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, 26 March 2008
10:00 - 17:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 37th Plenary Meeting
video [Entire video] [Original language] 2 hours 47 minutes

 
 
 
 

Organization of work

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea, President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 
 
 

Item 9: Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerante, follow-up and implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (Continued)

 
 
 
 

General debate

 
 


Egypt (on behalf of the Africa Group)
Mr. Omar Shalaby

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Alexey Goltyaiev

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


Nigeria
Mr. Biodun Owoseni

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Mammad Talibov

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Sérgio de Abreu e Lima Florêncio

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Rafael Garcia

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Anh Thu Duong

video [English] [French] 5 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Ke Yousheng

video [English] [Chinese] 5 minutes

 
 


Finland
Mr. Pekka Metso

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Armenia
Mr. Zohrab Mnatsakanian

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Mr. Ali Bahreyni

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic
Ms. Abir Al Assad

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 

Non-governemental Organizations

 
 


Indian Council of South America in a Joint Statement

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


International Humanist and Ethical Union in a Joint Statement

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Liberation

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


North South XXI

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Franciscans International

video [English] [French] 5 minutes

 
 


Association for World Education
Egypt Point of Order
Palestine Point of Order
Mr. Doru Costea, President of the Human Rights Council
Egypt Point of Order
Mr. Doru Costea, President of the Human Rights Council
Association for World Education
Egypt Point of Order
Association for World Education
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Point of Order
Association for World Education

video [English] 12 minutes

 
 


B'nai B'rith International in a Joint Statement

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Comité International pour le respect et l’Application de la Charte Africaine des Droits de l’Homme et des Peuples (CIRAC)

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Consultative Council of Jewish Organizations (CCJO)

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Association of World Citizens

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


African Commission of Health and Human Rights Promoters (ACHHRP)

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Interfaith International
Mr. Doru Costea, President of the Human Rights Council
Interfaith International

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


International Islamic Federation of Student Organizations (IIFSO)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Society for Threatened Peoples

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


World Union for Progressive Judaism

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


UNESCO Centre Basque Country

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Item 9: Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerante, follow-up and implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (Continued)

  • Answers and Final remarks by Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Intergovernmental Working Group, H.E. Mr. Dayan Jayatilleka
    video [English] 6 minutes
  • Answers and Final remarks by Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Ad Hoc Committee
    of the Council on the elaboration of complementary standards, H.E. Mr. Idriss Jazaïry
    video [English] [English/French] 5 minutes

 
 
 
 

Right of Reply

 
 


Morocco

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Item 10 : Technical assistance and capacity-building (Continued)

 
     
 

General debate

 
 


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

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Sweden
Mr. Christoffer Berg

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


New Zealand
Mr. Richard Kay

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Tine M. Smith

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

Non-governemental Organizations

 
 


Comisión jurídica para el autodesarollo de los pueblos originarios andinos "CAPAJ"

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 

Right of Reply

 
 


Democratic Republic of Congo

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 

Organization of work

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea, President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

15:00 - 18:00 - 38th Plenary Meeting
video [Entire video] 26 minutes - Part 1
video [Entire video] [Original language] 1 hour 20 minutes - Part 2

 
 
 
 

2008 Elections of Members of HRC Advisory Committee
A/HRC/7/64 and Corr.1

 
     
 

Organization of work & Results of vote

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea, President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 11 Minutes

 
     
 

Candidates from the African Group, the Asian Group and the Latin and Caribean Group were Elected by Acclamation.

 
     
Elections of Members of HRC Advisory Committee 2008
Nominated Experts
Nominating Member States
Votes Received
Term Elected (Years)
African States
     
Mrs. Mona Zulficar
Egypt
2
Mr. Bernards Andrews Nyamwaya Mudho
Kenya
2
Mr. Dheerujlall Seetulsingh
Mauritius
3
Ms. Halima Embarek Warzazi
Morocco
1
Mr. Baba Kura Kaigama
Nigeria
3
 
   
Asian States
Mr. Shiqiu Chen
China
 
1
Mr. Shigeki Sakamoto
Japan
 
2
Mr. Ansar Ahmed Burney
Pakistan
 
3
Ms. Purificacion V. Quisumbing
Philippines
 
3
Ms. Chung Chinsung
Republic of Korea
 
2
 
   
Latin American and Carribean States
Mr. Miguel Alfonso Martínez
Cuba
 
2
Mr. José Antonio Bengoa Cabello
Chile
 
1
Mr. Héctor Felipe Fix Fierro
Mexico
 
3
 
 
 

Organization of work & Results of vote

 
 


Doru Costea, President of the Human Rights Council
video [English] 17 minutes

 
     
Elections of Members of HRC Advisory Committee 2008
Nominated Experts
Nominating Member States
Votes Received
Term Elected (Years)
Eastern European States

Mr. Latif Hüseynov

Azerbaijan
30
3
Mrs. Ksenija Turković
Croatia
7
Mr. Roman Wieruszewski
Poland
14
Mr. Vladimir Kartashkin
Russian Federation
42
2
   
   
Western European and other States
Mr. Emmanuel Decaux
France
24
3
Mr. Wolfgang Stefan Heinz
Germany
24
2
Ms. Kalliopi Koufa
Greece
18
Mr. Francisco Javier de Lucas Martín
Spain
6
Mr. Carlos Villán Durán
Spain
1
Mr. Carl Söderbergh
Sweden
15
Mr. Jean Ziegler
Switzerland
40
1
Mr. Andre M. Surena
United States of America
12
     
  Comments and Observations of Interested Delegations and Observers  
 


China
Mr. Zhang Yi

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Ecuador
Mr. Juan Holguín

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr.V alery Loshchinin

video [English] [Russian] 6 minutes

 
 


Uruguay
Mr. Alejandro Artucio

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. Marius Grinius

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Sérgio de Abreu e Lima Florêncio

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Ahmet Üzümcü

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Omar Shalaby

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Israel
Mr. Itzhak Levanon

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Warren Tichenor

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Giovanni Caracciolo di Vietri

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


India
Mr. Rajiv Kumar Chander

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Bolivia
Ms. Angélica Navarro Llanos

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Palestine
Mr. Mohammad Abu-Koash

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Blaise Godet

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Chile
Mr. Alejandro Rogers

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan
Mr. Masood Khan

video [English] 6 minutes

 
     
 

Non-governemental Organizations

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


North-South XXI

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International League for the Rights and Liberation of Peoples
(LIDLIP)

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Organization of work

 
 


Doru Costea
, President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 3 minutes

 

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