Human Rights Council
Sixth session (1st part)
10 to 28 September 2007

Sixth session (resumed)
10 to 14 December 2007
at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

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Reports - 6th session

 

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Thursday, 27 September 2007

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 19th Plenary Meeting video [Entire video] [Original Language]

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
,
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English]

 
 

Review, rationalization and improvement of mandates
Mandate: the situation of human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Egypt on behalf of the African Group to introduce the mandate

    video [English]
  • Sri Lanka on behalf of the Asian Group

    video [English]
  • Mr. Doru Costea, President of the Human Rights Council

    video [English]
  • Egypt on behalf of the African Group to introduce the mandate

    video [English]


 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Item 8 Follow-up to and implementation of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action     


 
 

 

 
 

General Debate (continued)

 
 


Portugal on behalf of the European Union
Mr. Francisco M. Xavier Esteves

video[English]

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Muriel Berset Kohen

video [English] [French]

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodriguez

video [English] [Spanish]

 
 


Pakistan on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference
Mr. Masood Khan

video [English]

 
 


Canada
Mr. Marius Grinius

video [English]

 
 


Brazil in a Joint Statement
Mr. Sergio Abreu E Lima Florencio

video [English]

 
 


Slovenia
Ms. Eva Tomic

video [English]

 
 


India
Mr. Swashpawan Singh

video [English]

 
 


The Netherlands
Mr. Boudewijn J. Van Eenennaam

video [English]

 
 


Philippines
Ms. Erlinda F. Basilio

video [English]

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English]

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Chang Dong-Hee

video[English]

 
 


Peru
Mr. Alejandro Neyra Sanchez

video [English] [Spanish]

 
 


Japan
Mr. Hiroshi Minami

video [English]

 
 


Sweden
Mr. Hans Dahlgren

video [English]

 
 


Norway
Mr. Wegger Chr. Strommen

video [English]

 
 


New Zealand
Mr. Don Mackay

video [English]

 
 


Ireland
Mr. Micheal Tierney

video [English]

 
 


Burkina Faso
Mr. Moussa B. Nebie

[English] [French]

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Mohammed Bessedik

[English] [French]

 
 


Australia
Ms. Caroline Millar

[English]

 
 


Chile
Mr. Juan Martabit

[English] [Spanish]

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

[English][French]

 
 


Finland
Mr. Pekka Metso

[English]

 
 


United States of America

Mr. Warren Tichenor

[English]

 
 

Non Governmental Organizations

 
 


United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)


[English]

 
 


National Human Rights Institutions - Canada


[English]

 
 


Joint Statement : Friends World Committee for Consultations (QUAKERS)


[English]

 
 


Interfaith International


[English] [Spanish]

 
 


International Service for Human Rights


[English]

 
 


Union de l'Action Féminine


video [English][Spanish]

 
 


International Association of Schools of Social Work


[English]

 
 


International Commission of Jurists


[English]

 
 

 

 
 

Item10 Technical assistance and capacity-building     

 
 

 

 
 

General Debate (continued)

 
 


Portugal on behalf of the European Union
Mr. Francisco M. Xavier Esteves

video[English]

 
 


Sri Lanka
Mr. Ameer Ajwad Omer Lebbe

video [English]

 
 


Pakistan
Mr. Imran Ahmed Siddiqui

video [English]

 
 


Malaysia

Mr. Moktar Idham Musa

video[English]

 
 


Bangladesh

Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English]

 
 


Sweden

Mr. Christoffer Berg

video [English]

 
 


Costa Rica

Ms. Laura Thompson

video [English][Spanish]

 
 


Burkina Faso
Mr. Moussa B. Nebie

[English] [French]

 
 


Chile
Mr. Juan Martabit

video
[English] [Spanish]

 
 

Non Governmental Organizations

 
 


Soka Gakkai International
in a Joint Statement

[English]

 
 


International Federation of University Women in a Joint Statement


[English]

 
 


International Alliance of Women


[English]

 
 

Organization of Work Cont.

 
 


China

Mr. LA Yifan

video [English]

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Omar Shalaby

video[English]

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Muriel Berset Kohen

video [English] [French]

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
,
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English]

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

[English][French]

 
 

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

 
 

 

 
 

Conclusions and decisions

Item 1
Organizational and procedural matters.

 
 

 

 
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Decision

 

A/HRC/6/L.24

 

President

 

Draft decision submitted by the President on follow-up to resolution 5/1
and
Draft decision on Working Group on Communications

 


Mr. Doru Costea, President of the Human Rights Council

video [English]


General Comments and explanations of the vote before the vote

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.24) has been adopted without a vote

 

Explanations of the vote after the vote


Morocco

Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

video [English] [French]


Slovenia on Behalf of the European Union
Mr. Andrej Logar

video [English]

Organization of Work


Egypt,
Mr. Amr Roshdy
Mr. Doru Costea, President of the Human Rights Council

video [English]

Explanations of the vote after the vote Cont.


Sri Lanka

Mr. Ameer Ajwad Omer Lebbe

video [English]

 

 

 
 

Conclusions and decisions

Item 3
Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and  cultural rights, including the right to development

 
 

 

 
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/2/L.19

 

Cuba

 

The use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination

 


[Deferred to a next session]




 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.1

 

Azerbaijan

 

Protection of cultural rights and property in situations of armed conflict

 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Elchin Amirbayov

video [English]

General Comments and explanations of the vote before the vote


Slovenia on behalf of the European Union
Mr. Andrej Logar

video [English]

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.1) has been adopted without a vote

 

Organization of Work


Mr. Doru Costea
, President of the Human Rights Council

video [English]

 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.5Rev.1

 

Cuba

 

Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the right to food

 


Cuba
Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodriguez

video [English][Spanish]


General Comments and explanations of the vote before the vote


Egypt on Behalf of African Group
Mr. Amr Roshdy

[English]


Sri Lanka on Behalf of Asian Group
Mr. Ameer Ajwad Omer Lebbe

[English]


Guatemala
Mr. Carlos Ramiro Martinez Alvarado

video [English][Spanish]

Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.5/Rev.1) has been adopted without a vote

 
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.6

 

Cuba

 

Human Rights and International solidarity

 


Cuba
Mr. Rafael Garcia Collada,
Mr. Juan Antonio Fernandez Palacios

video [English][Spanish / English]

General Comments and explanations of the vote before the vote


Slovenia on Behalf of the European Union
Mr. Andrej Logar

[English]

Result of the vote


34 in favour, 12 against, 1 abstention
Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.6) has been adopted




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