Human Rights Council
Third session

29 November to 8 December 2006
at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

 

 

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Friday, 8 December 2006



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

Draft resolutions and decisions submitted under item 2

 
     
 

Organization of work video [English] [Original language] 5 minutes

 
 


Luis Alfonso de Alba
, President of the Human Rights Council


 
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/2/L.13

 

Pakistan on behalf of the Organization of Islamic Conference

 

 

Human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory: follow-up to Human Rights Council resolution S-1/1

 


Pakistan on behalf of the Organization of Islamic Conference
Mr. Faisal Niaz Tirmizis

[English] 3 minutes


General Comments


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

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes


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

[English] [French] 2 minutes


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

[English] 3 minutes


Result of the vote


34 in favour, 1 against, 12 abstentions
Draft resolution (A/HRC/2/L.13) is adopted


Explanations of the vote after the vote


Finland on behalf of the European Union
H. E. Mr. Vesa Himanen

[English] 2 minutes


Canada
H. E. Mr. Paul Meyer

[English] 2 minutes


 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Decision

 

A/HRC/3/L.43

 

Ecuador

 

 

The rights of indigenous peoples

 


Luis Alfonso de Alba, President of the Human Rights Council

[English] [Spanish] 1 minute



Ecuador
Mr. Galo Larenas Serrano

[English] [Spanish] 1 minute


 

Consideration of the draft resolution (A/HRC/2/L.43) has been postponed

 

 

 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/3/L.2

 

Algeria on behalf of the African Group

 

 

Preparations for the Durban Review Conference

 


Algeria on behalf of the African Group
H. E. Mr. Idriss Jazaïry (2 parts - presentation of the resolution + 2 revisions)

[English] 6 minutes


Explanations of the vote before the vote


Finland on behalf of the European Union and Romania
H. E. Mr. Vesa Himanen

[English] 3 minutes


Result of the vote


34 in favour, 12 against, 1 abstention
Draft resolution A/HRC/3/L.2 is adopted


Explanations of the vote after the vote


Japan
Mr. Hiroshi Minami

[English] 2 minutes


Peru
Ms. Eliana Beraun Escudero

[English] [Spanish] 1 minute


Canada
H. E. Mr. Paul Meyer

[English] 2 minutes


Switzerland
Mr. Jean-Daniel Vigny

[English] [French] 1 minute


Argentina
H. E. Mr. Alberto J. Dumont

[English] [Spanish] 1 minute


Philippines
Mr. Jesus Enrique G. Garcia II

[English] 1 minute


 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/3/L.3

 

Algeria on behalf of the African Group

 

 

Global efforts for the total elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance and the comprehensive follow-up to the World Conference Against Racism, …

 


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

[English] 6 minutes


General Comments


H. E. Mr. Juan Martabit
, Ambassador of Chile
Chairman of the Working Group

[English] [Spanish] 5 minutes


 

Organization of work video [English] [Original language] 4 minutes

 
 


Luis Alfonso de Alba
, President of the Human Rights Council
Argentina
Finland on behalf of the European Union



 
 

Consideration of the draft resolution (A/HRC/2/L.3) has been postponed

 
 

 

 
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/3/L.4

 

China

 

 

Regional Cooperation for the promotion and protection of human rights in the Asian and Pacific region

 


China
Mr. La Yifan

[English] 3 minutes


Draft resolution (A/HRC/3/L.4) has been adopted without a vote

 

 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/3/L.5

 

Pakistan on behalf of the Organization of Islamic Conference

 

 

Report of the Commission of Inquiry on Lebanon

 


Pakistan on behalf of the Organization of Islamic Conference
Ms. Tehmina Janjua

[English] 3 minutes


General Comments and explanations of the vote before the vote


Algeria
H. E. Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

[English] [Arabic] 3 minutes


Finland on behalf of the European Union
H. E. Mr. Vesa Himanen

[English] 3 minutes



United Kingdom
H. E. Mr. Nicholas Thorne

[English] 3 minutes


Israel
H. E. Mr. Itzhak Levanon

[English] 4 minutes


Lebanon
H. E. Mr. Gébran Soufan

[English] [Arabic] 3 minutes


Draft resolution (A/HRC/3/L.5) has been adopted without a vote

 

Explanations of the vote after the vote


Argentina
Mr. Sergio Cerda

[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes


Canada
H. E. Mr. Paul Meyer

[English] 1 minute


 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/3/L.6

 

Presidency

 

 

Implementation of the General Assembly resolution 60/251: agenda, annual programme of work, methods of work and rules of procedure

 


