Arab Commission For Human Rights (ACHR)

video [English] [Arabic] 3 Minutes

 
 


Indian Council Of South America (CISA)

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
     

Meeting Break

     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/S-10/L.1/Rev.2

 

Brazil and Egypt(on behalf of African Group)

 

The Impact of the Global Economic & Financial Crises on the Universal Realization and Effective Enjoyment of Human Rights

 
 


Egypt (on behalf of the African Group)

Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] 3 Minutes

 

Organization of work

 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi

President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 Minute

 


Egypt (on behalf of the African Group)

Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] 1 Minute

 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi

President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of resolution suspended until Monday 23rd February

video [English] 1 Minute

 

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