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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Friday, 28 September 2007

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 21st Plenary Meeting video [Entire video] [Original Language]

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
,
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English]

 
  Point of order  
 


Egypt, Mr. Omar Shalaby
Mr. Doru Costea, President of the Human Rights Council

video[English]

 
 

Conclusions and decisions

(continued)

 
 

 

 
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

 

 

A/HRC/6/L.28

 

President

 

Human rights situation in Haiti

 
 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.28) has been adopted without a vote

 
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.30

 

France

 

Arbitrary detention

 


France
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattei

video [English][French]


Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.30) has been adopted without a vote


 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

 

 

A/HRC/6/L.29 Rev.1

 

Burundi

 

Consultative services and technical assistance for the Burundi

 


Burundi
Mr. Paul Mahwera

video [English][French]


Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.29 Rev. 1) has been adopted without a vote


 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.3
/Rev.1

 

Cuba

 

Promotion of the enjoyment of the cultural rights of everyone and respect for different
cultural identities

 


Cuba
Mr. Resfel Pino Alvarez

video[English][Spanish]


General Comments and explanations of the vote before the vote


Slovenia on Behalf of the European Union
Mr. Andrej Logar

[English]

Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.3/Rev.1) has been adopted without a vote

 
 

Explanations of the vote after the vote

 
 


Japan
Mr. Hiroshi Minami

video [English]

 

 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.7

 

Cuba (on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement)

 

Human Rights and unilateral coercive measures

 


Cuba on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement
Mr. Abel La Rosa Dominguez

video[English][Spanish]

General Comments and explanations of the vote before the vote


Canada
Mr. Terry Cormier

[English][French]

Result of the vote


34 in favour, 11 against, 2 abstention
Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.7) has been adopted



 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.13/Rev.1

 

Spain/Germany

 

Human rights and equitable access to safe drinking water and sanitation

 


Germany
Mr. Reinhard Schweppe

video [English]


Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.13/Rev.1) has been adopted without a vote


 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.14

 

Armenia

 

Prevention of Genocide

 


Armenia
Mr. Zohrab Mnatsakanian

video [English]


Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.14) has been adopted without a vote

 
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

 

 

A/HRC/6/L.22

 

President

 

Draft President's Statement on the 20th anniversary of the entry into force of the UN Convention Against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

 
 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.22) has been adopted without a vote


 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.25

 

Italy

 

Development of public information activities in the field of human rights, including the World Public Information Campaign on Human Rights Human Rights Resolution

 


Italy
Mr. Roberto Vellano

video [English]


Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.25) has been adopted without a vote

 
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.31

 

Morocco & Switzerland

 

United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training

 


MoroccoMr. Mohammed Loulichki
SwitzerlandMr. Blaise Godet

video [English] [French]


Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.31) has been adopted without a vote

 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.33

 

Armenia

 

Protection of cultural heritage as an important component for the promotion and protection of cultural rights

 


Armenia
Mr. Zohrab Mnatsakanian

video[English]


General Comments and explanations of the vote before the vote


Slovenia on Behalf of the European Union
Mr. Andrej Logar

[English]


Azerbaijan
Mr. Elchin Amirbayov

[English]


Egypt
Mr. Amr Roshdy

[English]

Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.33) has been adopted without a vote



 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.26

 

Guatemala

 

Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples : Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of Indigenous People

 


Guatemala
Mr. Carlos Ramiro Martinez Alvarado

video [English][Spanish]


General Comments and explanations of the vote before the vote


Ukraine
Mr. Volodymyr Vassylenko

[English]


Canada
Mr. Terry Cormier

[English]


Russian Federation
Mr. Oleg Malginov

[English][Russian]


Bolivia
Ms. Angelica Navarro Llanos

video [English][Spanish]


Brazil
Mr. Sergio Abreu E Lima Florencio

video [English]

Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.26) has been adopted without a vote

 
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.17
/Rev.1

 

Cuba

 

The Social Forum

 


Cuba
Mr. Yuri Ariel Gala Lopez

video [English][Spanish]


General Comments and explanations of the vote before the vote


Slovenia on Behalf of the European Union
Mr. Andrej Logar

[English]

Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.17/Rev.1) has been adopted without a vote

 

 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

 

 

A/HRC/6/L.23
/Rev.1

 

UK

 

 Special Rapporteur on Contemporary forms of slavery

 


United Kingdom Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mr. Nicholas Thorne

video [English]

General Comments and explanations of the vote before the vote


Egypt
Mr. Omar Shalaby

[English]

Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.23/Rev.1) has been adopted without a vote

 

 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.34

  Austria  

Forum on minority issues

 


Austria
Mr. Wolfgang Petritsch

video [English]


Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.34) has been adopted without a vote

 

 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.35

  Bolivia  

Informal meeting to discuss the most appropriate mechanisms to continue the work of the WG on Indigenous Populations

 


Bolivia
Ms. Angelica Navarro Llanos

video [English][Spanish]


Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.35) has been adopted without a vote


 

Explanations of the vote after the vote - Item 5

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Yuri Ariel Gala Lopez

video [English][Spanish]

