Human Rights Council
Seventh session
3 to 28 March 2008

at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

 

  March, 2008 

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Wednesday, 12 March 2008
9:00 - 12:00 | 12:00 - 15:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

09:00 - 12:00 - 18th Plenary Meeting
video [Entire video] [Original language] 2 Hours 51 Minutes

 
 
 
 

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

 
 


Mr. Mohamed-Siad Doualeh, Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 
 
 

Interactive dialogue (continued)

 
 


Tunisia
Mr. Belhassen Masmoudi

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Côte d'ivoire
Mr. Niangoranh Kablan Alain Porquet

video [English] [French] 1 Minute

 
 


Slovenia
Ms. Andreya Korinsek

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Nicaragua
Ms. Alicia Martín Gallegos

video [English] [Spanish] 6 Minutes

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran
Mr. Asadollah Eshragh Jahromi

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Peru
Mr. Alejandro Neyra Sánchez

video [English] [Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Roman Kashaev

video [English] [Russian] 5 Minutes

 
 


Venezuela
Mr. Gabriel Ignacio Salazar pineda

video [English][Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


UNFPA
Ms. Luz Angela Melo

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Zimbabwe
Mr. Francis T. Munhundiripo

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Belgium
Mr. Bart Ouvry

video [English][French] 4 Minutes

 
 


Vietnam
Mr. Ngo Quang Xuan

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Martin Georgos Kelemenis

video [English][French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Thailand
Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic
Mr. Abdulmonem Annan

video [English][Arabic] 2 Minutes

 
 


Australia
Ms. Jihan Mirza

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Germany
Mr. Michael Klepsch

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

video [English][French] 4 Minutes

 
 


Maldives
Mr. Abdul Ghafoor Mohamed

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


African Union
Ms. Khadija Rachida Masri

video [English][French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Sudan
Mr. Omer Dahab Fadol Mohamed

video [English][Arabic] 2 Minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. Chris Hovius

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Nigeria
Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi

video [English] 5 Minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Kazuyoshi Soneda

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Norway
Mr. Svein A. Michelsen

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


New Zealand
Ms. Amy Laurenson

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Byong-Jo Kang

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Belarus
Mr. Andrei Molchan

video [English][Russian] 5 Minutes

 
 


Luxembourg
Mr. Olivier Baldauff

video [English][French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Israel
Mr. Tibor Shalev-Schlosser

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Angola
Mr. José Maria Capon Duarte E Silva

video [English][French] 4 Minutes

 
 


South Africa
Ms. Glaudine J. Mtshali

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Mr. Moktar Idham Musa

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 
 
 

Non-governemental Organizations

 
 


Uganda National Human Rights Commission

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l'amitié entre les peuples (MRAP)

video [English][French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Federation of Cuban Women

video [English][Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


FOODFirst Information and action network
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video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU)

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Amnesty International (AI)

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


European Roma Rights Center (ERRC)

video [English][French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Human Rights Advocates

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Centrist Democratic International (CDI)

video [English][French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Reporters without borders

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


International Federation of Rural Adult Catholic Movements (FIMARC)

video [English][French] 3 Minutes

 
 
 
 

Answers to the questions

 
 
 
 


Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
Mr. Paul Hunt

A/HRC/7/11 and Corr.1, and Add.1, Add.2, Add.3, Add.4, A/HRC/7/NGO/33, A/HRC/7/NGO/36

video [English] 7 Minutes

 
 
 
 


Special Rapporteur on the right to food
Mr. Jean Ziegler

A/HRC/7/5 and Add 1, Add.2, Add.3, A/HRC/7/G/5, A/HRC/7/NGO/33, A/HRC/7/NGO/36

video [English][French] 7 Minutes

 
 
 
 


Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression
Mr. Ambeyi Ligabo

A/HRC/7/14 and Add.1, Add.2, Add.3, A/HRC/7/NI/7, A/HRC/7/NGO/20, A/HRC/7/NGO/96

video [English] 6 Minutes

 
 
 
 

Comments

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Amr Roshdy Hassan

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 
 
 

Right of reply

 
 


Sri Lanka
Mr. Sharindra Fernando

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Ukraine
Mr. Volodymyr Vassylenko

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 
 
 

12:00 - 15:00 - 19th Plenary Meeting
video [Entire video] [Original language] 2 Hours 58 Minutes

 
 
 
 


Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders,
Ms. Hina Jilani

A/HRC/7/28 amd Add.1, Add.2, Add.3,Add.4, A/HRC/7/NGO/17, A/HRC/7/NGO/86, A/HRC/7/NGO87

video [English] 16 Minutes

 
 


Indonesia as a concerned country
Ms. Pardina Pudiastuti

video [English] 5 Minutes

 
 


Serbia as a concerned country
Mr. Slobodan Vukcevic

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia as a concerned country

Mr. Dusko Uzunovski

video [English] 5 Minutes

 
     
 


Special Rapporteur on the Violence against Women, its causes and Consequences,
Ms. Yakin Erturk

A/HRC/7/6 and Add.1, Add.2, Add.3, Add.4, Add.5, A/HRC/7/NGO/26, A/HRC/7/NGO/50

video [English] 16 Minutes

 
 


Algeria as a concerned country
Mr. Mohammed Bessedik

video [English] [French] 7 Minutes

 
 


Ghana as a concerned country
Mr. Kwabena Baah-Duodu

video [English] 6 Minutes

 
 


Democratic Republic of the Congo as a concerned country

Mr. Sébastien Mutomb Mujing

video [English] [French] 6 Minutes

 
     
 


Independent Expert on the Effects of Economic refrom policies and Foreign debt on the full enjozment of human rights, particularlz economic, social and cultural rights,
Mr. Bernards Andrew Nyamwaza Mudho

