Human Rights Council
Second Universal Periodic Review

Geneva, 5 - 19 May 2008


at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

 

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Wednesday, 7 May 2008
09:00 - 12:10 | 12:10 - 12:20 | 14:30 - 17:15 | 17:40 - 18:05

 
 

09:00 - 12:10 - 5th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 Hours 51 Minutes

 
 


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

video [English] [French / English] 1 Minute

 
 

Review of Benin

  • National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 (a) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/2/BEN/1): A | C | E | F | R | S
  • Compilation prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/2/BEN/2): A | C | E | F | R | S
  • Summary prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (c) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/2/BEN/3): A | C | E | F | R | S

 
     
 

H.E. Mr. Honoré Akpomey, Magistrate and Director of the Cabinet of the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of Benin to introduce the report.

video [English] [French] 11 Minutes

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Brazil
Ms. Silviane Tusi Brewer

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Belgium
Mr. Bart Ouvry

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Zhang Yi

video [English] [Chinese] 1 Minute

 
 


Philippines
Mr. Enrique Garcia

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Semion Liapichev

video [English] [Russian] 2 Minutes

 
 


Democratic Republic of the Congo
Mr. Sébastien Mutomb Mujing

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Guinea
Mr. Pierre Monlmou

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Mali
Mr. Sékou Kassé

video [English] [French] 1 Minute

 
 


Canada
Mr. John Von Kaufmann

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


France
Mr. Daniel Vosgien

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Latvia
Ms. Evija Dumpe

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Denmark
Mr. Lars Volck Madsen

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Holy See
Mr. Hubertus Matheus Van Megen

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Côte d'Ivoire
Mr. Niangoran Kablan Alain Porquet

video [English] [French] 1 Minute

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Anna L. Chambers

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Malaysia
Mr. Moktar Musa

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Habib Mikayilli

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Angola
Mr. Arcanjo Maria Do Nascimento

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 

Comments and answers by Benin

  • Mr. Honoré Akpomey
  • Ms. Marie Gisèle Zinkpe
  • Mr. Honoré Akpomey
  • Ms. Anne-Marie Akpovo
  • Mr. Honoré Akpomey
  • Mr. Dieudonné Todjihounde
  • Mr. Honoré Akpomey
  • Mr. Naïm Akibou
video [English] [French] 44 Minutes

 
 


Cuba
Ms. Maria Del Carmen Herrera Caseiro

video [English] [Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


Ireland
Mr. Mícheál Tierney

video [English] [French] 1 Minute

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic
Ms. Adeel AL Assad

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Bumhym Bek

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Senegal
Mr. Babacar Carlos Mbaye

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Nigeria
Mr. M. K. Ibrahim

video [English] 5 Minutes

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Omar Shalaby

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Tunisia
Mr. Belhassen Masmoudi

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Ms. Nynke Wijmenga

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ms. Rebecca Sagar

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Burkina Faso
Ms. Sabine Bakyono Kanzie

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Pakistan


video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Italy
Ms. Nicoletta Piccirillo

video [English] [French] 1 Minute

 
 


Slovenia
Ms. Ziva Nendl

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Chad
Mr. Malloum Bamanga Abbas

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Mexico
Mr. Armando Vivanco

video [English] [Spanish] 2 Minutes

 
 


South Africa
Ms. Glaudine J. Mtshali

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Mauritania
Ms. Mounina Mint Abdellah

video [English] [French] 1 Minute

 
 


Sudan
Mr. Omer Dahab Fadol Mohamed

video [English] [Arabic] 2 Minutes

 
 

Closing comments and answers by Benin

  • Mr. Honoré Akpomey
  • Mr. Erick Martial Hacheme
  • Mr. Honoré Akpomey
  • Ms. Marie Gisèle Zinkpe
video [English] [French] 11 Minutes

 
   
 

Final remark by H.E. Mr. Honoré Akpomey, Magistrate and Director of the Cabinet of the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of Benin

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 

 

12:10 - 12:20 - Adoption of the Report on Gabon
video[English] [Original language] 7 Minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


China on behalf of the Troika; Nigeria, China and Azerbaijan
Mr. Li Baodong

video [English] [Chinese / English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Gabon as concerned country
Mr. Dieudonné Ndiaye

video [English] [French] 1 Minute

 
 