Luis Alfonso de Alba, President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes


Draft resolution (A/HRC/3/L.6) has been adopted without a vote

 

Explanations of the vote after the vote


Japan
Mr. Hiroshi Minami

[English] 1 minute


Russian Federation
Mr. Yury Boichenko

[English] [Russian] 2 minutes


 

Organization of work video [English] [Original language] 4 minutes

 
 


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



 
 

Organization of work video [English] [Original language] 1 minute

 
 


Blaise Godet
, Vice-President of the Human Rights Council
Secretariat


 
  15:00 - 18:00 - 14th Plenary Meeting | video [Entire video] [Original language]
Implementation of General Assembly resolution 60/251 of 15 March 2006 entitled “Human Rights Council”

Draft resolutions and decisions submitted under item 2 (continued)
 
     
  Consideration of the Draft resolution (A/HRC/3/L.3) (continued)  
 



 
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/3/L.3

 

Algeria on behalf of the African Group

 

 

Global efforts for the total elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance and the comprehensive follow-up to the World Conference Against Racism, …

 


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

[English] 6 minutes


Explanations of the vote before the vote


Finland on behalf of the European Union
Ms. Satu Suikkari

[English] 2 minutes


India

Mr. Rajiv Chander

[English] 2 minutes


Result of the vote


33 in favour, 12 against, 1 abstention
Draft resolution (A/HRC/3/L.3) is adopted


Explanations of the vote after the vote


Argentina
Mr. Sergio Cerda

[English] [Spanish] 1 minute


Japan

Mr. Hiroshi Minami

[English] 2 minutes


Switzerland

Mr. Jean-Daniel Vigny

[English] [French] 1 minute


Peru

Ms. Eliana Beraun Escudero

[English] [Spanish] 1 minute


 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Statement

 

A/HRC/3/L.7

 

Presidency

 

 

Implementation of the General Assembly resolution 60/251: Conference facilities and financial support for the HRC

 


Luis Alfonso de Alba, President of the Human Rights Council
Eric Tistounet, Secretary of the Council

video [English][Spanish] 10 minutes


Explanations of the vote before the vote


China
Mr. La Yifan

[English] [Chinese] 3 minutes


Draft statement (A/HRC/3/L.7) has been adopted without a vote

 

Explanations of the vote after the vote


Canada
H. E. Mr. Paul Meyer

[English] 2 minutes


Finland on behalf of the European Union
Ms. Satu Suikkari

[English] 1 minute


Russian Federation
Mr. Grigory Lukiyantsev

[English] [Russian] 2 minutes


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

[English] 3 minutes


General comments


Luis Alfonso de Alba, President of the Human Rights Council

[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes


General comments on draft resolutions and decisions submitted under item 2


United States of America
H. E. Mr. Warren W. Tichenor

[English] 2 minutes


Ecuador
Mr. Galo Larenas Serrano

[English] [Spanish] 3 minutes


Pakistan on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference
Mr. Faisal Niaz Tirmizis

[English] 1 minute


Norway
Ms. Astrid Helle Ajamay

[English] 2 minutes


Mexico
Mr. Adelfo Regino Montes

[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes


Peru
Mr. Carlos Alberto Chocano Burga

[English] [Spanish] 1 minute


Denmark
H. E. Mrs. Marie-Louise Overvad

[English] 1 minute


Guatemala
H. E. Mr. Carlos Ramiro Martínez Alvarado

[English] [Spanish] 1 minute


Jordan
H.E. Mr. Musa Burayzat

[English] 1 minute


Spain
Ms. Silvia Escobar

[English] [Spanish] 1 minute


Switzerland
Mr. Jean-Daniel Vigny

[English] [French] 1 minute


Report of the third session of the Council


H. E. Mr. Mousa Burayzat
, Ambassador of Jordan
Rapporteur of the Council

[English] 6 minutes


Closing the third session of the Council


Luis Alfonso de Alba
, President of the Human Rights Council

video [English][Spanish] 14 minutes


Czech Republic
H.E Mr. Tomáš Husák

[English] 1 minute


Switzerland
Mr. Jean-Daniel Vigny

[English] [French] 1 minute


Jordan
H.E. Mr. Musa Burayzat

[English] 2 minutes


Morocco
H. E. Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

[English] [French] 2 minutes


 

Organization of work video [English] [Original language] 3 minutes

 
 


Luis Alfonso de Alba
, President of the Human Rights Council
Finland on behalf of the European Union


 


Luis Alfonso de Alba, President of the Human Rights Council

[English] [Spanish] 1 minute


 


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