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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Tuesday, 11 December 2007

 
 

9:00 - 12:00 - 25th Plenary Meeting
video [Entire video] [Original Language] 2 hours 19 minutes

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
,
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 

Item 3 - The Promotion and Protection of all Human Rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development (continued)

  • Oral presentation by Ms. Catarina de Albuquerque, Chairperson of the open-ended Working Group on an optional protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, to introduce the report of the open-ended Working Group on an optional protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on its fourth session (Geneva 16-27 July 2007), is contained in document A/HRC/6/8
    video [English] 8 Minutes
 
     
 

General Debate

 
 


Portugal
Ms. Raquel Tavares

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Egypt on behalf of the African Group
Mr. Ihab Gamaleldin

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodriguez

video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 


South Africa
Mrs. Glaudine J. Mtshali

video [English] 7 minutes

 
 


Ukraine
Ms. Tetyana Semeniuta

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Murilo Viera Komniski

video [Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Jeanine Eda Volken

video [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Roberto Vellano

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Vitckorova

video [Russian] 5 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Lee Suk-Tae

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Pakistan
Ms. Tehmina Janjua

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Seymur Mardaliyev

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


India
Mr. Munu Mahawar

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Bangladesh

Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Mexico
Ms. Mariana Olivera West

video [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Omar Shalaby

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Sebastian Rosales

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Thailand
Ms. Lada Phumas

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Belgium
Mr. Jochen De Vylder

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Mohhammed Bessedik

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of

Mr. Enzo Bietetto Gavilanes

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Spain
Ms. Silvia Escobar

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Chile
Mr. Juan Martabit

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Driss Isbayene

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 

Intergovernemental Organization

 
 


International Labour Office (ILO)
Ms. Shauna Olney

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 

 
 

Non-governemental Organizations

 
 


International Coordinating Committee of National Human Rights Institutions (ICC)

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


World Union for Progressive Judaism

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


Europe-Third World Centre

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions in a Joint Statement

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Colombian Commission of Jurists

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


International Commission of Jurists

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Permanent Assembly for Human Rights

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Indian Movement "Tupac Amaru"

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Juridical Commission for Auto-Development of First Andean Peoples

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 

 
  • Answer and final remark by Ms. Catarina de Albuquerque,  the Chairperson of the open-ended Working Group on an optional protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
    video [English] 4 minutes
 
     
 

12:00 - 15:00 - 26th Plenary Meeting

 
     
 

Statement by the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Ms. Louise Arbour

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

video [English] 15 minutes

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea

President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

General Debate

 
 

Afghanistan
Mr. Daoud Hachemi

video [English][French] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil

Mr. Sergio Abreu Lima Florencio

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Gabon
Mr. Patrice Tonda

video [English][French] 3 minutes

 
 


Sri Lanka

Mr. Dayan Jayatilleka

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Sudan

Mr. Ibrahim Margani Mohammed Kheir

video [English][Arabic] 5 minutes

 
 


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

video[English] 6 minutes

 
 


Pakistan on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference

Mr. Masood Khan

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Pakistan

Mr. Masood Khan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement
Mr. Marcos Gabriel Llunch

video [English][Spanish/English] 5 minutes

 
 


Egypt on behalf of the African Group
Mr. Omar Shalaby

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. Marius Grinius

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Bo Qian

video [English][Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


India
Mr. Swashpawan Sinch

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Ms. King Bee Hsu

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Philippines
Mr. Denis Cepatan

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Lee Suk-Tae

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Mr. Robert Jan Steben

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


France
Mr. Daniel Vosgien

video [English][French] 3 minutes

 
 


Senegal
Mr. Abdoul Wahab Haidara

video [English][French] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Blaise Godet

video [English][French] 1 minute

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Gusti Agung Wesaka Puja

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Hiroshi Minami

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Beate Stiro

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


New Zealand
Ms. Joan Mosley

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Michael S. Klecheski

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohammed Loulicki

video [English][French] 3 minutes

 
 


Sweden
Mr. Hans Dalgren

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

Non-governemental Organizations

 
 


North-South XXI in a Joint Statment

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development in a Joint Statement

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


International Federation of Human Rights leagues

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Interfaith International

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


International Commission of Jurists

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Asian Legal Resource Centre

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Watch

video [English] 4 minutes

 
     
 
  • Final remark by Ms. Louise Arbour, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
    video [English] 3 minutes
 
     
 

Right of reply

 
 


Sri Lanka

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Iraq

video [English][Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Netherlands

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Sri Lanka

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

15:00 - 18:00 - 27th Plenary Meeting

 
     
 

Point of Clarification

 
 


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

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

Item 4 - Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention
Resolution OM/1/3 on Darfur (Follow-up)

  • The Special Rapporteur on the situation on human rights in the Sudan speaking on behalf of the group of experts, Ms. Sima Samar.
    video [English] 7 minutes
 
 


Sudan as a concerned country
Mr. Omer Dahab Fadol Mohamed

video [English] [Arabic] 5 minutes

 
 

General Debate on follow-up to resolution OM/1/3

 
 


Potugal on behalf of the European Union
Mr. Francisco Xavier Esteves

video [English] 7 minutes

 
 


Pakistan
Ms. Tehmina Janjua

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Egypt on behalf of the African Group
Mr. Amr Roshdy Hassan

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


India
Mr. Swashpawan Singh

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. Marius Grinius

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Zambia
Ms. Encyla Sinjela

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Bo Gian

video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Mr. Robert Jan Sieben

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Roberto Vellano

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea

Mr. Sung-joo Lee

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Japan

Mr. Hiroshi Minami

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Indonesia

Mr. Gusti Agung Wesaka Puja

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Malaysia

Mr. Moktar Idham Musa

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland

Mr. Blaise Godet

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


France

Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattei

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mr. Nicolas Thorne

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Norway

Mr. VebJorn Heines

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


New Zealand

Ms. Joan Mosley

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Iceland

Mr. Kristinn F. Arnason

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Australia

Ms. Caroline Millar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Mr. Warren Tichenor

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Belgium

Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Sweden

Mr. Christoffer Berg

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 

Non-governemental Organizations

 
 


Association for World Education

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


International Federation for Human Rights Leagues


video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


United Nations Watch


video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


International Commission of Jurists

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Watch

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Hawa Society for Women

video [English] [Arabic] 5 minutes

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


African-American Society for Humanitarian Aid and Development

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


Consultative Council of Jewish Organizations

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 

Comments by the members of group of experts

  • Mr. Philip Alston, Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions
  • Ms. Hina Jilani, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Mr. Walter Kälin, Representative of the Secretary-General on the human rights of internally displaced persons
  • Mr. Manfred Nowak, Special Rapporteur on the question of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.
  • Ms. Sima Samar, Special Rapporteur on the situation on human rights in the Sudan.

    video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Item 4 - Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention
Resolution S-5/1 on Myanmar (Follow-up)

  • The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Mr. Paulo Sergio Pinheiro.
    video [English] 15 minutes

 
 


Myanmar as a Concerned Country
Mr. Wunna Maung Lwin

video [English] 8 minutes

 
 

Right of reply

 
 


Sudan

video [English][Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 

Point of Clarification

 
 


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

video [English] 2 minutes

 

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