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, 13 December 2007

 
 

9:00 - 12:30 - 30th Plenary Meeting
video [Entire Video] [Original Language] 3 hours and 3 minutes

 
 

 

 
 

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

  • The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people.
  • The Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism.

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue (continued)

 
 


Argentina

Mr. Sebastian Rosales

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Ecuador

Mr. Luis Vayas

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Finland

Mr. Pekka Aikio

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Turkey

Mr. Ahmet Uzumcu

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Thailand

Ms. Lada Phumas

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Spain

Ms. Lada Phumas

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Nepal

Mr. Dinesh Bhattarai

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Iran, Islamic Republic of

Mr. Eshragi Jahromi

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United Republic of Tanzania

Mr. Baraka Luvanda

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 

Non-governemental Organizations

 
 


National Human Rights Commission of Malaysia


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Colombian Commission of Jurists


video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Netherlands Centre for Indigenous Peoples (NCIV)


video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Juridical Commission for Auto-Development of First Andean Peoples


video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


South African Human Rights Commission


video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


The Heritage Foundation


video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


American Civil Liberties Union


video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Asian Legal Resource Centre


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 
Answer and final remark by Mr. Rodolfo Stavenhagen,  Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
video [English] [Spanish] 8 minutes

Answer and final remark by Mr. Martin Scheinin, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
video [English] 7 minutes

 
     
 

Review, rationalization and improvement of mandates
Mandate: internally displaced persons

  • Austria to introduce the mandate
    video [English] 10 minutes

  • Statement by Mr. Walter Kalin, Representative of the Secretary-General on the human rights of internally displaced persons
    video [English] 8 minutes

 
     
 

General Debate

 
 


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

video[English] 4 minutes

 
 


Egypt on behalf of the African Group
Mr. Ihab Gamalel

video[English] 5 minutes

 
 


Pakistan on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference

Mr. Tehmina Janjua

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


China on behalf of the Asian Group

Mr. Bo Gian

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Canada

Ms. Heidi Lee Smith

video [English] [French / English] 4 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Ms. Natalia Zolotova

video[English] [Russian] 6 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Natalie Kohli

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


India
Mr. Swashpawan Singh

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Elchin Amirbayov

video[English] 4 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Côte d'Ivoire
Mr. Alain Porquet

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Democratic Republic of Congo
Mr. Sebastien Mutomb Mujing

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Georgia

Mr. Teimuraz Bakradze

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Norway

Mr. Vebjorn Heines

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic

Mr. Abdulmonem Annan

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Argentina

Mr. Sebastian Rosales

[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Sudan

Ms. Rahma Salih Elobied

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Colombia

Ms. Alma Viviana Perez Gomez

[English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Iraq
Mr. Omer Berzinji

video[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


UNHCR
Karolina Lindholm Billing

video[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Uganda
Mr. Justinian Kategra

video[English] 1 minute

 
 

Non Governmental Organizations

 
 


National Human Rights Commission of Rwanda

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Norwegian Refugee Council

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Colombian Commission of Jurists

video[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


International Human Rights Association for North American Minorities

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Commission to Study the Organization of Peace in a Joint Statement

video [English] 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] 3 minutes

  • Closing remarks by Austria
    video [English] 6 minutes

 
     
 

12:30 - 15:00 - 31st Plenary Meeting
video [Entire Video] [Original Language] 2 Hours and 10 Minutes

 
 


 
 

Review, rationalization and improvement of mandates
Mandate: the promotion and protection of human rights while countering terrorism

  • Mexico to introduce the mandate
    video [English] [Spanish]

  • Statement by Mr. Martin Scheinin, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights while countering terrorism
    video [English]

 
     
 

General Debate

 
 


Portugal on behalf of the European Union
Mr. Carlos Pereira Marques

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Russian Federation

Ms. Marina Viktorova

video [English] [Russian] 2 Minutes

 
 


Italy

Mr. Roberto Vellano

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Canada

Mr. John Von Kaufmann

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Egypt

Mr. Omar Shalaby

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Cuba

Mr. Yuri Gala

video [English] [Spanish] 4 Minutes

 
 


Switzerland

Ms. Natalie Kohli

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Pakistan

Ms. Tehmina Janjua

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


China

Mr. Yousheng Ke

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Bangladesh

Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Finland
Mr. Pekka Metso

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Argentina

Mr. Sebastian Rosales

video [English] [Spanish] 2 Minutes

 
 


Belgium

Mr. Bart Ouvry

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Norway

Ms. Beate Stiro

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Turkey

Ms. Tugba Sarayinlu Etensel

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Mohamed Bessedik

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 

Non Governmental Organizations

 
 


German Institute for Human Rights in a Joint Statement


video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Human Rights Watch


video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Federacion de Asociaciones de Defensa y Promocion de los Derechos Humanos


video [English] [Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


Indian Movement Tupac Amaru

video [English] [Spanish] 4 Minutes

 
 


