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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Tuesday, 18 March 2008
10:00 - 13:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 29th Plenary Meeting
video [Entire video] [Original language] 2 hours 50 minutes

 
 
 
 

Organization of work

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea, President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 
 
 


Statements in relation to the presentation made on 17 March of the Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide, Mr. Francis Deng


 
 
 
 


Sweden
Mr. Jan Norlander

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Jeanine Volkan

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Armenia
Mr. Zohrab Mnatsakanian

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Kenya
Mr. Philip Richard O. Owade

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Vladimir Zheglov

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Belgium
Ms. Nathalie Rondheux

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Israel
Ms. Meiran Eibn Shohan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Mammad Talibov

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Ethiopia
Ms. Lulit Lendie

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Slovenia (on behalf of the European Union)
Mr. Dominik Frelih

video [English] 1 minute

 
 
 
 


Answers to the questions and final remarks by the Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide
Mr. Francis Deng

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 
 
 

Organization of work

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea, President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 

Review, rationalisation and improvement of mandates (continued)

 
 
 
 

Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

 
 
 
 

Main sponsor

 
 


France
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattei

video [English] [French] 8 minutes

 
 
 
 

Mandate-holder

 
 


Member of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances
Mr. Darko Göttlicher

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 
 
 

Council Members

 
 


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

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Sergei Chumarev

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Sérgio de Abreu e Lima Florêncio

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Chile
Mr. Eduardo Chihuailaf

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Sebastian Rosales

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 

Non-governemental Organizations

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 

Final remarks

 
 


Member of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances
Mr. Darko Göttlicher

video [English] 1 minute

 
 
 
 

Main sponsor - Wrap up

 
 


France
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattei

video [English] [French] 5 minutes

 
 
 
 
 
 

Mandate of the Independent Expert on human rights and international solidarity

 
 
 
 

Main sponsor

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Rafael Garcia Collada

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 

Mandate-holder

 
 


Chairperson of the Coordination Committee of Special Procedures (on behalf of the Independent Expert, Mr. Rudi Muhammad Rizki)
Ms. Gay McDougall

video [English] 7 minutes

 
 
 
 

Council Members

 
 


Slovenia (on behalf of the European Union)
Ms. Andreja Korinsek

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Ms. Nahida Sobhan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Nicaragua
M. Néstor Cruz TorunoÑo

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Ke Yousheng

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Mr. Nik Ady Arman

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 

Main sponsor - Wrap up

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Rafael Garcia Collada

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 
 
 
 
 

Mandate of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination

 
 
 
 

Main sponsor

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodriguez

video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 
 
 

Mandate-holder

 
 


Chairperson-rapporteur of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination
Mr. José Gómez del Prado

video [English] [Spanish] 7 minutes

 
 
 
 

Council Members

 
 


Pakistan
Mr. Imran Ahmed Siddiqui

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Slovenia (on behalf of the European Union)
Ms. Andreja Korinsek

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Alexey Goltyaiev

video [English] [Russian] 1 minute

 
 


Human Rights Advocates

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 

Final remarks

 
 


Chairperson-rapporteur of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination
Mr. José Gómez del Prado

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 
 
 

Main sponsor - Wrap up

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Yury Gala

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 
 
 

Mandate on minority issues

 
 
 
 

Main sponsor

 
 


Austria
Ms. Christina Kokkinakis

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 
 
 

Mandate-holder

 
 


Independent expert on minority issues
Ms. Gay McDougall

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 
 
 

Council Members

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC)
Mr. Imran Ahmed Siddiqui

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Slovenia (on behalf of the European Union)
Ms. Andreja Korinsek

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Ms. Natalia Zolotova

video [English] [Russian] 1 minute

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Sérgio de Abreu e Lima Florêncio

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Ms. Tuğba Sarayönlü Etensel

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Movement Against all Forms of Discrimination and Racism

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 

Final remarks

 
 


Independent expert on minority issues
Ms. Gay McDougall

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 
 
 

Main sponsor - Wrap up

 
 


Austria
Ms. Christina Kokkinakis

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 

Right of Reply

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Israel

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran

video [English] 1 minute

 
 
 
 

Organization of work

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea, President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

15:00 - 18:00 - 30th Plenary Meeting
video [Entire video] [Original language] 3 hours 2 minutes

 
 
 
 

Organization of work

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea, President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 
 
 

Panel on the Intercultural Dialogue on Human Rights

 
 
 
 

Opening of the debate - Panel

 
 


Mr. M. D. Evans, Professor, Dean of the Social Sciences and Law College
Bristol University (United Kingdom)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Mr. H. Dia, Professor of Philosophy and comparative Literature
Dakar University (Senegal)

video [English] [French] 13 minutes

 
 


H. E. Metropolitain Kirill of Smolensk and Kaliningrad, Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations, Moscow Patriarchate

video [English] [Russian] 15 minutes

 
 


Mr. J. Henningsson
, Professor, Director of the Swedish Institute
Alexandria, Egypt

video [English] 10 minutes

 
 


M. C. Muzaffar
, Professor, Director of the Human and the New World Center, Malaysia

video [English] 9 minutes

 
 


Mr. O. Orhun
, Special Representative of the OSCE Chairman in Office on combatting intolerance and discrimination against Muslims

video [English] 10 minutes

 
 
 
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea, President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Ahmet Üzümcü

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Tunisia
Mr. Ali Cherif

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


India
Mr. Rajiv Kumar Chander

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. Terry Cormier

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Palestine
Mr.Mohammad Abu-Koash

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Slovenia (on behalf of the European Union)
Mr. Andrej Logar

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Egypt
Ms. Mona El Bahtimy

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Mohammed Bessedik

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Iraq
Mr. Omer Berzinji

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran
Mr. Ali Bahreyni

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Finland
Mr. Pekka Metso

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC)
Mr. Bilal Hayee

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Mr.Warren Tichenor

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


New Zealand
Mr. Richard Kay

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Mansour Abdulla Salem Al Sulaitin

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Tine Morch Smith

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Habib Mirayilli

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr. Abdulaziz Al Fawzan

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Philipines
Ms. Erlinda F. Basilio

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodriguez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Ke Yousheng

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Pascal D'Avino

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Nigeria
Mr. Biodun Owoseni

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Holy See
Mr. Silvano M. Tomasi

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Sérgio de Abreu e Lima Florêncio

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 
 
 

Non-governemental Organizations

 
 


International Service for Human Rights

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Federation of University Women (IFUW)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Comision Juridica para el autodesarollo de los pueblos originarios andinos (CAPAJ)

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Consultative Council of Jewish Organizations (CCJO)

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Becket Fund for Religious Liberty

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Unesco Center Basque Country (Unesco Etxea)

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Interfaith International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Islamic Foundation

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Canadian HIV/Aids Legal Network

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 

Wrap-up

 
 


Mr. M. D. Evans, Professor, Dean of the Social Sciences and Law College
Bristol University (United Kingdom)

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


H. E. Metropolitain Kirill of Smolensk and Kaliningrad, Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations, Moscow Patriarchate

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


Mr. J. Henningsson
, Professor, Director of the Swedish Institute
Alexandria, Egypt

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


M. C. Muzaffar
, Professor, Director of the Human and the New World Center, Malaysia

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Mr. O. Orhun
, Special Representative of the OSCE Chairman in Office on combatting intolerance and discrimination against Muslims

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Mr. M. D. Evans, Professor, Dean of the Social Sciences and Law College
Bristol University (United Kingdom)

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 
 
 

Organization of work

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea, President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 minutes

 

 




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