The Report on Gabon is Adopted
Mr. Mohamed-Siad Doualeh

Vice President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 Minute

 

 

14:30 - 17:15 - 6th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 Hours 32 Minutes

 
 


Mr. Alejandro Artucio Rodríguez
Vice President of the Human Rights Council

video[English] [Spanish] 2 Minutes

 
 

Review of Republic of Korea

  • National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 (a) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/2/KOR/1): A | C | E | F | R | S
  • Compilation prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/2/KOR/2): A | C | E | F | R | S
  • Summary prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (c) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/2/KOR/3): A | C | E | F | R | S

 
     
 

H. E. Mr. LEE, Sung-joo, Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva, and
H.E. Mr. Kim Sung-Hwan, Vice Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Republic of Korea to introduce the report.


video [English] 24 Minutes

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
 


Brazil
Ms. Silviane Tusi Brewer

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Kamapradipta Isnomo

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Pakistan
Mr. Mazhar Iqbal

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Mr. Choe Myong Nam

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Ahmet Üzümcü

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. Chris Hovins

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


France
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattei

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Colombia
Ms.Clara Inés Vargas Silva

video [English] [Spanish] 1 Minute

 
 


Slovenia
Mr. Andrej Logar

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Belgium
Mr. Bart Ouvry

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Czech Republic
Ms. Petra Ali Dolakova

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Mr. Robert-Jan Sieben

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Malaysia
Mr. Moktar Musa

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Azad Cafarov

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Zhang Yi

video [English] [Chinese] 2 Minutes

 
 

Comments and answers by Republic of Korea

  • Mr. Kim Sung-Hwan
  • Mr. Cho June-hyuck
  • Mr. Hong Kwan-pyo
  • Mr. Lee Sang-bok
video [English] [Original language ] 20 Minutes

 
 


Philippines
Mr. Enrique Garcia

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mr. Bob Last

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Luxembourg
Mr. Jean Feyder

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Omar Shalaby

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Semion Liapichev

video [English] [Russian] 2 Minutes

 
 


Latvia
Ms. Evija Dumpe

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Italy
Ms. Nicoletta Piccirillo

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Romania
Ms. Elisabeta David

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Mexico
Mr. Armando Vivanco

video [English] [Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


Ukraine
Mr. Oleksandr Moskvitin

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Michael S. Klecheski

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Australia
Mr. Guy O'Brien

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Tunisia
Mr. Belhassen Masmoudi

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Makio Miyagawa

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Germany
Ms. Anke Konrad

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Peru
Mr. Inti Zevallos Aguilar

video [English] [Spanish] 1 Minute

 
 

Closing comments and answers by Republic of Korea

  • Mr. Kim Sung-Hwan
  • Mr. Cho June-hyuck
  • Mr. Yang Dong-Kyo
  • Mr. Lee Sang-bok
  • Ms. Kang Sun-Hye
  • Mr. Yang Dong-Kyo
  • Mr. Hong Kwan-pyo
  • Mr. Lee Sang-bok
video [English] [Original language ] 16 Minutes

 
     
 

Final remark by H.E. Mr. Kim Sung-Hwan, Vice Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Republic of Korea

video[English] 5 Minutes

 
     
 

17:40 - 18:05 - Adoption of the Report on Ghana
video[English] [Original language] 23 Minutes

 
 


Mr. Alejandro Artucio Rodríguez
Vice President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [Spanish] 1 Minute

 
 


Sri Lanka on behalf of the Troika; Netherlands, Bolivia and Sri Lanka
Mr. Ameer Ajwad Omer Lebbe

video [English] 6 Minutes

 
 


Ghana as concerned country
Mr. Richard A. Quayson

video [English] 1 Minute

 
  Point of Clarification  
 


Canada
Sri Lanka on behalf of the Troika; Netherlands, Bolivia and Sri Lanka
Egypt
Vice President of the Human Rights Council
Sri Lanka on behalf of the Troika; Netherlands, Bolivia and Sri Lanka
Secretariat

video [English] [English / Spanish] 10 Minutes

 
 


The Report on Ghana is Adopted
Mr. Alejandro Artucio Rodríguez

Vice President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [Spanish] 1 Minutes

 

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