A/HRC/7/9 and Add.1, A/HRC/7/NGO/51, A/HRC/7/NGO/69, A/HRC/7/CRP.2

video [English] 15 Minutes

 
 


Burkina Faso as a concerned country

Mr. Prosper Vokouma

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
     
 

Interactive dialogue

 
 


Pakistan
(on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference)
Mr. Imran Ahmed Siddiqui

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Roman Kasaev

video [English] [Russian] 4 Minutes

 
 


Guatemala
Mr. Carlos Ramiro Martinez Alvarado

video [English] [Spanish] 2 Minutes

 
 


New Zeland (on behalf of Canada)
Mr. Don Mackay

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


African Union
Mr. Yakdhan El Habib

video [English] [French] 4 Minutes

 
 


UNFPA
Ms. Luz Angela Melo

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Norway
M. Vebjørn Heines

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Murilo Vieira Komniski

video [English] 6 Minutes

 
 


Slovenia (on behalf of the European Union)
Mr. Ziva Nendl

video [English] 5 Minutes

 
 


Germany

Mr. Michael Klepsch

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Netherlands
M. Robert-Jan Sieben

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Australia
Ms. Jihan Mirza

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr. Abdullah Al-Alsheikh

video [English] [Arabic] 2 Minutes

 
 


Liechtenstein

Mr. Patrick Ritter

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Belgium
Ms. Nathalie Rondeux

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Maldives
Mr. Abdul Ghafoor Mohamed

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Omar Shalaby

video [English] 5 Minutes

 
 


Ireland
Mr. Mícheál Tierney

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
     
 

Point of order

 
 


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

video [English] 1 Minute

 
     
 

Interactive dialogue (continued)

 
 


Palestine
Mr. Imad Zuhairi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 Minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Yuri Gala

video [English] [Spanish] 4 Minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Indonesia
Ms. Maslaila Binti Ramli

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Lithuania
Mr. Edvardas Borisovas

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Natalie Kohli

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Canada
M. John von Kaufmann

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
     
 

15:00 - 18:00 - 20th Plenary Meeting
video [Entire video] [Original language]

 
 
 
 

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

 
 


Nigeria
Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Mauritania
Ms. Mounina Mint Abdellah

video [English] [Arabic] 3 Minutes

 
 


Sweden
Mr. Hans Dahlgren

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Israel
Ms. Meiran Eilan Shahar

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Thailand
Ms. Chonuipat Changtrakul

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Colombia
Mr. Tomas Ernesto Concha

video [English] [Spanish] 4 Minutes

 
 


Zambia
Mr. Dominic Sichinga

video [English] 5 Minutes

 
 


Turkey
Ms. Tuğba Sarayönlü Etensel

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Warren Tichenor

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Jordan
Mr. Nayef Al-Faraj

video [English] [Arabic] 4 Minutes

 
 


Democratic Popular Republic of Korea
Mr. ChangDong-hee

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 
 
 

Non-governemental Organizations

 
 


African Commission of Health and Human Rights Promoters (ACHHRP)

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Federation of Cuban Women

video [English] [Spanish] 2 Minutes

 
 


Human Rights First

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


International Federation of Human Rights Leagues (FIDH)

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


United Nations Watch

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (Forum Asian)

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


World Organization against torture

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Europe-Third world Centre (CETIM)

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


International Service for Human Rights

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Indonesian Development

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 
 
 

Answers to the questions and final remarks

 
 
 
 


Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders,
Ms. Hina Jilani

A/HRC/7/28 amd Add.1, Add.2, Add.3,Add.4, A/HRC/7/NGO/17, A/HRC/7/NGO/86, A/HRC/7/NGO87

video [English] 9 Minutes

 
 
 
 


Special Rapporteur on the Violence against Women, its causes and Consequences,
Ms. Yakin Erturk

A/HRC/7/6 and Add.1, Add.2, Add.3, Add.4, Add.5, A/HRC/7/NGO/26, A/HRC/7/NGO/50

video [English] 6 Minutes

 
 
 
 


Independent Expert on the Effects of Economic refrom policies and Foreign debt on the full enjozment of human rights, particularlz economic, social and cultural rights,
Mr. Bernards Andrew Nyamwaza Mudho

A/HRC/7/9 and Add.1, A/HRC/7/NGO/51, A/HRC/7/NGO/69, A/HRC/7/CRP.2

video [English] 6 Minutes

 
 
 
 

Point of Clarification

 
 


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

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 
 
 


Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living
Mr. Miloon Kothari

A/HRC/7/16 and Add.1, Add.2, Add.3, Add.4, A/HRC/7/NGO/75

video [English] 18 Minutes

 
 


Spain as a concerned country
Mr.Javier Garrigues Flórez

video [English] [Spain] 5 Minutes

 
 


South Africa as a concerned country
Mr. Itumeleng William Kotsoane

video [English] 5 Minutes

 
 


Canada as a concerned country
Ms. Nadia Stuewer

video [English] [French/English] 4 Minutes

 
 
 
 


Independent Expert on minority issues
Ms. Gay McDougall

A/HRC/7/23 and Add.1, Add.2

video [English] 14 Minutes

 
 


France as a concerned country
Mr. Jean Baptiste Mattei

video [English] [French] 6 Minutes

 
 
 
 

Interactive dialogue

 
 


Palestine (on behalf of the Arab group)
Mr. Imad Zuhairi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 Minutes

 
 


Slovenia (on behalf of the European Union)
Ms. Jasna Musi

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Germany (on behalf of the European Union)
Mr. Reinhard Schweppe

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 
 
 

Right of reply

 
 


Zimbabwe

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 
 
 

Organization of work

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea, President of the Human Rights Council
Mr. Eric Tistounet, Secretary

video [English] 9 Minutes

 

 




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