Human Rights Council
Second session
18 September to 6 October 2006
Second session (resumed)
27 to 29 November 2006
at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

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Monday, 27 November 2006



 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 31st Plenary Meeting | video [Entire video] [Original language]
Implementation of General Assembly resolution 60/251 of 15 March 2006 entitled “Human Rights Council”

 

 

 

Organization of work video [English] [Original language] 13 minutes

 
 


Luis Alfonso de Alba
, President of the Human Rights Council
Algeria
Cuba

 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

             

Resolution

 

A/HRC/2/L.2/Rev.1

 

Algeria (African Group)

 

Intergovernmental Working Group on the review of mandates


Algeria on behalf of the African Group
H. E. Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English][French] 7 minutes


General comments and explanations of the vote before the vote


Pakistan

Ms. Tehmina Janjua

video [English] 1 minute


Mexico

Mr. Jose Guevara

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute


Finland on behalf of the European Union

H. E. Mr. Vesa Himanen

video[English] 2 minutes


Canada

Mr. John von Kaufmann

video [English] 3 minutes


Uruguay

H. E. Mr. Guillermo Valles Galmés

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute


Argentina

H. E. Mr. Alberto J. Dumont

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute


China

Mr. La Yifan

video [English] 2 minutes


Cuba
H. E. Mr. Juan Antonio Fernández Palacios

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes


Peru

Mr. Alejandro Neyra

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute


Result of the vote


30 in favour, 15 against, 2 abstentions
Resolution A/HRC/2/L.2/Rev.1 adopted


Explanations of the vote after the vote


Ecuador

Mr. Galo Larenas Serrano

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute


Brazil

Mr. Sergio Abreu e Lima Florencio

video [English] 3 minutes


Guatemala

Mr. Carlos Ramiro Martinez Alvarado

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 

DRAFT

NUMBER

SUBMITTED BY

TITLE

             

Decision

 

A/HRC/2/L.3/Rev.3

 

Spain/Germany

 

Human Rights and access to water


Germany
H. E. Mr. Michael Steiner

video [English] 2 minutes


Spain
H. E. Mr. Juan Antonio March

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes


General comments


India
H. E. Mr. Swashpawan Singh

video [English] 1 minute


Brazil
H. E. Mr. Sergio Abreu e Lima Florencio

video [English] 1 minute


Algeria
H. E. Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video [English] 2 minutes


Bangladesh
Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 2 minutes


Pakistan
Ms. Tehmina Janjua

video [English] 2 minutes


Nigeria
H. E. Mr. Joseph U. Ayalogu

video [English] 1 minute


Zambia
H. E. Mr. Love Mtsea

video [English] 1 minute


Decision adopted without a vote

 

General comments


Indonesia
Mr. Sunu Mahadi Soemarno

video [English] 1 minute


Argentina
H. E. Mr. Alberto J. Dumont

video [English][Spanish] 1 minute

 

DRAFT

NUMBER

SUBMITTED BY

TITLE

             

Resolution

 

A/HRC/2/L.4/Rev.2

 

France

 

Human rights and extreme poverty


France
H. E. Mr. Jean-Maurice Ripert

video [English][French] 3 minutes


General comments


Algeria
H. E. Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video [English][French] 2 minutes


Philippines
H. E. Mr. Enrique A. Manalo

video [English] 1 minute


Bangladesh
Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 2 minutes


Resolution adopted without a vote

 

DRAFTS

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

             

Resolution

 

A/HRC/2/L.5/Rev.1

 

Syrian Arab Republic

 

Human Rights in the Occupied Syrian Golan


Pakistan (on behalf of the Islamic Conference)
Ms. Tehmina Janjua

video [English] part 1 2 minutes video [English] part 2 1 minute


Bahrain on behalf of the League of Arab States
H. E. Mr. Abdulla Abbdullatif Abdulla

video [English][Arabic] 1 minute


Syria
Mr. Khalil Bitar

video [English][Arabic] 3 minutes


Israel
H. E. Mr. Itzak Levanon

video [English] 4 minutes


Canada
Mr. Terry Cormier

video [English][French] 1 minute


Finland on behalf of the European Union
Mr. Tapani Kivela

video [English] 1 minute


Result of the vote


32 in favour, 1 against, 14 abstentions
Resolution A/HRC/2/L.5/Rev.1 adopted


DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

             

Decision

 

A/HRC/2/L.6/Rev.1

 

Argentina

 

Right to the truth


Argentina
H. E. Mr. Alberto J. Dumont

video [English][Spanish] 3 minutes

 
Decision adopted without a vote
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

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TITLE

             

Decision

 

A/HRC/2/L.7/Rev.2

 

Brazil

 

Incompatibility between democracy and racism


Brazil
H. E. Mr. Sergio Abreu e Lima Florencio

video [English] 4 minutes


Organization of work video [English] 8 minutes


Algeria
Brazil
Pakistan


Decision adopted without a vote

 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

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TITLE

             

Decision

 

A/HRC/2/L.8/Rev.2

 

Brazil

 

Access to medication in the context of pandemics such
as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria


Brazil
H. E. Mr. Sergio Abreu e Lima Florencio

video [English] 3 minutes


Decision adopted without a vote

 

DRAFTS

 

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Decision

 

A/HRC/2/L.9/Rev.2

 

Brazil

 

The right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest
attainable standard of physical and mental health


Brazil
H. E. Mr. Sergio Abreu e Lima Florencio

video [English] 3 minutes


Organization of work video [English][Spanish] 3 minutes


Mexico
Brazil


Decision adopted without a vote
 

DRAFTS

 