International Commission of Jurists

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Hawa Society for Women


video [English] [Arabic] 2 Minutes

 
 


North-South XXI

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 
  • Answer and final remark by Mr. Martin Scheinin, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights while countering terrorism
    video [English] 4 Minutes

  • Closing remarks by Mexico
    video [English][Spanish] 2 Minutes

 
     
 

Review, rationalization and improvement of mandates
Mandate: adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living

  • Germany to introduce the mandate
    video [English] 4 Minutes

  • Statement by Mr. Miloon Kothari, Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living
    video [English] 4 Minutes

 
     
 

General Debate

 
 


Portugal on behalf of the European Union
Mr. Carlos Pereira Marques

video[English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Roman Kashaev

video[English] [Russian] 1 Minute

 
 


Italy

Ms. Nicoletta Picirillo

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Omar Shalaby

video[English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Switzerland

Ms. Natalie Kohli

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Argentina

Mr. Sebastian Rosales

video [English] [Spanish] 1 Minute

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Larbi Djacta

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 

Non Governmental Organizations

 
 


Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions


video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Asian Legal Resource Centre


video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 
  • Answer and final remark by Mr. Miloon Kothari, Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living
    video [English] 5 Minutes

  • Closing remarks by Finland
    video [English] 1 Minute

 
     
 

15:00 - 18:00 - 32nd Plenary Meeting
video [Entire Video] [Original Language] Part I 1 Hour and 23 Minutes
video [Entire Video] [Original Language] Part II 1 Hour and 10 Minutes

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea

President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 5 Minutes

 
 

Review, rationalization and improvement of mandates
Mandate: the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health

  • Brazil to introduce the mandate
    video [English] 6 Minutes

  • Statement by Mr. Paul Hunt, Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
    video [English] 9 Minutes

 
     
 

General Debate

 
 


Portugal on behalf of the European Union
Mr. Carlos Pereira Marques

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Rafael Garcia Collada

video [English] [Spanish] 2 Minutes

 
 


Russian Federation

Mr. Roman Kashaev

video [English] [Russian] 2 Minutes

 
 


Italy

Ms. Nicoletta Picirillo

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Switzerland

Ms. Jeanine Volken

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Peru

Mr. Alejandro Neyra Sanchez

video [English] [Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


Canada

Ms. Rachel Cloutier

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Egypt

Mr. Amr Roshdy Hassan

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Pakistan

Mr. Imran Ahmed Siddiqui

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


China

Mr. Yousheng Ke

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Luxembourg

Mr. Jean Feyder

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Israel

Mr. Tibor Shalev-Schlosser

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Uganda

Ms. Cissy Taliwaku

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 

Non Governmental Organizations

 
 


Action Canada for Population and Development


video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


North-South XXI

video [English] 1 Minutes

 
 


International Service for Human Rights

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 
  • Answer and final remark by Mr. Paul Hunt, Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
    video [English] 13 Minutes

  • Closing remarks by Brazil
    video [English] 3 Minutes

 
     
 

Review, rationalization and improvement of mandates
Mandate:  the situation of human rights in Liberia

  • Portugal on behalf of European Union to introduce the mandate
    video [English] 4 Minutes

  • Statement by Mr. Miloon Khotari (on behalf of Ms. Charlotte Abaka, Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Liberia).
    video [English] 6 Minutes

 
 


Liberia as a Concerned Country
Mr. Thomas McKinley

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 

General Debate

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Blaise Godet

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Ghana
Mr. Kwabena Baah-Duodu

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Canada

Ms. Rachel Cloutier

video [English] [French / English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Zambia
Mr. Sebastien Gillioz

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Côte d'Ivoire
Mr. Alain Porquet

video [English] [French] 1 Minute

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Michael S. Klecheski

[English] 1 Minute

 
 


Sweden
Mr. Hans Dahlgren

[English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Mohammed Bessedik

video [English] [French] 1 Minute

 
 

Non Governmental Organizations

 
 


Human Rights Watch


video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 

  • Closing remarks by Portugal on behalf of European Union
    video [English] 1 Minute

 
     
 

Review, rationalization and improvement of mandates
Mandate: the situation on human rights in the Sudan

  • Egypt on behalf of the African Group to introduce the mandate
    video [English] 8 Minutes

  • Statement by Ms. Sima Samar, Special Rapporteur on the situation on human rights in the Sudan
    video [English] 4 Minutes

 
     
 

Point of Order

 
 
Egypt

Mr. Doru Costea
, President of the Human Rights Council
video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 

Review, rationalization and improvement of mandates
Mandate: the situation on human rights in the Sudan

  • Statement by Ms. Sima Samar, Special Rapporteur on the situation on human rights in the Sudan (continued)
    video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Sudan as a Concerned Country
Mr. Omer Dahab Fadol Mohamed

video [English] [Arabic] 8 Minutes

 
 

General Debate

 
 


Portugal on behalf of the European Union

video [English] 5 Minutes

 

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