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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Tuesday, 19 June 2007

 
 

16:00 - 18:00 - Opening of the session video [Entire video] [Original language]

 
 


Luis Alfonso de Alba
President of the Human Rights Council

[English] [Spanish] 3 minutes


 
 

Election of the President of the Human Rights Council

 
 


Nominated by Poland on behalf of the Eastern European Group
Mr. Zdzislaw Rapacki

[English] [English / Spanish] 2 minutes


 
 

H.E. Mr. Doru Costea elected President of the Human Rights Council by acclamation

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

[English] [English / French / Arabic] 8 minutes


 
 

Election of four Vice-Presidents for the Bureau of the Human Rights Council

 
 


Announced by Brazil
Mr. Sergio de Abreu E Lima Florencio

Ambassador Guillermo Valles Galmes
Permanent Representative of Uruguay for the group of Latin-American and Caribbean States
(Rapporteur)

Ambassador Mohamed-Siad Doualeh
Permanent Representative of Djibouti for the African Group

Ambassador Boudewijin Van Eenennaam
Permanent Representative of the Netherlands for the Western European and Others Group

Ambassador Dayan Jayathilake
Permanent Representative of Sri-Lanka for the Asian Group

[English] 1 minute


 
 



 
 


Point of Order

Canada

[English] 2 minutes

 

Vote on the President’s ruling


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video[English] 1 minute


Result of the vote


46 in favour; 1 against


General Comments and explanations of the vote after the vote


Canada

Mr. Terry Cormier

video[English] [English / French] 1 minute


Point of Order
Egypt

Mr. Doru Costea, President of the Human Rights Council

video[English] 2 minutes


Canada

Mr. Terry Cormier

video[English] 1 minute


Algeria on behalf of the African Group
Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video[English] [French] 6 minutes


China
Mr. Cheng Jingye

video[English] [Chinese] 2 minutes


Germany on behalf of the European Union
Mr. Michael Steiner

video[English] 6 minutes


United Kingdom
Mr. Nicholas Thorne

video[English] 4 minutes


Pakistan on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference

Ms. Tehmina Janjua

video[English] 4 minutes


Bangladesh
Mr. Toufiq Ali

video[English] 3 minutes


Malaysia
Mrs. Hsu King Bee

video[English] 3 minutes


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Fernández Palacios

video[English] [Spanish] 4 minutes


United States of America
Mr. Warren W. Tichenor

video[English] 1 minute


Pakistan

Ms. Tehmina Janjua

video[English] 3 minutes


Morocco

Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

video[English] [French] 2 minutes


Sri Lanka

Mr. Dayan Jayathilake

video[English] 4 minutes


India
Mr. Swashpawan Singh

video[English] 2 minutes


Switzerland
Mr. Blaise Godet

video[English] [French] 2 minutes


France
Mr. Jean-Maurice Ripert

video[English] [French] 3 minutes


Russian Federation
Mr. Oleg Malginov

video[English] [Russian] 4 minutes


Uruguay
Mr. Alejandro Artuccio

video[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes


Chile
Mr. Juan Martabit

video
[English] [Spanish] 3 minutes


Azerbaijan
Mr. Elchin Amirbayov

video[English] 2 minutes


Japan
Mr. Ichiro Fujisaki

video[English] 1 minute


Argentina
Mr. Sergio Cerda

video[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes


Brazil
Mr. Sergio de Abreu E Lima Florencio

video[English] 4 minutes


Israel
Mr. Itzhak Levanon

video[English] 2 minutes



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