NUMBER

 

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TITLE

             

Decision

 

A/HRC/2/L.17

 

Cuba

 

Effects of economic reform policies and foreign debt
on the full enjoyment of all human rights


Cuba
H. E. Mr. Juan Antonio Fernández Palacios

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes


Explanations of the vote before the vote


Japan
Mr. Hiroshi Minami
s
video [English] 1 minute


Finland on behalf of the European Union
Ms. Johanna Suurpaa

video [English] 2 minutes


Result of the vote


33 in favour, 13 against, 1 abstention
Decision A/HRC/2/L.17 adopted

 

DRAFTS

 

NUMBER

 

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TITLE

             

Decision

 

A/HRC/2/L.20

 

Russian Federation

 

Integrity of the Judicial System


Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Korunova

video [English][Russian] 4 minutes

 

Decision adopted without a vote

 

DRAFTS

 

NUMBER

 

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TITLE

             

Decision

 

A/HRC/2/L.21

 

Russian Federation

 

Inadmissibility of Certain Practices that
Contribute to Fuelling Contemporary
Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination,
Xenophobia (…)


Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Korunova

video [English][Russian] 2 minutes

 
Draft decision has been withdrawn
     
  15:00 - 18:00 - 32nd Plenary Meeting | video [Entire video] [Original language]
Implementation of General Assembly resolution 60/251 of 15 March 2006 entitled “Human Rights Council”

 
     

DRAFT

NUMBER

SUBMITTED BY

TITLE

             

Resolution

 

A/HRC/2/L.12

 

Palestine

 

Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory,
including East Jerusalem and in the Occupied Syrian Golan


Pakistan on behalf of the Organization of Islamic Conference

Mr. Faisal Niaz Tirmizi

[English] 4 minutes


Israel
as concerned country
H.E. Mr. Itzak Levanon

video [English] 4 minutes


Palestine as concerned country
H. E. Mr. Mohammad Abu-Koash

video [English] 3 minutes


Syria
as concerned country
Mr. Ayman Raad

video [English][Arabic] 4 minutes


General comments and explanations of the vote before the vote


Canada

H. E. Mr. Paul Meyer

video [English] 1 minute


Explanations of the vote after the vote


Peru

Ms. Eliana Beraun Escudero
video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute


Finland on behalf of the European Union
and Romania
Mr. Tapani Kivela

video [English] 2 minutes


Argentina

H. E. Mr. Alberto J. Dumont

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute


Nigeria

Mr. Usman Sarki

video [English] 3 minutes


Ecuador

Mr. Galo Larenas Serrano

video [English][Spanish] 1 minute

 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

             

Decision

 

A/HRC/2/L.22

 

Russian Federation

 

Human Rights and Arbitrary Deprivation of Nationality


Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Korunova

video [English][Russian] 2 minutes

 

 

Decision adopted without a vote

 

 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

             

Resolution

 

A/HRC/2/L.23

 

China

 

Globalization and its impact on the full enjoyment
of all human rights


China
Mr. La Yifan

video [English] 2 minutes

 

Consideration of the draft resolution (A/HRC/2/L.23) has been postponed

 

 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

             

Resolution

 

A/HRC/2/L.24

 

China

 

Strengthening of the Office of the United Nations
High Commissioner for Human Rights


China
Mr. La Yifan

video [English] 2 minutes

 

Consideration of the draft resolution (A/HRC/2/L.24) has been postponed

 

 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

             

Decision

 

A/HRC/2/L.34/Rev.1

 

Switzerland

 

Persons deprived of liberty in the context of counter-terrorism measures


Switzerland
H. E. Blaise Godet
video [English][French] 2 minutes


General comments


Russian Federation

Mr . Grigory Lukiyantsev

video [English][Russian] 1 minute


Algeria

H. E. Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] 1 minute


Cuba

H. E. Mr. Juan Antonio Fernández Palacios

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute


Indonesia

Mr. Sunu Mahadi Soemarno

video [English] 1 minute

 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

             

Resolution

 

A/HRC/2/L.38/Rev.1

 

Canada

 

Impunity


Canada
H. E. Mr. Paul Meyer

video [English] 3 minutes


 

Organization of work video [English] [Original Language ] 33 minutes

 
 


Luis Alfonso de Alba
, President of the Human Rights Council
Pakistan
Canada
Algeria
Bahrain
Cuba



 
 

Result on the vote on the postponement of the draft resolution (A/HRC/2/L.38/Rev.1)

 

25 in favour, 20 against, 2 abstentions
consideration of the draft resolution has been postponed

 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

             

Decision

 

A/HRC/2/L.46

 

Finland on behalf
of the European Union

 

Cooperation with the UN Office of the High Commissioner
for Human Rights, Afghanistan


Finland on behalf of the European Union
Ms. Johanna Suurpaa

video [English] 1 minute


Afghanistan as concerned country
H. E. Mr. Assad Omer
video [English] 1 minute

 

 

Decision adopted without a vote

 

 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

             

Decision

 

A/HRC/2/L.47

 

Switzerland and
European Union

 

Cooperation with the UN Office of the High Commissioner
for Human Rights, Nepal


Switzerland
H. E. Blaise Godet

video [English][French] 3 minutes


Nepal as concerned country
H. E. Mr. Gyan Chandra Acharya

video [English] 4 minutes


General comments


Zambia
H.E. Mr. Love Mtsea

video [English] 1 minute

 

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