Human Rights Council
Fifth session

11 to 18 June 2007

Organizational meeting
19 to 22 June 2007
at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

 

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Wednesday, 13 June 2007

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 6th Plenary Meeting video [Entire video] [Original language]

 
     
 

Follow-up to the decisions and resolutions adopted by the Human Rights Council
Resolution 4/2 [OPT: resolution S-1/1; OPT Beit Hanoun resolution S-3/1]

Reports of the President of the Human Rights Council and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the implementation of Council resolutions S-1/1 and S-3/1 and on compliance of Israel, the occupying Power.



 
 


Luis Alfonso de Alba
President of the Human Rights Council

[English] [Spanish] 14 minutes

 
 


Louise Arbour
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

video[English] 5 minutes

 
 


Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Head of the High-level Fact-Finding Mission

video[English] 12 minutes

 
 


Israel as a concerned country
Mr. Itzhak Levanon

video[English] 5 minutes

 
 


Palestine as a concerned country
Mr. Mohamad Abu-Koash

video[English] 5 minutes


 
 

Comments

 
 


Pakistan on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference

Ms. Tehmina Janjua

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Malaysia

Mr. Westmoreland Palon

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Germany on behalf of the European Union

Ms. Birgitta Maria Siefker-Eberle

video[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Sudan

Mr. Salah Abu Zaid

video[English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Iran, Islamic Republic of

Mr. Alireza Moaiyeri

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodriguez

video[English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic
Mr. Khalid Bitar

video[English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Central African Republic

Mr. Thierry Maleyombo

video[English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Organization of the Islamic Conference
Mr. Babacar Ba

video[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


South Africa
Ms. Claudine Mtshali

video[English] 1 minute

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video[English] 5 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh

Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Indonesia

Mr. Hari Prabowo

video[English] 1 minute

 
 


Nigeria
Mr. Martin Uhomoibhi

video[English] 2 minutes


 
 

Non Governmental Organizations

 
 


B'nai B'rith International
in a joint statement

video[English] 1 minute

 
 


Union of Arab Jurists in a joint statement

video[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


International League for the Rights and Liberation of Peoples


video[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Badil Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights, Defence for Children International


video[English] 3 minutes

 
 


United Nations Watch


video[English] 2 minutes


 
 

Comments and answers by the Member of the High-level Fact-Finding Mission
Ms. Christine Chinkin
video[English] 2 minutes

 

 

Lebanon as a concerned country
Mr. Gebran Soufan

video[English] 4 minutes

 
 


Israel as a concerned country
Mr. Itzhak Levanon

video[English] 3 minutes


 
 

Comments

 
 


Pakistan on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference

Ms. Tehmina Janjua

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Mr. Warren W. Tichenor

video[English] 1 minute

 
 


Germany on behalf of the European Union

Ms. Birgitta Maria Siefker-Eberle

video[English] 1 minute

 
 


Malaysia

Mr. Westmoreland Palon

video[English] 1 minute

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodriguez

video[English] [Spanish] 1 minute


 
 

Non Governmental Organizations

 
 


International Commission of Jurists

video[English] 3 minutes

 

 

Follow-up to the decisions and resolutions adopted by the Human Rights Council
Resolution 4/8 [Situation of human rights in
Darfur (S-4/101)]

Report on the situation of human rights in Darfur prepared by a group composed of the special Representative of the Secretary-General for children and armed conflict, the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary on arbitrary executions, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the human rights defenders, the Representative of the Secretary-General on human rights internally displaced persons, the Special Rapporteur on the question of torture and the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences

  • Ms. Sima Samar, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Sudan, Chairperson of the group
    video[English] 8 minutes

 
 


Sudan as a concerned country
Mr. Setah Eldin Abuzaid

video[English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 

 

13:00 - 15:00 - 7th Plenary Meeting video [Entire video] [Original language]

 
     
 

Comments

 
 


Germany

Mr. Michael Steiner

video[English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Algeria on behalf of the African Group
Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video[English] 5 Minutes

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

video[English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodriguez

video[English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Zimbabwe

Mr. Enos Mafemba

video[English] 1 minute

 
 


Australia
Ms. Robyn Mudie

video[English] 1 minute

 
 


Norway
Mr. Vebjorn Heines

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


France
Mr. Jean-Maurice Ripert

video[English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


African Union
Ms. Khadija Rachida Masri

video[English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Yemen
Mr. Walid Alethary

video[English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


China
Mr. La Yifan

video[English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Pakistan on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference

Mr. Imran Siddiqui

video[English] 1 minute

 
 


Nigeria
Mr. Martin Uhomoibhi

video[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Central African Republic

Mr. Thierry Maleyombo

video[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Yuri Boichenko

video[English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Mr. Doug Rohn

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Tunisia
Mr. Ali Cherif

video[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Palestine
Mr. Mohamad Abu-Koash

video[English] 1 minute

 
 


Iceland
Ms. Ingibjorg Davidsdottir

video[English] 1 minute

 
 


Malaysia

Mr. Westmoreland Palon

video[English] 1 minute

 
 


Iraq
Mr. Omer Berzinji

video[English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Kim Pil-Wuo

video[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Canada

Mr. Robert Sinclair

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland

Mr. Blaise Godet

video[English] 1 minute

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic

Mr. Abdul-Monem Annan

video[English] 2 minutes


 
 

Non Governmental Organizations

 
 


Amnesty International

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Federation of Human Rights Leagues

video[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Watch in a joint statement


video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Femmes Afrique Solidarité

video[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS)

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Hawa Society For Women (HSW)

video[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


World Federation for Trade Unions

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


African-American Society for Humanitarian aid and Development (ASHAD)

video[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes


 
 
  • Answer and final remark by Mr. Walter Kalin, Representative of the Secretary-General on the human rights of internally displaced persons
    video[English] 2 minutes

  • Answer and final remark by Ms. Sima Samar, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Sudan, Chairperson of the group
    video[English] 1 minute

 

  Other reports and documents to be prepared for the fifth session of the Council under the existing legislative authority:
1) Right to truth
2) Human Rights and arbitrary deprivation of nationality

 
 


Tomas Husak
Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

video[English] 4 minutes


 
 

Comments

 
 


Argentina

Mr. Sergio Cerda

video[English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 


Chile
Mr. Eduardo Chihuailaf

video
[English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Carlos Eduardo Da Cunha Oliveira

video[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Switzerland

Mr. Blaise Godet

video[English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Uruguay
Ms. Alejandra De Bellis

video[English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


France
Mr. Daniela Vosgien

video[English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Spain
Ms. Silvia Escobar

video[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Bolivia

Ms. Angelica Navarro

video[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Alexey Goltyaev

video[English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Ms. Maria del Carmen Herrera Caseiro

video[English] [Spanish] 1 minute


 
 

Non Governmental Organizations

 
 


International Indian Treaty Council in a joint statement

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Action Canada for Population and Development (ACPD)


video[English] [Spanish] 1 minute


 
 

Right of reply

 
 


Iran, Islamic Republic of


video[English] 1 minute

 
 


Lebanon

video[English] 1 minute

 

 

15:00 - 18:00 - 8th Plenary Meeting video [Entire video] [Original language]

 
     
 

Institution Building

 
 


Luis Alfonso de Alba
President of the Human Rights Council

video[English] [Spanish] 11 minutes

 
 


Algeria on behalf of the African Group
Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video[English] 4 minutes

 
 


Luis Alfonso de Alba
President of the Human Rights Council

video[English] [Spanish] 3 minutes


 
 

Informal meeting (No Webcast)

 

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