 
 


Slovenia on behalf of the European Union

Mr. Andrej Logar

video [English]

 
 


Indonesia

Mr. Jose Tavares

video [English]

 
 


Egypt

Mr. Amr Roshdy

video [English]

 

 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.12
/Rev.1

 

Egypt (on behalf of The African Group)

 

Establishment of Funds for the Universal Periodic Review Mechanism of the Human Rights Council

 


Egypt on behalf of The African Group
Mr. Omar Shalaby

video [English]


Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.12/Rev.1) has been adopted without a vote

 

 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.2

 

Pakistan

 

Human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab Territorries: Follow-up to Human Rights Council resolutions S-1/1 and S-3/1

 


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

video [English]

General Comments and explanations of the vote before the vote


Egypt

Mr. Amr Roshdy

[English]


Slovenia on Behalf of the European Union
Mr. Andrej Logar

[English]


Palestine as a concerned country
Mr. Mohammad Abu-Koash

[English]

Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.2) has been adopted without a vote

 
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.4

 

Pakistan

 

Religious and Cultural Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory including East Jerusalem [Superseding A/HRC/4/L.003 which had been deferred from the 4th session]

 


Pakistan on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference and the Arab Group

Mr. Masood Khan

video [English]

General Comments and explanations of the vote before the vote


Slovenia on Behalf of the European Union
Mr. Andrej Logar

[English]


Palestine as a Concerned Country
Mr. Mohammad Abu-Koash

[English]

Result of the vote


31 in favour, 1 against, 15 abstention
Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.4) has been adopted



 

Explanations of the vote after the vote - Item 7

 
 


Canada

Mr. Marius Grinius

video [English]

 
 


Mexico

Ms. Mariana Olivera

video [English][Spanish]

 
 

Organization of Work

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea

President of the Human Rights Council

video [English]

 

 

 

 
 

15:00 - 18:00 - 22nd Plenary Meeting video [Entire video] [Original Language]

 
     
 

Conclusions and decisions

(continued)

 
 

 

 

 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.18
/Rev.1

 

Belgium/Armenia/
Mexico/Senegal

 

Regional arrangements for the promotion and protection of human rights

 


Belgium
Mr. Bart Ouvry

video[English][French]


Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.18/Rev.1) has been adopted without a vote


 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

 

 

PC.1/8

     

Report of the Preparatory Committee

 
 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.18) has been adopted without a vote


 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.8
/Rev.1

 

Egypt (on behalf of The African Group)

 

Elaboration of International Complementary Standards to the International Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Racial Discrimination

 


Egypt on behalf of The African Group
Mr. Sameh Shoukry

video [English]


General Comments and explanations of the vote before the vote


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

video [English]


Slovenia on Behalf of the European Union
Mr. Andrej Logar

[English]


Result of the vote


32 in favour, 10 against, 4 abstention
Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.8/Rev.1) has been adopted




 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.9/Rev.1

 

Egypt (on behalf of The African Group)

 

From Rhetoric to Reality : A global call for concrete action against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance

 


Egypt on behalf of The African Group
Mr. Sameh Shoukry

video [English]


General Comments and explanations of the vote before the vote


Secretariat
Mr. Kyle Ward

[English]


Slovenia on Behalf of the European Union
Mr. Andrej Logar

[English]

Result of the vote


28 in favour, 13 against, 5 abstention
Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.9/Rev.1) has been adopted



 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.27

 

Egypt (on behalf of The African Group)

 

Preparations for the Durban Review Conference

 


Egypt on behalf of The African Group
Mr. Sameh Shoukry

video [English]


General Comments and explanations of the vote before the vote


Secretariat
Mr. Kyle Ward

[English]


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

video [English]


Slovenia on Behalf of the European Union
Mr. Andrej Logar

[English]

Result of the vote


33 in favour, 10 against, 3 abstention
Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.27) has been adopted



 

Explanations of the vote after the vote - Item 9

 
 


India

Mr. Munu Mahawar

video [English]

 

 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.16

 

Costa Rica

 

World Programme for Human Rights Education [Superseding A/HRC/2/L.030 which had been deferred from the 2nd session]

 


Costa Rica

Ms. Laura Thompson

video[English] [Spanish]


Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.16) has been adopted without a vote


 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/6/L.21

 

Indonesia

 

Regional Cooperation for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in the Asia-Pacific

 


Indonesia
Mr. Jose Tavares

video[English]


Draft resolution (A/HRC/6/L.21) has been adopted without a vote

 
 

Explanations of the vote after the vote - Item 10

 
     
 

General Comments

 
 


Finland

Mr. Pekka Metso

video [English]

 
 


Thailand

Ms. Lada Phumas

video [English]

 
 


Denmark

Mr. Lars Volck Madsen

video [English]

 
 


Chile

Mr. Juan Martabit

video [English][Spanish]

 
     
 

Closing Remarks

 
 


Quakers International in a Joint Statment
Ms. Rachel Brett

video [English]

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
,
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English]

 
 


Gabon
Mr. Samuel Nang Nang

video [English][French]

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
,
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English]

 

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